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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.
With yields often exceeding 5%, these shares can deliver steady income.
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Retirees, it's time to start thinking about long-term care costs, reinvestment and even giving your money away.
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Not impressed by the yields on your municipal bond mutual funds? Tax-sensitive income investors might find muni closed-end funds more rewarding.
Women must cover larger retirement costs with a smaller nest egg.
Making the most of Medicare's home health care policy is easier than you think.
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Fund providers are adjusting glide paths to overcome new retirement saving challenges
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Think you're owed a pension, but no check is in the mail? Here's how to track down your benefits.
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An intra-family loan can be a cheaper and more flexible option, but there are risks for both the borrowers and family lenders.
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As retirement approaches, it's common for spouses to bicker more over money. But taking some simple steps can help defuse the tension.
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If a pharmacist says your Medicare Part D plan won't cover your medicine, take these steps to remedy the situation.
Want to put your money to good work? Socially conscious investors have a variety of new investment products to choose from.
How much you save for retirement now and how much you plan to spend in the future are two factors driving your personal income-replacement rate.
A new study finds that those with long life expectancies need to save more than they might expect to cover health care costs in retirement.
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In a world of slowing dividend growth and potentially rising interest rates, your dividend investing strategy may need some tweaks.
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Review your portfolio, adjust your withdrawal strategy and look for tax-saving opportunities to turn market lemons into lemonade.
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These income-producing funds are trading at a discount.
Get answers to some basic questions to make sure the investment is really right for you.
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