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Lisa Elaine Babb

Reporter
The Kiplinger Letter

Babb covers retail, advertising and agriculture for The Kiplinger Letter. Before joining Kiplinger in June 2014 she lived in Memphis, TN, where she was editor of The Daily Helmsman, U of M's independent student newspaper, and freelanced for The Commercial Appeal and Click. She earned a B.A. in International Studies and Political Science from the University of Memphis.

Latest Features

Economic Forecasts
October 2016

2016 Holiday Sales to Top Last Year's

Kiplinger's latest forecast on retail sales and consumer spending

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Kip Tips
November 2015

Things That Will Cost More (or Less) for the Holidays

Here's what you should expect to pay for turkeys, hams, pumpkins and other seasonal staples this year.

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STARTING OUT
June 2015

Yes, You Can Live Rent-Free

Instead of forking over a big slice of your paycheck to housing costs, consider exchanging your services for a place to stay.

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Starting Out
January 2015

How to Use Social Media to Boost Your Career

Online networks such as LinkedIn, Twitter and Facebook make it easy for you to connect with others in your industry and showcase your abilities.

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Starting Out
August 2014

How to Network in a New City

As a young professional with limited work experience, having connections can be a key factor in determining if your resume gets bumped to the top of the stack or tossed in the trash.

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