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Rebecca Dolan

Contributing Writer
Kiplinger.com

Before joining the Kiplinger team as Online Community Editor in 2013, Rebecca was associate travel editor at the Huffington Post, where she also handled the travel section's social media. She landed at AOL/HuffPost after earning an MS in journalism at Northwestern University's Medill School, with a concentration in health and science journalism. Prior to that, she covered lifestyle at Jacksonville Magazine, in Jacksonville, Fla., preceded by a stint at American Cheerleader magazine. She holds a BA from the College of William and Mary.

Latest Features

Tax Prep & Filing
March 2017

5 IRS Audit Red Flags

Certain things on your tax return could attract unwanted attention from Uncle Sam.

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Tax Breaks
March 2017

4 Overlooked Tax Breaks for New Parents

Kids can score you valuable credits and deductions on your tax return.

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Tax Breaks
March 2017

4 Overlooked Tax Breaks for Retirees

Learn how to keep your tax bill low in retirement.

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Dividends
March 2017

Dividend Aristocrat Stocks for Every Month of the Year

These reliable companies have been paying dividends for at least 25 years in a row.

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Tax Planning
March 2017

5 Surprising Things That Are Taxable

You won't believe what Uncle Sam wants a cut of at tax time.

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Tax Breaks
March 2017

4 Overlooked Tax Breaks for the Self-Employed

Don't miss these deductions if you work for yourself.

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Smart Buying
March 2017

5 Things to Know About Shopping at Publix

Tips to help you save more and shop smarter at the supermarket chain.

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SLIDE SHOW
March 2017

What You Must Know About Shopping at Publix

If you’re going grocery shopping in Florida, you’re probably headed to Publix. With more than 750 locations, the regional chain isn’t just ubiquitous across the Sunshine State, it is popular, too. ...

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Smart Buying
December 2016

7 Things You Should Never Buy During the Holidays

It pays to wait to make these purchases at another time of the year.

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Kip Tips
December 2016

12 Things You Can't Return to Amazon

Before you add any of these items to your online shopping cart, be sure you really, really want them.

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Careers
December 2016

10 Best Jobs for the Future 2016

These booming careers look promising for years to come.

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Careers
November 2016

7 Ways to Earn Extra Cash

Surprisingly simple ideas to put more money in your pocket.

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Smart Buying
November 2016

7 Best Things to Buy at the Dollar Store

These items are well worth the buck (or more) you will pay for them.

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Smart Buying
December 2016

9 Ways to Save Money at Starbucks

Your coffee habit doesn't need to blow your budget.

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Buying & Selling a Home
November 2016

7 Things Home Buyers Want Most

Selling your house? These features are in demand.

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Financial Planning
November 2016

8 Urban Myths of Personal Finance

Don't believe everything you hear about your money.

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Kip Tips
August 2016

How I Quickly Resolved My Case of Identity Theft

It was one of my biggest fears. But once it ended up happening, it was actually manageable.

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