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Andrea Browne Taylor

Online Editor
Kiplinger.com

Browne Taylor joined Kiplinger in 2011 and is a channel editor for Kiplinger.com covering living and family finance topics. She previously worked at the Washington Post as a Web producer in the Style section and prior to that covered the Jobs, Cars and Real Estate sections. She earned a BA in journalism from Howard University in Washington, D.C.

Latest Features

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April 2020

Great Deals You Will Find Only on Costco.com

Costco is well-known for its rock-bottom prices on bulk volumes of groceries and household items -- a great way to stock up to reduce the frequency of shopping trips that can expose you to the deadly coronavirus. ...

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Kip Tips
March 2020

37 Retailers With Store Closures or Reduced Hours Due to the Coronavirus

In an effort to help keep customers and workers safe, these retailers have opted to either shut their doors or scale back operations.

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March 2020

Online Grocery Shopping in the Coronavirus Era

The coronavirus outbreak has forced many consumers to rethink how they'll carry out everyday household errands without putting themselves in harm's way. In recent weeks, grocery stores have been wiped ...

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January 2019

Secrets to Shopping at Costco

A Costco membership opens doors, quite literally, to a vast selection of bulk-size groceries and household goods selling at discounted prices. But buying potato chips and batteries by the case is just ...

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July 2019

Best Free or Cheap Things to Do With Your Kids

With spring break right around the corner and the longer summer break not far behind, parents might be scrambling to find cost-friendly ways to keep their kids entertained while school is out for several ...

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March 2020

7 Things to Do Right Away If You're a Victim of a Data Breach

In today's digital age, data breaches have become all too common and leave unsuspecting consumers vulnerable to a host of identity theft issues. From Capital One to Facebook to Quest Diagnostics, no industry ...

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September 2018

Worst Things to Buy on Amazon.com

It's become second nature for many online shoppers to go straight to Amazon.com to make a purchase -- especially Amazon Prime members who shop using their voice-activated Alexa devices. And why not? Amazon's ...

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August 2019

Worst Things to Buy at Warehouse Clubs (Costco, Sam's Club, BJ's)

When time is short and your shopping list is long, it can be tempting to make a single stop at the warehouse club. After all, Costco, Sam's Club and BJ's stock everything from groceries and cleaning supplies ...

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November 2019

Best Things to Buy on Black Friday, 2019

'Tis the season for retailers to slash prices on coveted items in a variety of product categories for the Thanksgiving holiday weekend including Black Friday. No matter if you plan to brave the in-store ...

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Kip Tips
November 2019

Best Walmart Black Friday Doorbusters and Deals, 2019

Holiday shoppers can expect deep discounts on electronics, small appliances, on-trend toys plus more over the Thanksgiving holiday weekend.

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Kip Tips
November 2019

Best Target Black Friday Doorbusters and Deals, 2019

Super low prices on a wide variety of products plus free shipping with no strings attached make Target a can’t-miss retailer on Black Friday.

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Kip Tips
November 2019

Best Amazon Black Friday Doorbusters and Deals, 2019

The e-commerce giant drops its holiday deals early and shoppers can score up to 50% off everything from robot vacuums to DNA test kits.

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November 2019

13 Ways Black Friday Retailers Trick Holiday Shoppers

Black Friday is the traditional kickoff to the holiday shopping season. Think: Doorbuster deals, overcrowded malls and staying glued to your laptop so you don’t miss out on online-only flash sales. The ...

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November 2019

Worst Things to Buy During the Holidays, 2019

It's all too easy to get caught up in the holiday shopping frenzy. Stores are blaring your favorite holiday tunes. Santa is camped out near the food court with a long line of kids waiting to take a photo. ...

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November 2019

12 Luxury Goods That Are Cheaper at Costco

When you think about shopping at Costco, bulk groceries and household supplies typically come to mind. You don't necessarily think about making a run to the warehouse club if you're looking to buy a designer ...

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October 2019

Superfoods to Boost Productivity at Work

When you’re faced with a hectic workday, it can be all too easy to make some not-so-healthy food choices in between attending meetings, checking emails and returning phone calls. In the moment, it might ...

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Financial Planning
August 2019

Kiplinger Q&A: Hill Harper

The veteran Hollywood actor embraces many of the get-rich-slowly tactics that Kiplinger champions: paying yourself first, dollar-cost averaging, investing in low-fee index funds and teaching financial literacy to children.

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