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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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May 2020

Free or Cheap Things to Do With Kids at Home

Thanks to the global health pandemic, many parents have been hunkered down at home with their kids for what may seem like an eternity. As the parent of a precocious two-year-old, I know firsthand how difficult ...

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May 2020

20 Retailers That Have Amended Their Return Policies Due to COVID-19

The task of returning unwanted products has become a lot more challenging during this pandemic. If you've been holding on to an unwanted item purchased in-store or online just before retailers temporarily ...

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May 2020

Reasons You Will Regret Buying a House 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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Kip Tips
April 2020

Where to Find the Best Mother's Day Gift Deals and Free Shipping Offers

Get an early start on your Mother's Day shopping so shipping delays don't thwart your best intentions.

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April 2020

Home Features That Buyers Want

The housing market may have temporarily slowed down due to the global health pandemic, but that's no excuse for would-be sellers to skip updating areas of their homes in need of serious upgrades. Real ...

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April 2020

Great Deals You Will Find Only on Costco.com

Costco is well-known for its rock-bottom prices on bulk volumes of groceries and household items -- a great way to stock up to reduce the frequency of shopping trips that can expose you to the deadly coronavirus. ...

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March 2020

37 Retailers With Store Closures or Reduced Hours Due to the Coronavirus

In an effort to help keep customers and workers safe, these retailers have opted to either shut their doors or scale back operations.

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March 2020

Online Grocery Shopping in the Coronavirus Era

The coronavirus outbreak has forced many consumers to rethink how they'll carry out everyday household errands without putting themselves in harm's way. In recent weeks, grocery stores have been wiped ...

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January 2019

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 batteries by the case is just ...

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July 2019

Best Free or Cheap Things to Do With Your Kids

With spring break right around the corner and the longer summer break not far behind, parents might be scrambling to find cost-friendly ways to keep their kids entertained while school is out for several ...

See More From: Family Finances

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March 2020

7 Things to Do Right Away If You're a Victim of a Data Breach

In today's digital age, data breaches have become all too common and leave unsuspecting consumers vulnerable to a host of identity theft issues. From Capital One to Facebook to Quest Diagnostics, no industry ...

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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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August 2019

Worst Things to Buy at Warehouse Clubs (Costco, Sam's Club, BJ's)

When time is short and your shopping list is long, it can be tempting to make a single stop at the warehouse club. After all, Costco, Sam's Club and BJ's stock everything from groceries and cleaning supplies ...

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November 2019

Best Things to Buy on Black Friday, 2019

'Tis the season for retailers to slash prices on coveted items in a variety of product categories for the Thanksgiving holiday weekend including Black Friday. No matter if you plan to brave the in-store ...

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Kip Tips
November 2019

Best Walmart Black Friday Doorbusters and Deals, 2019

Holiday shoppers can expect deep discounts on electronics, small appliances, on-trend toys plus more over the Thanksgiving holiday weekend.

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November 2019

Best Target Black Friday Doorbusters and Deals, 2019

Super low prices on a wide variety of products plus free shipping with no strings attached make Target a can’t-miss retailer on Black Friday.

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November 2019

Best Amazon Black Friday Doorbusters and Deals, 2019

The e-commerce giant drops its holiday deals early and shoppers can score up to 50% off everything from robot vacuums to DNA test kits.

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