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13 Tax Breaks for Homeowners and Home Buyers
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13 Tax Breaks for Homeowners and Home Buyers

Owning (or buying) a home is expensive. But at least there are some tax deductions, credits, and exclusions that can help you recoup some of those cos…
June 22, 2020
20 Retailers That Have Amended Their Return Policies Due to COVID-19
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20 Retailers That Have Amended Their Return Policies Due to COVID-19

Before you initiate a return, make sure your retailer of choice is currently accepting product returns and exchanges.
May 8, 2020
You Can Still Buy and Sell a Home During the Coronavirus Outbreak
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You Can Still Buy and Sell a Home During the Coronavirus Outbreak

But you’ll have to jump through some hoops to close the deal.
May 7, 2020
10 Reasons You'll Regret Buying a House With a Swimming Pool
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10 Reasons You'll Regret Buying a House With a Swimming Pool

Attention home buyers: Carefully weigh the pros and cons of owning a home with a swimming pool in the backyard before you sign on the dotted line.
May 1, 2020
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11 Home Features Today's Buyers Want Most
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11 Home Features Today's Buyers Want Most

Thinking about selling your house? Here are several home features potential buyers are coveting right now.
April 27, 2020

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Working from Home: Can You Claim the Home Office Deduction or Write Off Other Business Expenses on Your 2020 Tax Return?
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Working from Home: Can You Claim the Home Office Deduction or Write Off Other Business Expenses on Your 2020 Tax Return?

People temporarily telecommuting because of the coronavirus pandemic are wondering if they can get a tax deduction out of it. It depends on your emplo…
April 14, 2020
11 Best Tech Stocks for the New Coronavirus Norm
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11 Best Tech Stocks for the New Coronavirus Norm

Numerous technological trends are picking up speed amid a coronavirus-led change in how we live, work and play. These are the best tech stocks to leve…
April 6, 2020
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Home Prices in the 100 Largest Metro Areas
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Home Prices in the 100 Largest Metro Areas

What’s happening in the market where you live?
February 26, 2020
The 13 Best Health-Care Stocks to Buy for 2020
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The 13 Best Health-Care Stocks to Buy for 2020

December 10, 2019
Deduct Expenses for Long-Term Care on Your Tax Return
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Deduct Expenses for Long-Term Care on Your Tax Return

The IRS allows some limited tax breaks on medical expenses and insurance premiums related to long-term care.
September 4, 2019
How to Protect Your Home From Deed Theft
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How to Protect Your Home From Deed Theft

You don’t need to pay a company to protect you from criminals who put their names on your home title. You can protect yourself for free with these ste…
June 27, 2019
Buying Your Dream Retirement Home – Think Before You Leap
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Buying Your Dream Retirement Home – Think Before You Leap

The wrong home, or the wrong place, can undo a lot of the retirement saving and planning you've worked so hard to achieve.
June 27, 2019
25 Cheapest U.S. Cities to Live In
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25 Cheapest U.S. Cities to Live In

Take a look at our list of cities with the lowest cost of living. Is one of the cheapest cities in America right for you?
June 17, 2019
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11 Features That Will Sell Your Home Faster
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11 Features That Will Sell Your Home Faster

Homeowners are sometimes hesitant to upgrade when it's time to sell.
May 14, 2019
10 Reasons You Will Regret Buying a Home With a Swimming Pool
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10 Reasons You Will Regret Buying a Home With a Swimming Pool

Buying a home with a swimming pool in the backyard will certainly score you bragging rights around the neighborhood.
May 2, 2019
15 Things Home Buyers Will Hate About Your House
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15 Things Home Buyers Will Hate About Your House

April 26, 2019
20 Most Expensive U.S. Cities to Live In
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20 Most Expensive U.S. Cities to Live In

These cities have the highest cost of living in the U.S. Can you afford to live in one of the nation's most expensive cities?
April 26, 2019
Home Prices Take a Breather
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Home Prices Take a Breather

Prices will continue rising, but more slowly, as the housing market regains some balance between buyers and sellers.
January 31, 2019
9 Things You'll Regret Keeping in a Safe Deposit Box
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9 Things You'll Regret Keeping in a Safe Deposit Box

In today’s digital age, in which seemingly anything that matters is stored virtually in the cloud, a physical safe deposit box comes across as a relic…
January 29, 2019
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10 Things You Didn't Know About Living in a Tiny Home
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10 Things You Didn't Know About Living in a Tiny Home

It's a lazy weekend and you’re plunked down on the couch channel surfing.
January 22, 2019
19 Best Stocks to Buy for 2019 (And 5 to Sell)
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19 Best Stocks to Buy for 2019 (And 5 to Sell)

Making money in stocks amid an uncertain market (see our 2019 outlook) will require careful choices.
December 28, 2018
Is a Rental Property the Best Way to Grow Your Wealth?
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Is a Rental Property the Best Way to Grow Your Wealth?

A rental real estate investment can seem like a great way to build your wealth (and maybe generate a little extra income), but how often does it reall…
November 1, 2018
How Much Tax You Will Pay on Your Lottery Winnings
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How Much Tax You Will Pay on Your Lottery Winnings

The federal government wants to take a bite of that big Mega Millions payout. Your state might, too.
October 22, 2018
Great Tiny Homes for Retirement
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Great Tiny Homes for Retirement

If you're planning for retirement, downsizing is likely near the top of your to-do list.
August 27, 2018
Is Downsizing in Retirement Right for You?
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Is Downsizing in Retirement Right for You?

A smaller home, with fewer possessions to weigh you down and lower bills to boot: What's not to like? For many folks, downsizing makes a lot of sense,…
July 13, 2018