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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Converting Nondeductible IRA Contributions to a Roth

Your tax bill on a Roth conversion will depend on the ratio of your nondeductible contributions to the total balance in all of your traditional IRAs.

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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7 Banks and Brokers That Pay You to Open Accounts

Fidelity, Chase, E*Trade and others are offering cash incentives to get customers to transfer assets.

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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3 Smart Ways to Protect Your Stock-Market Gains

Worried about a correction—or worse? Following these strategies will let you sleep better.

Nellie S. Huang

Fund Watch

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

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9 Former Kip 25 Mutual Funds to Watch

We don't take kicking a fund out of the Kip 25 lightly. We take a look at how our rejects have held up.

Steven Goldberg

Value Added

Steve Goldberg delivers must-read investing insights every Tuesday.

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These 5 Vanguard Index Funds Are All You Need

Plus, my suggestions for using them to assemble a long-term portfolio.

Sandra Block

Tax Tips

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

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Tax Tips for Last-Minute Filers

How to file for an extension (and whether you even need to), getting in a few more deductions and other key advice as April 15 approaches.

Jane Bennett Clark

Rethinking Retirement

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

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Be Wary of "Senior" Experts

Impressive credentials following an adviser's name may represent not much more than attendance at a weekend seminar.

Knight Kiplinger

Money & Ethics

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

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Scale Back These Discounts for Seniors

Senior discounts given out by governments--if lacking a screen for income--constitute a broad subsidy of all elderly citizens by taxpayers, many of whom are younger and less well-off.

Janet Bodnar

Money Smart Kids

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

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A Book That Successfully Teaches Kids About Economics

A Q&A with Arthur Laffer and Michelle Balconi, authors of the children's book 'Let's Chat About Economics!'

Jessica L. Anderson

Drive Time

Jessica Anderson steers you toward good deals on wheels.

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The Woes of Extended Auto Warranties

Payouts over the life of an extended warranty typically fall short of the cost of the warranty.

Jeffrey R. Kosnett

Income Investing

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

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6 High-Yielding Stocks for Dividend Investors

These picks should deliver yields of about 4% without any exposure to oil's volatility.

Richard Sammon

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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Eased Relations With Cuba Will Help U.S. Businesses, Cigar Lovers

Some companies will benefit quickly from Obama’s actions, but ending the Kennedy-era embargo will take at least a decade.

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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Housing Market Gets Stronger in 2015

An improving economy and attractive home features will draw first-time and move-up buyers.

James K. Glassman

Opening Shot

James Glassman writes monthly about economic and investing trends.

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Big Oil Stocks to Buy Now

The best option is large integrated energy companies, which have both market clout and solid balance sheets.

Janet Bodnar

From the Editor

Straightshooting personal-finance guidance from editor Janet Bodnar.

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The Right Mix of Mutual Funds for You

How should you combine index and active funds among your investments? We've got your answer, plus 25 top actively managed funds to pick from.

Andrew Feinberg

Promised Land

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

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Profit from Following Activist Investors

When investors like Carl Icahn and Bill Ackman turn the heat on management, shareholders stand to benefit.

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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4 Ways to Beat Your Investing Biases

Discover how a trusted friend and a diary can make you a better investor.

Jeremy J. Siegel

Going Long

Jeremy Siegel writes about investing for the long run.

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Why European Stocks Are Worth a Second Look

Best bets for investors will be those companies with strong sales outside the Euro zone.

Kathy Kristof

Practical Investing

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

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Pruning Pricey Stocks From Your Portfolio

When the math says sell, it's time to take some profits ... but sometimes you can make an exception or two.

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