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The 10 Most Tax-Friendly States for Middle-Class Families
state tax

The 10 Most Tax-Friendly States for Middle-Class Families

If a move from one state to another is in your future, you could save big bucks by relocating to one of these states where the tax bite is light for m…
October 19, 2021
The 25 Cheapest U.S. Cities to Live In
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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?
October 13, 2021
11 Reasons You Don't Want to Retire in Florida
retirement

11 Reasons You Don't Want to Retire in Florida

An overabundance of boomers, critters, sweat and weirdness. Welcome to the dark side of the Sunshine State.
October 6, 2021
Negotiate a Better Deal
Smart Buying

Negotiate a Better Deal

For a price break on a number of products and services, all you have to do is ask. But first read up on tactics the experts use.
September 30, 2021
First Apartment Checklist: Make the Most of Your Search
Brandon Copeland

First Apartment Checklist: Make the Most of Your Search

Atlanta Falcons linebacker and Kiplinger contributing editor Brandon Copeland discusses key factors to consider when searching for an apartment.
September 28, 2021

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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.
September 25, 2021
Once the Pandemic Recedes, Where Will the Real Estate Investment Opportunities Be?
real estate investing

Once the Pandemic Recedes, Where Will the Real Estate Investment Opportunities Be?

Some sectors of real estate are emerging from the pandemic in much better shape than others. Investors thinking about real estate need to know where t…
September 14, 2021
After Surfside Collapse, 6 Crucial Steps Every Condo Board Should Take Today
real estate

After Surfside Collapse, 6 Crucial Steps Every Condo Board Should Take Today

If you manage a high-rise condo, you have got to be on the ball, because lives could be at stake. To protect your residents (and yourself, as a fiduci…
September 6, 2021
How 2 Physicians Built Retirement Wealth in Real Estate Through a 1031 Exchange
real estate investing

How 2 Physicians Built Retirement Wealth in Real Estate Through a 1031 Exchange

A brother-sister team amassed millions in rental properties, but when life got too busy, they were shocked at the tax bill they’d owe if they sold. Th…
September 3, 2021
10 Things to Know About Hurricane Insurance Claims
Becoming a Homeowner

10 Things to Know About Hurricane Insurance Claims

Know what's covered, what isn't, and how to make the most of your policy if you need to file a claim.
August 30, 2021
Could Surfside Happen to You? What Concerned Condo Owners Should Do Now
real estate

Could Surfside Happen to You? What Concerned Condo Owners Should Do Now

If you live in a high-rise condo, you can – and should – take an active role in protecting yourself and your investment. Here are five steps that coul…
August 26, 2021
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…
August 12, 2021
7 Essential Steps to Getting Your House Ready to Sell
selling a home

7 Essential Steps to Getting Your House Ready to Sell

Here's how to boost your home’s sale price and attract buyers in the digital age.
August 5, 2021
15 Home Features Today's Buyers Want Most
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15 Home Features Today's Buyers Want Most

Thinking about selling your house? Here are 15 home features potential buyers are coveting right now.
August 2, 2021
The 10 "Real" Richest Counties in the U.S.
real estate

The 10 "Real" Richest Counties in the U.S.

People living in the richest counties in America enjoy high incomes without the heavy cost pressures that usually come with them.
August 2, 2021
The "Real" Cost of Buying a Home
Brandon Copeland

The "Real" Cost of Buying a Home

Atlanta Falcons linebacker and Kiplinger contributing editor Brandon Copeland discusses the laundry list of extra costs involved in buying a home.
August 2, 2021
How to Give a First-Time Home Buyer a Hand
Becoming a Homeowner

How to Give a First-Time Home Buyer a Hand

With home prices soaring, newbies may need financial help from their family. Here’s how to do it right.
July 30, 2021
Win in a Red-Hot Housing Market
Becoming a Homeowner

Win in a Red-Hot Housing Market

Whether you’re a buyer or a seller, these strategies will help you get the best deal.
July 30, 2021
26 Things Home Buyers Will Hate About Your House
real estate

26 Things Home Buyers Will Hate About Your House

As a home seller, you don't want to let the small -- or big -- fixes around your house that have added up over the years sabotage your bottom line dur…
July 29, 2021
58-Year-Old Landlord Says Goodbye to Tenants
Tax Breaks

58-Year-Old Landlord Says Goodbye to Tenants

How Delaware Statutory Trusts (DSTs) are helping retirees find time and freedom. Here's one couple’s story of gaining their freedom by quitting the la…
July 23, 2021
Red-Hot Housing Market Today Could Burn Real Estate Professionals Tomorrow
real estate investing

Red-Hot Housing Market Today Could Burn Real Estate Professionals Tomorrow

Yes, real estate is hot right now, and agents and investors are flush with cash. It’s time for real estate professionals to diversify their finances, …
July 21, 2021
Are 1031 Exchanges Right for Me?
real estate investing

Are 1031 Exchanges Right for Me?

There’s a possibility the tax-deferral benefit of such property exchanges could end for some high-net-worth real estate investors, so that could speed…
July 18, 2021
10 Big U.S. Cities With the Cheapest Apartment Rents
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10 Big U.S. Cities With the Cheapest Apartment Rents

Housing prices are on the rise nationwide, but these big U.S. cities remain affordable thanks to their dirt-cheap rents.
July 16, 2021
How to Disaster-Proof Your Home
real estate

How to Disaster-Proof Your Home

Natural disasters are going to happen. Take steps to prepare—and see if you can get help with the costs.
July 9, 2021
14 Must-Have Items for Your Home Emergency Kit
real estate

14 Must-Have Items for Your Home Emergency Kit

Now more than ever, you need to be prepared to survive on your own in the case of disaster — days without power, food or water from the tap.
July 3, 2021