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Kaitlin Pitsker

Staff Writer
Kiplinger's Personal Finance

Pitsker joined Kiplinger in the summer of 2012. Previously, she interned at the Post-Standard newspaper in Syracuse, N.Y., and with Chronogram magazine in Kingston, N.Y. She holds a BS in magazine journalism from Syracuse University's S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications.

Latest Features

Saving for Retirement
July 2018

Venice, Fla.: A Great Place to Retire for Your Health

You’re never far from water and white-sand beaches in this gulf-coast city. You’re not far from quality health care, either.

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Kip Tips
July 2018

Cut Your Streaming Costs With Help from the Library

Switching from pricey cable subscriptions to free streaming services can save you money without limiting what you can watch.

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Kip Tips
July 2018

Best Deals in Cloud Storage

Edit, store and share documents for free with low-cost cloud storage.

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Kip Tips
July 2018

Top Tech Bargains of 2018

An expert shares her tips for buying electronics on a budget.

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Kip Tips
July 2018

You Can Save Money Shopping with Refurbished and Open-Box Appliances

You’ll find the biggest savings on older models, but you can save about 30% on current-generation items.

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Loans
June 2018

Wells Fargo Tries to Make Amends

If you were a victim of its fraudulent activities, take the initiative to claim your money.

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Home Remodeling & Maintenance
June 2018

Finding a Smart Lock That Clicks for You

Lock and unlock your door with your smartphone, no matter where you are.

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Saving for Retirement
June 2018

Planning for Retirement as a Single Person

If you’re unmarried and childless, you need special strategies for retirement saving, health care and estate planning—and a support network you can call on.

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Technology
May 2018

Take Steps to Protect Your Facebook Data

Like Facebook but worried about your privacy? Here's how to protect yourself.

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Travel
April 2018

What You Must Know About Flying With Your Pet

If you want Fluffy to come with you, get your paperwork ready — and prepare to pay.

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Careers
April 2018

Co-Working Spaces Give Solo Workers More Choices

Unlimited monthly access usually ranges from about $300 to $500 and includes a slew of amenities.

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Smart Buying
April 2018

Trim the Cost of Pet Care

Your furry friends can run up a big tab over their lifetime, but we'll show you how to keep expenses in check.

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Technology
March 2018

How to Quit Facebook

If the social media giant's recent data scandal has you ready to delete your account, here's what you need to do.

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Student Loans
April 2018

Smart Ways to Manage Your Student Loans

You could consolidate or refinance to lower your payments, but some options will increase your overall costs or eliminate federal loan safeguards.

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SLIDE SHOW
March 2018

Best College Values, March Madness 2018

Throughout the "March madness" of the annual NCAA men's and women's basketball tournaments, exciting college athletic programs will attract the attention of prospective students. Schools that perform well ...

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Family Finances
March 2018

Popular National Parks Get Pricier

The entrance fee to some popular national park locations will jump by 50%.

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Millennial Money
January 2018

How I Bought My First Home

Millennials came of age as the housing bubble burst and lenders put credit in a vise. Now we make up the largest group of home buyers.

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