Kimberly Lankford

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Play DraftKings or FanDuel? The IRS Wants to Know About Your Winnings

Did you make money on fantasy-sports sites? That's taxable, and prize money of more than $600 will be reported to Uncle Sam.

Janet Bodnar

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5 Tips for Beginning Investors

Kiplinger's Personal Finance editor Janet Bodnar shares our best investing advice in a letter to her son -- and any twentysomething looking to get into the market.

Lara Fishbane

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10 Best Gift Cards to Give This Holiday Season

Almost 60 percent of consumers are hoping for a gift card this holiday season, but which ones provide the most value?

Carolyn Bigda

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The Dumbest Investments Warren Buffett Ever Made

Even the Oracle of Omaha has his share of misses.

Steven Goldberg

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6 Vanguard Funds to Buy and Hold Forever

Earn first-rate returns using this simple index-fund strategy.

Sandra Block

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7 Smart Year-End Tax Moves for 2015

Turn lemon investments into lemonade write-offs, and other ways to lower your 2015 tax bill.

Jane Bennett Clark

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How to Land a Job in Retirement

Whether you want to work for yourself or for someone else, take these steps to make it happen.

Knight Kiplinger

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Do We Owe Students Two Free Years of College?

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.

Janet Bodnar

Money Smart Kids

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6 Ways to Get Your Kids to Do Chores Without Paying Them

Kids shouldn't be paid for doing routine tasks, but for doing extra jobs that parents define as above and beyond.

Mark Solheim

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What to Do If You Own a VW Diesel

Repairs to ensure that VWs with "defeat device" software meet emission standards could be a year or two away.

Jeffrey R. Kosnett

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Why Bond Yields Aren’t Going Up

Inflation, the great enemy of bondholders, is almost nonexistent, and demand remains strong for Treasuries and other high-quality, income-paying assets.

David Morris

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Boehner’s Resignation Makes Government Shutdown Less Likely – For Now

Bigger fights over the federal budget are in store amid divided Republicans in Congress.

David Payne

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Learn What the Fed's Eventual Rate Increase Means to You

Slightly higher loan payments and short-term market volatility are in the cards.

James K. Glassman

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11 Stock Picks From the World's Greatest Investors

We studied the strategies of Benjamin Graham, Warren Buffett and others to tailor portfolios that will let you emulate their gains.

Janet Bodnar

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ETFs—An Easy Way to Invest

Our picks for the Kiplinger ETF 20 match their indexes as closely and as cheaply as possible.

Andrew Feinberg

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Why This Hedge-Fund Manager Is Shutting Down

Now I plan to invest a chunk of the family portfolio in index funds—oh, the horror!

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

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A Sucker Born Every Minute?

The radical premise of a new book suggests that free markets, even when they function perfectly, don’t operate to the benefit of all.

Jeremy J. Siegel

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Worries About China’s Economy Are Overblown

Among the consequences of China's slowdown: lower commodity prices, which actually benefit the U.S.

Kathy Kristof

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Wall Street Is Wrong on REITs

Coming interest-rate hikes are creating a frenzy. Maybe investors should just chill.

Scott Hanson, CFP

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Which Retirement Savings Plans Are Best for Teachers?

It’s probably best to have a diversified approach to your tax planning for retirement in the same manner you would have a diversified approach to your investments.