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Kimberly Lankford

Ask Kim

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

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How Much Social Security Benefits Will Rise in 2015

Payouts go up 1.7%, pushing up the average monthly check from $1,306 to $1,328.

Gillian B. White

Starting Out

Real-world advice for those starting their financial lives.

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Best Cities for Young Home Buyers

Homeownership may seem out of your reach, but in these 10 locations, it may be more attainable than you think.

Cameron Huddleston

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 Eight Pesky Hotel Fees

Use these strategies to keep extra charges off your bill.

Eleanor Laise

Stock Watch

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

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Yieldcos: Alternative-Energy Stocks for Dividend Investors

Yieldcos, which operate wind, solar and other power-generation facilities, spin off most of their steady earnings to shareholders.

Nellie S. Huang

Fund Watch

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

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What Will Higher Rates Do to the Kip 25 Bond Funds?

All of our picks are likely to lose value, but some will suffer more than others.

Steven Goldberg

Value Added

Steve Goldberg delivers must-read investing insights every Tuesday.

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How to Prepare for the Coming Bear Market

Take steps now to insulate your portfolio from the next big stock selloff.

Kevin McCormally

Tax Tips

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

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Burger King Shareholders Can Dodge a Whopper of a Tax Bill

The Burger King/Tim Hortons merger is structured to let shareholders have it their way when it comes to taxes.

Jane Bennett Clark

Rethinking Retirement

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

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Beware Financial Sales Pitches That Come With a Free Meal

The presenter mentioned that he sells annuities. He encouraged us to make an appointment for a free one-on-one consultation.

Knight Kiplinger

Money & Ethics

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

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When Is an Independent Contractor Really an Employee?

Many businesses, especially tech start-ups, fudge on legal distinctions to keep their labor costs low and cap their official employee count.

Janet Bodnar

Money Smart Kids

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

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Money Advice for Millennials

Here's how parents can help their adult children learn to manage their finances.

Jessica L. Anderson

Drive Time

Jessica Anderson steers you toward good deals on wheels.

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Expect Deals on New 2015 Car Models

You'll find the biggest bargains on cars that buyers are steering clear of. That includes compact and midsize sedans.

Kevin McCormally

Income Investing

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

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What the New SEC Rules Mean for Your Money Market Funds

Don't fret the rumors. The funds individuals invest in will be safer than ever—and just as boring.

David Morris

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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Five States That Hold the Key to Control of the Senate

Don’t be surprised if Democrats keep power. But either way, gridlock will remain.

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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The U.S. Economy Is the World’s Growth Engine Again

As more Americans find jobs, they're willing to spend. That's giving the economy enough oomph to overcome slowing among big U.S. trade partners.

James K. Glassman

Opening Shot

James Glassman writes monthly about economic and investing trends.

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Small Stocks Hold Big Potential

Small caps are especially attractive now because they are out of favor, and over the long term little companies beat big ones.

Janet Bodnar

From the Editor

Straightshooting personal-finance guidance from editor Janet Bodnar.

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Smile! You Can Retire

You could be overestimating your retirement expenses and underestimating your income.

Andrew Feinberg

Promised Land

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

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Promising Bargains in Biotech Stocks

What I like about BioDelivery Sciences is not so much that there are many ways to win as that there are almost no ways to lose.

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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Watch Out for Senior Money Moments

Trusted financial professionals can be among the first to spot a problem that's more than just normal forgetfulness.

Jeremy J. Siegel

Going Long

Jeremy Siegel writes about investing for the long run.

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All the Things Thomas Pikkety Got Wrong

The author of Capital in the Twenty-First Century has a flawed view of capitalism.

Kathy Kristof

Practical Investing

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

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How Overpaid CEOs Hurt Investors

If more companies spread their wealth beyond the boardroom, they'd improve their bottom lines.

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