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QUIZ
June 2018

Put Your Retirement IQ to the Test

What's the biggest threat to a comfortable retirement? Ignorance. The decisions you make leading up to retirement, including how much to save, how to allocate your investments, when to claim Social...

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SLIDE SHOW
June 2018

The Worst Things About Being a Millionaire

Who wants to be a millionaire? The more intriguing question would be, “Who doesn’t?” For most people, a million smackers conjures up images of vacations on the Riviera, Arabian racehorses and mattresses ...

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QUIZ
June 2018

The Millionaire Quiz: Do You Have What It Takes?

Being a millionaire isn't a ticket to mansions, yachts and caviar, as it once was, but the goal is more reachable than ever. According to Phoenix Marketing International, a firm that tracks the aff...

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SLIDE SHOW
June 2018

Secrets to Save Money on Travel

A good economy is bad for travel deals. More people around the world are looking to visit other places, and that increasing demand is driving up travel costs. Airfares and hotels are expected to go up ...

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SLIDE SHOW
June 2018

6 Stocks Battling Bad News: Sell, Hold or Buy?

Plenty of worries can keep investors up at night, from the prospects for corporate earnings to whatever the Federal Reserve Board might have up its sleeve. Lately, a number of investors have learned that ...

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SLIDE SHOW
June 2018

Best Travel Websites to Save You Money

Travel prices are flying up as the global economy improves and more people are spending to quench their wanderlust. But you can still find good deals to get away — if you know where to go online first. ...

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QUIZ
May 2017

Do You Have What It Takes to Be a Millionaire?

Being a millionaire isn't a ticket to mansions, yachts and caviar, as it once was, but the goal is more reachable than ever. According to Phoenix Marketing International, a firm that tracks the aff...

See More From: Saving Money

SLIDE SHOW
May 2018

FAQs About RMDs: Don't Blow Your Required Minimum Distributions

Required minimum distributions are annual withdrawals people generally are forced to start taking from tax-deferred retirement accounts, such as traditional IRAs and 401(k)s, once they reach age 70½. ...

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Stock Watch
May 2018

Is the Stock Market Open on Memorial Day 2018?

The stock market is closed on Memorial Day. The bond market is also closed on Memorial Day, which in 2018 falls on Monday, May 28.

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SLIDE SHOW
May 2018

Your Medicare Questions Answered

Medicare plays a critical role in retirees' health care starting at age 65. But signing up for Medicare is just the beginning. You'll need to understand the difference between Part A, Part B and Part D, ...

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Kip Tips
May 2018

Federal Bank Holidays 2018: Is My Bank Open Today?

Find out if your bank is likely to be open on New Year's Day, MLK Day, President's Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Columbus Day, Veterans Day, Thanksgiving or Christmas.

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SLIDE SHOW
April 2018

Things Retirees Should Never Keep in Their Wallets

You and your hard-earned savings have finally made it to retirement. Why risk losing anything if your wallet goes missing or is stolen? Because with every new bank slip that bulges from the seams, your ...

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QUIZ
December 2016

The Personal Finance Quiz

If you're a visitor to Kiplinger.com or a subscriber to Kiplinger's Personal Finance magazine, you take your money and your finances seriously. So how much do you really know about taxes, sa...

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Saving Money
April 2018

Ways to Stop Wasting Money

You'll keep more cash if you follow our advice.

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SLIDE SHOW
March 2018

How 10 Types of Retirement Income Get Taxed

When you’re planning for retirement, it’s fun to contemplate all the cruises, rounds of golf, and restaurant meals you have ahead of you. You've earned it! Unfortunately, many retirees discover ...

See More From: Wealth Management

Wealth Management
December 2014

How to Calculate Your Net Worth

Run an inventory of your assets and liabilities to find out how much you're worth.

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SLIDE SHOW
March 2018

28 Ways to Stop Wasting Money

It's a pretty good bet that you have leaks in your budget—car insurance that costs too much, bank account fees, home-energy wasters or mutual funds with high expense ratios. Each of those leaks in isolation ...

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