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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.

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November 2018

Best Amazon Black Friday Doorbusters and Deals 2018

Some of the biggest Black Friday savings on Amazon.com are on Amazon products. Don't believe us? Ask Alexa.

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November 2018

10 Ways Black Friday Retailers Trick You

Black Friday is the traditional kickoff to the holiday shopping season. Think: Doorbuster deals, overcrowded malls and staying glued to your laptop so you don’t miss out on online-only flash sales. The ...

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October 2018

What $300K Buys in Today's Housing Market 2018

The national median sales price for existing single-family homes hit $269,000 in the second quarter of this year, according to the National Association of Realtors. However, depending on where you choose ...

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September 2018

Worst Things to Buy on Amazon.com

It's become second nature for many online shoppers to go straight to Amazon.com to make a purchase -- especially Amazon Prime members who shop using their voice-activated Alexa devices. And why not? Amazon's ...

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September 2018

5 Alternatives to Amazon Prime

Amazon Prime comes with plenty of perks. Free two-day shipping, unlimited digital photo storage, free music and video streaming, and access to audiobooks and digital magazines are among the many benefits ...

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September 2018

10 Ways to Spend Less at Target

It happens to all of us: A quick trip to Target to pick up a few essentials somehow turns into a full-blown shopping spree complete with a cart full of impulse buys. With your budget blown, you're left ...

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August 2018

Worst Things to Buy at a Yard Sale

You can find everything but the kitchen sink at a yard sale. Heck, you might even find a kitchen sink for sale. And prices are usually rock-bottom. Affordability is a key appeal of yard sales, after all, ...

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August 2018

Best Things to Buy at an Estate Sale

Estate sales can be a gold mine for shoppers in search of unique, high-quality goods at reasonable prices. These include everything from clothing and jewelry to furniture and home décor. Keep in mind ...

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August 2018

Great Tiny Homes for Retirement 2018

If you're planning for retirement, downsizing is likely near the top of your to-do list. After all, it's a lot of work and expense to maintain the 2,426 square feet that makes up the typical single-family ...

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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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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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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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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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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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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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