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A daily dose of actionable insights, culled from the latest Kiplinger content and from across the web, to help you make and save more money.

September 8, 2017

The Equifax Data Breach: What You Should Do

One of the gatekeepers to your most sensitive personal information was hacked, bigtime. Here’s how to protect yourself.

See More On: Credit Reports & Scores

From Kiplinger's Personal Finance, September 2017

How I Thwarted I.D. Thieves

After they stole my name, I switched into high gear to prevent them from hijacking my sterling credit history.

See More On: Scams | Technology

July 19, 2017

Best Places to Check Your Credit Reports and Credit Scores for Free

You can say goodbye to year-long waits and high fees to check your credit thanks to these trusted free resources.

See More On: Credit Reports & Scores | Credit Cards

July 10, 2017

Best Things to Buy on Amazon Prime Day 2017

Bargain hunters are counting down the minutes to the start of the annual mid-summer sale on Amazon.com.

See More On: Smart Buying | Budgeting | Healthy Living on a Budget

July 10, 2017

5 Reasons You Shouldn't Shop on Amazon Prime Day

Think twice before getting lured into buying a bunch of stuff you don't need just because it's on sale.

See More On: Smart Buying | Budgeting

July 6, 2017

Sales Tax Holidays for Back-to-School Shoppers in 2017

These 16 states offer sales tax breaks on everything from computers to paintbrushes this summer.

See More On: Saving Money | Tax Breaks

From Kiplinger's Personal Finance, August 2017

How to Bet Smarter at a Casino

Odds are, these tips may help you steer the course.

See More On: Making Your Money Last | Business Travel | Family Finances

June 13, 2017

Should You Buy Water and Sewer Line Coverage From Your Power Company?

Weigh your options to cover the expensive costs of broken pipes.

See More On: Making Your Money Last | Budgeting | Family Finances

From Kiplinger's Personal Finance, June 2017

Best Time to Buy Big-Ticket Items

To every car, appliance or home, there is a season.

See More On: Smart Buying | Making Your Money Last

From Kiplinger's Personal Finance, June 2017

Get a Cash Bonus for Opening a New IRA

Switching jobs or retiring? Some brokerages offer cash incentives for your rollover 401(k) money.

See More On: IRAs | Family Finances

From Kiplinger's Personal Finance, June 2017

3 Tips to Update Your Bathroom for Less

The time of year, where you shop, and how you design can all affect your remodel costs.

See More On: Home Remodeling & Maintenance | Healthy Living on a Budget | Leisure Spending

From Kiplinger's Personal Finance, June 2017

Best Tools to Save on Online Shopping

Here's how to save big every time you place an online order.

See More On: Technology | Budgeting

From Kiplinger's Personal Finance, June 2017

Trim Your Mortgage Rate With a 'Nonbank'

Online lenders could help you cut your expenses.

See More On: Mortgages & Refinancing | Banking

From Kiplinger's Personal Finance, June 2017

How to Save Big on Exotic Travel

Find a castle or island paradise at bargain rates.

See More On: Travel | Business Travel

From Kiplinger's Personal Finance, June 2017

Surprising Perks From Your Credit Card

Don't miss out on all the perks your card has to offer.

See More On: Credit Cards | Leisure Spending

From Kiplinger's Personal Finance, May 2017

New Ways to See Movies for Less

Sign up for an all-you-can-view plan, or see prerelease films free.

See More On: Leisure Spending | Making Your Money Last

From Kiplinger's Personal Finance, May 2017

New Ways to Stay In Shape When You Travel

Move aside, tiny hotel gym. There are more exciting ways to get in a workout on the road.

See More On: Healthy Living on a Budget | Business Travel | Travel

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