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Eleanor Laise

Senior Editor
Kiplinger's Retirement Report

Laise covers retirement issues ranging from income investing and pension plans to long-term care and estate planning. She joined Kiplinger in 2011 from the Wall Street Journal, where as a staff reporter she covered mutual funds, retirement plans and other personal finance topics. Laise was previously a senior writer at SmartMoney magazine. She started her journalism career at Bloomberg Personal Finance magazine and holds a BA in English from Columbia University.

Latest Features

Stocks & Bonds
October 2018

Muni Bonds Sport Attractive Yields for Retirees

For older investors, municipal bonds can offer diversification as well as tax-free income.

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Mutual Funds
October 2018

Hefty Fund Payouts Trigger Big Tax Hit

Investors have been socked with sizable taxable distributions in recent years, and 2018 will be no different.

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Caregiving
September 2018

Brooke Astor's Grandson Fights Against Elder Abuse

Philip C. Marshall went to court to protect his wealthy socialite grandmother from being financially exploited by her own son. His crusade continues today.

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Stock Watch
September 2018

Shop Carefully for Bargains in Utilities Stocks

The utility sector continues to climb despite rising interest rates. Older income investors, in particular, should take note.

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Medicare
September 2018

Medicare Open Enrollment: Shop for a Better Deal on Plans

You have from October 15 through December 7 to change your health and prescription-drug plans for 2019.

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Travel
September 2018

Explore the World as a Roving Retiree

One retired couple proves there's no need to slow down (or settle down) in retirement.

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Life Insurance
September 2018

Time to Reassess Your Life Insurance After Tax Reform

The new tax law is prompting policyholders to review their life insurance to see if the coverage still makes sense.

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SLIDE SHOW
August 2018

5 Retirement Lessons Learned From the Great Recession

Ten years ago, retirement dreams became nightmares. Stocks plunged as the government took over Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, Lehman Brothers went bankrupt, and the Reserve Primary Fund suffered losses, shattering ...

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REITs
August 2018

Look to REITs for Retirement Income as Inflation Heats Up

Find bargains among real-estate investment trusts focused on shopping centers, senior housing, data centers and more.

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Stocks & Bonds
July 2018

U.S. Treasuries: Higher Yields Without the Risk

Why short-term Treasuries look compelling for the first time since the financial crisis.

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Health Care & Insurance
July 2018

Finding Health Insurance Before Medicare

Ways to keep you and your family protected without paying an arm and a leg.

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Health Care & Insurance
July 2018

Lower-Cost Health Plans Come at a High Price

Why going the alternative route might mean more limitations on your medical coverage.

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Health Care & Insurance
July 2018

Tailoring Health Care For Older Patients

Ways medical care is falling short for retirees and seniors, and what to do about it.

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Saving for Retirement
June 2018

SEC Proposes Rule to Protect Investors, Nest Eggs

Retirement savers pay a hefty price when financial professionals put fees and commissions ahead of customers' best interests.

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Banking
June 2018

Retirees, Maximize Returns on Your Cash Stash

Smart ways to spread out your savings and earn more interest from your bank.

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Health Care & Insurance
June 2018

Retirees, Beware Dangers of Multiple Medications

Be smart: 15% of older adults are at risk of major drug interactions.

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Fund Watch
May 2018

Get Your Retirement Portfolio in Fighting Shape

These low-cost, risk-conscious funds can help your nest egg withstand the market's toughest blows.

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