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Kiplinger's Personal Finance
Janet Bodnar is editor-at-large of Kiplinger's Personal Finance, a position she assumed after retiring as editor of the magazine after eight years at the helm. While editor, Bodnar was honored by Folio as one of its Top Women in Media. She is a nationally recognized expert in the field of children's and family finances, financial literacy and women and money. She is the author of two books, Money Smart Women and Raising Money Smart Kids. As editor-at-large, she will continue to write her "Money Smart Women" column for Kiplinger's. She is also a regular contributor to WTOP, the major all-news radio station in Washington, D.C. Bodnar is a graduate of St. Bonaventure University and is a member of its Board of Trustees. She received her master's degree from Columbia University, where she was also a Knight-Bagehot Fellow in Business and Economics Journalism.
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