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Car-veat Emptor: Tips to Control Car-Buying and Repair Costs

Fri, 22 Sep 2017 00:00:01 -0400

Navigating the world of car expenses can be confusing, but some extra legwork can really pay off.



This Will Make You Rethink Your Dividend Investing Strategy

Fri, 22 Sep 2017 00:00:01 -0400

Despite the popularity of using dividend yields to choose stocks for their retirement portfolios, there's a better indicator that investors should be looking at.



Long Rates to Stay Low for a While

Thu, 21 Sep 2017 00:00:01 -0400

Kiplinger's latest forecast on interest rates



Moderate Inflation Will Return

Thu, 21 Sep 2017 00:00:01 -0400

Kiplinger's latest forecast on inflation



When You Lose a Loved One Who Handles All the Money

Thu, 21 Sep 2017 00:00:01 -0400

It's not uncommon for one person in a couple to take the lead in finances, but that can cause big problems later on.



What's the Big Deal About Health Savings Accounts?

Thu, 21 Sep 2017 00:00:01 -0400

Most people know HSAs offer a sweet tax deal, but they also offer a couple other important benefits you might not have considered.



Make These 5 Fixes After a Home Sale Falls Through

Thu, 21 Sep 2017 00:00:01 -0400

Tackle the setbacks in order to market that property properly.






6 Hidden Benefits of Consulting in Retirement

Wed, 20 Sep 2017 00:00:01 -0400

There's a lot to love about working part-time in retirement. Earning a paycheck is one obvious benefit, but there are other less-obvious reasons why it could be a great decision for you.



How Much Will You Spend on Health Care in Retirement?

Wed, 20 Sep 2017 00:00:01 -0400

Medicare covers fewer health care expenses in retirement than many people realize, but our strategies will help you save money as you fill in the gaps.



3 Reasons to Do Your Grocery Shopping at Lidl

Wed, 20 Sep 2017 00:00:01 -0400

Low prices aren't the only thing you'll find at the discount supermarket.



Seeking Secure Retirement Income? An Annuity Could Be a Good Fit

Tue, 19 Sep 2017 00:00:01 -0400

If you're worried about outliving your savings (and who isn't?), a lifetime of guaranteed payments could ease your mind.



Battling Age Bias When Job Hunting

Tue, 19 Sep 2017 00:00:01 -0400

Finding a new job later in life can present some challenges when it comes to age discrimination. Here's how to combat them.



8 Keys to Quitting a Job Like a Professional

Tue, 19 Sep 2017 00:00:01 -0400

Craft a solid plan for before and after the deed.



5 Great Stocks and ETFs for Your Starter Portfolio

Tue, 19 Sep 2017 00:00:01 -0400







8 Hidden Values in the Used Car Market

Tue, 19 Sep 2017 00:00:01 -0400




Gas Prices Have Crested

Mon, 18 Sep 2017 00:00:01 -0400

Kiplinger's latest forecast on the direction of energy prices



Don't Make These 3 Pro Athlete Retirement Mistakes

Mon, 18 Sep 2017 00:00:01 -0400

Many players in the NFL and NBA famously run into trouble after retiring from the sports world. We can all learn from their mistakes.



Your Financial Adviser Charges What? Understand the Value of Advice

Mon, 18 Sep 2017 00:00:01 -0400

Here's a breakdown of how compensation for financial advice works, and what kinds of services you can expect to receive for the price you pay.



The 10 Best Dividend Funds to Buy Now

Mon, 18 Sep 2017 00:00:01 -0400




Be More Like Warren Buffett, Less Like You, When Investing Your Money

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 00:00:01 -0400

Seven time-tested investing tips retirement savers can take away from Warren Buffett.



5 Best College Majors for Your Career

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 00:00:01 -0400

What you study can have a big impact on pay and employment prospects.



Helping Victims of Hurricane Irma

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 00:00:01 -0400

Irma is gone, but those who were in her path will need assistance for many months to come to rebuild their lives. Charities have set up funds and organized relief efforts for those who want to donate time or money.



Avoid Mistakes and Penalties with the ABCs of RMDs

Thu, 14 Sep 2017 00:00:01 -0400

Required minimum distributions can be a tax minefield if you're not prepared for them. Here are some basics anyone with a traditional IRA or 401(k) should know.



