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Kiplinger's Retirement Report
Laise covers retirement issues ranging from income investing and pension plans to long-term care and estate planning. She joined Kiplinger in 2011 from the Wall Street Journal, where as a staff reporter she covered mutual funds, retirement plans and other personal finance topics. Laise was previously a senior writer at SmartMoney magazine. She started her journalism career at Bloomberg Personal Finance magazine and holds a BA in English from Columbia University.
Declining financial abilities may not only result in a few unpaid bills but also leave you vulnerable to financial abuse and drain your nest egg.
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Many investor-friendly changes by financial firms are now in place, but investors need to step it up when it comes to educating themselves.
Stocks that can deliver steady dividend growth, rather than the richest yields, offer the most fertile ground for dividend investors.
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Keys to making a sustainable financial plan and following it.
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Online advisory services can help retirees determine a reasonable spending plan.
Retirees need to guard their bond holdings against higher rates and inflation while squeaking out a decent yield—a tall order when many parts of the bond market look expensive.
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If you can't afford traditional long-term-care insurance, a new strategy that combines life insurance with long-term-care benefits may be more practical.
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Turbocharged certificates of deposit could be a risky investment.
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Investment firms announce fee cuts for mutual funds and exchange-traded funds.
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Multigenerational living arrangements can help cut down living costs and bring families closer together.
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Advice on how to choose the right care facility for a loved one with dementia.
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Adult children could be sued by long-term-care facilities and siblings due to a little-known law.
An alternative to long-term-care insurance for retirees with serious medical issues.
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In this exclusive interview, the Vanguard founder offers advice on how to boost investment income during retirement and much more.
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The changes, combined with today's ultra-low yields, raise the question of whether it makes sense to keep much cash at all in money-market funds.
For relatively healthy seniors who don't want to live in a retirement community, continuing care at home can be key to maintaining independence.
If you're in an Affordable Care Act marketplace plan, you should start thinking about Medicare enrollment several months before your 65th birthday.