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Sept. 25, 2021, 4:25 p.m. EDT

These money and investing tips can help you build a portfolio for all seasons

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Why a tax on share buybacks could actually boost stock prices

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How the new and higher taxes that Biden and Congress are pushing would hurt stock investors and consumers

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