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Kiplinger's Personal Finance
Lisa joined Kiplinger's Personal Finance in July 2007, shortly after her stint with Kiplinger as an American Society of Magazine Editors intern in the summer of 2006. She covers credit and banking, along with occasional stories on mobile technology and other money-related topics. She graduated from Ball State University with a degree in magazine journalism and history.
Building wealth is essential to accomplish a variety of goals, from sending your kids to college to retiring in style. But establishing a solid financial foundation will also help you survive stock market ...
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Savers searching for top yields should look to online banks, which offer significantly higher rates than brick-and-mortar institutions.
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Shades of 2008: Certificates of deposit return to ultra-low interest rates.
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As yields on certificates of deposit drop, you need to be smarter when it comes to saving with CDs.
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Savers searching for top yields should check out our list of the top online banks.
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You need to take extra steps to handle everything from banking to health care.
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Several will help you grow your money and are less stressful than a loan when you need fast cash.
FICO’s newest model takes a long-term look at how you’ve managed credit.
Saving early and implementing a smart investing strategy helped Alison Sowell make big gains over time.
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Matt and Suellen Sharp are hoping to help their quadruplets graduate from college with as little debt as possible.
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From rental living to owning a farmhouse on 22 acres, Tasha and William Kornegay are using homeownship to help build financial security.
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Take steps to keep speakers, security cameras and other smart devices safe from hackers who want to steal your data—or worse.
Before shelling out extra cash on insurance for your mobile device, check to see if your credit card's benefits include coverage.
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