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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.
Why short-term Treasuries look compelling for the first time since the financial crisis.
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Ways to keep you and your family protected without paying an arm and a leg.
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Why going the alternative route might mean more limitations on your medical coverage.
Ways medical care is falling short for retirees and seniors, and what to do about it.
Retirement savers pay a hefty price when financial professionals put fees and commissions ahead of customers' best interests.
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Smart ways to spread out your savings and earn more interest from your bank.
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Be smart: 15% of older adults are at risk of major drug interactions.
These low-cost, risk-conscious funds can help your nest egg withstand the market's toughest blows.
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Your current will, if it hasn't been updated in years, could shortchange or even accidentally disinherit your loved ones.
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Forgotten 401(k)s and pensions are contributing to a growing retirement crisis for workers who aren't collecting the benefits they are owed.
These stock picks from investment pros offer attractive yields with reasonable valuations -- a good combination for income and retirement portfolios.
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The decision depends on the level of the fee, what services are included, how often you trade and any hidden costs that may eat into your balance.
The drawbacks of Medicare Advantage plans can become apparent when serious illness or injury strikes.
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Delaying Social Security and using RMD rules to draw down your nest egg is a winning combination for middle-income retirees.
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Why you should decide the fate of your email, Facebook and other online accounts.
From lavish spending to social withdrawal, what to look for to ensure an aging loved one isn't a victim of elder financial abuse.
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Medicare is vital to the health of nearly 60 million Americans. Yet many of its benefits are overlooked, underused or misunderstood.
Consider the annual "wellness" visit, during which a doctor will ...