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Andrea Browne Taylor

Online Editor
Kiplinger.com

Browne Taylor joined Kiplinger in 2011 and is a channel editor for Kiplinger.com covering living and family finance topics. She previously worked at the Washington Post as a Web producer in the Style section and prior to that covered the Jobs, Cars and Real Estate sections. She earned a BA in journalism from Howard University in Washington, D.C.

Latest Features

Kip Tips
July 2017

5 Reasons You Shouldn't Shop on Amazon Prime Day

Think twice before getting lured into buying a bunch of stuff you don't need just because it's on sale.

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SLIDE SHOW
June 2017

7 Signs You Are Buying a Counterfeit Product

You love the finer things in life -- designer clothing, precious jewelry and top-of-the-line electronics -- but can't really afford them at retail price. So you take to the internet or pound the pavement ...

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SLIDE SHOW
April 2017

7 Smart Ways to Build Your Emergency Fund

Read enough articles here on Kiplinger.com or in Kiplinger's Personal Finance magazine and soon enough you'll get our emergency-fund lecture: Squirrel away six months worth of living expenses. Shelter ...

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SLIDE SHOW
February 2017

Features That Will Sell Your Home Faster

Homeowners are sometimes hesitant to upgrade when it's time to sell. After all, you won't be living there much longer, and home remodeling efforts only increase home values by 64% of the average project’s ...

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Kip Tips
December 2016

5 Best Things to Buy During After-Christmas Sales

You’ll find deeper discounts if you hold off on buying these items until after December 25.

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Kip Tips
December 2016

7 Stores With the Best Return Policies

These retailers are the most generous when it comes to refunds and exchanges.

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Kip Tips
December 2016

7 Stores With the Worst Return Policies

Read the fine print very carefully before you make a purchase at one of these retailers.

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Making Your Money Last
December 2016

7 States That Are Better Than Florida for Retirement

Because we all can't retire to the Sunshine State.

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Kip Tips
November 2016

Target's Best Black Friday Doorbusters and Deals

The big-box retailer is throwing in free gift cards as added incentives on some already discounted items.

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Kip Tips
November 2016

Best Things to Buy on Cyber Monday

It can be worth waiting until after Black Friday to snag some items on your holiday shopping list.

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Kip Tips
November 2016

Best Things to Buy on Black Friday

Some of the deals on November 25 are too good to pass up – even if you’re only shopping for yourself.

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Kip Tips
November 2016

Best Thanksgiving Day Doorbusters and Deals

Planning to shop on November 24? Put these deeply discounted items near the top of your list.

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Social Security
January 2017

Will My Social Security Check Get Bigger in 2017?

The answer is yes, but not by much.

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Kip Tips
November 2016

Which Retailers Are Open on Thanksgiving Day?

Is Macy's open on Thanksgiving Day? How about Costco? Or Target? Is Kohl's open for Thanksgiving? Check first if you plan to shop on November 24.

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Life Insurance
November 2016

Danica Patrick Reveals Why She Has Life Insurance -- And It's Not Just Because She Races Cars

One of the most successful women ever in professional race car driving reveals personal-finance inspiration from her parents, her own frugal habits and her newest money-making adventure.

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Saving for Retirement
November 2016

3 States Where You Will Want to Retire Forever

Low living costs, fair taxes and good health care make these places retiree-friendly.

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Saving for Retirement
December 2016

3 States to Avoid in Retirement

These are the worst places to live based on living costs, taxes and other factors important to retirees.

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