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Knight came to Kiplinger in 1983, after 13 years in daily newspaper journalism, the last six as Washington bureau chief of the Ottaway Newspapers division of Dow Jones. A frequent speaker before business audiences, he has appeared on NPR, CNN, Fox and CNBC, among other networks. He oversees the weekly Kiplinger Letter and writes the "Money & Ethics" and "My Point of View" columns in Kiplinger's Personal Finance. He majored in government at Cornell University and did graduate study in international economics at Princeton's Woodrow Wilson School.
My favorite reform would be making the repayment of all student loans proportional to the borrower’s future earnings.
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Knight Kiplinger offers his advice on how companies can improve their handling of harassment problems.
There are many reform proposals, including some from free-market think tanks.
Land contracts drain low-income communities of resources.
The effort to ban the “What are you earning?” question is part of a broader movement to make all compensation totally transparent.
Every admitted student should meet the college’s basic academic qualifications.
Physicians and dentists need mandatory pain-management training, starting in medical and dental schools and continuing thereafter.
If getting a huge windfall from impending tax cuts has you feeling guilty, here are some options.
State gaming commissions, which regulate casinos, have an ethical obligation to crack down on predatory marketing to the elderly. But so far, most don’t seem interested.
It's a debate that is raging in all of America’s major cities.
The goal is an appropriate balance between fairness to job applicants and the employer’s right—indeed, legal obligation—to create a workplace that is safe for employees, customers and business interests.
Is quitting without giving your boss notice unethical?
Charitable institutions with endowments—whether colleges, museums or hospitals—have a legal and moral obligation to honor the wishes of past donors.