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Wall Street's best performing analysts have a strong buy rating on these 6 dividend stocks

Wall Street's best-performing analysts like Home Depot and Johnson & Johnson.

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Coronavirus recession ends for the rich but is far from over for lower-income communities

The coronavirus recession is largely over for some wealthy, White and college-educated Americans. There's lingering pain for others as unemployment persists and financial aid runs dry.

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Here's what a Biden presidential win may mean for your Social Security benefits

Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden's plan for Social Security calls for increased benefits for low earners and more taxes for high-income individuals.

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The pandemic is driving millions of America's 'working poor' to the edge

CNBC spoke with David Shipler, author of The Working Poor, about how the pandemic could make wages, and poverty in the U.S., even worse. 

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Here's how to take the mystery out of picking the best retirement savings plan for you

Whether it is a 401(k) plan, IRA or Roth IRA, you'll find both advantages and disadvantages to each plan. Here's how to decide which is best for you.

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Shopping for health insurance? Beware that plan you’re buying might fall short

That health care policy you're purchasing may have less protection than you intended. Some insurance representatives may engage in deceptive marketing practices, a report from the Government Accountability Office found.

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Op-ed: Markets are up and the economy is down. Here are some moves investors can make

The economy has struggled since the emergence of the Covid-19 pandemic, yet markets have recovered from an initial plunge and are now booming again. The disconnect can be disconcerting for investors, who should rebalance, diversify and maintain realistic expectations in the face of unprecendented world events.

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Chime is now worth $14.5 billion, surging past Robinhood as the most valuable US consumer fintech

That lofty valuation makes Chime the most valuable American fintech start-up serving retail consumers.

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Stock picking has a terrible track record and it’s getting worse

The vast majority of active managers underperform their risk-adjusted benchmarks.  How come so few fund managers beat the market?

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Portfolio Profile: CannTrade

Adam Haloub, President of CannTrade, talks about the company’s crowdfunding raise on MicroVentures and what the company has been up to since then. Continue reading

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Stimulus checks. The eviction ban. Unemployment benefits. Here's what relief measures you can rely on

There's been a lot of news on where relief measures stand. Here's a breakdown of what money and protections you can actually count on.

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Employers may pay higher payroll taxes as state unemployment benefit trust funds run dry

Businesses in many states are likely to face tax increases as early as next year to replenish depleted trust funds that pay unemployment benefits. Workers may also face cuts in unemployment benefits.

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College students argue distance learning should cost less as some schools are charging more

Amid campus shutdowns due to Covid-19, a growing number of college students are seeking repayment for tuition, fees and room and board.

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Refinancing your mortgage will cost more thanks to an 'adverse market' fee

Homeowners who refinance their mortgage may end up paying a higher interest rate. This is because lenders may pass on some of the costs incurred from an "adverse market" fee that they will soon have to start paying on certain loans sold to Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac.

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Why higher unemployment taxes are 'all but certain' for businesses

Businesses in many states are likely to face tax increases as early as next year to replenish depleted trust funds that pay unemployment benefits. Workers may also face cuts in unemployment benefits.

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