Written to help you do a better job of managing your personal and family financial affairs and to help you get more for your money. You get ideas on saving, investing, cutting taxes, making major purchases, advancing your career, buying a home, paying for education, health care and travel, plus much, much more. Special issues cover the latest information about car buying (December) and Mutual Funds (March and September).
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HOW THE FED’S MOVES AFFECT YOU • It’s pumping trillions of dollars into the economy and keeping rates near zero. Savers are sunk, but borrowers get a boost.
The Fed’s Money Machine
IF YOU’RE USING CASH LESS OFTEN, YOU’RE PART OF A TREND • The pandemic is speeding up the use of digital payments.
WORKING FROM HOME? DON’T EXPECT A TAX BREAK • The tax overhaul scrapped the home office deduction for remote employees.
AMENDING YOUR TAX RETURN WILL GET EASIER
INVEST IN THE Health Care Revolution • These companies are fighting disease and improving our standard of care.
A SHOT FOR YOUR PORTFOLIO • Each of these companies is poised to drive change and discover new approaches in health care that can save costs and improve outcomes.
Baskets of Health Care Stocks
New Bull? Or Same Old Bear? • The rally since March has been historic, but it still needs to prove itself.
I’m Still Bullish on China
5 Great REITs to Buy Now • In an awful year for many real estate investment trusts, our picks should thrive.
REITs WITH ROOM TO RUN • These real estate investment trusts stand out in a troubled crowd.
In the Game • Cash in on the video gaming craze with this fund.
Running Out of Gas
A Mid-Cap Fund With Big Gains
Keeping the Lights On • This fund bets big on utilities with good growth prospects.
The BEST Bank FOR YOU • We’ve identified the banks and credit unions that offer the best combination of high rates, low fees and a customer-friendly focus.
BEST NATIONAL BANKS • These big institutions have branches that stretch into various regions of the country, and they offer plenty of online and mobile tools, too. They also provide wealth-management and advisory services.
Best for HIGH-NET-WORTH FAMILIES • These banks cut fees and load on benefits for customers who keep sizable amounts in deposit and investment accounts. Plus, they offer wealth-management services and access to branches for in-person service.
Best for RETIREES • Low or no minimum account balances, free checks and paper statements, and access to investment and advisory services make these banks attractive for retirees.
BEST INTERNET BANKS • Thanks to smaller overhead costs, banks that operate primarily online usually offer higher interest rates and lower fees than brick-and-mortar institutions. And during a pandemic, their no-touch services are more attractive than ever.
BEST CREDIT UNIONS • Credit unions are not-for-profit institutions owned by their members, and the ones listed here offer membership to anyone in the U.S. These credit unions also participate in the CO-OP Shared Branch network, through which customers can get account services at any participating credit union branch.
Best for PARENTS AND KIDS • These banks offer dedicated accounts for children and teens, plus a host of great accounts for parents, too.
Find the Best Money Market for You
HSAs Get Even Better • Workers have more options with flexible spending accounts, too.
How Much You Can Save
Find a Great Place to Retire • Our cities provide plenty of space to spread out without skimping on health care or other...