investing

What’s So Great about Diversification?
investing

What’s So Great about Diversification?

Balancing out the risks and rewards of your investment portfolio is always a good idea. Here are the basics of diversification and the different asset…
June 18, 2021
Stock Market Today 6/17/21: Tech Rallies, Nasdaq Just Shy of New Highs
Stock Market Today

Stock Market Today 6/17/21: Tech Rallies, Nasdaq Just Shy of New Highs

Investors brushed past inflation and interest-rate fears Thursday to drive technology and other growth shares higher.
June 17, 2021
Will the Stock Market Close for Juneteenth?
Markets

Will the Stock Market Close for Juneteenth?

Washington has passed legislation turning Juneteenth into a federal holiday, with immediate effect. Will the stock market close in observance?
June 17, 2021
25 Stocks Billionaires Are Selling
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25 Stocks Billionaires Are Selling

Billionaires and high-asset hedge funds have done lots of selling in 2021. Here are 25 stocks they unloaded in the first three months of the year.
June 17, 2021
18 States With Scary Death Taxes
inheritance

18 States With Scary Death Taxes

Federal estate taxes are no longer a problem for all but the extremely wealthy, but several states have their own estate taxes and inheritance taxes t…
June 17, 2021

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Stock Market Holidays in 2021
Markets

Stock Market Holidays in 2021

Is the stock market open today? Take a look at which days the NYSE, Nasdaq and bond markets take off in 2021.
June 17, 2021
Kiplinger's Economic Outlooks
Economic Forecasts

Kiplinger's Economic Outlooks

Regularly updated insights on the economy’s next moves.
June 17, 2021
‘I Think My Lawyer Has a Substance Abuse Problem!’
personal finance

‘I Think My Lawyer Has a Substance Abuse Problem!’

It may be more common than you think. Here’s why, and how to spot some warning signs.
June 17, 2021
Is It Time to Let Your Life Insurance Policy Lapse?
life insurance

Is It Time to Let Your Life Insurance Policy Lapse?

You’ve had your life insurance policy forever, and you’ve paid a lot in premiums over the years. If you let the policy lapse, you forfeit any benefits…
June 17, 2021
Stock Market Today 6/16/21: Stocks Briefly Sputter as Fed Projects Higher Rates in 2023
Stock Market Today

Stock Market Today 6/16/21: Stocks Briefly Sputter as Fed Projects Higher Rates in 2023

The Federal Reserve said Wednesday that it anticipates rate hikes might be here sooner than previously expected, providing a brief market shakeup.
June 16, 2021
5 Threats to Cryptocurrency Dominance
cryptocurrency

5 Threats to Cryptocurrency Dominance

Can cryptocurrency eventually replace traditional fiat? Maybe ... but it will have to navigate several considerable obstacles first.
June 16, 2021
11 Best Monthly Dividend Stocks and Funds to Buy
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11 Best Monthly Dividend Stocks and Funds to Buy

Your bills come monthly. Why not your dividend checks? These are some of 2021's best monthly dividend stocks and funds for easier income planning.
June 16, 2021
33 States with No Estate Taxes or Inheritance Taxes
retirement

33 States with No Estate Taxes or Inheritance Taxes

Even with the federal exemption from death taxes raised, retirees should pay more attention to estate taxes and inheritance taxes levied by states.
June 16, 2021
401(k) Basics: 7 Things You Should Know When You Enroll
401(k)s

401(k) Basics: 7 Things You Should Know When You Enroll

When you start a job there’s a ton of paperwork to fill out, but don’t let that keep you from carefully considering what to do about signing up for yo…
June 16, 2021
Stock Market Today 6/15/21: Stocks Slip on Mixed Economic Data Dump
Stock Market Today

Stock Market Today 6/15/21: Stocks Slip on Mixed Economic Data Dump

While the major market indexes closed in the red, oil prices climbed to levels not seen since late 2018.
June 15, 2021
6 AI Stocks to Watch for Rapid Growth
investing

6 AI Stocks to Watch for Rapid Growth

Artificial intelligence is becoming more ingrained in our everyday lives. Here are six names that could profit on this quickly expanding space.
June 15, 2021
The 16 Best Value Stocks for the Rest of 2021
value stocks

The 16 Best Value Stocks for the Rest of 2021

Value stocks have been en vogue this year. These names could see upside as the U.S. economy continues to recover from the COVID-19 pandemic.
June 15, 2021
SSDI and COVID-19: How to Apply for Disability Benefits Now
personal finance

SSDI and COVID-19: How to Apply for Disability Benefits Now

The long-term physical effects of COVID-19 are still being discovered. If you’re thinking of applying for Social Security disability benefits, here ar…
June 15, 2021
How to Generate Tax-Efficient Retirement Income
retirement planning

How to Generate Tax-Efficient Retirement Income

To limit your taxes, which accounts should you draw down sooner rather than later in retirement? The withdrawal strategy you decide to use could make …
June 15, 2021
Stock Market Today 6/14/21: Nasdaq Notches New High on Late Tech Push
Stock Market Today

Stock Market Today 6/14/21: Nasdaq Notches New High on Late Tech Push

Adobe, Apple and Netflix were among Monday's strong performers that helped lift the Nasdaq past its April highs.
June 14, 2021
Why You Need a Roth IRA
Roth IRAs

Why You Need a Roth IRA

With this indispensable savings tool, your money grows tax-free, you can invest in almost anything and you get several cool perks.
June 14, 2021
Over 50 and Considering Divorce? How to Prepare Financially, Pre- and Post-Separation
Divorce

Over 50 and Considering Divorce? How to Prepare Financially, Pre- and Post-Separation

To preserve your wealth, you need to accept that changes are coming. You very likely won’t be able to maintain the same lifestyle separately that you …
June 14, 2021
You Got That New Job: Now It’s Time to Make the Right Financial Choices
careers

You Got That New Job: Now It’s Time to Make the Right Financial Choices

Young professionals are on the move. If you’ve made a switch or have one on the horizon, follow this checklist to keep your finances on track.
June 14, 2021
Hot Upcoming IPOs to Watch For in 2021
Kiplinger's Investing Outlook

Hot Upcoming IPOs to Watch For in 2021

The most exciting initial public offerings (IPOs) expected in 2021 range from an Amazon-backed EV play to a popular grocery-delivery app to the doughn…
June 13, 2021
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.
June 13, 2021