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Ask Kim

Kim Lankford answers your questions about managing money -- specifically, insurance and taxes -- twice a week.

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What You'll Pay for Medicare Premiums in 2019

A new surcharge tier will kick in for 2019 for people with the highest incomes.

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Kip Tips

A daily dose of actionable insights, culled from the latest Kiplinger content and from across the web, to help you make and save more money.

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Federal Bank Holidays 2018: Is My Bank Open Today?

Find out if your bank is likely to be open on New Year's Day, MLK Day, President's Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Columbus Day, Veterans Day, Thanksgiving or Christmas.

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Stock Watch

The Kiplinger investing team identifies stocks and market trends that you and your portfolio can't ignore.

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Earnings Reports for the Week of Oct. 22-26 (AMZN, GOOGL, V)

Check out our weekly earnings calendar and read the latest quarterly earnings previews.

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Fund Watch

The Kiplinger investing team tracks the latest news and trends in mutual fund investing.

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Low-Volatility ETFs Are Doing Their Job

These funds made a stomach-churning week easier to swallow

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Value Added

Steve Goldberg delivers must-read investing insights.

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The Bear Market Drought Spoiled Us

The past 10 years make it look too easy to make money in stocks. Here’s how to prepare for worse times.

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Rethinking Retirement

Kiplinger's retirement experts help you navigate major issues affecting how to plan for retirement.

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We Did It! Money Tips From Retirees

Readers offer their spin on our financial advice and recount personal experiences that will help future retirees.

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Money Smart Women

Plain-English guidance addressing the financial concerns and money-management tactics of women – with practical applications for men, too.

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My Best Investment Advice

These are the three steps to investing success: start soon, start small and keep it simple.

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Money & Ethics

Knight Kiplinger delivers definitive answers to ethical challenges involving money at home and in the office.

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Should All Student Debt Be Forgiven?

My favorite reform would be making the repayment of all student loans pro­portional to the borrower’s future earnings.

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Drive Time

Insights and tactics for scoring deals on wheels - whether buying or selling, new or used.

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How a Mouse Ate My Car

Our world is full of wonderful furry creatures. They just need to stay the heck away from our vehicles already.

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Income Investing

Jeff Kosnett reports on the fixed-income side of investing.

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The Case for Keeping Some Cash

For the first time in years, cash accounts are competitive with yields on many classes of bonds and blue-chip stocks.

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Washington Matters

Keen analysis and fresh reporting on the latest political developments affecting your business – from the editors of the Kiplinger letters.

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How the GOP Tax Bill May Affect Businesses

Corporations would enjoy a lower flat tax rate while individual owners of pass-throughs would also see a lower rate, but with more complex terms.

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Practical Economics

The Kiplinger Letter’s economics team helps you make sense of the latest economic data and trends.

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Will You Have to Pay More Sales Taxes on Your Online Purchases?

One thing’s for sure: Consumers who live in one of the five states without a sales tax won’t be affected by the Supreme Court’s ruling.

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Opening Shot

James Glassman writes monthly about economic and investing trends.

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What Drives Ariel Investments’ John Rogers

Rogers, a deep believer in the power of value stocks, says “It’s fun to be different,” he says. It’s been profitable, too.

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From the Editor

Straightshooting personal-finance guidance from editor Mark Solheim.

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Playing With FIRE (Financial Independence, Retire Early)

We explore the hot FIRE movement and its leader, Mr. Money Mustache, and discover that being mustachian fits well with the financial philosophies we've been espousing for decades.

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My Point of View

Tap into the mind of Kiplinger editor-in-chief Knight Kiplinger.

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R.I.P.: A Good Journalist, Good Boss, Good Father

Journalist and philanthropist Austin H. Kiplinger led the Kiplinger Washington Editors for decades.

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Your Mind, Your Money

Discover how investor psychology and behavioral finance affect your portfolio and your bottom line.

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Retirees, Go Ahead and Spend a Little (More)

Successful savers have prospered by living below their means. Frugality often becomes a preference—sometimes to an excessive degree.

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Practical Investing

Follow columnist Kathy Kristof as she shares lessons from her real-life investment portfolio.

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My Plan B (C, D and E) to Raise Cash

I have several contingency plans for a down market, none of which require tons of sacrifice. So I’ve opted to hold less cash.

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Building Wealth

Professional financial advisers share fresh insights and best practices for working with clients to build and protect wealth.

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Medicare Open Enrollment: A 5-Point Checklist

The annual window for making changes to your Medicare health coverage has now opened. It's time to see if your plan is still right for you.

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Kiplinger Bookshelf

Learn from the same valuable insights that Kiplinger reporters and editors find in the pages on their own bookshelves and nightstands.

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Nickel and Dimed

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Millennial Money

Millennial Money educates millennials about the fundamentals of personal finance. The column is written by staff members who fall into the millennial generation and who are themselves grappling with issues ranging from budgeting to buying a home to saving for long-term goals.

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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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To Your Health

Wise insights that will help keep you healthy -- and your wallet fat.

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Keep Health Care Out-of-Pocket Costs in Check

We asked patient advocates who focus on helping consumers with their medical bills to share some secrets.

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