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Meilan Solly

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Kiplinger.com

Solly is a Kiplinger.com intern. She is a junior studying English and anthropology through the Joint Degree Programme between the College of William & Mary and the University of St. Andrews. Solly serves as the deputy editor of The Saint, St. Andrews' student newspaper, and an associate blogs editor of The Flat Hat, William & Mary's student newspaper.

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SLIDE SHOW
September 2016

Trump vs. Clinton: 10 Ways the Next President Will Impact Your Wallet

The policies that Democrat Hillary Clinton or Republican Donald Trump say they'll bring to the White House could have a dramatic impact on your wallet, your job, your health care and your retirement. Here’s ...

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Politics
August 2016

Where Clinton and Trump Stand on Defense Spending

Neither candidate plans on cutting defense spending, but they plan on sustaining spending in different ways.

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Politics
August 2016

Where Clinton and Trump Stand on Infrastructure

Both candidates have addressed America's crumbling infrastructure, but their plans differ in scope.

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Getting Out of Debt
August 2016

Where Clinton and Trump Stand on the Public Debt

Neither candidate has published a plan on getting the country out of debt, but paying down the debt remains an issue important to voters.

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Politics
August 2016

Where Clinton and Trump Stand on Economic Growth and Jobs

Clinton wants fair trade and a path to citizenship for undocumented immigrants. Trump says "Americanism, not globalism, will be our credo."

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Politics
August 2016

Where Clinton and Trump Stand on Climate Change

Clinton supports development of clean alternatives to burning oil, gas, and coal. Trump says unleashing fossil fuel production is the real U.S. challenge.

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Student Loans
August 2016

Where Clinton and Trump Stand on Student Debt

Clinton wants free tuition at many public colleges and less restrictive student loan terms. Trump dislikes student debt, but his plans are not as clearly defined.

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SLIDE SHOW
July 2016

11 Ways to Cut the Cost of College Tuition

There are lots of smart ways to save for college — including tax-advantaged 529 plans and Coverdell accounts. But the best way to pay less for college is also the most obvious solution: Find ways to ...

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Politics
August 2016

Where Clinton and Trump Stand on Taxes

Clinton's plan would raise taxes on the wealthy, while Trump's would cut taxes across the board.

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Health Care & Insurance
August 2016

Where Clinton and Trump Stand on Obamacare

Clinton would expand the Affordable Care Act, while Trump would rely on private plans operating across state lines.

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Politics
July 2016

Where Clinton and Trump Stand on Retirement Programs

Both Clinton and Trump have pledged to protect Social Security and Medicare, but in recent weeks, Trump's advisers have hinted at a move toward cuts.

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Kip Tips
July 2016

Little-Known Ways to Save Hundreds Year-Round With Your Student ID

By showing your ID or providing a university e-mail address, you can find discounts on everything from laptops to museum tickets.

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SLIDE SHOW
August 2016

Clinton and Trump on 10 Issues Affecting Your Pocketbook

The policies that Democrat Hillary Clinton or Republican Donald Trump say they'll bring to the White House could have a dramatic impact on your wallet, your job, your health care and your retirement. Here’s ...

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Business Costs & Regulation
June 2016

How High Will Your State's Minimum Wage Be on January 1, 2017?

By the start of next year, 29 states and Washington, D.C., will have minimum wages higher than the federal level.

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Technology
September 2016

Where You Can Use 3-D Printers

Sources for the high-tech printing model are right around the corner.

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SLIDE SHOW
August 2015

Jobs You Won't Believe You Can Get Paid to Do

Job seekers, open your eyes—and your minds. You can find career inspiration in just about every scene of metropolitan life. Most fields employ a variety of workers in fascinating and underpublicized ...

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SLIDE SHOW
September 2015

11 Top Sources of College Scholarships

Valedictorians and star quarterbacks aren’t the only ones earning college scholarships. In the 2011-12 school year, more than $6.2 billion in private scholarships was awarded to more than 1.8 million ...

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