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Stacy Rapacon

Online Editor
Kiplinger.com

Rapacon joined Kiplinger in October 2007 as a reporter with Kiplinger's Personal Finance magazine and became an online editor for Kiplinger.com in June 2010. She previously served as editor of the "Starting Out" column, focusing on personal finance advice for people in their twenties and thirties, and is currently the managing editor of our Wealth Creation Channel.

Before joining Kiplinger, Rapacon worked as a senior research associate at b2b publishing house Judy Diamond Associates. She holds a B.A. degree in English from the George Washington University.

Latest Features

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December 2017

Worst Things to Buy During the Holidays 2017

It's easy to get lost in the blizzard of sales that hits every holiday season. Retailers hope to blow you away with promises of the lowest of prices and deepest of discounts. And while it is indeed one ...

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Kip Tips
November 2017

Roundup: Best Black Friday and Thanksgiving Deals at Top Retailers 2017

Here's a roundup of doorbusters and deals from Walmart, Costco, Best Buy, Toys R Us, Home Depot, Lowe's and Amazon.

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November 2017

Best Things to Buy on Black Friday 2017

Black Friday has evolved into more than just a single day of big sales. Doorbusters and deals now start rolling out on Thanksgiving (often earlier), stretch through the weekend, and take on new life online ...

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Kip Tips
November 2017

Best Walmart Black Friday Doorbusters and Deals 2017

Prices are already rolling back at Walmart, but the real Black Friday deals start on Thanksgiving.

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Kip Tips
November 2017

Best Buy's Best Black Friday Doorbusters and Deals 2017

It's all about cheap TVs, tablets and laptops during the electronics retailer's Black Friday sales, naturally.

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Kip Tips
November 2017

Best Toys R Us Black Friday Doorbusters and Deals 2017

Stores are open Thanksgiving Day, but don’t expect bargains on many of the hottest holiday toys during Black Friday sales.

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Kip Tips
October 2017

How to Fill Out a FAFSA for College Financial Aid

What you include on the application determines how much you'll receive in grants, work-study and student loans.

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Careers
September 2017

5 Worst College Majors for Your Career

Some fields of study can lead to low pay and limited job opportunities.

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Careers
September 2017

5 Best College Majors for Your Career

What you study can have a big impact on pay and employment prospects.

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September 2017

Best College Majors for Your Career 2017-2018

College is often considered the surest path to a lucrative career. After all, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, a worker with a bachelor's degree typically earns two-thirds more than someone ...

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September 2017

Worst College Majors for Your Career 2017-2018

Whether the high cost of college is worthwhile really depends on what you study. It’s true a full-time worker with a bachelor's typically earns two-thirds more than someone with only a high school diploma, ...

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Careers
August 2017

Best Careers Without a College Degree 2017

You don't need a bachelor's or even an associate's to land one of these jobs.

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Careers
August 2017

Careers
August 2017

Worst Careers of the Future 2017

We found 10 dying professions to avoid based on growth prospects and pay.

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August 2017

Best Jobs for the Future 2017

The U.S. job market is looking good. The unemployment rate is hovering below the 5% mark, as it has been for more than a year. But not every profession is booming. "In general, it’s a very robust labor ...

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July 2017

Worst Jobs for the Future 2017

The labor market is steadily improving, with unemployment at its lowest level in a decade, but some fields continue to experience a downward slide. For example, about 1.7 million manufacturing jobs were ...

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June 2017

Best Jobs Without a College Degree 2017

A college education is often thought to be the key to financial success. After all, a typical full-time worker with a bachelor's degree earns about two-thirds more than a worker with just a high school ...

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