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All Contents © 2016The Kiplinger Washington Editors
We name the best personal-finance products and services for your money.
How we picked the best online brokers and the rest of our annual Best List, by Janet Bodnar
Good news for heirs: Several states are increasing their estate-tax exemptions.
Alan Krueger explains the most common financial mistakes people make.
For a price, new tools give you an edge on snagging a hard-to-get table.
Following Amazon's lead, merchants are getting packages to you faster.
The hit to your nest egg may be greater—and last longer—than you think.
Is cash an appropriate wedding gift?, by Knight Kiplinger
Mannequin eye contact and other ways retailers get you to spend more, by Anne Kates Smith
How to be a smarter investor, by James K. Glassman
A former real estate portfolio manager joins her sisters to make artisanal cheeses.
Fidelity takes top honors, but most of these firms shine in one category or another.
These companies will prosper as corporate America starts to upgrade and replace plants and equipment.
The Fed's rate forecast is too high, by Jeremy J. Siegel
With Bill Gross gone, you may want to seek alternatives for your bond money.
Our Q&A will help you pick funds and show you how to buy and sell them.
4 ways the strong U.S. dollar helps investors, by Jeffrey R. Kosnett
Hedge against higher interest rates with bank stocks via Financial Select Sector SPDR.
My portfolio's highflier hits turbulence, by Kathy Kristof
What will higher rates do to the Kip 25 bond funds?
The high yield of preferred stocks should be a garnish to your portfolio, not the main course, as you'll be taking on more risk.
With Hennessy Cornerstone Mid Cap 30’s review system, stocks come and go.
When one spouse makes the move first, adapting to new roles -- and schedules -- requires compromise.
Whether you get coverage through your employer or buy it on your own, use our strategies to make smarter choices during open enrollment.
Get a new home in retirement without a mortgage payment.
Fill the disability insurance gap, by Kimberly Lankford
Consider where -- and when -- your donations will have the most impact.
If you act before New Year’s Day, you can limit what you owe the IRS.
Get the best interest rate and lowest fees.
6 things you must know about holiday tipping.
Create a home inventory.