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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

Millennial Money
October 2018

Talk to Your Parents About Caregiving

While they're still active and healthy, you should broach the subject of what assistance they'll expect from you as they age.

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Technology
October 2018

New Security Systems Give Peace of Mind for a Dollar a Day

New home security systems are affordable, versatile and easy to install.

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SLIDE SHOW
August 2018

Estate-Planning Mistakes Celebrities Made

As if dying isn't bad enough, imagine your ex (your no-good, lying, cheating ex!) rolling in all the money you left behind. And, worse, your beloved family fighting it out in court to get what they can. ...

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Careers
August 2018

Co-ops Put College Students to Work

These schools give students on-the-job training before they graduate.

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Technology
August 2018

Think Twice About Free Wi-Fi

Hackers and ID thieves have new tricks to target travelers.

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Student Loans
August 2018

Student Loans Will Cost More

Beware that federal student loans will be more expensive this year because of rising interest rates.

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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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