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Kiplinger's Personal Finance
Lisa joined Kiplinger's Personal Finance in July 2007, shortly after her stint with Kiplinger as an American Society of Magazine Editors intern in the summer of 2006. She covers credit and banking, along with occasional stories on mobile technology and other money-related topics. She graduated from Ball State University with a degree in magazine journalism and history.
The best financial adviser for you should work to serve your unique needs.
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When you have competing priorities, you may need more assistance sorting through your financial picture.
The closer you get to retirement the more likely you are to need all the help you can get.
Be sure to interview a few options and check into their backgrounds before hiring someone.
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At this stage of life, a robo adviser with a low minimum asset requirement may be sufficient, but you might also consider a financial planner who charges a flat fee or by the hour for extra help with broader planning.
Beware, however: They are not protected from losses by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp.
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Keep your cool, create a paper trail and take it all the way to the top if you need to.
These tools guard your smart gadgets and your identity.
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The Federal Reserve is slowly turning the volume back up on interest rates. For some, there's a silver lining.
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If you put your credit reports on ice, watch out for these slippery spots.
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PenFed Pathfinder Rewards American Express is a good new option of no-fee travel rewards cards.
Rewards credit cards keep getting more and more rewarding. For the past several years, card issuers have been hustling to attract customers with generous sign-up bonuses and ongoing perks that have the ...
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Workarounds for when your bank isn't passing on higher yields to you.
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You can take advantage of new no-fee card offerings from Delta and United to buy plane tickets with miles or credits.
Don't let the burden bar you from saving for your future.
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Learn what it's like on the front lines on our ride along with the scam police.
Protect yourself from would-be identity thieves.