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Your Money's Worth

Nov 30, 2021

Steady income, moderate growth, manageable risk — those are the goals that Jeffrey Kosnett, the editor of Kiplinger’s Investing for Income, has been pursuing for decades. Also, a quick look at holiday shopping strategies.

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Resist the Impulse to Buy These 14 Holiday Gifts


Nov 16, 2021

The National Flood Insurance Program is getting an overhaul that could send your rates up (or down). We dig into what's changing with this coverage that many have—and many more need. Also, a bond that pays over 7 percent, for now.

 

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When Savings Bonds Make Sense


Nov 2, 2021

Atlanta Falcons linebacker and Kiplinger contributing editor Brandon Copeland joins us to reflect on what he’s learned from working with us. Plus, billed for a COVID shot? Don’t pay.

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Brandon Copeland Cope’ing with Money features
https://www.kiplinger.com/brandon-copeland

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Oct 19, 2021

The simplicity of target date funds has made them popular, particularly among 401(k) investors. But investors may be paying a price.

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Inheriting an Annuity? Here’s a Little-Known Way to Stretch Its Tax Benefits


Oct 5, 2021

Just because you’re in the will doesn’t mean you’re sitting pretty. Also: Does October deserve its scary reputation for stocks?

 

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18 States With Scary Death Taxes
https://www.kiplinger.com/retirement/inheritance/601551/states-with-scary-death-taxes

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