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    1. How to invest in healthcare, a massive market sector that offers unparalleled diversification for portfolios

      How to invest in healthcare, a massive market sector that offers unparalleled diversification for portfolios

      Over 50 Hong Kong Democracy Activists Arrested Under National Security Law-media Kim Kardashian and Kanye West to get divorced? © Hinterhaus Productions/Getty Images How to invest in healthcare, a massive market sector that offers unparalleled diversification for portfolios The size and variety of the healthcare sector make it suitable for almost any investor building a diversified portfolio.

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    2. Tax Tips After Jan. 1, 2021

      Tax Tips After Jan. 1, 2021

      Your tax bill isn't chiseled in stone at year's end. Here are 10 steps to take after Jan. 1 to help lower your taxes, save on tax prep, and avoid penalties. Author: TurboTax Publish date: Jan 4, 2021 11:37 AM EST For information on the Coronavirus Response and Relief Supplemental Appropriations Act of 2021, the second coronavirus relief package signed into law on December 27, 2020, please visit the “ New Coronavirus Relief Package: What Does it Mean for You and a Second Stimulus Check ” blog post. If you think your tax bill is chiseled in stone at ...

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    3. 7 of the Worst Hacks and Data Leaks of 2020

      7 of the Worst Hacks and Data Leaks of 2020

      Tweet At this point in time, we can say, in all fairness, that 2020 was an awful year. Technology played a major role to alleviate those overriding separation anxiety all over the world. However, technology also played spoilsport for many businesses as it spelled doom with rising ransomware attacks, and this only further increased with hackers leveraging coronavirus fears to steal even more information from unsuspecting users and organizations.

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    4. Consider 2021 financial goals and budget in light of COVID-19 pandemic

      Consider 2021 financial goals and budget in light of COVID-19 pandemic

      Drawing up a list of financial resolutions for the new year isn't the routine exercise it once was. The COVID-19 pandemic has changed that, as it has altered so many other behaviors. It's not just a matter of plotting the usual ways to save more money, cut debt or re-evaluate your spending patterns – this year's three most popular money resolutions , according to Fidelity Investments' 2021 New Year Financial Resolutions survey.

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    5. Watch Out for COVID Vaccine 'Wait List' Scams

      Watch Out for COVID Vaccine 'Wait List' Scams

       While most of us await the COVID vaccine, scammers posing as health officials are using it as bait in scams to steal our money and data via fishy emails, calls, texts, or even visits to our homes. The Better Business Bureau , FBI and Department of Health have all issued warnings about these scams—and if anybody is calling you about a test or to get you on a vaccine wait list, it’s a scam.

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    6. End Of Year Financial Planning: A Nine-Point Checklist to Get Your Finances in Order

      End Of Year Financial Planning: A Nine-Point Checklist to Get Your Finances in Order

      For many people, the end of the year represents a hectic time, and the last thing anyone wants to do is add to an already full plate. However, building the following financial moves into your fourth-quarter routine can really pay off over the long run and give you greater peace of mind for the coming year. 1.

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    7. Whole Life Insurance Can Bolster Your Retirement Portfolio. Here’s How to Use It.

      Whole Life Insurance Can Bolster Your Retirement Portfolio. Here’s How to Use It.

      The 401(k) revolution has turned millions of American workers into their own pension plan managers. Now, as a growing number of these workers retire, they must convert their investment portfolios into regular income. It isn’t easy. Retirees can’t depend upon bonds for income because yields are so low. But if they bet too big on equities, their savings could get savaged in a market downturn , crimping their retirement. Enter whole life insurance.

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    8. Follow This Calendar to Make 2021 Your Best Financial Year Ever

      Follow This Calendar to Make 2021 Your Best Financial Year Ever

      Follow This Calendar to Make 2021 Your Best Financial Year Ever There's something you can do every month to stay on top of your finances. Dec 19, 2020 at 6:00AM Image source: Getty Images While it doesn't influence our opinions of products, we may receive compensation from partners whose offers appear here. We're on your side, always. See our full advertiser disclosure here .

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    9. This was the average tax refund last filing season

      This was the average tax refund last filing season

      Politics updates: Lawmakers appear to reach compromise as stimulus package deal nears Cross-country Christmas storm likely to have severe impact on East Coast This was the average tax refund last filing season The biggest tax question on most people's minds as filing season gets underway is whether they'll get a refund or owe the IRS money.

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    10. 2020 taxes: Why the rich are so cheap

      2020 taxes: Why the rich are so cheap

      A favorite binge-watching television series on several streaming services, “Trust” is a fictional drama about how J. Paul Getty, once the richest man in the world, and his family reacted when his grandson was kidnapped.Before the kidnapping, the Getty character responds to his teenage grandson’s request for money, and they discuss why he cannot give him any even though they are worth billions.Getty explains, “It’s a self-sustaining system that never pays a cent in tax because it never goes a cent into profit. For the purposes of accounting, Getty Oil runs at a loss, my boy ...

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    11. How long should you keep IRS tax records?

      How long should you keep IRS tax records?

