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15 Money Moves to Make Now to Prepare for 2021
personal finance

15 Money Moves to Make Now to Prepare for 2021

We offer tips on how to save money and improve your finances for the coming year.
October 29, 2020
15 Mighty Mid-Cap Stocks to Buy for 2021
stocks to buy

15 Mighty Mid-Cap Stocks to Buy for 2021

Do you want growth potential or financial stability? Why not both? The best mid-cap stocks for 2021 are a group of dual-threat picks.
October 29, 2020
17 States That Will Gain or Lose Electoral-College Votes After the 2020 Census
Politics

17 States That Will Gain or Lose Electoral-College Votes After the 2020 Census

Every 10 years, the 435 seats in the House of Representatives are re-assigned based on the results of the U.S. Census. And that has huge implications …
October 29, 2020
13 Best Stocks to Buy If President Donald Trump Wins Re-Election
stocks to buy

13 Best Stocks to Buy If President Donald Trump Wins Re-Election

The 2020 election likely will be a pivot point for several areas of the market. Here are 13 of the best stocks to own should President Donald Trump wi…
October 29, 2020
5 Election-Proof Stock Picks
stocks to buy

5 Election-Proof Stock Picks

Worried about what the elections could do to your portfolio? These five stock picks look great regardless of what Nov. 3 brings.
October 29, 2020

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13 Best Stocks to Buy If Joe Biden Wins the Presidency
stocks to buy

13 Best Stocks to Buy If Joe Biden Wins the Presidency

If Joe Biden emerges from the Nov. 3 election victorious, these 13 picks could be some of the best stocks to own under the new administration.
October 27, 2020
10 States With the Highest Sales Taxes
Tax Breaks

10 States With the Highest Sales Taxes

Before you embark on a shopping spree in any of the 10 worst states for sales taxes, make extra room in your budget.
October 27, 2020
5 States With No State Sales Tax
Tax Breaks

5 States With No State Sales Tax

Alaska, Delaware, Montana, New Hampshire and Oregon do not impose a state sales tax, but that doesn't necessarily make them the best states for low ta…
October 27, 2020
The Best and Worst Presidents (According to the Stock Market)
Markets

The Best and Worst Presidents (According to the Stock Market)

Which American presidents oversaw the best stock market performances? Just for grins, let's see what a 'stock market Mount Rushmore' might look like.
October 26, 2020
The 7 Best SPDR ETFs to Buy and Hold
ETFs

The 7 Best SPDR ETFs to Buy and Hold

These seven SPDR ETFs can help you build a solid, low-cost portfolio core while allowing you to benefit from America's growth and innovation.
October 26, 2020
5 Best Mining Stocks to Buy Now
commodities

5 Best Mining Stocks to Buy Now

Gold mining stocks have been on a tear in 2020, but they're not the only way to profit off digging into the ground.
October 23, 2020
Where Millionaires Live in America
investing

Where Millionaires Live in America

Looking to rub elbows with the rich? These 15 metro areas have the highest concentrations of households with at least a million dollars in liquid asse…
October 22, 2020
Election 2020: Joe Biden's Tax Plans
taxes

Election 2020: Joe Biden's Tax Plans

With the economy still in trouble, tax policy takes on added importance in the 2020 election. So, let's take a look at what Joe Biden wants to do abou…
October 22, 2020
Will Joe Biden Raise YOUR Taxes?
taxes

Will Joe Biden Raise YOUR Taxes?

There's little doubt that, if elected, Joe Biden will try to raise taxes for some people. Will you be one of them?
October 22, 2020
13 States That Tax Social Security Benefits
social security

13 States That Tax Social Security Benefits

You may have dreamed of a tax-free retirement, but if you live in these 13 states, your Social Security benefits are subject to a state tax. That's on…
October 21, 2020
The Best Fidelity Funds for 401(k) Retirement Savers
Investing for Income

The Best Fidelity Funds for 401(k) Retirement Savers

Fidelity funds are renowned for their managers' stock-picking prowess. We rate Fidelity's best actively managed funds that are popular in 401(k) plans…
October 21, 2020
The Best Vanguard Funds for 401(k) Retirement Savers
mutual funds

The Best Vanguard Funds for 401(k) Retirement Savers

Vanguard funds account for a third of the 100 most popular 401(k) retirement products. We rank Vanguard's best actively managed funds, including its t…
October 21, 2020
10 Great Mutual Funds to Invest In for the Long Haul
Investing for Income

10 Great Mutual Funds to Invest In for the Long Haul

These top mutual funds to invest in for a long time horizon don't all have the same goals, but they share a number of advantages.
October 19, 2020
States With Scary Death Taxes
inheritance

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 estates taxes and inheritances taxes…
October 19, 2020
7 Small-Cap Tech Stocks That Pack a Punch
tech stocks

7 Small-Cap Tech Stocks That Pack a Punch

Small-cap technology stocks might be a rollercoaster ride to hold, but their oversized upside potential makes them worth exploring.
October 16, 2020
11 Home Features Today's Buyers Want Most
home

11 Home Features Today's Buyers Want Most

Thinking about selling your house? Here are several home features potential buyers are coveting right now.
October 16, 2020
26 Things Home Buyers Will Hate About Your House
real estate

26 Things Home Buyers Will Hate About Your House

As a home seller, you don't want to let the small -- or big -- fixes around your house that have added up over the years sabotage your bottom line dur…
October 16, 2020
Election 2020: President Trump's Tax Plans
Politics

Election 2020: President Trump's Tax Plans

The president still hasn't provided details about second-term tax plans if he wins the election, but he has dropped a few hints over the past few mont…
October 15, 2020
Election 2020: States With Tax Questions on the Ballot
Politics

Election 2020: States With Tax Questions on the Ballot

On November 3, voters in 17 states will weigh in on a variety of proposed changes impacting taxes on everything from property to pot.
October 15, 2020
5 Investing Tips to Get Your Wealth Plan on Track
investing

5 Investing Tips to Get Your Wealth Plan on Track

A number of pitfalls have conspired to make this one of the most difficult investing environments in years. Take the reins with these investing tips.
October 15, 2020