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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.
April 30, 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 30, 2021
The Kip 25: The Best Low-Fee Mutual Funds
mutual funds

The Kip 25: The Best Low-Fee Mutual Funds

The key to building wealth long-term is buying high-quality, low-cost mutual funds run by seasoned stock pickers. Here are our favorites: The Kiplinge…
April 29, 2021
Kip ETF 20: The Best Cheap ETFs
ETFs

Kip ETF 20: The Best Cheap ETFs

You can build a solid core for your portfolio and explore new opportunities with our favorite low-cost exchange-traded funds.
April 29, 2021
More Monthly Child Credit Payments, Higher Child Care Credit, and Other Tax Breaks in Biden's Latest Plan
Tax Breaks

More Monthly Child Credit Payments, Higher Child Care Credit, and Other Tax Breaks in Biden's Latest Plan

President Biden's American Families Plan extends several popular tax credits that benefit low-income and middle-class families.
April 29, 2021
35 Ways to Earn Up to 10% on Your Money
Investing for Income

35 Ways to Earn Up to 10% on Your Money

Yields are beginning to lift off. We found great deals for every level of risk.
April 29, 2021
Dividend Increases: 15 Stocks Announcing Massive Hikes
dividend stocks

Dividend Increases: 15 Stocks Announcing Massive Hikes

Looking for more than token dividend increases? Consider this list of 15 companies announcing substantial payout hikes over the past few months.
April 27, 2021
5 Cybersecurity Stocks to Lock Up Growth
tech stocks

5 Cybersecurity Stocks to Lock Up Growth

With a boost in global security spending expected this year, these five cybersecurity stocks could be worth a closer look.
April 26, 2021
11 Small-Cap Stocks the Analysts Love for 2021
Kiplinger's Investing Outlook

11 Small-Cap Stocks the Analysts Love for 2021

If you desire growth, then your sights should be set on small-cap stocks. These 11 have attracted the gaze of dozens of Wall Street's best minds.
April 26, 2021
11 Places That Will Pay You to Live There
real estate

11 Places That Will Pay You to Live There

Working remotely? You may want to check out these places that'll pay you to move there.
April 23, 2021
Who's Not Eligible For a Third Stimulus Check
Coronavirus and Your Money

Who's Not Eligible For a Third Stimulus Check

Not everyone will get a third stimulus check. See if you're on the list of people who aren't eligible for a third-round payment.
April 23, 2021
18 Dirt-Cheap Index Funds to Buy
ETFs

18 Dirt-Cheap Index Funds to Buy

Expense ratios for index funds have declined in recent years, making them an attractive low-cost investing strategy to consider.
April 23, 2021
8 Great Vanguard ETFs for a Low-Cost Core
investing

8 Great Vanguard ETFs for a Low-Cost Core

Vanguard is best known as one of the foremost pioneers of low-cost investing, including in the exchange-traded fund (ETF) space.
April 23, 2021
10 Worst Things to Keep in Your Wallet
Scams

10 Worst Things to Keep in Your Wallet

Storing your passport book or card, a spare key, or any of these other important items in your wallet leaves you open to identity theft -- or worse.
April 23, 2021
5 Mortgage REITs for a Yield-Starved Market
Investing for Income

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
The Best Rewards Credit Cards for You, 2021
rewards credit cards

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
ESG

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
state tax

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
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.
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?
taxes

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
energy stocks

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
investing

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
Kiplinger's Investing Outlook

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
gold

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