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Kip ETF 20: The Best Cheap ETFs
ETFs

Kip ETF 20: The Best Cheap ETFs

Build a solid core for your portfolio and explore new opportunities with our favorite low-cost exchange-traded funds (ETFs).
July 29, 2021
13 Best Consumer Discretionary Stocks for the Rest of 2021
stocks

13 Best Consumer Discretionary Stocks for the Rest of 2021

Consumer discretionary stocks have plenty of catalysts to drive them higher into year's end. Here are 13 picks to watch.
July 29, 2021
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…
July 29, 2021
10 States with the Highest Gas Taxes
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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 states.
July 28, 2021
10 States With the Lowest Gas Taxes
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10 States With the Lowest Gas Taxes

Saving money is a marathon not a sprint. And even low gas taxes can help keep money in your pocket.
July 28, 2021

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Bankruptcy Filings Chalked Up to COVID-19
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Bankruptcy Filings Chalked Up to COVID-19

Bankruptcy filings triggered by COVID-19 difficulties continue to pile up. Here, we look at 32 big-name companies that sought out bankruptcy protectio…
July 27, 2021
9 Best Utility Stocks for the Remainder of 2021
stocks

9 Best Utility Stocks for the Remainder of 2021

Utility stocks are appealing because they're typically steady and dependable, with most paying dividends. Here are some top-rated ones to watch throug…
July 27, 2021
10 States With the Highest Sales Taxes
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10 States With the Highest Sales Taxes

When both state and local taxes are considered, you'll pay more sales tax when shopping in these states.
July 27, 2021
9 States with No Income Tax
Tax Breaks

9 States with No Income Tax

If you choose to live in these states, every penny you earn is safe from state income tax (although one state taxes some dividends and interest). But …
July 27, 2021
Taxes on Unemployment Benefits: A State-by-State Guide
state tax

Taxes on Unemployment Benefits: A State-by-State Guide

Don't be surprised by an unexpected state tax bill on your unemployment benefits. Know where unemployment compensation is taxable and where it isn't.
July 27, 2021
The 10 Least Tax-Friendly States for Middle-Class Families
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The 10 Least Tax-Friendly States for Middle-Class Families

Failing to consider state and local taxes before moving your family to another state could cost you thousands of dollars each year.
July 27, 2021
The 10 Most Tax-Friendly States for Middle-Class Families
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The 10 Most Tax-Friendly States for Middle-Class Families

If a move from one state to another is in your future, you could save big bucks by relocating to one of these states where the tax bite is light for m…
July 26, 2021
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…
July 26, 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.
July 26, 2021
10 Least Tax-Friendly States for Retirees
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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.
July 26, 2021
10 Most Tax-Friendly States for Retirees
retirement

10 Most Tax-Friendly States for Retirees

If you want your retirement savings to last longer, consider moving to one of these states that impose the lowest taxes on retirees.
July 26, 2021
Taxes in Retirement: How All 50 States Tax Retirees
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Taxes in Retirement: How All 50 States Tax Retirees

We rated every state, plus Washington, D.C., on how retirees are taxed. We considered taxes on Social Security and other retirement income, tax exempt…
July 26, 2021
7 Best Communication Services Stocks for the Rest of 2021
stocks

7 Best Communication Services Stocks for the Rest of 2021

Communication services stocks have done well in 2021, and this list of names could continue to see growth through year's end and beyond.
July 26, 2021
Hot Upcoming IPOs to Watch For in 2021
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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 controversial brokerage app to a pair of b…
July 26, 2021
12 Best Consumer Staples Stocks for the Rest of 2021
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12 Best Consumer Staples Stocks for the Rest of 2021

Consumer staples stocks have been on the rise in recent months. Several catalysts on the horizon could keep the momentum going through year's end.
July 26, 2021
15 Best Vanguard Funds for Investors of All Stripes
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15 Best Vanguard Funds for Investors of All Stripes

The best Vanguard mutual funds might cover a wide assortment of investing strategies, but they have two things in common: simplicity and cheap fees.
July 23, 2021
America's Worst CEO-to-Worker Pay Ratios
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America's Worst CEO-to-Worker Pay Ratios

These 10 S&P 500 firms boast sky-high CEO-to-worker pay ratios that see their executives making thousands of times more than their median employee.
July 23, 2021
11 Safe Stocks for Superior Gains
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11 Safe Stocks for Superior Gains

Finding safe stocks with the potential to deliver outsized gains can be challenging, but this list of names is certainly a good place to start.
July 22, 2021
7 Great Growth ETFs to Get Your Portfolio Going
ETFs

7 Great Growth ETFs to Get Your Portfolio Going

These growth ETFs provide exposure to the higher-risk investing style while mitigating some of the headaches associated with it.
July 21, 2021
25 Best Kirkland Products You Should Buy at Costco
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25 Best Kirkland Products You Should Buy at Costco

Many of warehouse club Costco's store-branded Kirkland Signature items get high marks for quality and value. Check out our picks.
July 21, 2021