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Banking at the Post Office May Be Making a Comeback
Making Your Money Last

Banking at the Post Office May Be Making a Comeback

Advocates say the Postal Service can provide access to an essential financial system while bolstering its own economic position.
December 20, 2021
401(k) Contribution Limits for 2022
401(k)s

401(k) Contribution Limits for 2022

Workers saving for retirement have a reason to rejoice over the 401(k) contribution limits for 2022.
December 17, 2021
Kiplinger's Tax Map for Retirees: About Our Methodology
retirement

Kiplinger's Tax Map for Retirees: About Our Methodology

Here's how we put together our Retiree Tax Map and related content.
December 17, 2021
Welcome to the Post-Pandemic Workplace
work life balance

Welcome to the Post-Pandemic Workplace

There are five generations in the workforce for the first time. Here's how employers are trying to please everyone.
December 17, 2021
What Time Is the Stock Market Open Today?
Markets

What Time Is the Stock Market Open Today?

When does the stock market open? While the market does have regular hours, trading doesn't stop when the major exchanges close.
December 16, 2021
How Retirees Can Earn Extra Cash by Turning Their Home into an Airbnb
retirement

How Retirees Can Earn Extra Cash by Turning Their Home into an Airbnb

Airbnb hosts use these extra funds to help shore up their finances in retirement. But beware that opening your home to travelers also comes with risks…
December 15, 2021
How to File Tornado Insurance Claims
insurance

How to File Tornado Insurance Claims

The five-state storms caused billions in damages. If you were affected, make sure you document your losses and contact your insurer immediately.
December 14, 2021
Scammers Target Last-minute Shoppers
Scams

Scammers Target Last-minute Shoppers

Products may be in short supply, but potential thieves are not. Be “scam smart” to keep your holiday happy.
December 14, 2021
How to Help Tornado Victims (Safely)
Scams

How to Help Tornado Victims (Safely)

Help is needed, and getting it there quickly matters, but make sure your well-intentioned charity doesn’t end up in the wrong pockets.
December 13, 2021
5 Steps to Getting Help From a Home Care Agency
Caregiving

5 Steps to Getting Help From a Home Care Agency

A home health aide who helps provide nonmedical care to a loved one can be a great way to provide some relief to a caregiver.
December 9, 2021
Tips for Making Caregiving an Easier 24/7 Labor of Love
long term care

Tips for Making Caregiving an Easier 24/7 Labor of Love

Caregivers are America's invisible helpers, often giving up everything to care for an ailing family member. But there are ways to lighten that burden.…
December 9, 2021
Last-minute Gifts That Save Money All Year
spending

Last-minute Gifts That Save Money All Year

Supply chain issues may not have motivated you to buy early and now you’re panicked. No need to worry; we’ve got you covered.
December 9, 2021
6 of the Best Assets to Inherit
inheritance

6 of the Best Assets to Inherit

If you really want to help your heirs out, these are some of the best assets to leave them.
December 9, 2021
2021 Holiday Tipping Guide: 18 People You Should Remember
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2021 Holiday Tipping Guide: 18 People You Should Remember

Service workers deserve special recognition for the help they provide during COVID. That makes holiday tipping all the more important this year.
December 3, 2021
9 Ways Retirees Can Whittle Down Their Car Insurance Costs
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9 Ways Retirees Can Whittle Down Their Car Insurance Costs

As more Americans hit the road again, car insurance rates have unfortunately rebounded. Thankfully, there are steps you can take to trim your premiums…
December 1, 2021
Preparing for a New Life
Starting Out: New Grads and Young Professionals

Preparing for a New Life

While this Afghan refugee waits for resettlement, she is working to bring her family to the U.S.
December 1, 2021
What You Should Know About Giving Tuesday
Charity

What You Should Know About Giving Tuesday

After draining their wallets to buy holiday gifts, Americans will dig deeper into their pockets for charities on Giving Tuesday.
November 29, 2021
Earn 7.12% With Series I Bonds
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Earn 7.12% With Series I Bonds

A savings or money market deposit account is best for quick cash, but I bonds can fit into a longer-term savings plan.
November 29, 2021
12 Best Costco Cyber Monday Deals
Costco

12 Best Costco Cyber Monday Deals

The warehouse club giant’s holiday shopping deals don’t stop with Black Friday. It has plenty of hot deals for Cyber Monday, too, and some of them inc…
November 29, 2021
10 Things to Be Thankful for in 2021
personal finance

10 Things to Be Thankful for in 2021

Kiplinger’s annual roundup of economic good news, technological advances, and medical breakthroughs for you to celebrate throughout the holiday season…
November 24, 2021
Where to Invest in 2022
Kiplinger's Investing Outlook

Where to Invest in 2022

Investors will have to curb their enthusiasm as markets get back to normal.
November 24, 2021
Healthcare Stocks Should Thrive in 2022
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Healthcare Stocks Should Thrive in 2022

Pharmaceutical and health sciences firms are riding powerful demographic trends amid a golden age of innovation.
November 24, 2021
Is the Stock Market Open on Thanksgiving and Black Friday 2021?
Markets

Is the Stock Market Open on Thanksgiving and Black Friday 2021?

Take your time with the turkey: The stock market will indeed be closed on Thanksgiving. But you will need to pay attention for a few hours on Black Fr…
November 24, 2021
There's No Vaccine Against Inflation
Economic Forecasts

There's No Vaccine Against Inflation

Prices should ease in 2022, but inflation will remain above the levels of recent years.
November 23, 2021
Lower Taxes on Required Minimum Distributions
Tax Breaks

Lower Taxes on Required Minimum Distributions

When you turn 72, you’ll have to start taking minimum distributions from your traditional IRA and 401(k). These strategies will help trim what you owe…
November 23, 2021
SoFi’s Liz Young on the 2022 Investing Outlook
Kiplinger's Investing Outlook

SoFi’s Liz Young on the 2022 Investing Outlook

SoFi’s head of investment strategy sees rising rates as one of the hurdles facing stocks in 2022.
November 23, 2021