2 No-Brainer Stocks That Could Double Your Money With Zero Effort

In the stock market, appearances can be deceiving. Securities that seem to be on an unstoppable upward trajectory can sometimes be rising for all the wrong reasons. However, some companies deliver juicy stock market gains for all the right reasons — because their businesses look to be on a path to long-term success in an industry ripe for growth. 

Take e-commerce giant Amazon (NASDAQ:AMZN) and telehealth specialist Teladoc Health (NYSE:TDOC). Both stocks have easily outpaced the broader market over the past year. What’s more, both businesses have what it takes to deliver even more impressive gains in the years

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Sorry, you may have to return your stimulus money to the IRS. Here’s why and how

Any extra stimulus money you received may not be yours to keep.

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With tax season here, now’s the time to file for any stimulus money you never received with the first two checks when you file your tax return. But what if you’re in a different boat and you received stimulus money you didn’t actually qualify for — will the IRS require you to return in? We’ll help answer your question, especially since the same rules could apply to a third stimulus check, complicating this tax season.

Some qualification details exclude many people from

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Lions rank 4th in dead salary cap money for 2021

With free agency just around the corner, the Detroit Lions won’t have a lot of available cap room to go shopping with on the market. One of the primary reasons is an abundance of dead cap room.

Only three teams carry more dead cap value into the 2021 season than the Lions. Detroit is carrying over $20.262 million in dead cap room.

Nearly all of it is tied to the Matthew Stafford trade. The Lions ate $19 million in dead cap room on Stafford’s contract when they agreed to trade him to the Rams. Romeo Okwara costs the Lions just

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When will I get my 2020 tax refund? Possible dates and how to track your money

We’ll show you how to track your 2020 federal tax refund.

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You’ve done the hard part, filing your 2020 tax return. Now comes the harder part, waiting for your tax refund to arrive. If you are also looking for missing stimulus check money you claimed on your tax forms as a Recovery Rebate Credit, the wait may seem even longer. Fortunately, the IRS has a set of tools you can use to track down your your refund and missing money after you file your taxes. Check out our chart below to get a better idea

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Valdosta investigates Rush Propst, allegations of ‘funny money’

The deposition, which Nelson gave Friday, was released this week by the Superior Court of Lowndes County and given in the civil action against the Valdosta Board of Education filed on behalf of Alan Rodemaker, the coach whom Propst replaced last year. Rodemaker alleges that his January 2020 firing was unjust and racially motivated.

Valdosta Schools superintendent Todd Cason confirmed Monday to WALB-TV in Albany that his district was investigating Nelson’s allegations and had contacted ’’the appropriate agencies.’’

Georgia High School Association executive director Robin Hines confirmed Wednesday that the school district had contacted his office but said no GHSA

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‘If You Have Less Money Than Elon, You Should Probably Watch Out’


2 ‘Strong Buy’ Stocks With 7% Dividend Yield

You can get whiplash, trying to follow the market fluctuations these days. Volatility rules for now, as investors are pulling out of Big Tech – a move that is pushing the general markets down. The bearish sentiment comes as new COVID case numbers are falling, along with the weekly unemployment claims. Both are positive news bites for the economy, and will help to justify increased economic opening. At the same time, a Congressional COVID relief package working its way through the legislative process promises a booster shot for consumer spending –

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