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Ask Kip

Kiplinger reporters and editors answer readers’ real-life personal-finance questions.

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How Teens Can Start Investing Through a Roth IRA

By beginning to invest in a Roth IRA at an early age, today’s teens can become tomorrow’s millionaires.

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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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Guide to State Sales Tax Holidays, 2019

These 17 states offer a break from sales tax on back-to-school essentials, clothing, hunting gear and even appliances this summer.

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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. 21-25 (AMZN, BA, CMG)

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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For This Stock Fund, a Focused Approach Pays Off

This young fund has bet big on tech and industrial companies.

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Value Added

Steve Goldberg delivers must-read investing insights.

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Commission-Free Trades: A Bad Deal for Investors

Four of the biggest online brokers just cut their commissions to $0 per transaction. Be careful, or you could be a big loser.

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Tax Tips

Our experts will count down moves to make to lower your tax bill.

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Health Savings Account Limits for 2020

Annually adjusted contribution limits and other requirements must be met if you're covering health care costs with an HSA in 2020.

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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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Secure Act Threatens 'Stretch' IRA Rules That Benefit Heirs

Some retirees are concerned about a provision that could require heirs to empty inherited retirement accounts within 10 years and pay a lot more in taxes.

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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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What Women Want in a Financial Adviser

They’re put off by aggressive sales tactics and excessive jargon.

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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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New-Car Shopping for the Introvert: Still a Hassle

For new-car shoppers, the quest to find a fair, fixed price and complete the transaction online remains elusive.

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Income Investing

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

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The Never-Ending Hunt for Yield

The prospects are good for corporate bonds, real estate investment trusts and utilities.

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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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Is a Recession Imminent?

Shoppers will have to carry the load for now because weak business investment shows no sign of perking up anytime soon. Odds are, they’ll be able to.

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Street Smart

James Glassman writes monthly about economic and investing trends.

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Dine Out on Restaurant Stocks

Although these are flush times for eating out, success for restaurants can still be elusive. The tight labor market has hit them especially hard.

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From the Editor

Straightshooting personal-finance guidance from editor Mark Solheim.

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Affordable Health Care

We pay more for health care than any other nation, averaging nearly $10,800 per person per year.

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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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Beware Dark Patterns on the Web

These sites are designed to steer or coerce people into making unintended decisions.

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Practical Investing

Real-world advice for the day-to-day management of your investment portfolio.

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How to Buy the Right ETF

Hundreds of ETFs debut every year. Use this guide to spot the good ones.

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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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Retiring At 30: How To Sensibly Handle An Early Fortune

When you retire early, the pressure is on, because you've got to make your money last for decades. And those coming into sudden money have the added high-stakes challenge of a steep financial learning curve.

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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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Giving to Charity When You're on a Budget

Don’t forget that your time has value, too. Volunteering is the best way to see if you like how the charity is run.

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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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Ask Kim

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

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Insurance for a Learning Driver

Adding a teen driver to your plan will raise premiums, but there are things you can do to help reduce them.

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