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  • Ask Kim: Look out for loopholes in free preventive health care

    Kiplinger's Personal Finance My wife had a colonoscopy, which we thought was a preventive-care procedure that was not subject to her health insurance deductible or co-payments. But we just got a bill for $700. Any idea why? You're right that most health...
  • Money maxims: What dads can tell grads

    "Neither a borrower nor a lender be; For loan oft loses both itself and friend." —Polonius giving fatherly advice to his son Laertes in William Shakespeare's "Hamlet" It's "dads and grads" season, which, besides being retailers' rhyming...
  • Spending: what you need to know about going solar

    Kiplinger's Personal Finance 1. A bright idea gets cheaper. Since 2007, the cost to buy a solar power system has fallen by about 50 percent, to an average upfront cost of $4,590 per kilowatt, says the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA). (A...
  • Floridians feeling more gloomy about their finances

    Floridians feeling more gloomy about their finances
    Floridians are feeling more pessimistic about their personal finances, according to a University of Florida survey released Tuesday. Their view on whether their current finances are better than a year ago fell five points in February to 61, while...
  • Money-smart kids: Putting Santa on a budget

    Kiplinger's Personal Finance I've always thought that wish lists are an effective holiday budgeting tool for the whole family. They help stressed-out parents stay organized and on task; they help kids learn to set priorities; and they help everyone...
  • Spending: fast fixes to spending snafus

    Kiplinger's Personal Finance Act quickly to undo the financial damage. You have to change the date of your skiing trip, but you already bought the plane tickets. The best-case scenario is that you learn about the change in plans within 24 hours of...
  • Getting back to basics: The 1-2-3s of finance

    Between the rocky rollout of Obamacare and the government shutdown and debt ceiling crisis, it's been a jittery season for finances. There's so much new information and so many decisions to be made with the facts in flux: sell or hold stocks? Change...
  • Spending: snapshot shootout

    Kiplinger's Personal Finance Smart-phone cameras have long been good for quick pics when you didn't have your real camera. But they were no match for the images that a high-end point-and-shoot could produce. Now, phone manufacturers are upping their...
  • Investing: stocks to love

    Kiplinger's Personal Finance One of the cardinal rules of investing is never fall in love with a stock. But for all you incurable romantics, we've found four companies that may be candidates for a long-term relationship. -- L Brands (symbol LB; recent...
  • Lawmakers want to require high-school 'money' course for graduation

    Lawmakers want to require high-school 'money' course for graduation
    TALLAHASSEE -- It may not be enough to know economics or physics anymore. Lawmakers want to make it mandatory for high-schoolers to take a financial literacy course teaching them how to manage money and protect their credit scores. Sen. Dorothy Hukill,...
  • Retirement: You can save a bundle on your taxes

    Kiplinger's Personal Finance Taxes can take a big bite out of your retirement savings, especially if you've piled up a lot of money in tax-deferred accounts. But retirees enjoy some tax breaks, too. Tax-free capital gains. Taxpayers in the 10 percent...