Jackie Stewart

Senior Retirement Editor, Kiplinger.com

Jackie Stewart is the senior retirement editor for Kiplinger.com and the senior editor for Kiplinger's Retirement Report. She was previously the managing editor of the Credit Union Journal and a contributing editor to American Banker for two years. Before that, she covered breaking news, community banks and mergers and acquisitions for American Banker for seven years. Jackie is a 2006 graduate of Northwestern University.

How to Apply for a Social Security Card Replacement
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Basics

How to Apply for a Social Security Card Replacement

Applying for a Social Security replacement card, especially online, can be fairly straightforward. You just need the right documentation on hand.
April 2, 2021
RV Insurance: Everything You Must Know
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insurance

RV Insurance: Everything You Must Know

Selecting the right RV insurance is a big decision to protect your investment. Here's what you should know about the costs and different coverage type…
April 1, 2021
Reverse Mortgages: 10 Things You Must Know
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Making Your Money Last

Reverse Mortgages: 10 Things You Must Know

Reverse mortgages can be complicated so it’s imperative that you understand how the loan is repaid, the monthly costs and potential scams to look out …
March 26, 2021
The Basics of Required Minimum Distributions: 12 Things You Must Know About RMDs
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Financial Planning

The Basics of Required Minimum Distributions: 12 Things You Must Know About RMDs

Retirement savers who are 72 must start withdrawing funds from tax-advantaged retirement accounts. Here’s what you need to know about required minimum…
March 4, 2021
Roth IRA Basics: 11 Things You Must Know
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Financial Planning

Roth IRA Basics: 11 Things You Must Know

A Roth IRA can be a great way to save for retirement since the accounts have no required minimum distributions and you withdraw the money tax-free.
February 25, 2021
401(k) Contribution Limits for 2021
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Financial Planning

401(k) Contribution Limits for 2021

The 401(k) contribution limit stayed the same for 2021. But workers 50 and older can save an extra amount for retirement.
February 5, 2021
Traditional IRA Basics: 10 Things You Must Know
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Basics

Traditional IRA Basics: 10 Things You Must Know

A traditional IRA can be a powerful retirement-savings tool but you need to understand contribution limits, RMDs, rules for beneficiaries under the SE…
January 29, 2021