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Ryan Ermey
Associate Editor, Kiplinger's Personal Finance
Ryan joined Kiplinger in the fall of 2013. He writes and fact-checks stories that appear in Kiplinger's Personal Finance magazine and on Kiplinger.com. He previously interned for the CBS Evening News investigative team and worked as a copy editor and features columnist at the GW Hatchet. He holds a BA in English and creative writing from George Washington University.
Where Should You Retire?
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Where Should You Retire?

This week, our Your Money's Worth podcast host Ryan Ermey interviews co-host Sandy Block about her recent story about the best retirement destinations…
July 7, 2020
The Kiplinger Dividend 15
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The Kiplinger Dividend 15

These 15 dividend stock picks, satisfying income investing needs of every kind, have so far kept their payouts intact while many big firms have cut ba…
July 6, 2020
5 Great REITs to Buy Now
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5 Great REITs to Buy Now

In an awful year for many real estate investment trusts, our picks should thrive.
July 4, 2020
Dividend 15 Rally After Running Out of Gas
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Dividend 15 Rally After Running Out of Gas

Stocks on our list tumbled in February, but they've mostly bounced back.
July 1, 2020
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The Best Bank Accounts for You
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The Best Bank Accounts for You

Kiplinger's contributing editor Lisa Gerstner joins our Your Money's Worth podcast to unveil the best banks for all kinds of savers. Also, our hosts R…
June 30, 2020
Buy Utilities for Defense and Income
Investing for Income

Buy Utilities for Defense and Income

This fund bets big on utilities with good growth prospects.
June 24, 2020
How to Navigate Returning to the Office in the COVID-19 Era
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How to Navigate Returning to the Office in the COVID-19 Era

Askamanager.org's Alison Green joins our Your Money's Worth podcast to discuss the challenges workers face when returning to the office as local econo…
June 24, 2020
Understand the Major Indexes
investing

Understand the Major Indexes

“The market” has many proxies, but there are important differences among them.
June 24, 2020
Where to Invest Right Now
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Where to Invest Right Now

Kiplinger's executive editor Anne Smith joins the show to chat about her mid-year outlook for the economy and the stock market. Also, our hosts Ryan E…
June 15, 2020
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Shopping Deals and Discounts to Take Advantage of This Summer
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Shopping Deals and Discounts to Take Advantage of This Summer

Our hosts Sandy Block and Ryan Ermey share deals and discounts for new grads, Father's Day and newlyweds that you don't want to miss out on. The pair …
June 8, 2020
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Stocks: Look to Market Breadth for Direction
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Stocks: Look to Market Breadth for Direction

Will stocks as a whole advance or retreat? Sometimes it’s a question of who is buying what.
June 5, 2020
Kiplinger 25: Our Green Fund Sees Some Red
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investing

Kiplinger 25: Our Green Fund Sees Some Red

But it has delivered over the long term since its 2012 inception.
June 5, 2020
A Dicey Year for Dividends (and 4 Stocks for Solid Payouts)
investing

A Dicey Year for Dividends (and 4 Stocks for Solid Payouts)

You can still find safe and rising income from stocks — if you know where to look.
June 4, 2020
Is a Second Stimulus on the Way?
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Is a Second Stimulus on the Way?

Kiplinger.com tax editor Rocky Mengle chats with hosts Ryan Ermey and Sandy Block about what may or may not be included in a second round of economic …
June 2, 2020
The Outlook for Dividend Stocks Right Now
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The Outlook for Dividend Stocks Right Now

SimplySafeDividends.com's Brian Bollinger joins our hosts Sandy Block and Ryan Ermey to discuss what the months ahead hold for income investors. Also,…
May 26, 2020
Coping with Loss of Healthcare Coverage
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Coping with Loss of Healthcare Coverage

Families USA’s Cheryl Fish-Parcham joins our hosts Ryan Ermey and Sandy Block to discuss how folks can find medical coverage in the face of job loss. …
May 26, 2020
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Which Rewards Credit Card Is Right for You?
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Which Rewards Credit Card Is Right for You?

Kiplinger's contributing editor Lisa Gerstner joins our hosts Ryan Ermey and Sandy Block to chat about the best rewards credit card picks for every ty…
May 18, 2020
5 Great Funds for a Down Market
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5 Great Funds for a Down Market

“Everyone has a plan until they get punched in the mouth.” Fearsome former heavyweight champ Mike Tyson wasn’t talking about investors when he dispens…
May 11, 2020
My First Bear Market, By the Book
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My First Bear Market, By the Book

I'm boosting my 401(k) contributions now that my gym membership and student loan payments are on hold.
May 8, 2020
5 Bear Market Do's and Don'ts
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5 Bear Market Do's and Don'ts

As the COVID-19 pandemic spread across the globe, economies the world over came to a screeching halt, and stock prices tumbled into a bear market more…
May 8, 2020
Interest Rates at Zero
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Interest Rates at Zero

Bankrate.com's Greg McBride joins our hosts Sandy Block and Ryan Ermey for a discussion on the repercussions of a prolonged period of low interest rat…
May 4, 2020
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What Do Negative Oil Prices Mean?
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What Do Negative Oil Prices Mean?

With oil prices having dipped into negative territory, S&P Global Platts's Vito Turitto joins our hosts Sandy Block and Ryan Ermey to break down exact…
April 28, 2020
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Is Your State Prepared for a Recession?
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Is Your State Prepared for a Recession?

The Kiplinger Letter's managing editor Jim Patterson joins our hosts Ryan Ermey and Sandy Block to break down the ramifications for states that aren't…
April 20, 2020
Navigating Financial Hardship in the Coronavirus Era
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credit & debt

Navigating Financial Hardship in the Coronavirus Era

CreditCards.com's Ted Rossman joins our hosts Sandy Block and Ryan Ermey to discuss what people can do to help mitigate financial hardship during the …
April 14, 2020
FAQs About Your Stimulus Check Answered
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FAQs About Your Stimulus Check Answered

Kiplinger.com tax editor Rocky Mengle joins hosts Sandy Block and Ryan Ermey to break down everything you need to know about your stimulus check. Also…
April 6, 2020
BBH Limited Duration: More Income, a Bit More Risk
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BBH Limited Duration: More Income, a Bit More Risk

The short-term bonds in this fund are stress-tested.
April 3, 2020
IQ Merger Arbitrage Is All About the Deals
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IQ Merger Arbitrage Is All About the Deals

This merger-focused ETF can zig when the market zags.
April 3, 2020