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The 13 Best REITs to Own in 2021
REITs

The 13 Best REITs to Own in 2021

Real estate offers diversification and much more income than the market average. These are 13 of the best REITs you can buy as 2021 comes into focus.
January 15, 2021
12 Ways the Biden Stimulus Package Could Put (or Keep) Money in Your Pocket
Coronavirus and Your Money

12 Ways the Biden Stimulus Package Could Put (or Keep) Money in Your Pocket

President-elect Biden's "American Rescue Plan" includes several proposals to assist people financially harmed by the pandemic.
January 15, 2021
12 IRS Audit Red Flags for Retirees
retirement

12 IRS Audit Red Flags for Retirees

Seniors Beware: Your actions can increase the chances of the IRS giving your tax return a closer look.
January 14, 2021
20 Most-Overlooked Tax Breaks and Deductions
Tax Breaks

20 Most-Overlooked Tax Breaks and Deductions

Don't miss these frequently overlooked tax deductions, credits and exemptions. Otherwise, you're just pouring money down the drain.
January 14, 2021
10 Least Tax-Friendly States for Retirees
retirement

10 Least Tax-Friendly States for Retirees

When it comes to state and local taxes, retirees in these states are likely to pay more than retirees in other states.
January 12, 2021

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22 IRS Audit Red Flags
tax returns

22 IRS Audit Red Flags

There's no sure way to avoid an IRS audit of your tax return, but these red flags could increase your chances of drawing unwanted attention from the I…
January 12, 2021
20 Best Stocks to Buy for the New Bull Market
stocks to buy

20 Best Stocks to Buy for the New Bull Market

The U.S. is officially in a bull market, but economic weakness persists. The best stocks to buy now must have acutely positioned businesses and be abl…
January 12, 2021
Can AI Beat the Market? 5 Stocks to Watch
stocks

Can AI Beat the Market? 5 Stocks to Watch

Can artificial intelligence successfully identify high-potential equities? Here are five stocks to watch over the next few months to find out.
January 12, 2021
The Kiplinger Letter’s Must-Read Political and Economic Forecasts for 2021
Politics

The Kiplinger Letter’s Must-Read Political and Economic Forecasts for 2021

Our annual outlook explores what to expect from the U.S. economy, the new Congress and next administration, trade tensions, cryptocurrency, self-drivi…
January 12, 2021
Need Yield? Try These 5 Best BDCs for 2021
dividend stocks

Need Yield? Try These 5 Best BDCs for 2021

Business development companies (BDCs) are a small but high-yielding industry that effectively acts as private equity for the common man.
January 11, 2021
Where Can I Cash My Second Stimulus Check? Try Walmart or PayPal
Tax Breaks

Where Can I Cash My Second Stimulus Check? Try Walmart or PayPal

If you don't have a bank account, here are a few check-cashing options to consider if you receive a paper stimulus check in the mail.
January 11, 2021
Your Second Stimulus Check: How Much? When? And Other FAQs
Coronavirus and Your Money

Your Second Stimulus Check: How Much? When? And Other FAQs

Here's what you need to know about the $600 second stimulus checks being sent to eligible Americans.
January 9, 2021
6 Reasons Why Your Second Stimulus Check Might Be Delayed
Coronavirus and Your Money

6 Reasons Why Your Second Stimulus Check Might Be Delayed

The IRS started delivering second-round payments in December. If you're still waiting for your money, here's why your second stimulus check could be l…
January 9, 2021
The 2021 Outlook for Bitcoin Prices, Adoption and Risks
Kiplinger's Investing Outlook

The 2021 Outlook for Bitcoin Prices, Adoption and Risks

We look at the year ahead for Bitcoin and other digital coins, including where experts see prices going, why more people are investing and how to get …
January 8, 2021
Second Stimulus Check Payments by Debit Card Are Coming (It's Not Junk Mail!)
Coronavirus and Your Money

Second Stimulus Check Payments by Debit Card Are Coming (It's Not Junk Mail!)

The IRS is sending some second stimulus check payments on prepaid debit cards. We've got answers to important questions about these "EIP Cards."
January 8, 2021
Joe Biden's Tax Plans for the Next Few Years
Politics

Joe Biden's Tax Plans for the Next Few Years

With control of both the House and Senate in Democratic hands, Joe Biden will be able to get more of his tax agenda through Congress. Here's what coul…
January 7, 2021
13 Best Vanguard Funds for the Next Bull Market
mutual funds

13 Best Vanguard Funds for the Next Bull Market

Optimistic that the bounce since March is indeed the start of the next bull market? Here are the 13 best Vanguard funds to help you make the most of i…
January 7, 2021
The 11 Best Vanguard Funds for 2021
mutual funds

The 11 Best Vanguard Funds for 2021

It'd be easy to put together a full 2021 gameplan using nothing but a mix of the best Vanguard funds. Here are 11 that stand out for the year to come.
January 7, 2021
17 Best Stocks to Buy for the Joe Biden Presidency
stocks to buy

17 Best Stocks to Buy for the Joe Biden Presidency

Joe Biden is about to become America's 46th president. These are 17 of the best stocks to own under the new administration.
January 6, 2021
Most-Overlooked Tax Breaks for the Newly Divorced
Divorce

Most-Overlooked Tax Breaks for the Newly Divorced

The pandemic is expected to boost the divorce rate in 2021. If you're breaking up, here are some tips to make your return to single life more tax-frie…
January 6, 2021
Dogs of the Dow 2021: 10 Dividend Stocks to Watch
dividend stocks

Dogs of the Dow 2021: 10 Dividend Stocks to Watch

The Dogs of the Dow were flea-bitten last year, but this simple dividend-investing strategy will try to return to greatness in 2021.
January 5, 2021
10 Things Social Security Recipients Need to Know About Their Second Stimulus Check
social security

10 Things Social Security Recipients Need to Know About Their Second Stimulus Check

It's a bit more difficult for Social Security recipients to learn the ins and outs of second-round stimulus checks, since there are a few special rule…
January 4, 2021
10 States with the Highest Gas Taxes
taxes

10 States with the Highest Gas Taxes

COVID-19 has made us appreciate driving our cars more, but filling up the tank will cost you more in these state.
January 4, 2021
21 Best Retirement Stocks for an Income-Rich 2021
Investing for Income

21 Best Retirement Stocks for an Income-Rich 2021

The ideal retirement stocks will help investors generate a sizable and reliable income stream. These 21 dividend payers make the grade.
January 1, 2021
3 Municipal Bond Funds for Rich, Tax-Friendly Yields
Investing for Income

3 Municipal Bond Funds for Rich, Tax-Friendly Yields

Municipal bond funds allow you to enjoy the benefits of tax-exempt income. By investing in CEFs, you can sweeten the pot even further.
December 31, 2020