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Fizkes | Getty Images Another year of grappling with coronavirus has led to significant tax law changes for the 2021 season. While year-end tax planning is always important, recent adjustments — and the possibility of more on the horizon — may offer unique benefits along with potential pitfalls. Here are some of the biggest changes
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Simon Smith | E+ | Getty Images With U.S. markets slipping on Friday amid fears of a new Covid variant, you may be tempted to take some money off the table. The Dow Jones Industrial Average is down 900 points for the day, or 2.5%. The S&P 500, meanwhile, has slid 1.8%.  However, while selling
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Peter Cade | Getty Images As the holidays approach, philanthropic investors may be eyeing year-end gifts to their favorite charity. However, there are several options to consider with varying tax benefits, according to top advisors. Nearly 90% of wealthy families gave to charity in 2020, according to a study on philanthropy from Bank of America,
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Investors worried about inflation should consider tilting their portfolios toward areas of the market that tend to do well when prices pick up, according to Gargi Pal Chaudhuri, head of iShares investment strategy, Americas at BlackRock. “So looking at commodity producers, looking at financials — more recently, looking at infrastructure — that has been an
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Carlina Teteris | Moment | Getty Images Financial advisors are often lauded for their investment acumen. Frequently, their biggest value is in saving clients from their worst impulses. Indeed, top advisors on CNBC’s annual Financial Advisor 100 list have received ample requests for strange, risky or outright dumb investments during their careers — and, if
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nd3000 | iStock | Getty Images There’s a growing number of unmarried couples buying homes together, and without proper planning the move may create future problems. Indeed, 9% of home buyers were unmarried in 2020, according to the National Association of Realtors. While younger millennials, ages 22 to 30 years old, represent 20% of unmarried purchasers,
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