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Bob Frick

Senior Editor
Kiplinger's Personal Finance

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Stock Watch
October 2012

Where to Get the Best Stock Research

Forget Wall Street’s calls. We tell you which newsletters and Web sites are the most helpful.

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Your Mind, Your Money
July 2012

How Money on the Mind Changes Our Behavior

Just the thought of money can make us focus more on ourselves than on others.

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ENERGY COSTS & SAVINGS
July 2012

How to Lease Your Own Home Solar Power System

Leasing a home solar power system can deliver savings on your electric bill immediately -- if you live in the right place.

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ENERGY COSTS & SAVINGS
July 2012

How to Find a Solar Installer

Use the resources to hire a qualified contractor.

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CAREERS
July 2012

Financial Lessons from Immigrants: Save and Grow

Virginia's Indian community thrives by encouraging its young people to get good educations and start small businesses.

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COLLEGE
June 2012

Your Mind, Your Money
May 2012

How Generation Hexed Can Overcome Its Fear of Investing

Be an Anglophile and adopt this British investing approach to ease young investors into stocks.

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Practical Economics
May 2012

How We Can Make the System Fairer

In his latest book, Yale’s Robert Shiller offers his ideas for fixing the world of finance.

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Fund Watch
April 2012

The Mysterious Oceanstone Fund

This fund's performance has been impressive, but its manager's silence makes it hard to recommend.

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Your Mind, Your Money
April 2012

Why Your Credit-Card Debt Won't Die

We tend to pay off the card with the smallest balance first, regardless of the interest rate.

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Your Mind, Your Money
March 2012

A Guide to Understanding How Your Brain Works

This book on how our minds’ intuitive and logical parts work together can help us recognize investing mistakes.

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Your Mind, Your Money
March 2012

Angst Over Annuities

Giving up a lump sum in favor of a series of payments may wreak havoc with our mental accounts.

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Practical Economics
February 2012

How Bond Rescues Helped Cause the Financial Crisis

Russell Roberts, a professor of economics at George Mason University, says government bailouts left bondholders reckless.

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Your Mind, Your Money
February 2012

Tightwads and Spendthrifts

Both of these extreme spending personalities suffer pain and guilt when faced with opening up their wallets. Here's how you can strike a better balance.

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Your Mind, Your Money
January 2012

Can Money Make You Happy?

The relationship between happiness and income can be summed up in a simple equation, but really, it's complicated.

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MAKING YOUR MONEY LAST
January 2012

David Tice: Market Bear, Now Movie Bull

David Tice of Dallas, Texas, was famous for dire forecasts when he ran the Prudent Bear fund. But after he sold the fund, he helped bankroll an uplifting Hollywood film.

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Your Mind, Your Money
December 2011

Just Say No to Extras to Save Money

You'll beat tricky merchants and let bad shoppers pay for your bargain.

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