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The Invisible Rich
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The Invisible Rich

The biggest barrier to becoming rich is living like you're rich before you are.
September 27, 2018
R.I.P.: A Good Journalist, Good Boss, Good Father
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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.
January 5, 2016
Why I'm Buying Stocks
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Why I'm Buying Stocks

A few years from now, we'll look back on this grim period as one of the great buying opportunities.
August 24, 2015
A College Degree Isn’t Enough
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A College Degree Isn’t Enough

An increasing number of employers have grown skeptical of traditional credentials.
November 1, 2013
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Fewer Buyers for Cheaper Gas
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Fewer Buyers for Cheaper Gas

Is it possible that even if gasoline prices decline, consumption won't go up? I think it's a good bet.
October 30, 2013

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Hedge Funds: You Name It, They Trade It
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Hedge Funds: You Name It, They Trade It

The hedge fund manager's answers to my questions revealed what I don't like about that style of investing.
July 24, 2013
Chill Out in a Hot Home Market
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Chill Out in a Hot Home Market

The surge in home prices is bringing back the frantic "have to buy now" mentality.
June 28, 2013
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A Bold 401(k) Overhaul
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A Bold 401(k) Overhaul

Every employer in America, regardless of size, would be required to offer an account to all employees.
May 6, 2013
An Investor's Manifesto
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An Investor's Manifesto

Follow Knight Kiplinger's basic principles of investing, and prosper.
April 1, 2013
Financial Security Is Still Achievable
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Financial Security Is Still Achievable

Social critics argue that financial progress is impossible for most Americans in today's economy. Powerless victims? No way.
March 5, 2013
5 Financial Tips for Newlyweds
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5 Financial Tips for Newlyweds

Knight Kiplinger offers his sage advice on money matters for the recently (or soon-to-be) married.
January 30, 2013
Spend, If You Can
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Spend, If You Can

Acting as you normally would will help offset belt-tightening by those in genuine distress.
January 10, 2013
Beyond the Lost Decade
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Beyond the Lost Decade

The negatives weighing on our future are mostly known. The positives are less obvious.
January 10, 2013
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Blame for the Bubble
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Blame for the Bubble

One professor's take on how we got into this sorry mess is an insightful—and unsparing—account.
January 10, 2013
Lessons From the Crisis
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Lessons From the Crisis

13 maxims for the times.
January 10, 2013
Eight Keys to Financial Security
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Eight Keys to Financial Security

Pay yourself first. Protect your loved ones. Borrow sparingly. And don't go for the home run.
January 10, 2013
What Our Readers Want
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What Our Readers Want

Our magazine readers are heavy users of electronic media, but they also love print on paper.
November 5, 2012
D.C.'s Economy Is Out of Touch
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D.C.'s Economy Is Out of Touch

Flattening federal spending will give the region a taste of what the country has been going through.
June 29, 2012
Equality on the Job
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Equality on the Job

The long ascent of women workers has been hard-fought, and vestiges of male privilege remain.
May 4, 2012
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Straight Talk on Taxes
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Straight Talk on Taxes

Give everyone a lower tax rate on investment income than on earnings, but make it progressive.
March 2, 2012
Why Knight Kiplinger Is Sticking With Stocks
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Why Knight Kiplinger Is Sticking With Stocks

Especially for investors under the age of 50, stocks must still be the foundation for every long-term investment strategy.
November 7, 2011
The Future Is Yours
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The Future Is Yours

Whatever quality of life means to you, achieving it is in your hands.
September 5, 2011
A Balanced Federal Budget? Not without Pain
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A Balanced Federal Budget? Not without Pain

Businesses and individuals who benefit from tax breaks must surrender some self-interest.
July 6, 2011
Who Benefits From Affordable Homes?
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Who Benefits From Affordable Homes?

For many young adults, I believe this will turn out to have been a good time to buy a house or condo.
July 1, 2011
Dow 36,000 Revisited
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Dow 36,000 Revisited

Jim Glassman learned a lot from the Lost Decade. And we can all benefit from his hard-won wisdom.
March 14, 2011