Each year the editors of Kiplinger's Personal Finance choose standouts in stocks, funds, credit cards, travel, tech, cars and more. Our Best List is featured in the December issue of the magazine, which hits newsstands November 9.
So you don't miss a single one of our recommendations, I'll be featuring all of them in my daily Kip Tips column over the next couple weeks.
Today, the spotlight is on the best investments -- including our picks for the best simple portfolio, best mutual funds, best way to buy gold and more. See all our recommendations in this category.
And for more investing recommendations, see our 25 favorite no-load funds.