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Kiplinger's Retirement Report
Laise covers retirement issues ranging from income investing and pension plans to long-term care and estate planning. She joined Kiplinger in 2011 from the Wall Street Journal, where as a staff reporter she covered mutual funds, retirement plans and other personal finance topics. Laise was previously a senior writer at SmartMoney magazine. She started her journalism career at Bloomberg Personal Finance magazine and holds a BA in English from Columbia University.
You have from October 15 through December 7 to change your health and prescription-drug plans for 2019.
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One retired couple proves there's no need to slow down (or settle down) in retirement.
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The new tax law is prompting policyholders to review their life insurance to see if the coverage still makes sense.
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Ten years ago, retirement dreams became nightmares. Stocks plunged as the government took over Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, Lehman Brothers went bankrupt, and the Reserve Primary Fund suffered losses, shattering ...
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Find bargains among real-estate investment trusts focused on shopping centers, senior housing, data centers and more.
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Why short-term Treasuries look compelling for the first time since the financial crisis.
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Ways to keep you and your family protected without paying an arm and a leg.
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Why going the alternative route might mean more limitations on your medical coverage.
Ways medical care is falling short for retirees and seniors, and what to do about it.
Retirement savers pay a hefty price when financial professionals put fees and commissions ahead of customers' best interests.
Smart ways to spread out your savings and earn more interest from your bank.
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Be smart: 15% of older adults are at risk of major drug interactions.
These low-cost, risk-conscious funds can help your nest egg withstand the market's toughest blows.
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Your current will, if it hasn't been updated in years, could shortchange or even accidentally disinherit your loved ones.
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Forgotten 401(k)s and pensions are contributing to a growing retirement crisis for workers who aren't collecting the benefits they are owed.
These stock picks from investment pros offer attractive yields with reasonable valuations -- a good combination for income and retirement portfolios.
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The decision depends on the level of the fee, what services are included, how often you trade and any hidden costs that may eat into your balance.