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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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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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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?

An Amazon Prime membership costs $119 a year, effective May 11, for new members. The annual cost of a Prime membership for renewing members increases to $119 from $99 starting June 16.

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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

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 on things that aren't necessities ...

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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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Kip Tips
July 2017

5 Reasons You Shouldn't Shop on Amazon Prime Day

Think twice before getting lured into buying a bunch of stuff you don't need just because it's on sale.

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SLIDE SHOW
June 2017

7 Signs You Are Buying a Counterfeit Product

You love the finer things in life -- designer clothing, precious jewelry and top-of-the-line electronics -- but can't really afford them at retail price. So you take to the internet or pound the pavement ...

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SLIDE SHOW
April 2017

7 Smart Ways to Build Your Emergency Fund

Read enough articles here on Kiplinger.com or in Kiplinger's Personal Finance magazine and soon enough you'll get our emergency-fund lecture: Squirrel away six months worth of living expenses. Shelter ...

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SLIDE SHOW
February 2017

Features That Will Sell Your Home Faster

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 64% of the average project’s ...

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