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Knight came to Kiplinger in 1983, after 13 years in daily newspaper journalism, the last six as Washington bureau chief of the Ottaway Newspapers division of Dow Jones. A frequent speaker before business audiences, he has appeared on NPR, CNN, Fox and CNBC, among other networks. He oversees the weekly Kiplinger Letter and writes the "Money & Ethics" and "My Point of View" columns in Kiplinger's Personal Finance. He majored in government at Cornell University and did graduate study in international economics at Princeton's Woodrow Wilson School.
The goal is an appropriate balance between fairness to job applicants and the employer’s right—indeed, legal obligation—to create a workplace that is safe for employees, customers and business interests.
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Is quitting without giving your boss notice unethical?
Saying goodbye to tipping would address fairness and income reporting concerns.
Charitable institutions with endowments—whether colleges, museums or hospitals—have a legal and moral obligation to honor the wishes of past donors.
Web users must understand: There is no such thing as a free lunch.
A proposed federal rule designed to bring men's and women's pay in line would be an ineffective, burdensome mandate for employers.
Over many years of publishing Kiplinger's magazine, my colleagues and I have built up a deep institutional memory of personal-finance wisdom, and I'd like to share some of it with you. The following advice ...
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There should be immediate disclosure of every donation to every political fund of any kind. That’s crucial for a healthy democracy.
If you try to play it both ways, expect your old state to try to keep taxing you.
Journalist and philanthropist Austin H. Kiplinger led the Kiplinger Washington Editors for decades.
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It makes sense for the maker of a best-selling drug to lower the price gradually over the life of its patent.
Using taxpayer funds to help young Americans get post-secondary training of some sort would be money well spent. The challenge is figuring out how to do it most sensibly.
Most structured-settlement sales involve the transfer of only a portion of future payments.
Web sites should be obligated to comply with requests to remove information under certain circumstances.
In 40+ years of patient investing, I haven't been disappointed yet.
When a house for sale is worth more as a buildable lot than as a small, outdated residence, expect the highest bids to come from buyers intent on demolition.
The choice of a lump sum, rather than an annuity, could be a better financial choice for some retirees.