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Amazon Prime Day 2018: Best Things to Buy

With Amazon Prime Day just around the corner, starting July 16 at 3 p.m. ET and running for 36 hours, questions beg: What do

Travel Snag? Your Credit Card Could Help

Booking a trip with the right credit card can save you thousands.

Is Your Retirement Plan Completely Backward?

You'd be surprised that many people go about the planning process the wrong way. Instead, here are 3 key steps to help achiev

What to Do With a 529 Plan When a Child Doesn’t Go to College

Families can avoid taxes and a penalty on a 529 college-savings plan when a child develops a disability and likely won't be u

Stock Market Volatility, Geopolitics and Midterm Elections – Oh My! Should Investors Be Worried?

Let's break down some concerns on investors' minds this year and see where that leaves us going forward. The situation may no

10 Ways Retirement Will Be Different in 2030

Social Security is a critical source of retirement income. Yet, by 2030 the trust that helps fund benefits for retirees will

7 Ways Higher Interest Rates Will Hit Your Pocketbook, Portfolio

The rate on the benchmark 10-year Treasury note has moved from 2.06% in September 2017 to a temporary high above 3.12% in May

Living on Your Investments? What Happens When a Bear Market Hits?

Investors are often told to "stay the course" even as stock markets go through tough times. However, if you're retired, that

The 20 Best States for Your Retirement

People approaching or just starting retirement may have plenty of life experience under their belts, but many are enjoying at

How Your Home Sale Will Be Taxed

Singles don't have to pay taxes on up to $250,000 in profits on the sale of their home, and couples can shelter twice that am

How to Quit Facebook

If the social media giant's recent data scandal has you ready to deactivate your account, here's what you need to do.

9 High-Quality Dividend Stocks Yielding 5% or More

Dividend safety is a core element of conservative income investing and selecting dividend stocks. Not only does a payout cut

Do You See a Market Cliff Approaching? Make the Right Turns Now

If you've been nervous about the stock market lately, you're not alone. However, don't let your nerves lead you to do somethi

Volatile Stock Market’s 10% Correction Stokes Investor Fears

But market corrections are surprisingly common and surprisingly short-lived. Bear markets are another story. Here's what you

The 3 Spending Stages of Your Retirement

Popular thinking is that you'll spend less once you retire, but that's not what I've seen in my own clients, at least in the

What Do You Know About the New Tax Brackets?

The latest tax overhaul is the most significant in more than 30 years. All the changes will take some getting used to. Let’

Giving to Charity: Strategies to Ensure a Tax and Human Benefit Under New Tax Law

Changes to the tax law in 2018 have taken away most people's ability to deduct charitable contributions. But there are still

Answers to Questions About Health Savings Accounts and Medicare

We tell you how much you can contribute to an HSA in the year you sign up for Medicare, plus other ways to coordinate HSAs an

Why Working Past 65 Can Be Doubly Rewarding

Aside from making for an easier transition, the financial benefits of stretching out your working life with part-time work or

Kiplinger’s Economic Outlooks

Regularly updated insights on the economy's next moves.

Kiplinger’s Best College Values, 2018

We name 300 standout public and private schools, based on quality and affordability. This year, Princeton, Davidson and the U

7 Year-End Strategies to Save You Money On Taxes

Some extra saving, some stock moves, some charitable giving ... these strategies all can add up to tax savings for many peopl

10 Blue-Chip Stocks Left Out of the 2017 Rally

As far as market gains go, 2017 has been a very pleasant surprise. The Standard & Poor’s 500-stock index is on pace to