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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.
We name 300 standout public and private schools, based on quality and affordability. This year, Princeton, Davidson and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill top our lists.
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This liberal arts school is the total package.
Selecting a college and deciding how to pay for it has become a high-stakes financial decision. For the 2017-18 academic year, the average sticker price at private non-profit colleges, including tuition, ...
Attending a public college in your home state, rather than an out-of-state public college or a private institution, continues to be an effective way to cut college costs. For the 2017–18 academic year, ...
But lower published prices may not save you money.
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The wireless wars continue as mobile carriers continue to revamp their plans and run promotions in a bid for your business. And the most recent changes are a big win for data gobblers. All four big carriers ...
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A recent lawsuit against private student loan borrowers has been dismissed. Here's what you need to know.
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The tab for a four-year education is mind-boggling. But don’t panic: You don’t have to save the entire cost.
When ticking off desirable features for places to live, millennials and retirees have a lot in common. Affordable homes? Check. A selection of good restaurants? Absolutely. A vibrant arts scene? Sure. ...
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Our picks offer a laid-back lifestyle, but they're only a short hop from big-city attractions.
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Just over the border, the city nicknamed "Old Mexico" has a distinct international flair.
Located in the heart of the Midwest, Nebraska's capitol is a bustling city on the up-and-up.
Nestled in the Rocky Mountains, this city offers an incredible outdoors without sacrificing its vibrant metropolitan culture.
In an era when printed books aren’t always enough to lure readers, many public libraries are, well, branching out. Most will allow you to check out e-books online. But if you stop by in person, you may ...
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Airlines are experiencing turbulence over overbooking policies. Here’s what you need to know when your flight is oversold.
Oh, the growing litany of woes surrounding air travel—long security lines, items confiscated from your bags or thrown away, overbooked planes, delays, bumpy flights, lost baggage.Now a new i...
Students who didn't get into their top schools or receive as much financial aid as they needed to be able to attend still have options.