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
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
$300 Weekly Unemployment Benefits Included in Stimulus Bill
Coronavirus and Your Money

$300 Weekly Unemployment Benefits Included in Stimulus Bill

The bill provides temporary expanded relief to the unemployed in the form of additional payments, longer benefit periods, and help for the self-employ…
December 28, 2020
Over 50 and Furloughed/Unemployed? Five Actions to Consider Now
unemployment

Over 50 and Furloughed/Unemployed? Five Actions to Consider Now

Don’t despair, but do plan for the worst.
July 9, 2020
5 Steps to Take if You’ve Lost Your Job
unemployment

5 Steps to Take if You’ve Lost Your Job

Layoffs and job losses have hit millions of Americans recently. To navigate the financial challenges, focus on these five priorities first.
July 1, 2020

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15 States That Don't Tax Unemployment Benefits
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15 States That Don't Tax Unemployment Benefits

If you're out of work right now, you're probably saving every quarter you can. Not having to pay state income taxes on unemployment compensation will …
April 23, 2020
Is Unemployment Taxable? State-by-State Guide to Unemployment Benefits
unemployment

Is Unemployment Taxable? State-by-State Guide to Unemployment Benefits

When it comes to state taxation of unemployment compensation, it's a bit of a mixed bag.
April 20, 2020
10 Things You Must Know About Filing for Unemployment Benefits
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10 Things You Must Know About Filing for Unemployment Benefits

Unemployment insurance is a joint state and federal program that provides those out of work with temporary yet steady cash to help them financially. I…
April 16, 2020
11 Ways the CARES Act and Other Government Measures Could Help You in 2020
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11 Ways the CARES Act and Other Government Measures Could Help You in 2020

Hopefully, the CARES Act and other coronavirus stimulus measures will get the U.S. economy back on track. Some of the changes made could improve your …
March 31, 2020