Businesses Need Asset Protection, Too

Thu, 14 Sep 2017 00:00:01 -0400

Here are several ways for family-owned and privately owned companies to place assets out of reach.



Boomers Eye Work in Aging Market

Thu, 14 Sep 2017 00:00:01 -0400

Earn additional income in retirement by starting a business that serves your peers.



5 Money Conversations Couples Should Have Before Retirement

Thu, 14 Sep 2017 00:00:01 -0400

Why it's important to get on the same page about how you'll spend your golden years.






4 Ways to Help Keep Fees and Taxes From Nibbling Your Nest Egg

Wed, 13 Sep 2017 00:00:01 -0400

At least three-quarters of the people who come to see me are paying more in fees than they realize. Over the years it could add up to tens of thousands. But there are some things you can do about it.



How Consumers Can Clean Up After Equifax Disaster

Wed, 13 Sep 2017 00:00:01 -0400

Everyone needs to take precautions in today's world of constant data breaches. Here are six steps to protect yourself.



7 Safe Stocks to Prep for a Market Storm

Wed, 13 Sep 2017 00:00:01 -0400




Are Value Stocks Ready to Rebound?

Wed, 13 Sep 2017 00:00:01 -0400

Investors shun bargain shares at their peril as stocks of fast-growing companies soar.



Put Politics Aside and Consider Trump's Tax Plan a Gift

Tue, 12 Sep 2017 00:00:01 -0400

No matter your political party, there could be some opportunities ahead for you to reduce your tax bill. Be ready to take advantage of them.



10 Projects to Help You Live in Your Home Forever

Tue, 12 Sep 2017 00:00:01 -0400




How to Protect Elderly Loved Ones From Financial Scams

Tue, 12 Sep 2017 00:00:01 -0400

Losses from elder fraud cases cost more than $36 billion each year.



5 Ways to Ponzi-Proof Your Retirement

Tue, 12 Sep 2017 00:00:01 -0400




7 Non-Tech Stocks Using Tech to Win

Tue, 12 Sep 2017 00:00:01 -0400




10 Things to Know About Hurricane Insurance Claims

Tue, 12 Sep 2017 00:00:01 -0400




Small-Business Owners' Biggest Retirement Mistake

Mon, 11 Sep 2017 00:00:01 -0400

After spending a lifetime concentrating on their companies, many small-business owners find themselves in a tough spot near the end of their careers. They've neglected planning for succession or a sale.



New Rules for Reverse Mortgages

Mon, 11 Sep 2017 00:00:01 -0400

The government is changing the loan's insurance costs and reducing how much applicants can borrow--and the window for borrowing under the old rules is closing fast.






Tax Diversification: An Untapped Resource for Wealth Over Your Lifetime

Fri, 08 Sep 2017 00:00:01 -0400

Sure, diversifying is a good idea for investors, but unless part of your diversification strategy is based on how your investments are taxed, you could be missing out in retirement.



Berkshire Hathaway Stock: Buy or Sell?

Fri, 08 Sep 2017 00:00:01 -0400

Shares in Warren Buffett's company are a bargain, but don't expect too much.






7 Dividend Aristocrats to Buy for Growth, Too

Fri, 08 Sep 2017 00:00:01 -0400




After a Hurricane, Beware Flooded Cars for Sale

Fri, 08 Sep 2017 00:00:01 -0400

If you're buying a used vehicle in an area recently hit by a hurricane, check to make sure it doesn't have any flood damage.



The Equifax Data Breach: What You Should Do

Fri, 08 Sep 2017 00:00:01 -0400

One of the gatekeepers to your most sensitive personal information was hacked, bigtime. Here's how to protect yourself.



Exports Grow but Trade Deficit Rises

Thu, 07 Sep 2017 00:00:01 -0400

Kiplinger's latest forecast on the direction of the trade deficit.



Best College Majors for Your Career 2017-2018

Thu, 07 Sep 2017 00:00:01 -0400




It's Time for the Tax Talk

Thu, 07 Sep 2017 00:00:01 -0400

Don't ignore the toll taxes can take on your retirement savings. Breaking down your income streams into four "tax buckets" can help clarify your plan.



