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Harriet Edleson

Contributing Writer
Kiplinger's Retirement Report

Harriet Edleson is an expert on baby boomer retirement strategies. She has written the Retiring feature for The New York Times and the Where We Live feature for The Washington Post. A former writer/editor/producer for AARP where she specialized in Social Security, she now writes for Kiplinger's Retirement Report. A graduate of Mount Holyoke College with a B.A. in sociology, she began her writing career at the Gannett Westchester (N.Y.) Newspapers and the Houston Chronicle. Her forthcoming book, The Baby Boomer Retirement Guide, is to be published by Rowman & Littlefield next year. Other areas of interest are real estate, health, and travel.

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