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12 Best Consumer Staples Stocks to Buy for 2022
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12 Best Consumer Staples Stocks to Buy for 2022

There are plenty of challenges facing retailers right now, but these top-rated consumer staples stocks could serve as a steady hand for portfolios.
December 3, 2021
10 States with the Highest Gas Taxes
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10 States with the Highest Gas Taxes

Whether you're simply saving a few bucks while road-tripping or saving big bucks on regular fill-ups all year long, crossing state lines for gas can p…
December 3, 2021
The Most-Overlooked Tax Breaks for Retirees
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The Most-Overlooked Tax Breaks for Retirees

Unfortunately, seniors often miss tax-saving opportunities that are available to them. Don't let that happen to you!
December 3, 2021
How 10 Types of Retirement Income Get Taxed
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How 10 Types of Retirement Income Get Taxed

When you're planning for retirement, it's fun to contemplate all the travel and rounds of golf ahead of you, but don't forget about taxes.
December 3, 2021
3 Cybersecurity Stocks to Buy for Under $100
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3 Cybersecurity Stocks to Buy for Under $100

Cybersecurity stocks are a popular long-term growth bet, but many of them carry hefty price tags in triple digits. Here are three affordable picks wor…
December 2, 2021

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18 States With Scary Death Taxes
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18 States With Scary Death Taxes

Federal estate taxes are no longer a problem for all but the extremely wealthy, but several states have their own estate taxes and inheritance taxes t…
December 2, 2021
5 Mobile Payments Stocks to Grab Major Growth
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5 Mobile Payments Stocks to Grab Major Growth

The global mobile payments market is expected to grow by leaps and bounds. That's great news for these mobile payments stocks.
December 1, 2021
12 Best Materials Stocks to Buy for 2022
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12 Best Materials Stocks to Buy for 2022

Infrastructure spending and a continued economic recovery could boost materials stocks in the new year. Here are 12 top sector picks for 2022.
November 30, 2021
Dividend Increases: 14 Stocks That Have Doubled Their Payouts
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Dividend Increases: 14 Stocks That Have Doubled Their Payouts

Looking for companies executing substantial dividend increases? These 14 stocks have upped the payout ante by a minimum of 100% this year.
November 26, 2021
The 13 Best Books for Beginning Investors
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The 13 Best Books for Beginning Investors

Do you want to start building your wealth? Consult this short list of the best books for beginning investors before you embark on your journey.
November 24, 2021
2022's Best Mutual Funds in 401(k) Retirement Plans
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2022's Best Mutual Funds in 401(k) Retirement Plans

A key to smart retirement saving: spreading your portfolio across a few of the best mutual funds in your 401(k) plan. Here are the 30 top options avai…
November 23, 2021
Taxes on Unemployment Benefits: A State-by-State Guide
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Taxes on Unemployment Benefits: A State-by-State Guide

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.
November 22, 2021
33 States with No Estate Taxes or Inheritance Taxes
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33 States with No Estate Taxes or Inheritance Taxes

Even with the federal exemption from death taxes raised, retirees should pay more attention to estate taxes and inheritance taxes levied by states.
November 22, 2021
Taxes in Retirement: How All 50 States Tax Retirees
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Taxes in Retirement: How All 50 States Tax Retirees

We rated every state, plus Washington, D.C., on how retirees are taxed. We considered taxes on Social Security and other retirement income, tax exempt…
November 22, 2021
12 Best Monthly Dividend Stocks and Funds to Buy
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12 Best Monthly Dividend Stocks and Funds to Buy

Your bills come monthly. Why not your dividend checks? These are some of 2022's best monthly dividend stocks and funds for easier income planning.
November 22, 2021
The Biden Tax Plan: How the Build Back Better Act Could Affect Your Tax Bill
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The Biden Tax Plan: How the Build Back Better Act Could Affect Your Tax Bill

Depending on your income, the Build Back Better Act recently passed by the House could boost or cut your future tax bills.
November 22, 2021
19 Believe It or Not Tax Breaks
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19 Believe It or Not Tax Breaks

Your fellow taxpayers have successfully claimed write-offs for many things that most of us wouldn't even imagine. But be careful if you plan on follow…
November 22, 2021
15 Bitcoin ETFs and Cryptocurrency Funds
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15 Bitcoin ETFs and Cryptocurrency Funds

The rapidly growing world of Bitcoin ETFs will now include futures-based cryptocurrency funds. Here are 15 ways to ride the crypto wave.
November 22, 2021
11 Winter Car Maintenance Tips
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11 Winter Car Maintenance Tips

Cold temperatures put stress on your car. Get ahead of the situation and keep winter woes from hurting your ride or your wallet.
November 22, 2021
10 Most Tax-Friendly States for Retirees
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10 Most Tax-Friendly States for Retirees

If you want your retirement savings to last longer, consider moving to one of these states that impose the lowest taxes on retirees.
November 19, 2021
30 Best Stocks of the Past 30 Years
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30 Best Stocks of the Past 30 Years

This elite group of global equities created the most wealth for shareholders over the past three decades.
November 19, 2021
Child Tax Credit 2022: How Next Year's Credit Could Be Different
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Child Tax Credit 2022: How Next Year's Credit Could Be Different

President Biden wants to extend the enhancements made to the 2021 child tax credit – but with some important differences.
November 19, 2021
The 10 Least Tax-Friendly States for Middle-Class Families
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The 10 Least Tax-Friendly States for Middle-Class Families

It can cost you thousands of dollars each year if you fail to consider state and local taxes before moving your family from one state to another.
November 19, 2021
The 10 Most Tax-Friendly States for Middle-Class Families
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The 10 Most Tax-Friendly States for Middle-Class Families

If you're thinking about changing jobs and moving to a different state, you could save big bucks by relocating to one of these states where the tax bi…
November 19, 2021
10 States With the Highest Sales Taxes
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10 States With the Highest Sales Taxes

When both state and local taxes are considered, you'll pay more sales tax when shopping in these states.
November 19, 2021