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5 Mortgage REITs for a Yield-Starved Market
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5 Mortgage REITs for a Yield-Starved Market

Mortgage REITs took their lumps in the COVID downturn, but any mREIT trading today is a survivor. Here are five high-yield options that are still on t…
April 22, 2021
Taxes on Unemployment Benefits: A State-by-State Guide
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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.
April 22, 2021
The Best Rewards Credit Cards for You, 2021
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The Best Rewards Credit Cards for You, 2021

Don’t settle for any old plastic. Choose a credit card that provides maximum rewards for your spending habits.
April 22, 2021
The Best ESG Stocks in the Dow
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The Best ESG Stocks in the Dow

Only a third of the stocks in the Dow rank as industry leaders according to MSCI's ESG rankings. Fortunately, most of those who do also are favored by…
April 21, 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.
April 21, 2021

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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 exempti…
April 21, 2021
7 ESG ETFs to Buy for Responsible Profits
ESG

7 ESG ETFs to Buy for Responsible Profits

Investors are rapidly moving toward investing with environmental, social and corporate-governance (ESG) qualities in mind.
April 21, 2021
Does President Biden Want to Raise YOUR Taxes?
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Does President Biden Want to Raise YOUR Taxes?

President Biden's "social infrastructure" plan is expected to include tax increases for some Americans. Will you be one of them?
April 21, 2021
7 Slick Oil Stocks to Buy Now
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7 Slick Oil Stocks to Buy Now

The best oil stocks to pursue, for now, are primarily those that have positioned themselves to withstand even more headwinds in the future.
April 20, 2021
15 Best ESG Funds for Responsible Investors
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15 Best ESG Funds for Responsible Investors

ESG, SRI ... call it what you want, but it can take many forms, and stand for different values. These 15 funds give you options.
April 20, 2021
10 Best Marijuana Stocks to Buy for 2021
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10 Best Marijuana Stocks to Buy for 2021

Marijuana stocks have come to life in what has been a volatile 2021 for the industry. These are some of the best options in the space.
April 19, 2021
Investing in Gold: 10 Facts You Need to Know
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Investing in Gold: 10 Facts You Need to Know

Gold tends to do well in times of trouble.
April 19, 2021
8 Reasons Why Your Third Stimulus Check Could Be Delayed or Denied
Coronavirus and Your Money

8 Reasons Why Your Third Stimulus Check Could Be Delayed or Denied

The IRS has already delivered millions of third-round payments. If you're still waiting for your money, here's why your third stimulus check could be …
April 17, 2021
25 Blue Chips With Brawny Balance Sheets
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25 Blue Chips With Brawny Balance Sheets

Blue chips with rock-solid financials have been among the most secure holdings of the COVID pandemic. They should be just fine on the way out, too.
April 16, 2021
Taxes Aren't Due Yet, But You Might Want to File Now Anyway
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Taxes Aren't Due Yet, But You Might Want to File Now Anyway

Even though this year's tax deadline has been extended, there are still plenty of good reasons to file your taxes now.
April 16, 2021
12 Cheapest Small Towns in America 2021
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12 Cheapest Small Towns in America 2021

Affordable small towns aren't necessarily the best places to live for everyone, but each cheap small town on our list has its charms.
April 15, 2021
Buy Cruise Line Stocks? The Pros Aren't So Sure
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Buy Cruise Line Stocks? The Pros Aren't So Sure

Cruise line stocks have performed well so far in 2021, but analysts are still sitting on the sidelines amid cloudy reopening plans. 
April 14, 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 popular grocery-delivery app to an eco-fri…
April 14, 2021
15 Best Infrastructure Stocks for Biden's American Jobs Plan
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15 Best Infrastructure Stocks for Biden's American Jobs Plan

The Biden administration's focus has shifted to infrastructure with the American Jobs Plan. These 15 infrastructure stocks represent several themes th…
April 14, 2021
Child Tax Credit 2021: Who Gets $3,600? Will I Get Monthly Payments? And Other FAQs
Coronavirus and Your Money

Child Tax Credit 2021: Who Gets $3,600? Will I Get Monthly Payments? And Other FAQs

People have lots of questions about the new $3,000 or $3,600 child tax credit and the advance payments that the IRS will send to most families in 2021…
April 14, 2021
The SPAC List: 10 Dealmakers to Watch
IPOs

The SPAC List: 10 Dealmakers to Watch

Keep your eye on our routinely updated list of special purpose acquisition companies (SPACs) that are on the hunt.
April 13, 2021
11 Good Reasons to Cancel Amazon Prime
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11 Good Reasons to Cancel Amazon Prime

You probably aren't using most of the perks tucked into that $119 annual fee -- which you don't need to pay to get the free Amazon shipping you crave.
April 13, 2021
11 Surprising Things That Are Taxable
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11 Surprising Things That Are Taxable

If you picked up any of the income or property on our list, make sure you declare it on your next tax return.
April 12, 2021
5 Gig Stocks for the Rapidly Changing Economy
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5 Gig Stocks for the Rapidly Changing Economy

First-to-mind gig economy stocks are no longer on the cutting edge. Instead, consider these five picks for the evolving workplace.
April 12, 2021
22 IRS Audit Red Flags
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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…
April 12, 2021