4 Must-Dos Before Retirement

Thu, 07 Sep 2017 00:00:01 -0400

I've seen too many people get too late a start on these four essential retirement checklist items.



Retirees, Schedule an Insurance Audit

Thu, 07 Sep 2017 00:00:01 -0400

Pull out your policies and sharpen your pencil: It's time to plug the leaks and find stronger, cheaper insurance coverage.



How to Land the Job When You're Overqualified

Thu, 07 Sep 2017 00:00:01 -0400

Don't let too much experience on your resume derail your job search.



Worst College Majors for Your Career 2017-2018

Thu, 07 Sep 2017 00:00:01 -0400




7 Ways Lidl Is Disrupting Supermarket Shopping

Thu, 07 Sep 2017 00:00:01 -0400




The Price of Good Advice: 3 Ways a Financial Adviser Can Save You Money

Wed, 06 Sep 2017 00:00:01 -0400

It's always a good idea to know how much you're paying for financial help, but what might be just important (or more so) is how much you could be saving by getting good advice.



Give Your 401(k) a Midyear Checkup

Wed, 06 Sep 2017 00:00:01 -0400

Now is a good time to review your 401(k) contributions to make sure you're getting your employer's full match.



7 Best Fidelity Funds for Diversification

Wed, 06 Sep 2017 00:00:01 -0400




Harvey Likely to Slow Q3 GDP, Push Q4 Up

Tue, 05 Sep 2017 00:00:01 -0400

Kiplinger's latest forecast for the GDP growth rate



Tight Inventory Spurs Prices

Tue, 05 Sep 2017 00:00:01 -0400

Kiplinger's latest forecast on housing starts and home sales



How to Find a Home's Claims History

Tue, 05 Sep 2017 00:00:01 -0400

Ask for the seller's disclosure report to uncover problems that could affect your homeowners premiums.



When It Pays to Bend Financial Rules

Tue, 05 Sep 2017 00:00:01 -0400

Financial rules of thumb take a lot of the guesswork out of money issues, but one size may not fit all.



Reverse Mortgages That Work

Tue, 05 Sep 2017 00:00:01 -0400

A path to provide retirees with financial flexibility and security.



A 10-Stock DRIP Portfolio to Get Rich Slowly

Tue, 05 Sep 2017 00:00:01 -0400

The simple, yet effective, beauty of dividend reinvestment plans is that they are designed to take the emotion out of investing. A core portfolio featuring these 10 companies can help build wealth while reducing risk.



How to Turn Your Backyard Into a Moneymaker

Tue, 05 Sep 2017 00:00:01 -0400

These tips will evolve your home into a profit center.



10 Retirement Stocks to Buy and Hold for Life

Tue, 05 Sep 2017 00:00:01 -0400




Plan Retirement as Thoroughly as Your Vacation

Tue, 05 Sep 2017 00:00:01 -0400




Buying a New Car? Check the Resale Value

Wed, 23 Aug 2017 00:00:01 -0400

Even people who hold cars forever should pay attention to this metric.



Job Growth Downshifting but Decent

Fri, 01 Sep 2017 00:00:01 -0400

Kiplinger's latest forecast on jobs



7 Moves for Retirees to Survive a Market Swoon

Fri, 01 Sep 2017 00:00:01 -0400




Stop Pushing My Buttons! Family Tensions Can Prevent Forward Planning

Fri, 01 Sep 2017 00:00:01 -0400

All families are emotionally complex systems. But there are ways to defuse the inevitable friction every family experiences, and it all starts with you.



What to Do After Inheriting an IRA

Fri, 01 Sep 2017 00:00:01 -0400

Heirs must begin taking withdrawals once they inherit an IRA, but how they choose to make those distributions can have a big impact on their account balance over time.



Does Life Insurance Deserve a Place in Your Retirement Portfolio?

Thu, 31 Aug 2017 00:00:01 -0400

For many people, it could be worth looking into. But make sure you understand the pros and cons, what you're paying and what you're getting for that money.



