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9 Utility Stocks to Buy for 2021
Kiplinger's Investing Outlook

9 Utility Stocks to Buy for 2021

Utility stocks: They're steady, they're dependable, they deliver income. That's the case with most of these top 2021 picks ... but a couple break the …
January 20, 2021
20 Best Stocks to Buy for the Joe Biden Presidency
stocks to buy

20 Best Stocks to Buy for the Joe Biden Presidency

Joe Biden has been sworn in as America's 46th president. These are 20 of the best stocks to own under the new administration.
January 20, 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 Biden's "American Rescue Plan" includes several proposals to assist people financially harmed by the pandemic.
January 20, 2021
President Biden's Tax Plans for the Next Few Years
Politics

President Biden's Tax Plans for the Next Few Years

With control of both the House and Senate in Democratic hands, President Biden will be able to get more of his tax agenda through Congress. Here's wha…
January 20, 2021
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.
January 19, 2021

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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
How a Third Stimulus Check Could Differ From Your First and Second Payments
Coronavirus and Your Money

How a Third Stimulus Check Could Differ From Your First and Second Payments

There's going to be a big push for a third round of stimulus payments. But the amount and eligibility rules for your third stimulus check could be dif…
January 12, 2021
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
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
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