What the Midterm Elections Mean to Your Money

Regardless of the results of the election, putting an end to the uncertainty is likely to be a plus for your portfolio.

As Americans head to the polls, it’s probably safe to say that the outcome of the 2018 midterm elections will be among the most closely watched in memory. But, politics aside, what should investors be on the lookout for?

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Anne Kates Smith
Executive Editor, Kiplinger's Personal Finance

Anne Kates Smith brings Wall Street to Main Street, with decades of experience covering investments and personal finance for real people trying to navigate fast-changing markets, preserve financial security or plan for the future. She oversees the magazine's investing coverage,  authors Kiplinger’s biannual stock-market outlooks and writes the "Your Mind and Your Money" column, a take on behavioral finance and how investors can get out of their own way. Smith began her journalism career as a writer and columnist for USA Today. Prior to joining Kiplinger, she was a senior editor at U.S. News & World Report and a contributing columnist for TheStreet. Smith is a graduate of St. John's College in Annapolis, Md., the third-oldest college in America.