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Stock Market Today: Stocks Step Back Amid Economic Gloom
Markets

Stock Market Today: Stocks Step Back Amid Economic Gloom

The market gave up its early momentum to finish lower after a disappointing business report and the ongoing impasse in D.C.
September 23, 2020
How To Buy a Roth IRA When You Make Too Much To Qualify For One
Roth IRAs

How To Buy a Roth IRA When You Make Too Much To Qualify For One

With their tax-free growth and tax-free withdrawals, Roth IRAs are a great deal — if you qualify. If you don’t, well, there’s still a way to get into …
September 23, 2020
Is That Hot Investment Worth the Risk?
investing

Is That Hot Investment Worth the Risk?

High returns are great, but they come with some nasty baggage: high risk. The key is determining whether the reward justifies the risk.
September 23, 2020
Stock Market Today 9/22/20: Tech Stocks on Top Again as Fed Seeks a Helping Hand
Markets

Stock Market Today 9/22/20: Tech Stocks on Top Again as Fed Seeks a Helping Hand

Amazon.com (AMZN), as well as a healthy swath of tech stocks, pushed ahead Tuesday as the Fed appealed for fiscal help and Europe's COVID situation wo…
September 22, 2020
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13 Best Warren Buffett Growth Stocks
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13 Best Warren Buffett Growth Stocks

Warren Buffett might be known as a legendary value investor, but don't ignore his growth holdings. Here, we examine 13 of "the Oracle's" best growth s…
September 22, 2020

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5 All-Too-Common Financial ‘Sins’ … and How to Atone for Them
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5 All-Too-Common Financial ‘Sins’ … and How to Atone for Them

Yom Kippur teaches us the value of reflection, and that’s something that all investors and retirement savers could benefit from right now.
September 22, 2020
Where You Should Invest Now
investing

Where You Should Invest Now

Kiplinger.com senior investing editor Kyle Woodley joins our Your Money's Worth podcast to answer investor questions about tech stocks, the election a…
September 22, 2020
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FAQs on CARES Act Relief for Student Loan Borrowers
student loans

FAQs on CARES Act Relief for Student Loan Borrowers

Here’s how to know if you qualify – and how you should take advantage.
September 21, 2020
Stock Market Today 9/21/20: Bulls Retreat in Face of Growing Political, Health Risks
Markets

Stock Market Today 9/21/20: Bulls Retreat in Face of Growing Political, Health Risks

Ruth Bader Ginsburg's death and worrying COVID-19 numbers in Europe added additional downward pressure on stocks Monday.
September 21, 2020
11 Dividend-Paying Stocks You Should Think Twice About
dividend stocks

11 Dividend-Paying Stocks You Should Think Twice About

Dividend-paying stocks often can be a store of safety, but 2020 has been difficult on income equities. These 11 picks look like shaky plays despite th…
September 21, 2020
Check Your Financial Adviser Now (and Every Year) or Regret It Later
wealth management

Check Your Financial Adviser Now (and Every Year) or Regret It Later

Fewer than 10% of investors use such free background checks as Investor.gov, BrokerCheck or IAPD to check their financial advisers’ backgrounds. These…
September 21, 2020
Being a Woman Cost Me $2 Million, But Ruth Bader Ginsburg Stood Up for Me
personal finance

Being a Woman Cost Me $2 Million, But Ruth Bader Ginsburg Stood Up for Me

Thanks to pioneers like Ruth Bader Ginsburg, women have come a long way in this country … or have we? A look at the progress, the continuing struggles…
September 21, 2020
10 Reasons to Own Life Insurance in Every Decade of Your Life
life insurance

10 Reasons to Own Life Insurance in Every Decade of Your Life

With competing financial priorities throughout your lifetime, it could be easy to overlook life insurance, especially in your younger years. But life …
September 21, 2020
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Don’t Be Paralyzed by Uncertainty
retirement planning

Don’t Be Paralyzed by Uncertainty

You definitely need a plan, because what’s ahead could be scarier than what’s behind us.
September 21, 2020
Stock Market Today 9/18/20: Wild Friday Features More Woes for Tech
Markets

Stock Market Today 9/18/20: Wild Friday Features More Woes for Tech

Big Tech stocks Apple (AAPL), Amazon.com (AMZN) and Microsoft (MSFT) all declined on a wobbly 'quadruple witching' Friday.
September 18, 2020
The 5 Best iShares ETFs for a Core Portfolio
ETFs

The 5 Best iShares ETFs for a Core Portfolio

You can assemble a simple, diversified and dirt-cheap portfolio using just a handful of the best iShares ETFs from its 'Core' series.
September 18, 2020
Kiplinger's Weekly Earnings Calendar
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Kiplinger's Weekly Earnings Calendar

Check out our earnings calendar for the upcoming week, as well as our previews of the more noteworthy reports.
September 18, 2020
When Businesses Fail or People Can’t Pay Bills, Liability Limits Can Save the Day
personal finance

When Businesses Fail or People Can’t Pay Bills, Liability Limits Can Save the Day

From LLCs to trusts, protections are here to help — not just companies and individuals, but our whole economy itself. So, anyone struggling in these t…
September 18, 2020
10 of the Best Target-Date Fund Families
mutual funds

10 of the Best Target-Date Fund Families

The best target-date funds are a 'set it and forget it' approach to your retirement, but which fund family should you trust your money?
September 17, 2020
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Stock Market Today 9/17/20: Stocks Can't Shake Fed Hangover
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Stock Market Today 9/17/20: Stocks Can't Shake Fed Hangover

Evidence of a slowing economic recuperation reinforced some of the Fed's worries, leading to a broad drawdown in Thursday's trading.
September 17, 2020
Hedge Funds' 25 Top Blue-Chip Stocks to Buy Now
blue chip stocks

Hedge Funds' 25 Top Blue-Chip Stocks to Buy Now

Hedge funds historically have loaded up on blue-chip stocks, and that's still true today. Here, we examine the smart money's favorite stock picks and …
September 17, 2020
A Step-by-Step Guide to Being an Estate Executor
retirement

A Step-by-Step Guide to Being an Estate Executor

Whether you’re planning ahead for your own heirs or have been asked to serve as an executor of an estate for someone else, it pays to understand what …
September 17, 2020
5 Unfortunate Estate Planning Myths You Probably Believe
estate planning

5 Unfortunate Estate Planning Myths You Probably Believe

These all-too-common misconceptions can steer your estate plans in the wrong direction right from the start. Here’s how to overcome them and tips to b…
September 17, 2020
Stock Market Today 9/16/20: Fed Frazzles Stocks, But Buffett Scores Big
Markets

Stock Market Today 9/16/20: Fed Frazzles Stocks, But Buffett Scores Big

The Federal Reserve spooked stocks Wednesday by painting a gloomy picture of the economy, but the sun shined on a norm-breaking Buffett investment.
September 16, 2020
Buffett Makes Rare Bet on Blockbuster Snowflake IPO
tech stocks

Buffett Makes Rare Bet on Blockbuster Snowflake IPO

Cloud infrastructure company Snowflake has pulled off the largest software IPO in history. Warren Buffett, who typically avoids IPOs, is onboard.
September 16, 2020