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Andrea Browne Taylor

Online Editor
Kiplinger.com

Browne Taylor joined Kiplinger in 2011 and is a channel editor for Kiplinger.com covering living and family finance topics. She previously worked at the Washington Post as a Web producer in the Style section and prior to that covered the Jobs, Cars and Real Estate sections. She earned a BA in journalism from Howard University in Washington, D.C.

Latest Features

SLIDE SHOW
July 2018

Expensive Products Worth Every Penny

Ever wonder why certain brands cost so much? Prestige is one factor. Owning a pricey product from a coveted maker carries cachet. People know it and aspire to it. If money is no object, by all means load ...

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SLIDE SHOW
June 2018

Secrets to Shopping at Costco

A Costco membership opens doors, quite literally, to a vast selection of bulk-size groceries and household goods selling at discounted prices. But buying potato chips and toilet paper by the case is just ...

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Kip Tips
June 2018

4 Things You Must Know Before Buying Eyeglasses Online

Factors such as cost, convenience, and broader selection are luring more four-eyed consumers online.

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Kip Tips
March 2018

How to Cancel Your Amazon Prime Membership

Now that Amazon Prime costs $119 a year, you might be re-thinking your membership. Here's a step-by-step guide to canceling Prime.

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Kip Tips
May 2018

How Much Does Amazon Prime Cost for a Membership?

The annual cost of a Prime membership is $119 for both new and renewing members, as of June 16, up from $99. The cost varies for monthly, student and other Prime memberships.

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SLIDE SHOW
April 2018

The Frugal Habits of the Super Rich

Becoming wealthy and staying that way takes a certain level of discipline. Sure, an occasional splurge won't put you in the poor house, but frequent frivolous spending can quickly erode your net worth. ...

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SLIDE SHOW
May 2018

Memorial Day Sales 2018: What to Buy (and What to Skip)

Memorial Day not only signals the unofficial start of summer, but it's also the first of the major holiday shopping weekends to occur during the warm-weather months. (Independence Day and Labor Day are ...

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Kip Tips
May 2018

Mother's Day Freebies and Deals 2018

Mother's Day 2018 is on Sunday, May 13. Here's a round-up of food freebies and other affordable holiday deals for moms.

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SLIDE SHOW
May 2018

Secrets to Shopping at Trader Joe's

Trader Joe's is well-known to its fans for low prices on unique food items, ranging from cookie butter to turkey corn dogs. The chain is also known for its quirky culture. Employees, easy to spot in their ...

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Kip Tips
May 2018

Retailer Data Breaches in 2018: Was Your Favorite Store Hacked?

Find out which retail chains have been hit and where you can go for help to protect yourself from identity theft, scams and financial fraud.

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Kip Tips
March 2018

How Much Does an Amazon Prime Membership Cost?

The cost of an annual Amazon Prime membership is rising to $119 from $99, effective May 11 for new members and June 16 for renewing members. Here's what else you need to know about Prime benefits and costs.

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SLIDE SHOW
April 2018

How Much Did Things Cost in the 1980s?

The year: 1985. Reaganomics was in full swing, runaway inflation was finally easing, and the Dow Jones industrial average rose a whopping 27.7% to 1,546.67. It was the halfway point of the Decade of Greed. But ...

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Small Business
April 2018

Kiplinger Q&A: Laila Ali

The former professional boxer-turned-entrepreneur shares why giving back to the community is a top priority, as well as the money lessons she's learned that enabled her career transition.

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SLIDE SHOW
April 2018

Reasons You'll Regret Buying a Home With a Pool

Buying a home with a swimming pool in the backyard will certainly score you bragging rights around the neighborhood. However, there's much more to pool ownership than planning deckside parties and kids' ...

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SLIDE SHOW
March 2018

Features Home Buyers Want Most

Homeowners are sometimes hesitant to upgrade when it's time to sell. After all, you won't be living there much longer, and home remodeling efforts only increase home values by 57% of the average project's ...

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SLIDE SHOW
February 2018

How to Save on Flowers for Valentine's Day

While buying your sweetie a fancy floral arrangement may melt his or her heart on Valentine's Day, it can also burn a hole in your gift-giving budget. A dozen red roses may cost $100 or more -- especially ...

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Saving for Retirement
August 2017

3 Better Investments Than Powerball

Buying Powerball and Mega Millions tickets is no substitute for sound financial planning.

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