What to Do if Your Employer Stops Its 401(k) Match
If other companies follow in IBM’s footsteps, employees will need to make some adjustments in their retirement savings.
Holiday Travel Guide: 12 Tips for Navigating Airports
Travel From knowing the latest security rules to bypassing long lines, here are 12 tips to save your sanity at the airport this holiday.
By Erin Burt Last updated
What To Know About Black Friday
When is Black Friday? The biggest shopping event of the year is right around the corner. Let us help you get prepared to go deal-hunting this November.
By Martin Shore Last updated
10 States With the Highest Sales Taxes
Sales Taxes These states have the highest sales tax rates in the U.S., but do they really? Learn what taxes really look like before you shop Black Friday sales.
By Katelyn Washington Last updated
Seven Big Mistakes People Make When It Comes to Estate Planning
You don’t want to leave planning your legacy until the last minute.
By Kiplinger Advisor Collective Published
How Do Non-Compete Clauses Work? Are They on the Way Out?
Even low-skilled workers are subjected to non-compete clauses, but that could change as lawmakers take them on for restricting mobility and keeping wages low.
By H. Dennis Beaver, Esq. Published
What Is the F Reorganization, and Why Is It So Popular?
This year has seen an uptick in F reorganizations. Let’s explore the advantages and disadvantages for buyers and sellers.
By John M. Goralka Published
Black Friday Store Hours Still Early at Some Retailers
Miss kicking it old-school by shopping at the crack of dawn on Black Friday? These stores are opening their doors early.
By Bob Niedt Published
Holiday Returns: Guidelines and Latest Return Dates for Most Major Retailers
In a year where holiday shopping began unusually early, expect unusual return dates and policies, some of them quite generous. But know what you’re getting into.
By Bob Niedt Last updated
Best AI Stocks to Buy: Smart Artificial Intelligence Investments
tech stocks AI stocks have been red-hot in recent months and the technology's relentlessly growing importance should keep the sun shining on them.
By Tom Taulli Last updated
Stock Market Holidays in 2023: NYSE, NASDAQ and Wall Street Holidays
Markets When are the stock market holidays? Take a look at which days the NYSE, Nasdaq and bond markets are off in 2023.
By Kyle Woodley Last updated
How to Talk About Your Financial Plan While Passing the Pie
Thanksgiving could be a good time to begin making your retirement and estate plans clear to your family. Here’s some advice on getting the conversation started.
By Michael J. Faust, CFA Published
Seven Financial Planning Strategies for Physicians
Doctors have added financial planning challenges, such as the necessity of malpractice insurance. Here are seven issues to stay on top of.
By Nick Guida, Investment Adviser Representative Published
Seven Year-End Financial Tasks to Check Off Your To-Do List
The end of the year is already chockfull of important things to do, but don’t let these seven fall through the cracks. You’ll thank yourself in 2024.
By Stacy Francis, CFP®, CDFA®, CES™ Published
Is Maintaining Holiday Traditions Stressing You Out?
A financial adviser who’s been there, done that offers some tips on how to manage expectations, start new traditions and monitor holiday expenditures.
By Kelly Gallimore, ChFC®, CES® Published
What Is a Covered Call?
Covered calls are a lower-risk options strategy that allow investors to amplify returns and limit losses on an asset they already own.
By Jared Hoffmann Published
Are You Planning to Splurge? Most Holiday Shoppers Are
Holiday shoppers are planning to spend big despite inflation concerns, survey shows. Many plan to budget and look for deals, but 96% say they still expect to overspend.
By Seychelle Thomas Published
To Protect Your Kids, Consider These Estate Planning Steps
To make sure your children are taken care of if something happens to you, it’s important to appoint a guardian, establish a trust and ensure there’ll be financial support.
By Allen J. Falke, CPA, Esq., LL.M. Published
Kiplinger Energy Outlook: Gas Prices Should Keep Easing
Economic Forecasts Some savings at the pump, just in time for Turkey Day travel.
By Jim Patterson Last updated
Amazon Credit Card Delivers $200 Intro Offer, Cash Back for Loyal Shoppers
The Chase Amazon credit card, Prime Visa, offers rewards to loyal Amazon and Whole Foods customers.
By Ellen Kennedy Last updated
Three Keys to Keeping More of Your Money in Retirement
How well you do your tax planning will determine how much of your retirement income you get to keep and how much goes to Uncle Sam.
By Evan T. Beach, CFP®, AWMA® Published
Looking at Being a Stay-at-Home Parent? Four Financial Factors
With childcare costs rising, more parents are considering staying home with the kids. To help with that big decision, here are some things to keep in mind.
By Kelli Kiemle, AIF® Published
9 Small-Cap ETFs to Buy Now
ETFs Small-cap ETFs are long-term outperformers – and should be on every investors' radar.
By Will Ashworth Last updated
Two Big Blind Spots Wealthy People Have About Retirement
High-net-worth people, like everyone else, underestimate their longevity, rising costs in retirement and the emotional impact of their lifestyle changes.
By Aditi Javeri Gokhale Published
Looking Beyond Dividends: How to Maximize Your Yield
When making investing decisions, considering shareholder yield, rather than only dividend yield, could improve your results.
By Michael Joseph, CFA Published
Kiplinger Inflation Outlook: The Latest Trend is a Fed-Pleaser
Economic Forecasts Core inflation slows to 4.1%, but larger declines won’t be seen until February.
By David Payne Last updated
Kiplinger's Retail Outlook: Consumer Spending Dips
Economic Forecasts Consumers take a slight breather after earlier spending binge.
By David Payne Last updated
Four Reasons to Shop Before Black Friday
Smart Buying It can make financial sense to buy holiday gifts before Black Friday.
By Donna LeValley Last updated
Warren Buffett Stocks: The Berkshire Hathaway Portfolio
stocks The Berkshire Hathaway portfolio is a diverse set of blue chips, and increasingly, lesser-known growth bets. Here's a look at every stock picked by Warren Buffett and his lieutenants.
By Dan Burrows Last updated
What Is Intrinsic Value?
Intrinsic value is one way to measure the value of an option contract. Here, we take a closer look at the metric and explain how it is used in options trading.
By Jared Hoffmann Published