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Knight came to Kiplinger in 1983, after 13 years in daily newspaper journalism, the last six as Washington bureau chief of the Ottaway Newspapers division of Dow Jones. A frequent speaker before business audiences, he has appeared on NPR, CNN, Fox and CNBC, among other networks. He oversees the weekly Kiplinger Letter and writes the "Money & Ethics" and "My Point of View" columns in Kiplinger's Personal Finance. He majored in government at Cornell University and did graduate study in international economics at Princeton's Woodrow Wilson School.
There are many reform proposals, including some from free-market think tanks.
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Land contracts drain low-income communities of resources.
The effort to ban the “What are you earning?” question is part of a broader movement to make all compensation totally transparent.
Every admitted student should meet the college’s basic academic qualifications.
Physicians and dentists need mandatory pain-management training, starting in medical and dental schools and continuing thereafter.
Sage advice about saving, spending and investing never goes out of style.
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If getting a huge windfall from impending tax cuts has you feeling guilty, here are some options.
State gaming commissions, which regulate casinos, have an ethical obligation to crack down on predatory marketing to the elderly. But so far, most don’t seem interested.
It's a debate that is raging in all of America’s major cities.
The goal is an appropriate balance between fairness to job applicants and the employer’s right—indeed, legal obligation—to create a workplace that is safe for employees, customers and business interests.
Is quitting without giving your boss notice unethical?
Charitable institutions with endowments—whether colleges, museums or hospitals—have a legal and moral obligation to honor the wishes of past donors.
Saying goodbye to tipping would address fairness and income reporting concerns.
Web users must understand: There is no such thing as a free lunch.
A proposed federal rule designed to bring men's and women's pay in line would be an ineffective, burdensome mandate for employers.
Over many years of publishing Kiplinger's magazine, my colleagues and I have built up a deep institutional memory of personal-finance wisdom, and I'd like to share some of it with you. The following advice ...
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There should be immediate disclosure of every donation to every political fund of any kind. That’s crucial for a healthy democracy.