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Ask Kim

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

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10 Things You Need to Know About Health Savings Accounts

Health Savings Accounts are a tax-friendly way for workers to pay medical bills today and well into retirement. These strategies can help boost the funds in your HSA for when you need them the most.

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Starting Out

Real-world advice for those starting their financial lives.

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Why You Need a Roth IRA

With this indispensable savings tool, your money grows tax-free, you can invest in almost anything and you get several cool perks.

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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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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.

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Stock Watch

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

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The Best Stock in Nevada: Las Vegas Sands

We analyzed publicly traded companies based in the Silver State to identify the best stock in Nevada to buy now.

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Tax Tips

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

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How to Handle an IRS Audit of Your Tax Return

Don’t panic, but arm yourself with knowledge. We provide links to the manuals IRS agents use to know what to look for when auditing various kinds of businesses.

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Rethinking Retirement

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

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Moving to Be Near the Grandkids

Pulling up roots to be near the children and grandchildren is a huge decision. Don’t let a brilliant idea dazzle you into getting it wrong.

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Money Smart Women

Plain-English guidance addressing the financial concerns and money-management tactics of women – with practical applications for men, too.

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Charitable Giving May Be in Your Genes

In high-net-worth households, women are more likely to make their own decisions about where to donate.

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Money & Ethics

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

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Should Employers Be Barred From Asking Job Applicants What They Earn?

The effort to ban the “What are you earning?” question is part of a broader movement to make all compensation totally transparent.

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Drive Time

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

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How to Get a Great Deal on a New Car

Our tips will help even the least confrontational among you negotiate a price you wouldn't feel embarrassed disclosing to your neighbors.

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Income Investing

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

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How to Buy Bonds Now

The value of existing bonds is headed downward. You can minimize the pain if you hold short-term debt.

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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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The Long Slog in Congress After Comey

Trump's firing of the FBI director ruffled congressional feathers, but not enough to spur an independent investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 U.S. election.

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Practical Economics

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

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How a Border Tax Would Affect You

A plan to limit imports could raise prices but also create more jobs.

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Opening Shot

James Glassman writes monthly about economic and investing trends.

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16 Stock Picks With Staying Power

Standard & Poor's 500-stock index has never recorded a loss over any 20-year period.

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From the Editor

Straightshooting personal-finance guidance from editor Janet Bodnar.

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How We Pick Great Places to Retire

Our list provides a fascinating travelogue of cities that are worth a visit.

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My Point of View

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

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R.I.P.: A Good Journalist, Good Boss, Good Father

Journalist and philanthropist Austin H. Kiplinger led the Kiplinger Washington Editors for decades.

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Your Mind, Your Money

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

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What Kind of Investor Are You?

When it comes to managing our portfolios, we tend to fall into one of four behavioral types.

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Going Long

Jeremy Siegel writes about investing for the long run.

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A Preview of the Fed Under Trump

John Taylor, a former Treasury official in the Bush administration, is a top candidate to replace Fed chair Janet Yellen.

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Practical Investing

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

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Is Intel's Buying Binge a Good Thing?

Intel’s purchase of Mobileye is its second mega-deal in the past two years, but Intel doesn’t have a stellar history when it comes to big acquisitions.

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Building Wealth

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

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Keep More of Your Retirement Savings with Tax-Bracket Planning

Without a comprehensive tax strategy in place, many retirees may pay three times more in taxes than they need to. Avoid that by “filling” your tax bracket. Here’s how.

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