The Right Retirement Plan: Do I Choose a Traditional or Roth 401(k)?

If your workplace offers a Roth 401(k) retirement savings plan in addition to a traditional 401(k), picking between them come

Fed’s Jim Bullard sees first interest rate hike coming as soon as 2022

St. Louis Federal Reserve President James Bullard told CNBC that he sees an initial interest rate increase happening in 2022

Job searches jumped 5% in states cutting unemployment benefits, analysis finds

There was a modest though temporary increase in job-search activity among states withdrawing from federal unemployment progra

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A sizable hoard is comforting but could crimp long-term portfolio gains.

National average for gasoline tops $3 a gallon amid pipeline shutdown, rush to buy in Southeast

Colonial Pipeline is expected to make a full restart decision by the end of the day on Wednesday.

Retirement Planning for the Self-Employed: 5 Options for Lowering Taxes and Maximizing Saving

Being your own boss has its perks, and those include special retirement savings possibilities, such as SIMPLE IRAs, SEP IRAs

Who Won’t Get a Third Stimulus Check (Not Everyone is Eligible!)

Not everyone is getting a third stimulus check. See if you're on the list of people who aren't eligible for a third-round pay

The Recovery Rebate Credit: Get Your Full Stimulus Check Payment With This Tax Credit

If you didn't get a stimulus check, or you didn't get the full amount, you may be able to claim the recovery rebate credit on

How concerned investors should be about Biden’s tax proposals

The Democrat's control of Congress has shone a new spotlight on Biden's tax proposals, particularly those that would affect s

Stock Market Today: Major Indices Reach New Peaks as Washington Simmers

Thursday's confirmation of Joe Biden as America's next president, as well as improving economic indicators, helped stocks reg

6 Reasons Why Your Second Stimulus Check Might Be Delayed

The IRS started delivering second-round payments in December. If you're still waiting for your money, here's why your second

4 Ways to Get Your Retirement Plan Back on Track

The COVID-19 pandemic has spurred record unemployment, stock market volatility and a recession. After more than a decade of f

To Succeed at Investing, Do What Yale Does

Yale's endowment has delivered consistent income with minimal stock risk. Here's a look at how they did it and what it could

12 Tax Deductions and Credits That Help You Pay for College

We talk a lot about investing in stocks, bonds, mutual funds, and ETFs here at Kiplinger. But as Ben Franklin once said, "an

Dow futures rise 150 points as Wall Street tries to add to last week’s rally

U.S. stock futures rose slightly on Sunday night following last week's sharp gains amid optimism over the economy reopening.

7 Ways PPP Loans Just Got Better

The CARES Act, which was signed into law on March 27, 2020, provided much-needed economic relief to businesses and employees

11 Monthly Dividend Stocks and Funds for Reliable Income

Your bills generally come monthly. Your mortgage, your car payment, your utility bills ... even the gym membership and Netfli

11 Things That May Soon Disappear Forever (The Pandemic Edition)

Fifteen years ago, thousands of Blockbuster Video stores occupied buildings like this all over the country, renting DVDs and

Bank of America’s small business loan portal is up, making it the first major bank to begin relief program

The U.S. has asked banks to help it dole out at least $350 billion in loans to small businesses, part of the $2 trillion coro

Small Businesses Should Jump on CARES Act Benefits Now

I've never seen anything like the CARES Act for small businesses. Here's how to take advantage of this economic stimulus oppo

This behavior suggests traders are betting on an ‘explosive’ market move

Looming risks including Brexit, Super Tuesday and earnings season are creating a monstrous dynamic in the markets, says Bill

Investors’ Worst Enemy in 2020 Could Be Their Own Brains

Hindsight bias, recency bias and sunk cost fallacy are just three of several cognitive biases that investors need to overcome

Stocks rally through Trump’s impeachment process as investors bet on a Clinton-like outcome

The S&P 500 is up nearly 7% since House Speaker Nancy Pelosi announced a formal impeachment inquiry into Trump in Septemb

The 4 Most Common Retirement Mistakes Millennials Make with Money

Luckily, there's plenty of time for you to recover from these all-too-common financial blunders. (more…)

Aiming for 6 Retirement Goals with Just 3 Simple Buckets

You've saved hard for retirement, and to help that money last, think about pouring it into three buckets, each with a very di