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Check our our strategies to cut out financial clutter that can keep you from earning better returns, eliminating debt and playing lower fees.
You can still enjoy life a little by following the old chestnut to pay yourself first.
Make sure you have the right insurance to protect you from nature’s wrath.
Congress takes aim at the so-called stretch IRA.
This consumer advocate says new rules to protect investors don’t go far enough.
Efforts to curb spending raise questions about just how competitive health care can be.
High fees can make branded cards a bad deal.
The first step to selling baseball cards is finding out the value of what you own.
Through timely withdrawals and good recordkeeping, a grandparent’s 529 college-savings plan can help families recoup money spent on college.
Spouses born before 1954 can still take advantage of a strategy to boost Social Security retirement benefits.
The timing of converting money from a traditional IRA to a Roth can affect how long you must wait before you’re allowed to withdraw money without penalty.
The stock market has had a topsy-turvy ride over the past 12 months, but we’re pleased with the performance of our Kip ETF 20 stock funds.
We mixed and matched our 20 favorite exchange-traded funds to create four model portfolios to suit most investors' needs.
Use the Kiplinger ETF 20 to build a solid core for your portfolio. Our list also includes funds to explore satellite strategies.
Investing in a Big Idea is more fun than other investing strategies, potentially more profitable and not necessarily more risky.
T. Rowe Price Dividend Growth is staying ahead thanks to big gains at Ball, Air Products & Chemicals and Danaher, among others.
The social media giant announced that it will launch its new cryptocurrency in the first half of 2020. As an investment, it's likely to fall flat.
If there’s something negative to be said about muni bonds, I’ve heard it. And I’m still not buying this fear and loathing.
Lower rates and a tilt toward high-quality debt should help this fund.
Our strategies to tie up the loose ends of your financial life will free up both time and cash.
Our expanded ranking names hundreds of colleges where you can get a quality education at an affordable price.
It pays to shop around to find which companies still offer the best perks.
Funneling all your retirement contributions into a target-date fund isn’t always the best strategy.
Retirees are forfeiting an average of $111,000 per household by filing for benefits early.
You may benefit even if you can’t reduce your mortgage rate by a full percentage point.
Find out what the herd thinks, then head in the other direction.
The absolute safest vehicle is almost always a brand-new model. So, what if you need wheels, care deeply about safety, but aren’t made of money?