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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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Saving for Retirement When You Have a Side Hustle

Workers with side gigs can sock away even more for retirement in accounts designed for freelancers and other self-employed individuals.

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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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Hot Savings on Flights to Hawaii

Catch a flight to Hawaii this fall without emptying your wallet.

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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 July 23-27 (AMZN, GOOGL, T)

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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Parnassus Mid Cap Fund Suffers a Toothache

This Kiplinger 25 member is in a slump.

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Value Added

Steve Goldberg delivers must-read investing insights.

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How to Invest Intelligently: Work Smart, Not Hard

One of the best things you can do is get out of your own way.

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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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Get In on a Stellar Second Act

Start your search for post-retirement activities six to 12 months before you leave your job.

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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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Getting In the Investing Game

Carrie Schwab-Pomerantz has some simple investing advice for women: Find a buddy and attend a few seminars to learn the language.

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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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Do Adult Children Have an Obligation to Support Needy Parents?

Even if some siblings can afford to help more than others, no one should shirk the obligation to assist in some way -- financial or otherwise.

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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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A Shocking Story of Electric-Car Life

If you travel more than, say, 150 miles from home more than a few times a year, I don't see an electric car working as your primary vehicle.

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Income Investing

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

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Variable-Rate Investments Can Buoy Your Portfolio

Bank-loan funds and ETFs aren't the only interest-paying securities whose distributions vary with interest rates.

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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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More Gains in Store for Homebuilders

Recommending homebuilders’ stocks isn’t the contrarian call it used to be. Now the concern is that they might be overvalued. But I think they still have room to run.

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From the Editor

Straightshooting personal-finance guidance from editor Mark Solheim.

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As Retirement Looms, So Does Questions of Moving

Each of the places in our cover story has attributes that are high on retirees’ wish lists.

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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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What We Can Learn from Target-Date Funds

These one-decision investments can teach you to stick with your investing strategy and remain calm no matter what's happening in the markets.

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Practical Investing

Follow columnist Kathy Kristof as she shares lessons from her real-life investment portfolio.

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My Dare-to-Be-Dull Investing Strategy Pays Off

My stocks are doing so well it’s hard to find a laggard to sell to raise cash for new purchases.

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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 Freeze Your Credit and Stay Safe Online

Data breaches and hack attacks are a fact of life. To protect your identity and your financial information, use these three simple best practices. And if you really want to be safe, consider freezing your credit. Here’s how.

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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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The Benefits of Being Your Own Boss

Self-employment comes with extra flexibility—a trait that millennials prize—but it can also complicate your financial life.

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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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