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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

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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Money Basics

Money Basics

CNET's personal finance experts go in-depth on personal finance basics.
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Saving Money

Get expert tips on how to save money and budget every day while building your savings.
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Buying a House

Buying a House

From mortgages to building credit, CNET guides you to your dream home.
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Paying Off Debt

Paying Off Debt

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Work and Career

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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 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.

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Best student credit cards for February 2021

Best student credit cards for February 2021

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

The best cash-back credit cards

The best cash-back credit cards

Earn more rewards and credit every time you spend.

The best credit monitoring services in 2020

The best credit monitoring services in 2020

Here are tools to use to monitor your credit data to make sure breaches like the Capital One and Equifax hacks haven't affected you.

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Think you'll be eligible for a $1,400 stimulus check? Here are qualifications for income, dependents, more

Think you'll be eligible for a $1,400 stimulus check? Here are qualifications for income, dependents, more

Congress is working this week to finalize the third stimulus check eligibility guidelines. Here are the qualifications, based on the current proposal -- plus requirements for the second check if you're still waiting for it.

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Third stimulus check could arrive during tax season. Here's what that means for you

Third stimulus check could arrive during tax season. Here's what that means for you

Will your third stimulus check amount be based on your 2019 or 2020 taxes? What happens if you have to claim missing money? We've got the information you need.

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When will I receive my tax refund? Likely dates and how to track it

When will I receive my tax refund? Likely dates and how to track it

Are you waiting on your tax refund to arrive? Here's how to track it, along with your missing stimulus check money after you file.

Stimulus update: $1,400 checks, income limits and all the nitty-gritty details

Stimulus update: $1,400 checks, income limits and all the nitty-gritty details

Biden has promised a third stimulus check for $1,400, which could be on the way as soon as next month. Until then, we've got answers to all of your questions.

Stimulus checks and older adults: Will you be affected by third payment eligibility rules?

Stimulus checks and older adults: Will you be affected by third payment eligibility rules?

A third stimulus check could be in your hands within weeks. If you're older than 65, 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.

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First stimulus vote Friday? What that means for when your check could come

First stimulus vote Friday? What that means for when your check could come

The timeline for a new payment arrival is fast approaching. But tax season and your priority group with the IRS could affect whether you'd get your check first or last. Here's what we know.

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Current stimulus check details: Your payment size, eligibility and current timeline

Current stimulus check details: Your payment size, eligibility and current timeline

The proposed third stimulus check is underway, with changes that could bring you more money. Here's when you might receive your payment.

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Third stimulus check: We calculated a few scenarios to help you estimate your payment

Third stimulus check: We calculated a few scenarios to help you estimate your payment

Use our stimulus check calculator to determine how much of the $1,400 payment you could be eligible to receive, and read on for what's new the third time around.

$1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief bill on track to hit major milestone: What we know today

$1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief bill on track to hit major milestone: What we know today

Congress is rushing to complete the $1.9 trillion stimulus package with $1,400 checks in the next few weeks. Here's what you need to know about where the bill stands.

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

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

New rules for dependents could mean you'll see thousands of dollars more with the third stimulus check. Here's how.

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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.

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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.

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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.

6 ways to spend your stimulus check, however much money you receive

6 ways to spend your stimulus check, however much money you receive

We have some tips on how to stretch your stimulus check as far as possible, whether you're still collecting a previous payment -- or planning for the third.

Best savings account for February 2021

Best savings account for February 2021

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

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