As we celebrate Thanksgiving during this unusual year, our festivities are going to look very different. But it has always been a most American trait that we find a way to express our gratitude despite infestations, depressions, wars and privations.
With the weaker than expected performance by Democrats in Congress and a decisive Electoral College margin for Biden, investors are now recalibrating expectations toward the odds of a moderate but sustained economic recovery and respectable market performance over the next few years.
If you own traditional mutual funds in a taxable account (outside your IRA or 401(k)), be on watch for your annual capital gains report. If your fund reports a gain, you will be required to pay taxes on it even if you did not sell any shares of the fund.
Secured credit cards and prepaid debit cards have gained acceptance. But what is the difference, and which one is appropriate for a particular individual?