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Election 2020: States With Tax Questions on the Ballot
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Election 2020: States With Tax Questions on the Ballot

On November 3, voters in 17 states weighed in on a variety of proposed changes impacting taxes on everything from property to pot.
November 19, 2020
What Biden Will Do: 24 Policy Plays to Expect From the Next Administration
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What Biden Will Do: 24 Policy Plays to Expect From the Next Administration

The Kiplinger Letter forecasts President-Elect Joe Biden’s biggest priorities -- and the likelihood of progress on them.
November 19, 2020
What the New President Means for Your Money
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What the New President Means for Your Money

President-Elect Biden wants more consumer protections and perks for the middle class and seniors.
November 17, 2020
Biden's Plan to Tax the Rich Faces Roadblocks
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Biden's Plan to Tax the Rich Faces Roadblocks

The president-elect is unlikely to get much on his wish list, with the Democratic majority in the House narrowed and the GOP likely keeping control of…
November 16, 2020
Will Joe Biden Raise YOUR Taxes?
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Will Joe Biden Raise YOUR Taxes?

During the campaign, Joe Biden promised that he would raise taxes for some people. Will you be one of them?
November 10, 2020

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Kiplinger's 2020 Election Forecast
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Kiplinger's 2020 Election Forecast

For nearly a century, The Kiplinger Letter has forecasted the outcome of presidential elections to keep readers informed of what's coming and what it …
October 29, 2020
Election Turmoil Could Rattle Stocks
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Election Turmoil Could Rattle Stocks

When Al Gore and George Bush fought it out, the S&P 500 fell 6% from election night through the day following Gore’s concession.
October 28, 2020
How Presidential Elections Affect the Stock Market
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How Presidential Elections Affect the Stock Market

Myths abound, but when it comes to your portfolio, it's not as simple as which party wins the White House.
October 26, 2020
Election 2020: President Trump's Tax Plans
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Election 2020: President Trump's Tax Plans

The president still hasn't provided details about second-term tax plans if he wins the election, but he has dropped a few hints over the past few mont…
October 15, 2020
Tax Moves to Make Now If You Think Biden Will Be President
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Tax Moves to Make Now If You Think Biden Will Be President

"I'm going to get rid of the bulk of Trump's $2 trillion tax cut, and a lot of you may not like that, but I'm going to close loopholes like capital ga…
September 29, 2020
Child Tax Credit Would Go Up Under Biden Proposal
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Child Tax Credit Would Go Up Under Biden Proposal

Some families would see their tax credit jump from $2,000 to $3,600 per child under Joe Biden's plan. But there are a couple of important catches.
September 18, 2020
Will There Be a Second Stimulus Check?
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Will There Be a Second Stimulus Check?

Despite support from President Trump and key Congressional leaders, the odds of getting another $1,200 stimulus check this year are fading fast.
September 10, 2020
Kamala Harris's Tax Policy Proposals
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Kamala Harris's Tax Policy Proposals

Since she could be a heartbeat away from the presidency next year, you might want to know where Kamala Harris stands on taxes.
August 15, 2020
Vote by Mail: A State-by-State Guide to Absentee Ballot Voting
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Vote by Mail: A State-by-State Guide to Absentee Ballot Voting

With health authorities recommending people continue to social distance, the idea of voting by mail is becoming an increasingly hot topic.
August 4, 2020
The 2020 Election and Your Money
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The 2020 Election and Your Money

We’ve assessed how the presidential candidates’ stances on financial issues will affect your wallet.
July 31, 2020
8 Benefits for Healthcare Workers, First Responders in the HEROES Act
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8 Benefits for Healthcare Workers, First Responders in the HEROES Act

Parts of the massive federal stimulus passed by the House of Representatives focus on workers on the front line of the coronavirus battle.
May 21, 2020
5 HEROES Act Provisions with a Good Chance of Becoming Law
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5 HEROES Act Provisions with a Good Chance of Becoming Law

The massive federal stimulus bill just passed by the House of Representatives is "dead on arrival" in the Senate. But a few proposals in the bill have…
May 16, 2020
9 Ways COVID-19 Will Change the 2020 Elections
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9 Ways COVID-19 Will Change the 2020 Elections

The 2020 election will be like no other in history, as the COVID-19 pandemic will upend the business of politics as usual.
April 21, 2020
2020 Election: Tax Plans of Joe Biden and Bernie Sanders
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2020 Election: Tax Plans of Joe Biden and Bernie Sanders

At one point we had over 20 Democratic candidates vying to face President Trump in the 2020 general election, but now we're down to two—Joe Biden and …
March 19, 2020
Fighting Against Aging Stereotypes
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Fighting Against Aging Stereotypes

Ageism is "the last prejudice to bubble to the surface of our consciousness," says author/activist Ashton Applewhite.
March 11, 2020
How to Run for Local Office
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How to Run for Local Office

If you’ve ever thought that you could do a better job than the elected officials currently in office, here’s how to launch a campaign—and win.
November 26, 2019
Ranking the Top Democratic Presidential Candidates for 2020
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Ranking the Top Democratic Presidential Candidates for 2020

The 2020 Democratic presidential nominating contest has attracted unprecedented interest.
June 25, 2019
What the Midterm Elections Mean to Your Money
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What the Midterm Elections Mean to Your Money

Regardless of the results of the election, putting an end to the uncertainty is likely to be a plus for your portfolio.
October 30, 2018
Midterm Elections Loom Over the Stock Market
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Midterm Elections Loom Over the Stock Market

Divided control of Congress, White House, has historically led to poor returns
October 24, 2018
Here's an Inside Look at McCain's Economic Advisers
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Here's an Inside Look at McCain's Economic Advisers

October 4, 2017