Columns

Ask Kim

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

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Make the Most of Potential Tax Deductions Under the New Tax Law

With some year-end planning, you may still find it worthwhile to file an itemized return to lower your 2018 tax bill.

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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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18 Retailers Offering Free Holiday Shipping

Holiday shopping online? We’ve rounded up a list of retailers offering free shipping with no strings attached.

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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 Dec. 10-14 (ADBE, COST, VRA)

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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Play Defense With Utilities Funds

After years in the cold, this sector is starting to heat up.

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Value Added

Steve Goldberg delivers must-read investing insights.

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Is This the New Bear Market?

The warning signs are all there, and so are the headwinds

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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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Learning to Live Without a Paycheck

There’s a lot of evidence that retirees may be worrying too much about preserving their money.

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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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Keep Your Options Open as a Stay-at-Home Mom

When taking time off from the workforce, it’s important to preserve your earning power and plan for retirement.

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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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Stand By Your Bonds in 2019

“Income Investing” columnist Jeffrey R. Kosnett predicts that a diversified portfolio of bonds will hold steady through the upcoming year.

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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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James K. Glassman's Top 10 Stock Picks for 2019

I am making a contrarian pick: the New York Times. The industry is said to be dead. But the Times is figuring out how to make money.

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From the Editor

Straightshooting personal-finance guidance from editor Mark Solheim.

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What Sears Meant to Us

Besides creating iconic brands, including Craftsman and Kenmore, Sears was a financial innovator.

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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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What a Bear Market Does to Your Brain

Normal market cycles can stir up your emotions and push you to invest unwisely, but being aware of your behavioral biases can help you focus on your long-term plan.

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Practical Investing

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

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The Upside of a Market Downturn

When share prices stumble, you can take advantage of buying opportunities.

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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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6 Tips to Get Your 2019 Financial House in Order

Make a New Year's "date" to talk finances. The planning you do on Jan. 1 can pay off all year long.

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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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Young & Scrappy -- And Saving for Retirement

No excuses. You don’t need a 401(k) or employer match to save.

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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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