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COVID-19 Drives Used-Car Sales Boom
Buying & Leasing a Car Commuters afraid of public transportation in a pandemic have been scooping up wheels.
14 Worst Things to Buy at Walmart
how to save money Walmart prides itself on low, low prices. We did some comparison shopping regarding Walmart vs. Amazon prices and those of other retailers. The price differences may surprise you.
By Bob Niedt • Published
High-Tech Aids for Aging in Place
Caregiving Apple Watch and other technology provides fast feedback, comfort for older users, and a powerful assist for caregivers.
By Catherine Siskos • Last updated
How to Pick the Right Medicare Plans for You
Healthy Living on a Budget As you're signing up for Medicare, you must learn the basics of Medicare Part A, Part B, Part D, medigap plans, Medicare Advantage plans and even doughnut holes. We'll help you sort out the confusion about signing up for Medicare -- and much more.
By Catherine Siskos • Published
How to Catch a Rock-Bottom Rate
Buying & Leasing a Car Rates on everything from home mortgages to car loans are at record lows. We’ll tell you how to qualify for the best rates.
By Sandra Block • Published
A Guide to Streaming Services
Smart Buying Competition is growing. That’s giving you more choices—and a chance to save money.
By Emma Patch • Published
The Five Top Consumer Complaints
Smart Buying Here are the top five complaints from a survey of state and local agencies from 19 states.
By the editors of Kiplinger's Personal Finance • Published
The Right Fit Car for Older Drivers
Buying & Leasing a Car Anticipate how changes in lifestyle and health might affect the kind of vehicle you will need over time.
By Katherine Reynolds Lewis • Published
7 Ways to Save Money When Shopping Online
Smart Buying Shopping online has long been a popular option. In these times, it’s increasingly a must. Here’s how to save money when filling your cart with the click of a mouse.
By Andrea Browne Taylor • Published
Timely Reasons to Buy a Vacation Home
Smart Buying With remote work on the rise, more people are looking for a permanent getaway.
By Lisa Gerstner • Last updated