21 Best and Worst Things to Buy at Aldi
Aldi

21 Best and Worst Things to Buy at Aldi

If you haven’t made the acquaintance of this German supermarket chain, you’re missing out on some serious savings. But not every item is a hit. See ou…
July 5, 2022
When Is Amazon Prime Day 2022?
Amazon Prime

When Is Amazon Prime Day 2022?

Amazon.com locks down two days in July for Amazon Prime Day 2022.
June 16, 2022
Repo Risk: Beware Illegal Car Repossessions
cars

Repo Risk: Beware Illegal Car Repossessions

Used cars are worth more than ever before. The CFPB warns the hot market may tempt lenders to seize cars when they don’t have a legal right. What can …
June 13, 2022
Gas Prices Around the World
Budgeting

Gas Prices Around the World

You might be feeling pain at the pump, but it could be worse; gas is a lot more expensive in some other countries.
June 7, 2022
Is a Recession Coming?
Smart Buying

Is a Recession Coming?

With a lot of recession talk out there, we might just talk ourselves into one. We take that risk with Jim Patterson of The Kiplinger Letter. Also, dol…
May 31, 2022

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11 Best Things to Keep in a Safe Deposit Box
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11 Best Things to Keep in a Safe Deposit Box

These valuables and documents, along with some items you hold dear, should be stored securely at your bank.
May 18, 2022
10 States With the Highest Sales Taxes
state tax

10 States With the Highest Sales Taxes

When both state and local taxes are considered, you'll pay more sales tax when shopping in these states.
May 17, 2022
Car Prices: They're Way More Than Meets the Eye
Brandon Copeland

Car Prices: They're Way More Than Meets the Eye

Atlanta Falcons linebacker and Kiplinger contributing editor Brandon Copeland illustrates how car prices are far more than meets the eye.
May 11, 2022
The 25 Cheapest U.S. Cities to Live In
places to live

The 25 Cheapest U.S. Cities to Live In

Take a look at our list of American cities with the lowest costs of living. Is one of the cheapest cities in the U.S. right for you?
April 28, 2022
12 Good Reasons to Cancel Amazon Prime
Amazon Prime

12 Good Reasons to Cancel Amazon Prime

Amazon Prime membership recently jumped to $139 a year. That’s one good reason to cancel your Amazon Prime membership. There are 11 others.
April 7, 2022
High Gas Prices with The Kiplinger Letter’s Jim Patterson
cars

High Gas Prices with The Kiplinger Letter’s Jim Patterson

Why are we paying so much more at the pump? How long will it last? What can you do? Plus: Congress is making changes to retirement-savings rules again…
April 5, 2022
How to Get a Car Deal in This Market
Buying & Leasing a Car

How to Get a Car Deal in This Market

Low inventories mean it’s hard to haggle on price, but you can still negotiate on financing when shopping for a new or used car.
March 28, 2022
Alternatives to Amazon Prime for Free Shipping and More
Amazon Prime

Alternatives to Amazon Prime for Free Shipping and More

You don’t need to pay Amazon Prime’s juiced $139 annual fee to find a wide swath of products online at different retailers.
March 15, 2022
13 Tax Breaks for Homeowners and Home Buyers
Tax Breaks

13 Tax Breaks for Homeowners and Home Buyers

Owning (or buying) a home is expensive. But at least there are some tax deductions, credits, and exclusions that can help you recoup some of those cos…
March 12, 2022
Gas-Saving Tips That Actually Work
Buying & Leasing a Car

Gas-Saving Tips That Actually Work

When fuel prices soar, all kinds of gas-saving schemes get floated. We separate the serious from the silly for you.
March 11, 2022
Amazon to Close Many Stores, Focus on Groceries
Amazon Prime

Amazon to Close Many Stores, Focus on Groceries

Amazon bookstores and 4-Star stores will shutter, reflecting shoppers’ love affair with online retail.
March 3, 2022
There’s No Escaping Your Credit Score (So Make It Count)
Financial Planning

There’s No Escaping Your Credit Score (So Make It Count)

Kiplinger’s credit expert, Lisa Gerstner, joins us to talk credit strategy. Also, a number of new electric cars hit the market this year. Will one wor…
February 24, 2022
Electric Vehicles Take Charge in 2022
Buying & Leasing a Car

Electric Vehicles Take Charge in 2022

A range of new battery electric vehicles is coming for Tesla. And then there’s the electric Ford F-150, a landmark debut.
February 24, 2022
Amazon Prime Membership Fee Is Due to Rise
Amazon Prime

Amazon Prime Membership Fee Is Due to Rise

It’s been several years since Amazon raised its Amazon Prime membership cost to $119. Could inflation (and growth) mean another increase is imminent?
January 18, 2022
Best Things to Buy at Dollar Tree for the Holidays
shopping

Best Things to Buy at Dollar Tree for the Holidays

You might be surprised by some of the items you can (and should) purchase for just a buck.
December 16, 2021
How to File Tornado Insurance Claims
insurance

How to File Tornado Insurance Claims

The five-state storms caused billions in damages. If you were affected, make sure you document your losses and contact your insurer immediately.
December 14, 2021
Scammers Target Last-minute Shoppers
Scams

Scammers Target Last-minute Shoppers

Products may be in short supply, but potential thieves are not. Be “scam smart” to keep your holiday happy.
December 14, 2021
Best Amazon Prime Perks for the Holidays
shopping

Best Amazon Prime Perks for the Holidays

From Amazon for Students to Amazon Music, the benefits of Amazon Prime are far reaching. We found some Prime perks perfect for the holidays.
December 13, 2021
21 Best Kirkland Signature Products to Buy at Costco for the Holidays
Costco

21 Best Kirkland Signature Products to Buy at Costco for the Holidays

What do you need to sit around that hearth on a holiday evening: Nuts? Candies? Coffee with Irish Cream? There are a ton of holiday bargains on qualit…
December 7, 2021
2021 Holiday Tipping Guide: 18 People You Should Remember
Basics

2021 Holiday Tipping Guide: 18 People You Should Remember

Service workers deserve special recognition for the help they provide during COVID. That makes holiday tipping all the more important this year.
December 3, 2021
Give Cash Now, Cut Your Estate Tax Later
taxes

Give Cash Now, Cut Your Estate Tax Later

During this season of giving, take advantage of the annual gift tax exclusion before the year ends.
December 2, 2021