Eleanor Laise

Eleanor Laise

Senior Editor, Kiplinger's Retirement Report
Laise covers retirement issues ranging from income investing and pension plans to long-term care and estate planning. She joined Kiplinger in 2011 from the where as a staff reporter she covered mutual funds, retirement plans and other personal finance topics. Laise was previously a senior writer at magazine. She started her journalism career at magazine and holds a BA in English from Columbia University.
5 Retirement Lessons Learned From the Great Recession
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5 Retirement Lessons Learned From the Great Recession

The Great Recession of 2007-09 turned retirement dreams into nightmares.
April 17, 2020
5 Ways Retirees Can Play Defense With Retirement Portfolios
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5 Ways Retirees Can Play Defense With Retirement Portfolios

All this market volatility might unnerve investors of any age—but particularly those just entering retirement.
April 8, 2020
Eco-Friendly Tips for Sustainable Trips
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Eco-Friendly Tips for Sustainable Trips

Follow these practical tips to minimize the environmental impact of your travel in retirement.
December 27, 2019
Accredited Investors, Tread Lightly
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Accredited Investors, Tread Lightly

Before taking the plunge, measure whether the rewards of access to complex private investments outweigh the risks.
December 19, 2019
Insider Interview: The Future of Social Security
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Insider Interview: The Future of Social Security

A deep-dive into Social Security’s financial health from its chief actuary and what might be the best ways to shore up the program for future generati…
December 17, 2019
ACA Open Enrollment: Shop Health Insurance Exchanges for a Better Deal
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ACA Open Enrollment: Shop Health Insurance Exchanges for a Better Deal

You'll have between November 1 and December 15 in most states to take a second look at your coverage.
December 16, 2019
Retirees, Don't Get Stranded Hunting Returns
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Retirees, Don't Get Stranded Hunting Returns

Some older investors are turning to unregistered securities and other alternative investment risks.
December 13, 2019
Active Retirees Seek Adventure Travel
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Active Retirees Seek Adventure Travel

The key for adventurous older travelers is to decide what "adventure" really means to them before booking an adventure tour.
October 31, 2019
Are You Really Ready to Retire? 8 Steps to a Happy Retirement
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Are You Really Ready to Retire? 8 Steps to a Happy Retirement

Last year, Nick Crisci felt more than ready to retire.
September 24, 2019
Navigate 2020 Medicare Changes During Open Enrollment
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Navigate 2020 Medicare Changes During Open Enrollment

Beneficiaries can shop for new health coverage starting October 15. Find out what's new and perhaps less costly for the coming year.
September 23, 2019
Retirees, Earn Higher Yields While Doing Good with Impact Investments
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Retirees, Earn Higher Yields While Doing Good with Impact Investments

Older investors are increasingly finding ways to collect income without sacrificing their principles.
September 4, 2019
Tips for Dealing with Debt in Retirement
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Tips for Dealing with Debt in Retirement

Savvy financial moves and strategic belt-tightening can tame even the most fearsome debt loads and help put retirees' golden years back in the black.
August 30, 2019
Medicare Tip: Find the Right Post-Hospital Care
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Medicare Tip: Find the Right Post-Hospital Care

The choice of a post-acute care provider is daunting, even for health-care experts.
August 1, 2019
Can Sustainable Bonds Save the World?
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Can Sustainable Bonds Save the World?

Earn income in retirement without sacrificing your values with these ESG bond funds.
July 29, 2019
Interest Rate Reversal Pinches Retirement Savers
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Interest Rate Reversal Pinches Retirement Savers

The looming threat of rate cuts by the Federal Reserve is putting pressure on savings accounts and CDs.
July 17, 2019
Don't Let the Kids Wreck Retirement
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Don't Let the Kids Wreck Retirement

Your adult children may be depleting your nest egg -- and it's probably your own fault.
July 16, 2019
Home Health Care: Finding the Right Help for Seniors
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Home Health Care: Finding the Right Help for Seniors

Take these steps to hire in-home health aides who are a good fit for your loved one.
June 28, 2019
ESG: Investing in Line with Your Values
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ESG: Investing in Line with Your Values

Four myths about socially responsible investments debunked.
June 28, 2019
Medicare Premiums Snafu Affects 250,000 Social Security Recipients
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Medicare Premiums Snafu Affects 250,000 Social Security Recipients

A software glitch could mean surprise bills for some seniors who owe unpaid Medicare Advantage and Part D plan premiums.
June 13, 2019
Marc Freedman: Building Bridges Across Generations
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Marc Freedman: Building Bridges Across Generations

The CEO of Encore.org explains why it's important to society for older citizens to mix with younger people as the age gap widens.
June 3, 2019
6 Steps to Snare Higher Yields in Retirement
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6 Steps to Snare Higher Yields in Retirement

Income investing is supposed to be like watching a predictable movie that you’ve seen a dozen times before.
May 29, 2019
5 Retirement Planning Wrinkles for Couples With Big Age Gaps
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5 Retirement Planning Wrinkles for Couples With Big Age Gaps

Retirement decisions are always complex.
May 7, 2019
Fight to Protect Investors, Retirement Savers Ongoing
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Fight to Protect Investors, Retirement Savers Ongoing

Regulators mull more rules for brokers, financial advisers to safeguard your nest egg.
April 29, 2019
Retirees, Weigh a Pension Lump Sum Offer Carefully
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Retirees, Weigh a Pension Lump Sum Offer Carefully

If you take all that retirement money at once, you could shortchange yourself in the long run.
April 29, 2019
Managed Payout Funds Might Be Right for Some Retirees
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Managed Payout Funds Might Be Right for Some Retirees

They can prove useful as one piece of the retirement-spending puzzle as long as you understand the goal of a particular fund.
April 1, 2019
How to Draw a Steady Portfolio Paycheck in Retirement
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How to Draw a Steady Portfolio Paycheck in Retirement

There are two approaches to planning your spending in retirement: Do it yourself or go with a pro.
April 1, 2019
Retirees, Avoid Sweep Accounts With Low Yields
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Retirees, Avoid Sweep Accounts With Low Yields

Many big brokerage firms are pushing customers into lower-yielding accounts as higher-yielding money-market funds become a scarce option.
March 29, 2019