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Gillian B. White

Reporter
The Kiplinger Letter

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Starting Out
October 2014

Best Cities for Young Home Buyers

Homeownership may seem out of your reach, but in these 10 locations, it may be more attainable than you think.

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Starting Out
October 2014

5 Ways Women Can Earn As Much As Men

The gender wage gap is closing very slowly. Here's how you can ensure you're getting all the pay you deserve now.

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Practical Economics
June 2014

Housing’s Revival Losing Some Heat

Problem number one: Not enough growth in jobs and wages.

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SLIDE SHOW
May 2014

Low-Cost Franchises with Great Growth Potential

Thinking of starting your own business? Opening a franchise of an established and successful service business can be a good way to navigate the many challenges of entrepreneurship. Franchisors typically ...

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Starting Out
April 2014

6 Ways to Profit From Your Passions

Generate extra income by turning an interest or hobby into a moneymaker.

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Starting Out
March 2014

A Beginner's Guide to Filing Your Taxes

Tax season can be daunting, especially for first-time filers. Here are some tips to get you started and keep your costs to a minimum.

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Practical Economics
February 2014

Housing: Subpar But Still Giving Economy a Lift

After big rebounds in housing prices, more modest gains are likely this year.

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SLIDE SHOW
November 2013

7 Hot Franchises for 2014

With the economy recovering at a less than robust pace, the thought of finding a new job or starting your own business from scratch can be daunting. But with tried-and-true business models and corporate ...

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Practical Economics
November 2013

Why Do Jobs Go Begging?

A grievous mismatch of workers’ skills and job openings means millions go without paychecks while employers lack the help they need.

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Economic Forecasts
October 2013

2014 Economic Outlook, State by State

Kiplinger forecasts a 2.6% growth rate nationally next year, after a projected 2% gain in 2013. Here are our growth forecasts for all 50 states for 2014.

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Practical Economics
October 2013

Our Economic Outlook for 2014: 2.6% GDP Growth

Economists were right: Recovery from the 2008 financial crisis will take a long time.

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Practical Economics
June 2013

No Reason to Fear a Housing Bubble

Look for recent price spikes to ease as new construction picks up and more homes come on the market.

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Practical Economics
May 2013

Small Businesses To Face Mortgage Squeeze

Having hung on through the Great Recession, many small-business owners face a new threat in the coming year: the difficulty of renewing loans now coming due.

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