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Ask Kim

Kim Lankford answers your questions about managing money -- specifically, insurance and taxes -- twice a week.

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When It Pays to Buy Travel Insurance

Investing in travel insurance can help recover some costs when your vacation gets ruined by a natural disaster, medical emergency or other catastrophe.

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Kip Tips

A daily dose of actionable insights, culled from the latest Kiplinger content and from across the web, to help you make and save more money.

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How to Get Cash for Unwanted Gift Cards

Put money in your pocket by selling gift cards online or even in person.

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Stock Watch

The Kiplinger investing team identifies stocks and market trends that you and your portfolio can't ignore.

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Earnings Reports for the Week of April 15-19 (IBM, NFLX, PIR)

Check out our weekly earnings calendar and read the latest quarterly earnings previews.

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Fund Watch

The Kiplinger investing team tracks the latest news and trends in mutual fund investing.

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Vanguard's New ESG Fund Offering

An actively managed fund focused on sustainable investing will debut soon.

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Tax Tips

Our experts will count down moves to make to lower your tax bill.

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How Long Should You Keep Tax Records?

Hold onto your tax documents at least until the time limit for an audit runs out—and keep some records even longer.

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Rethinking Retirement

Kiplinger's retirement experts help you navigate major issues affecting how to plan for retirement.

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Retire In Sync With Your Spouse

To avoid conflicts, each of you should visualize what a day in retirement might look like.

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Money Smart Women

Plain-English guidance addressing the financial concerns and money-management tactics of women – with practical applications for men, too.

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How to Raise Money-Savvy Girls

When parents talk to their kids about money, they often speak differently to their sons and daughters.

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Money & Ethics

Knight Kiplinger delivers definitive answers to ethical challenges involving money at home and in the office.

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Should All Student Debt Be Forgiven?

My favorite reform would be making the repayment of all student loans pro­portional to the borrower’s future earnings.

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Drive Time

Insights and tactics for scoring deals on wheels - whether buying or selling, new or used.

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Teenagers Can Be a Pain (to Insure)

A number of insurers offer discounts for good grades or completing a defensive driving course, but the price of covering teens remains high.

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Income Investing

Jeff Kosnett reports on the fixed-income side of investing.

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High-Yield Investments That Are Worth the Risk

Many of these debt or stock offerings have returned more than 10% so far in 2019.

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Washington Matters

Keen analysis and fresh reporting on the latest political developments affecting your business – from the editors of the Kiplinger letters.

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How the GOP Tax Bill May Affect Businesses

Corporations would enjoy a lower flat tax rate while individual owners of pass-throughs would also see a lower rate, but with more complex terms.

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Practical Economics

The Kiplinger Letter’s economics team helps you make sense of the latest economic data and trends.

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Will You Have to Pay More Sales Taxes on Your Online Purchases?

One thing’s for sure: Consumers who live in one of the five states without a sales tax won’t be affected by the Supreme Court’s ruling.

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Opening Shot

James Glassman writes monthly about economic and investing trends.

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The Long-Term Allure of Dividends

The S&P 500 Dividend Aristocrats index has returned an annualized 18.3% over the past 10 years, compared with 17.1% for the S&P 500.

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From the Editor

Straightshooting personal-finance guidance from editor Mark Solheim.

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My Beef With My Broker

More than $32,000 disappeared from my brokerage account. The struggle of getting it back revealed the downsides of using online brokers and investing in foreign stocks.

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My Point of View

Tap into the mind of Kiplinger editor-in-chief Knight Kiplinger.

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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.

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Your Mind, Your Money

Discover how investor psychology and behavioral finance affect your portfolio and your bottom line.

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Stocks: Why We’re Better Buyers Than Sellers

When portfolio managers are buying, they think like business owners. But when they sell, they too often devolve into stock jockeys.

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Practical Investing

Real-world advice for the day-to-day management of your investment portfolio.

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How to Break Up With Your Stock

Why would you kick a stock to the curb? You first need to remember why you bought it in the first place.

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Building Wealth

Professional financial advisers share fresh insights and best practices for working with clients to build and protect wealth.

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How to Adopt a Retirement Distribution Mindset

Switching from a savings mentality during your working years to a spending one in retirement takes a good plan. Here are some strategies for positioning your savings to safely and comfortably support your retirement lifestyle.

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Kiplinger Bookshelf

Learn from the same valuable insights that Kiplinger reporters and editors find in the pages on their own bookshelves and nightstands.

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Nickel and Dimed

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Millennial Money

Millennial Money educates millennials about the fundamentals of personal finance. The column is written by staff members who fall into the millennial generation and who are themselves grappling with issues ranging from budgeting to buying a home to saving for long-term goals.

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Get a Head Start on College Savings

It’s a daunting prospect. In 18 years, attending an in-state public college for four years will likely cost a total of about $233,000.

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To Your Health

Wise insights that will help keep you healthy -- and your wallet fat.

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Keep Health Care Out-of-Pocket Costs in Check

We asked patient advocates who focus on helping consumers with their medical bills to share some secrets.

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