Elaine Silvestrini

Associate Personal Finance Editor, Kiplinger.com

Elaine Silvestrini has had an extensive career as a newspaper and online journalist, primarily covering legal issues at the Tampa Tribune and the Asbury Park Press in New Jersey. In more recent years, she's written for several marketing, legal and financial websites, including Annuity.org and LegalExaminer.com, and the newsletters Auto Insurance Report and Property Insurance Report. 

Pandemic Unemployment Benefits End — This Relief Is Still Available
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Pandemic Unemployment Benefits End — This Relief Is Still Available

You may be eligible for help with healthcare, your rent and more.
September 13, 2021
17 Free or Cheap Things to Do With Your Kids During the COVID-19 Pandemic
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Raising Money-Smart Kids

17 Free or Cheap Things to Do With Your Kids During the COVID-19 Pandemic

We’ve got lots of kid-friendly activities to do at home that will keep your family safe and your finances sound.
September 8, 2021
After Hurricanes, Beware of Flooded Cars for Sale
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Buying & Leasing a Car

After Hurricanes, Beware of Flooded Cars for Sale

Hurricane Ida may have passed, but there's a chance the used car you have your eye on could have been damaged by it. Here’s what to watch out for.
September 3, 2021
Your Tree, Your Neighbor’s Property: Whose Insurance Pays?
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Your Tree, Your Neighbor’s Property: Whose Insurance Pays?

And how to be a good neighbor when your tree drops by uninvited.
September 2, 2021