Kimberly Lankford

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Kim Lankford answers your questions about managing money -- specifically, insurance and taxes -- twice a week.

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How to Deduct Medical Expenses on Your Tax Return

If you itemize deductions and have hefty out-of-pocket medical expenses, you may qualify for a tax break next spring.

Andrea N. Browne

Starting Out

Real-world advice for those starting their financial lives.

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5 Hidden Costs That Surprise First-Time Home Buyers

Make sure your budget is big enough to handle these unexpected expenses.

Kathy Kristof

Kip Tips

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.

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How to Avoid Two New (and Vexing) Travel Fees

Resort fees and advance seating fees are among the latest pesky charges, but they can be avoided.

Kathy Kristof

Stock Watch

The Kiplinger investing team identifies stocks and market trends that you and your portfolio can't ignore.

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6 Great Buffett Stocks to Buy Now

If you're struggling to pick stocks in today's market, ask yourself: What would Warren do?

Carolyn Bigda

Fund Watch

The Kiplinger investing team tracks the latest news and trends in mutual fund investing.

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6 Best Fidelity Funds for Income Investors

Chasing yield? Check out these stock, bond and real estate offerings from the fund giant.

Kevin McCormally

Tax Tips

Our experts will count down moves to make to lower your tax bill.

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What Are the Odds the IRS Will Audit Your Tax Return? And What Should You Do If It Does?

Our in-depth look into how the IRS chooses its targets—and goes about its probes.

Jane Bennett Clark

Rethinking Retirement

Kiplinger's retirement experts help you navigate major issues affecting how to plan for retirement.

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Plan for Retirement Like a Pro

Actuaries use present value to calculate the worth of future payouts. But people who wouldn't know a calculator from a remote control can use it, too.

Knight Kiplinger

Money & Ethics

Knight Kiplinger delivers definitive answers to ethical challenges involving money at home and in the office.

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Is It Ethical for a Company to Terminate Its Pension Plan?

The choice of a lump sum, rather than an annuity, could be a better financial choice for some retirees.

Janet Bodnar

Money Smart Kids

Editor Janet Bodnar tackles tricky money-management topics for parents and their children.

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What We Learned From Mom and Dad About Money

Don't underestimate the influence you have on children when it comes to finances.

David Muhlbaum

Drive Time

Insights and tactics for scoring deals on wheels – whether buying or selling, new or used.

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Surprisingly Good Reasons to Buy a Rental Car

Buying from Hertz, Avis and Budget is so low-hassle and transparent that you may not mind getting a car that dozens have already had their mitts on.

Jeffrey R. Kosnett

Income Investing

Jeff Kosnett reports on the fixed-income side of investing.

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A Municipal Bond Sideshow

Don't let scary headlines about the muni bond market steer you away from buying opportunities.

Martha Lynn Craver

Washington Matters

Keen analysis and fresh reporting on the latest political developments affecting your business – from the editors of the Kiplinger letters.

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What the Marriage Equality Decision Means for Social Security Benefits

Retirees in these 13 states will prosper from the Supreme Court ruling.

David Payne

Practical Economics

The Kiplinger Letter’s economics team helps you make sense of the latest economic data and trends.

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Where the Housing Market Is Headed in Late 2015

First-time home buyers will be a big driver of this market's recovery.

James K. Glassman

Opening Shot

James Glassman writes monthly about economic and investing trends.

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How to Invest in a Slowing U.S. Economy

The prospect of a diminished future may be gloomy, but smart planning can help you temper the effects.

Janet Bodnar

From the Editor

Straightshooting personal-finance guidance from editor Janet Bodnar.

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Timely Advice for Investors

Our goal is to give you a heads-up about the market’s danger points and opportunities so you can apply them to your individual circumstances.

Andrew Feinberg

Promised Land

Andrew Feinberg writes about the choices and challenges facing individual investors.

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The Secret to Safely Investing in Biotech

Seth Klarman was prescient in recognizing that the genomics revolution would supercharge the biotech industry.

Knight Kiplinger

My Point of View

Tap into the mind of Kiplinger editor-in-chief Knight Kiplinger.

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A College Degree Isn’t Enough

An increasing number of employers have grown skeptical of traditional credentials.

Anne Kates Smith

Your Mind, Your Money

Discover how investor psychology and behavioral finance affect your portfolio and your bottom line.

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Sometimes, It's Okay to Spend

Extreme frugality may be a sign of a deeper emotional issue, but in most cases, you can learn to spend without pain.

Jeremy J. Siegel

Going Long

Jeremy Siegel writes about investing for the long run.

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Bursting the Talk of a Stock-Market Bubble

There's good reason to believe that analysts' forecasts of a 12% increase in earnings next year are on the mark.

Kathy Kristof

Practical Investing

Follow columnist Kathy Kristof as she shares lessons from her real-life investment portfolio.

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Beware Investment-Newsletter Hype

Unlike mutual funds, newsletters have a lot of freedom to highlight figures that cast them in the best possible light.

Harold Evensky, CFP®

Building Wealth

Experienced financial planners share fresh insights and best practices for working with clients to build and protect wealth.

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How to Be Smart (Not Brilliant) With Your Financial Planning

Here’s a blueprint for prosperity that relies on common sense.

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