Columns

Ask Kim

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

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Year-End Financial Checkup for Military Members

Now is a good time to boost savings and double-check your benefits. But the most important decision to make is whether to sign up for the new Blended Retirement System.

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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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Best Home Depot Black Friday Doorbusters and Deals 2018

Home Depot is closed on Thanksgiving, but look for deep discounts on appliances on Black Friday both in-store and online.

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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 Nov. 19-23 (JD, KSS, TGT)

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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Merger Fund Takes the Stress Out of Market Swings

This market-neutral fund delivers consistent returns despite market volatility.

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Value Added

Steve Goldberg delivers must-read investing insights.

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Midterm Elections Loom Over the Stock Market

Divided control of Congress, White House, has historically led to poor returns

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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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Learning to Live Without a Paycheck

There’s a lot of evidence that retirees may be worrying too much about preserving their money.

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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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My Best Investment Advice

These are the three steps to investing success: start soon, start small and keep it simple.

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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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How a Mouse Ate My Car

Our world is full of wonderful furry creatures. They just need to stay the heck away from our vehicles already.

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Income Investing

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

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5 Fabulous Income Investments

Nothing that has happened this year or that looms over 2019 should threaten these elites.

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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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How Oil and Gold Help Your Portfolio

Owning gold or oil — or both — can even out the volatility of a stock-heavy portfolio.

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From the Editor

Straightshooting personal-finance guidance from editor Mark Solheim.

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What Sears Meant to Us

Besides creating iconic brands, including Craftsman and Kenmore, Sears was a financial innovator.

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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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Retirees, Go Ahead and Spend a Little (More)

Successful savers have prospered by living below their means. Frugality often becomes a preference—sometimes to an excessive degree.

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Practical Investing

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

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I Dump a Loser to Raise Some Cash

Currency risk hurt one of columnist Kathy Kristof’s holdings — giving her one good opportunity to offset capital gains.

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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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Has Warren Buffett's Buy and Hold Strategy Gone Out of Style?

Many investment professionals, including Warren Buffett, advise investors to buy and hold a diversified portfolio of stocks ... and hold and hold. But with today's record-long bull market, maybe it's time to try tactical asset management instead.

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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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Earn Extra Income With a Side Hustle

Many people choose a business that takes advantage of skills they’ve developed at a 9-to-5 job.

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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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