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Nellie S. Huang

Senior Associate Editor
Kiplinger's Personal Finance

Nellie joined Kiplinger in August 2011 after a seven-year stint in Hong Kong. There, she worked for the Wall Street Journal Asia, where as lifestyle editor, she launched and edited Scene Asia, an online guide to food, wine, entertainment and the arts in Asia. Prior to that, she was an editor at Weekend Journal, the Friday lifestyle section of the Wall Street Journal Asia. Kiplinger isn't Nellie's first foray into personal finance: She has also worked at SmartMoney (rising from fact-checker to senior writer), and she was a senior editor at Money.

Latest Features

SLIDE SHOW
May 2017

Best Index Funds for Every Investor

Decisions can be difficult when you’re faced with too many choices. Take, for instance, index funds. Investors looking for a good, passively managed U.S. stock fund have more than 600 distinct mutual ...

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SLIDE SHOW
May 2017

The Best Target Date Funds for Retirement Savers

Target-date funds are great for many investors because these funds do all the work for you. Choose a fund with a year that’s closest to the one in which you plan to retire. For example, if you’re 40 ...

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Fund Watch
May 2017

Large-Cap Growth Stocks Are Back

With T. Rowe Price Blue Chip Growth, a long-term view will be rewarded.

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Fund Watch
April 2017

The Trouble with Target-Date Funds in Retirement

They may not make sense once you're past the target date.

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Fund Watch
April 2017

How The Kip 25 Funds Performed

Our favorite low-fee mutual funds rely on managers with their own money invested alongside yours.

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Fund Watch
April 2017

2 Great New Mutual Funds for the Kip 25

We turn to offerings from Primecap and T. Rowe Price to tweak our no-load lineup.

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SLIDE SHOW
March 2017

Kip 25 Best No-Load Mutual Funds 2017

At Kiplinger, we've been writing about mutual funds since the 1950s, and have been putting together a list of our favorite no-load mutual funds since 2004, drawing on the broad experience of our editors. ...

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SLIDE SHOW
April 2017

6 Vanguard Funds That Are Socially Responsible

If making money and doing good are two of your top objectives as an investor, you aren’t short of options. Nearly 115 U.S. stock mutual funds and exchange-traded funds have formal directives to invest ...

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Health Care & Insurance
March 2017

How to Choose the Right Medical Specialist

Why it's important to ask the right questions, check credentials.

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Fund Watch
March 2017

Vanguard Health Care Hit Hard by Politics

This Kiplinger 25 fund is looking to get back on track with firms that push innovation.

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SLIDE SHOW
February 2017

7 Best Exchange-Traded Funds for Dividends

On the surface, finding a great dividend-stock fund should be a snap. The problem, though, is that, like snowflakes, no two dividend-stock funds are the same. But that didn’t deter us from our quest, ...

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Index Funds
February 2017

The Best Way to Invest in Index Funds

Build a portfolio that balances index funds with actively managed funds to get the best returns over time.

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Fund Watch
February 2017

U.S.'s Biggest Bond Fund Fears U.S. Economy Is Peaking

Metropolitan West Total Return Bond, flush with new investors, opts for super-safe assets.

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SLIDE SHOW
February 2017

7 Best Mutual Funds for Dividends

Some things never seem to grow old, including the love investors have for dividend stocks. There’s a good reason we love dividends. Between 1930 and 2012, they accounted for about 40% of the total return ...

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Health Care & Insurance
January 2017

Tap Into Your Digital Health Records

Many health portals allow patients to refill a prescription, schedule an appointment and send a message to their doctor.

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Fund Watch
January 2017

Dodge & Cox Stock Comes Roaring Back

The trick to making money with this Kiplinger 25 veteran is sticking by it.

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Fund Watch
December 2016

A New Dividend Fund Joins the Kiplinger 25

Vanguard Equity-Income benefits from two stock-picking teams with quite different strategies.

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