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The Stock Market's Day of Reckoning Is Just 8 Days Away

What happens on January 27 could make 2021 another winning year -- or bring the next market crash.


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IRS to Redirect Some $600 Stimulus Payments That Went to Closed Bank Accounts

Here's some good news for people who are still waiting on their stimulus cash.


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Biden's Unemployment Proposal Could Replace 86% of Lost Wages

Jobless workers could be in for a real lifeline.


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Will the End of Free Trials and Higher Prices Hurt Tuesday's Netflix Earnings?

The video-streaming veteran ended a free-trial program in October. Here's how that move could affect this week's fourth-quarter earnings report.


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U.S. Childcare Costs Are Crippling. Here's How Biden Plans to Help

Biden has a plan to ease the burden of childcare at a time when so many families need help.

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New to the Stock Market? 3 Things to Know Before You Buy Airline Stocks

The airlines had a tough time in 2020. Here's what to look for heading into 2021.


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3 Dividend Stocks That Are Perfect for Retirement

Reliable payout growth and readiness for the future are just as important as a stock's current dividend yield.


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How Sleep Number Can Capitalize on Its Momentum in 2021

The mattress retailer has caught shareholders' attention. Here's how it can keep investors engaged.


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Bizarre Tesla Stock Calls Keep Flooding In on Wall Street

Two more analysts recently raised their price targets for Tesla stock -- but they don't seem to have especially optimistic views of Tesla's long-term growth potential.


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Is Starbucks a Great Dividend Stock?

Can Starbucks keep the coffee brewing during these challenging times and continue to reward its shareholders?

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The Average Retirement Saver Is Making This $500,000 Mistake

The numbers tell the story.


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Stimulus Check Update: Biden Pushes for $1,400 Boost Not Just for the Jobless

President-elect Biden wants to make an impact on those affected during the pandemic, so he's calling for more stimulus money. Will lawmakers agree?


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How to Invest in 5G, Cloud Computing, Autonomous Electric Vehicles, and Genomics -- All in One Stock

This company is leveraged to all the major 2020s megatrends.


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4 Reasons I've Paid More in Taxes Than I Strictly Needed To

Sometimes, there are more important priorities than just tax minimization.


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3 Breakout Stocks to Watch in 2021

Baidu and two other tech stocks could generate big returns this year.

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3 Stocks to Avoid This Week

These three stocks seem pretty vulnerable right now.


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Maxed Out Your Emergency Fund? 3 Other Places to Put Your Money

Here's where to stash your cash once your emergency fund is complete.


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The 13 Most Common Tax Forms

Here's a cheat sheet to help you navigate the most popular tax forms.


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What's Going on With WhatsApp?

Users are abandoning the Facebook-owned messaging service.


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Current Mortgage Refinance Rates -- January 18, 2021: 30- and 15-Year Loans Creep Upward

Refinance rates are up a bit from last week but remain low overall. Should you apply for a new mortgage?