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Ask Kim

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

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What You'll Pay for Medicare in 2018

The standard premium for Medicare Part B won't change next year, but some recipients will still end up paying more.

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Starting Out

Real-world advice for those starting their financial lives.

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Why You Need a Roth IRA

With this indispensable savings tool, your money grows tax-free, you can invest in almost anything and you get several cool perks.

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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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Roundup: Best Black Friday and Thanksgiving Deals at Top Retailers 2017

Here's a roundup of doorbusters and deals from Walmart, Costco, Best Buy, Toys R Us, Home Depot, Lowe's and Amazon.

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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 Calendar, Week of Nov. 27-Dec. 1, 2017 (KR, ULTA, WDAY)

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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100 Most Popular Funds for Your 401(k) Retirement Savings

These mutual funds have the most assets under management in 401(k) workplace retirement plans.

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Value Added

Steve Goldberg delivers must-read investing insights.

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Japan's Stock Market Rebounds Under Abenomics

U.S. investors should take note of the rally as Prime Minister Abe’s economic policies take hold.

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Tax Tips

Our experts will count down moves to make to lower your tax bill.

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Only Homo Sapiens Need Apply for New 529 College Savings Tax Break

But you don’t have to wait for Congress to act to open a tax-advantaged plan to save for an unborn child or grandchild’s college education.

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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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Health Coverage Is No Slam Dunk

I hadn’t reckoned on some curveballs along the way — especially when it came to signing up for Medicare Part B and Medigap.

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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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What Single Women Need to Know About Money

Women often face a savings shortfall as they approach retirement. The goal is to catch up as soon as possible.

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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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Buy the Gas Your Car Deserves

Gasoline is just gasoline — or is it? Also, we wade into the premium vs. regular debate.

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Income Investing

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

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Why Fears About Muni Bonds are Unfounded

Investors should focus on the $3.8 trillion of solvent debt instead of on trifling sums that are in default.

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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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How a Border Tax Would Affect You

A plan to limit imports could raise prices but also create more jobs.

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Opening Shot

James Glassman writes monthly about economic and investing trends.

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12 Investments to Cash in on China

China has created the most successful economic revolution the world has ever seen, and it still has room to grow.

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From the Editor

Straightshooting personal-finance guidance from editor Janet Bodnar.

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Paying It Forward

I took control of my parents’ finances when Dad showed signs of dementia.

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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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The Psychology of a Market Bubble

The best defense against a bubble is a well-diversified portfolio. That helps ensure that losses in one sector or asset class won’t sink you overall.

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Going Long

Jeremy Siegel writes about investing for the long run.

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A Preview of the Fed Under Trump

John Taylor, a former Treasury official in the Bush administration, is a top candidate to replace Fed chair Janet Yellen.

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Practical Investing

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

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Why I Think Apple's Stock Is a Bargain

Though Apple is already largest holding in my portfolio, I'm sorely tempted to buy more.

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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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3 Tax-Planning Ideas to Help Take the Bite Out of RMDs

Required minimum distributions can be the bane of many IRA owners' existence. But there are a few creative ways to reduce your income tax burden, or that of your heirs.

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