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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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How to Deduct Medical Expenses on Your Tax Return

You may be able to write off what you pay out of pocket for health care, but only to the extent that those expenses exceed 10% of your adjusted gross income.

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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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3 Little-Known Ways to Save Big on Your Next Trip to Home Depot

Easy shortcuts to finding hidden bargains at the big-box retailer.

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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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Sears Woes Could Spread to Other Major Brands

Whirlpool, Lands' End, and Seritage Growth all might suffer collateral damage.

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Fund Watch

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

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Is a Bitcoin ETF a Good Investment?

Main Street investors will need to wait longer to find out after the SEC rejects the proposed exchange-traded fund.

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Tax Tips

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

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Paying Taxes for a Hired Caregiver

The nanny tax isn't just for Mary Poppins. It covers any household employee including housekeepers, gardeners and caregivers.

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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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Avoid Social Security Screwups

Most people don’t know even the basic rules of Social Security. That can lead to filer’s remorse—and thousands of forgone dollars.

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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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Build Your Own Company

How one woman started out as a secretary and found entrepreneurial success as the CEO of a multi-million-dollar construction company.

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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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How Should I Handle a Tax Windfall That I Don't Want?

If getting a huge windfall from impending tax cuts has you feeling guilty, here are some options.

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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 Car Lease

Leasing can put you in the car you really want. But don't let lower payments lull you into spending more than you should.

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Income Investing

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

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Don't Dump Your Dividend Stocks

Yes, interest rates are headed north, but the bad news for yield-oriented stocks is already behind them.

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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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What's Next For Health Care, Trump's Agenda?

Don't be surprised if the president's other top priorities get pushed back to 2018 and beyond.

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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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A Housing Shortage Looms: Builders Can’t Keep Up

Starter homes especially are becoming scarce.

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Opening Shot

James Glassman writes monthly about economic and investing trends.

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Investors, Stop Worrying About a Bear Market

It's not like there aren't risks out there, but the smart strategy is to stay in stocks, and stay diversified.

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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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Investors, How Much Risk Can You Stand?

If you are taking on more risk than you can emotionally tolerate, you’ll hit the panic button and sell at the worst possible time.

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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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This Stumbling Biotech Stock Still Has a Lot of Promise

Gilead Sciences' robust product pipeline should turn things around.

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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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2 College Finance Conundrums Clarified

Save for retirement or for your kids’ college? Rent student housing or buy a place as an investment? Here’s which makes the most sense.

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