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Some people will get an interest payment from the IRS in 2020. Find out if you're one of them

Some people will get an interest payment from the IRS in 2020. Find out if you're one of them

The feds will pay interest on some tax refunds -- but there's a catch.

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New stimulus check requirements? How the eligibility qualifications could change

New stimulus check requirements? How the eligibility qualifications could change

As the negotiators of the next stimulus package work on the new bill, could more members of your household be eligible for the second $1,200 stimulus payment? Here's the status of who would qualify under the relief bill.

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Best life insurance for 2020

Best life insurance for 2020

Everything you need to know about the best type of policies -- and the insurance companies that sell them.

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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

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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Black Friday tip: Amazon's Visa card comes with a $100 gift card

Black Friday tip: Amazon's Visa card comes with a $100 gift card

This is basically free money to blow on gifts or anything else at Amazon.

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Black Friday Amazon hack: Get up to 50% off when you use credit card rewards points

Black Friday Amazon hack: Get up to 50% off when you use credit card rewards points

Cash-back bonuses are expanding for the 2020 holiday shopping season -- but you'll need to be "targeted" and navigate the fine print to cash in.

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Amazon Black Friday hack: Get 5% cash back on every purchase with Prime Rewards Visa

Amazon Black Friday hack: Get 5% cash back on every purchase with Prime Rewards Visa

Plus: Get a $100 Amazon gift card for signing up -- and an additional 10% back on select products until Nov. 30.

The best cash-back credit cards for 2020

The best cash-back credit cards for 2020

Earn more rewards and credit every time you spend.

How to get a free, weekly credit report for the next 12 months

How to get a free, weekly credit report for the next 12 months

The three credit bureaus want to make it easier to protect yourself financially during the pandemic.

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Every way stimulus check requirements might change with a second payment

Every way stimulus check requirements might change with a second payment

The qualifications will determine who gets money and the amount they get, if and when a stimulus bill is passed. Here's the latest information.

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Stimulus check: Qualifications, fine print, income limit, how the first payment may impact the next relief package

Stimulus check: Qualifications, fine print, income limit, how the first payment may impact the next relief package

If negotiators in Congress can agree on a new stimulus package this year, this is what a second round of payments could look like, using March's CARES Act as a guide.

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Tax return extension deadline 2020: How to estimate returns, check refund status and more

Tax return extension deadline 2020: How to estimate returns, check refund status and more

If you filed for an extension, your 2019 income taxes are due on Oct. 15. Here's everything you need to know about the standard deduction, 401(k) plans, health savings accounts and more.

Stimulus checks and the Child Tax Credit: Everything you need to know for tax season 2020

Stimulus checks and the Child Tax Credit: Everything you need to know for tax season 2020

Your family could get a bigger tax refund check -- if another COVID-19 relief package is passed.

How to estimate your 2020 tax refund: Tips, calculators and more

How to estimate your 2020 tax refund: Tips, calculators and more

Taxes were due July 15. If you have an extension, here are some tools to help calculate your refund.

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Can you get a second stimulus check before Christmas? Yes, but there's the cutoff date

Can you get a second stimulus check before Christmas? Yes, but there's the cutoff date

We circled some dates Congress must hit for a new economic stimulus package to reach you by the December holidays.

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If there's no second stimulus check in the next relief bill, you might still benefit

If there's no second stimulus check in the next relief bill, you might still benefit

What if the next stimulus package doesn't include another payment? You could still get some financial relief.

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If a stimulus package doesn't pass soon, here's what Biden could do

If a stimulus package doesn't pass soon, here's what Biden could do

If there's no bill before President-elect Joe Biden takes office on Jan. 20, he has a few available moves.

Stimulus package: Will a deal get done before 2020 ends? Congress preps for final sprint

Stimulus package: Will a deal get done before 2020 ends? Congress preps for final sprint

Congress is back on Monday, with COVID-19 relief at the top of its agenda. Here's what's happening.

Second stimulus check: How a second payment could snag you more money than the first

Second stimulus check: How a second payment could snag you more money than the first

Congress hasn't agreed to anything yet, but we've gathered clues from earlier proposals and changes made by the IRS to get an idea of what to expect with another payment.

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Best savings account for December 2020

Best savings account for December 2020

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

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The best robo-advisors of November 2020

The best robo-advisors of November 2020

Is 2020 the year you start investing? Try it out with one of the best robo-advisors available right now.

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What is a robo-advisor? How Wealthfront, Betterment and others manage your money

What is a robo-advisor? How Wealthfront, Betterment and others manage your money

If you're looking to invest your money, but don't know the first thing about investments, try a robo-advisor.

Stock splits: What they are, why they happen and what they mean for investors

Stock splits: What they are, why they happen and what they mean for investors

Apple will split its stock for the fifth time ever later this month. What does that mean?

The market crashed and you lost a lot of money. Here's what to do next

The market crashed and you lost a lot of money. Here's what to do next

Your investments have taken a plunge, but you don't need to worry as much as you think you do.

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