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Sarah Smith

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Kiplinger.com

Sarah Smith is an intern for Kiplinger.com. She is a junior majoring in international relations and gender, sexuality, and women's studies at the College of William and Mary. At school, Smith serves as the news editor of The Flat Hat, William and Mary's student newspaper.

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SLIDE SHOW
August 2018

Save Hundreds With Your Teacher ID

It’s no secret that teachers have a hard job. They come in early, stay late and shoulder much of the responsibility for molding young minds as they prepare students for success in college and beyond. ...

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Family Finances
August 2018

The Money-Management Secrets of A 56-Year Union: “It’s Always Been Ours

Money is a frequent cause of marital friction. Not with Eddie and Sylvia Brown, however. They have kept financial concerns from coming between them. Here’s how.

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SLIDE SHOW
August 2018

10 Things You’ll Spend More on in Retirement

Before you determine how much you need to save for a fulfilling retirement, you first must evaluate how much will you spend in retirement. Financial planners have traditionally estimated that retirees ...

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SLIDE SHOW
August 2018

10 Things You’ll Spend Less on in Retirement

A popular rule of thumb suggests that retirees need 80% of their preretirement income to make ends meet, and some experts encourage saving even more to avoid running out of money. In the face of such daunting ...

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Kip Tips
June 2018

Guide to State Sales Tax Holidays, 2018

These 17 states offer sales tax breaks on everything from clothing and back-to-school supplies to hunting gear this summer.

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SLIDE SHOW
June 2018

70 Valuable Things You Can Get for Free

Only one thing beats getting a good price on something, and that’s getting it for free. Our list of freebies is packed with 70 something-for-nothing deals. We don’t allow any useless junk on our ...

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Employee Benefits
November 2017

3 Top Companies That Are Going to the Dogs

Major corporations are adopting pet-friendly office policies as an employee perk.

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SLIDE SHOW
August 2017

Big Employers That Let You Bring Your Dog to Work

While Donald Trump has yet to appoint a four-legged friend to walk the halls of the White House (making him the first president since William McKinley not to have a dog), his Secretary of the Interior, ...

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Kip Tips
July 2017

Sales Tax Holidays for Back-to-School Shoppers in 2017

These 16 states offer sales tax breaks on everything from computers to paintbrushes this summer.

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SLIDE SHOW
September 2016

Private Islands for Sale, 2016

Is the idea of Hillary Clinton or Donald Trump as the next U.S. president worrying you? Various polls show more than 25% of Americans will consider leaving the country after this year's election. Perhaps ...

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Kip Tips
August 2016

Make Money From Your Social-Media Posts

With a few simple tricks you can get paid to selfie.

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Student Loans
August 2016

Where Clinton and Trump Stand on Student Debt

Clinton wants free tuition at many public colleges and less restrictive student loan terms. Trump dislikes student debt, but his plans are not as clearly defined.

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