      The IRS headquarters Once you've completed all the hard work of filing your taxes, you might want to immediately forget all the numbers, forms and receipts you had to comb through to satisfy the government. However, when you finish filing your taxes, you still have one more important step to check off your list: Put all your documents somewhere safe.

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    12. Are Medical Expenses Tax Deductible? | Personal-finance

      Are Medical Expenses Tax Deductible? | Personal-finance

      Medical care is expensive in the United States, even with insurance coverage. If you have to pay a lot of money for healthcare services, you may be wondering if medical expenses are tax deductible. Unfortunately, the answer is, it depends . In some cases, you can claim a deduction for your medical expenses, but in others, you aren't able to. Here's what you need to know to figure out when you can save on your taxes after paying for care. Image source: Getty Images.

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    13. Social Security, care, savings: Retirement milestones to reach by 50

      Social Security, care, savings: Retirement milestones to reach by 50

      Saving for retirement takes decades, and it's important to check on your progress every so often to make sure you're still on track. If you reach retirement age and suddenly realize you can't afford to retire, there's not much you can do at that point. By the time you reach age 50, you should be well on your way to achieving your retirement goals. And there are a few milestones to keep in mind that can help you head into your senior years better prepared.

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    14. Here's why bets on Apple, Tesla, Zillow and other tech names will pay off in 2021, says this analyst - MarketWatch

      Here's why bets on Apple, Tesla, Zillow and other tech names will pay off in 2021, says this analyst - MarketWatch

      Markets are stalling in the wait for a stimulus bill that could bring a rally through the holidays, and all eyes are on 2021. It’s also a big day for Tesla — its stock price at the end of Friday will determine the weighting of its shares when it joins the S&P 500 next week.

      As for the year ahead, our call of the day from Wedbush analyst Daniel Ives has a whole bucket of predictions involving the biggest names in technology.

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    15. COVID-19 stimulus talks hit an unexpected setback when a GOP senator insisted on extra rules to throttle lending by the Federal Reserve

      COVID-19 stimulus talks hit an unexpected setback when a GOP senator insisted on extra rules to throttle lending by the Federal Reserve

      Last-minute differences between Democrats and Republicans over a COVID-19 relief bill have pushed the likely timeline back to at least the weekend.

      It came after Republican Sen. Pat Toomey argued for an extra condition to be added to the package, limiting the ability of the Federal Reserve to lend money via emergency programs.

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    16. Dow Jones Today, Stocks Lose Ground Amid Vaccine, Stimulus Expectations; Nike Stock Rises Before Earnings | Investor's Business Daily

      Dow Jones Today, Stocks Lose Ground Amid Vaccine, Stimulus Expectations; Nike Stock Rises Before Earnings | Investor's Business Daily

      Stocks weakened after a mixed open Friday, as a coronavirus vaccine approval and federal stimulus talks continued to dominate market attention. Palo Alto and Israel's CyberArk led cybersecurity stocks, rallying as details emerged regarding the nation-state attack on U.S. federal IT systems. Tesla climbed into another advance ahead of its S&P 500 debut. On the Dow Jones today, Nike stock traded lower ahead of its fiscal second-quarter report after today's close.

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      Mentions: Israel Nike Palo Alto
    17. 2 Dividend Stocks to Supplement Your Social Security

      2 Dividend Stocks to Supplement Your Social Security

      2 Dividend Stocks to Supplement Your Social Security (Dave Kovaleski) Save (Dave Kovaleski) Results from some of the latest surveys about financial security in retirement suggest an increasing concern among Americans. Take, for example, a November survey by retirement website SimplyWise that found that 43% of Social Security beneficiaries worry about outliving their retirement savings, up from 38% in its May survey.

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    18. 7 advantages a late starter has over the FIRE world in saving for retirement

      7 advantages a late starter has over the FIRE world in saving for retirement

      Everyone knows they should start saving for retirement as soon as possible. What people know they “should” do and what people actually do is not the same thing. According to AARP , nearly half of American households headed by someone age 55 or older have no retirement savings. What is someone far behind on retirement savings to do? Can they learn anything from the FIRE (financial independence, retire early) community?

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    19. 5 Healthcare Expenses Medicare Just Won't Cover | Personal-finance

      5 Healthcare Expenses Medicare Just Won't Cover | Personal-finance

      Medicare provides insurance for retirees. But while it can help shield you from some of the costs of medical services in your later years, it definitely won't pay for all of the healthcare you're likely to need throughout your retirement. And if you're counting on it to do so, you're going to be in a lot of financial trouble. You don't want that to happen, so you need to be prepared for the realities of Medicare coverage limitations and plan accordingly.

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    20. 4 Financial Things To Review Annually

      4 Financial Things To Review Annually

      Investors may avoid all sorts of financial mistakes: Chasing trendy funds/stocks, not matching your investments to your goals, paying too much for the advice, not diversifying enough. But if you fail to review your portfolio and make necessary adjustments periodically, chances are you will only have limited success as an investor. A financial review is a lengthy task and can be intimidating. But reviewing every single aspect of your finances is not only tough to accomplish but also futile.

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