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Best tax software for 2021: TurboTax, H&R Block, Jackson Hewitt and more compared

Best tax software for 2021: TurboTax, H&R Block, Jackson Hewitt and more compared

In the wake of COVID-19, filing your taxes may be more complicated than ever before. Here's everything you need to get them done fast and for the lowest price.

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How to claim work expenses on your taxes

How to claim work expenses on your taxes

The rules are different for corporate employees and the self-employed. Here's everything you need to know about the home office deduction and other business expenses.

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What does 2021 have in store for our finances?

What does 2021 have in store for our finances?

CNET takes a look at the services, apps and technologies that will help us navigate our finances this year.

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The best cash back credit cards
The best cash back credit cards

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The best travel credit cards

The best travel credit cards

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The best tax software

The best tax software

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The best tax deductions
The best tax deductions

The best tax deductions

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The best budgeting apps

The best budgeting apps

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The best car insurance companies

The best car insurance companies

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The best cash back services

The best cash back services

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Best life insurance for 2020
Best life insurance for 2020

Best life insurance for 2020

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Money Basics

Money Basics

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Best balance transfer credit card

Best balance transfer credit card

Get out from under that oppressive annual percentage interest rate.

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Best credit cards

Best credit cards

The best credit cards for cash back, travel and balance transfers -- plus our top picks for students, Amazon and Whole Foods shoppers and Apple Pay enthusiasts.

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Best travel credit cards for March 2021

Best travel credit cards for March 2021

Maximize your travel and dining spending by choosing the right travel rewards credit card.

Best airline credit cards to use for March 2021

Best airline credit cards to use for March 2021

Earn miles toward a free flight when flying with your preferred airline.

Best student credit cards for March 2021

Best student credit cards for March 2021

The best cards for first-timers and students with a limited credit history.

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All the money you could get for child care and older adults, including new tax breaks

All the money you could get for child care and older adults, including new tax breaks

The new stimulus package includes more than just stimulus checks. Here are the tax breaks that could bring your family more money this year.

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Third stimulus checks and tax season FAQ: This could get messy

Third stimulus checks and tax season FAQ: This could get messy

The timing of the third stimulus check falls squarely within tax season, and things are getting complicated. Here are answers to the questions everyone's asking.

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Stimulus update: $1,400 checks, income limits, tax tie-in, House set to vote

Stimulus update: $1,400 checks, income limits, tax tie-in, House set to vote

The House is teeing up a vote on Friday for the $1,400 checks, which if approved could go out as soon as next month. We've got answers to your questions on the new stimulus payment.

Stimulus checks and older adults: Will the third payment eligibility rules affect you?

Stimulus checks and older adults: Will the third payment eligibility rules affect you?

A third stimulus check could be in your pocket in just a matter of weeks. If you're 65 or older, here's what to know about qualifications, income, SSI and retirement, and what to do if you're missing stimulus money from the first two checks.

When will I get my tax refund? Possible dates and how to track it

When will I get my tax refund? Possible dates and how to track it

Wondering where your tax refund is? Here's where to track it, along with your missing stimulus check money, after you file.

Budgeting

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First stimulus vote happening today? What that means for the $1,400 check timeline

First stimulus vote happening today? What that means for the $1,400 check timeline

The first milestone vote on the stimulus package is coming today or tomorrow, but the delivery date for your new payment is still a guess. Here's how tax season and your priority group could affect whether you get your check first or last.

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New stimulus check: Status update, biggest unknowns, what could cause a delay

New stimulus check: Status update, biggest unknowns, what could cause a delay

A decision on the third stimulus check is coming soon, with changes that could bring you more money. Here's every detail about the new payment.

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Sorry, you may have to return your stimulus money to the IRS. Here's why and how

Sorry, you may have to return your stimulus money to the IRS. Here's why and how

For some people, specific circumstances might put them in the uncomfortable position of having to send back some or all of a stimulus payment. Here's how to find out if you're one of them.

Use our third stimulus check calculator to get a customized estimate of your payment

Use our third stimulus check calculator to get a customized estimate of your payment

How much of the $1,400 third stimulus check could you be eligible for? Our calculator will spit out an answer for you.

Third stimulus check for dependents: How a new payment could change everything

Third stimulus check for dependents: How a new payment could change everything

With new rules for dependents, you could see thousands of dollars more with the third stimulus payment. Here's why.

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GameStop shares end slightly higher after roller-coaster ride

GameStop shares end slightly higher after roller-coaster ride

The stock market sees some big swings on Thursday.

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Best savings account for March 2021

Best savings account for March 2021

Safe, secure and convenient accounts -- with some of the highest interest rates available.

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Bitcoin falls after concerns expressed by Musk, Gates and Yellen

Bitcoin falls after concerns expressed by Musk, Gates and Yellen

The crypto coin takes a bit of a stumble after a long rally.

Best robo-advisors for March 2021

Best robo-advisors for March 2021

Is 2021 the year you start investing? Try it out with one of the best robo-advisors available right now.

Robinhood's role in GameStop stock spike scrutinized by Congress

Robinhood's role in GameStop stock spike scrutinized by Congress

The US House Financial Services Committee held a hearing about volatility in GameStop and other meme stocks and to get answers about the machinations of the trading world.

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