Kids Leaving Home? How New Empty Nesters Can Save, Invest

Thu, 31 Aug 2017 00:00:01 -0400

Whether your kids are off to college or to kindergarten, becoming an empty nester could free up a big chunk of money for parents. It could help fund your retirement or pay off your mortgage in half the time.



10 Stocks That Every 20-Year-Old Should Buy

Thu, 31 Aug 2017 00:00:01 -0400







Donating to Hurricane Harvey Relief Efforts

Thu, 31 Aug 2017 00:00:01 -0400

Plenty of organizations are raising money to help the victims of Hurricane Harvey. Check out these groups before you donate to be sure your gift goes to those who need it -- and not to scam artists.



How Well Do You Really Know Warren Buffett?

Wed, 30 Aug 2017 00:00:01 -0400




It's Time to Flip Your Financial Focus

Wed, 30 Aug 2017 00:00:01 -0400

These 5 often-overlooked issues could make or break your retirement.



Say Goodbye to MyRA, Hello to Roth IRA

Wed, 30 Aug 2017 00:00:01 -0400

The government may be shutting down its investment program, but don't let that stop you from saving for retirement. There are lots of tax-friendly Roth IRA possibilities, even for those with just $50 a month to spare.



5 Greatest Health-Care Stocks of All Time

Wed, 30 Aug 2017 00:00:01 -0400




Should You Put Your Countdown to Retirement on Hold?

Tue, 29 Aug 2017 00:00:01 -0400

Federal employees have a lot to gain (how's $10,000 more per year in retirement sound?) by sticking it out until age 66.



10 Tech Stocks Releasing Game-Changing Products

Tue, 29 Aug 2017 00:00:01 -0400




Give Back to Support Your Hometown

Tue, 29 Aug 2017 00:00:01 -0400

Giving to a community foundation gives donors flexibility on where their financial aid flows and helps them make choices based on their interests.



4 Funds to Cut Your Risk in a Stock Market Correction

Tue, 29 Aug 2017 00:00:01 -0400

These low-volatility funds can keep your portfolio from getting creamed during the next selloff.



Sell Your House Faster With These 6 House Flipping Tactics

Tue, 29 Aug 2017 00:00:01 -0400

Work it like a professional for a quick sale at a great price.



3 Greatest Retailer Stocks of All Time

Tue, 29 Aug 2017 00:00:01 -0400




9 Under-the-Radar Retirement Stocks to Buy

Tue, 29 Aug 2017 00:00:01 -0400




Business Investment Slowly Gains Strength

Mon, 28 Aug 2017 00:00:01 -0400

Kiplinger's latest forecast on business equipment spending



Ways to Shop at Whole Foods Without Going Broke

Mon, 28 Aug 2017 00:00:01 -0400




Is Your Retirement Plan as Well Thought Out as Your Vacation?

Mon, 28 Aug 2017 00:00:01 -0400

To make your hard-earned dollars stretch as long as possible, here are nine financial planning bases you need to cover.



Great Places to Retire in Florida

Fri, 25 Aug 2017 00:00:01 -0400




A Deeper Dive into 529 College Plans

Fri, 25 Aug 2017 00:00:01 -0400

If you're confused about the difference between 529 college savings plans and prepaid tuition plans and all their ins and outs, you're not alone. But here's some help.



Create a Contract for Family Care

Fri, 25 Aug 2017 00:00:01 -0400

Family caregiver contracts can range from informal to complex professional contracts drawn up by lawyers. Here's what you should know to decide what's best for you.



Marriage and Roth IRA Contributions

Fri, 25 Aug 2017 00:00:01 -0400

Newlyweds can suddenly become ineligible for Roth IRAs once their incomes are combined, although couples may still invest in them indirectly.



7 Greatest Tech Stocks of All Time

Tue, 12 Sep 2017 00:00:01 -0400




Great Stocks for the Next Bear Market

Fri, 25 Aug 2017 00:00:01 -0400




We Pick the Best Online Brokers

Thu, 24 Aug 2017 00:00:01 -0400

Two firms land in a dead heat for first place in this year's rankings. Find the best broker for you.



6 Ways to Prepare for Your Work-at-Home Gig

Thu, 24 Aug 2017 00:00:01 -0400

Tactics to ensure you remain professional in your casual setting.