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Kiplinger Jobs Outlook: Downturn in Job Growth Reflects Economy
Economic Forecasts Job growth slowed significantly in October, pointing to a slowdown in the broader economy.
Employer Non-compete Clauses Are Likely Illegal, Per NLRB: Kiplinger Economic Forecasts
Economic Forecasts Following the FTC's proposed rule to ban non-compete agreements in the workplace, the NLRB could possibly rule that such agreements violate federal law.
By Matthew Housiaux PublishedEconomic Forecasts
Most Americans are Worried About Layoffs
A new survey from Morning Consult found that a vast majority of Americans are concerned about layoffs and job losses.
By Alexandra Svokos Published
Facing a Potential Job Loss? Here’s How to Prepare
Even if you feel secure in your job, it’s still a good idea to make sure you’re financially prepared in the event you’re laid off.
By Shane W. Cummings, CFP®, AIF® Published
Taxes on Unemployment Benefits: A State-by-State Guide
State Tax 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.
By Rocky Mengle Last updatedState Tax
2021 Tax Returns: What's New on the 1040 Form This Year
tax filing If you're a last-minute filer, familiarize yourself with potential changes for your 2021 tax return before tackling your 1040.
By Rocky Mengle Publishedtax filing
How Patients with Lasting Symptoms of COVID Can Apply for Disability
Financial Planning Those who can no longer work because of COVID-19 may qualify for these benefits but the approval process can be a difficult road.
By Jackie Stewart PublishedFinancial Planning
Perils and Profits of Cannabis Investing with Matt Hawkins
Becoming an Investor A rapidly evolving legal landscape is keeping cannabis investors on their toes. We talk to private-equity investor Matt Hawkins, who has long experience in the sector, about pot's potential. Also: unemployment insurance versus a tight labor market.
By David Muhlbaum PublishedBecoming an Investor
Pandemic Brings New Scams, Too
Scams Billions in stimulus funds create new opportunities for fraud ranging from unemployment benefits to vaccine cards.
By Rivan V. Stinson PublishedScams
The IRS Just Sent More Unemployment Tax Refund Checks
Coronavirus and Your Money With the latest batch, Uncle Sam has now sent tax refunds to over 11 million Americans for the $10,200 unemployment compensation tax exemption.
By Rocky Mengle PublishedCoronavirus and Your Money