From the Editor

Straightshooting personal-finance guidance from editor Janet Bodnar.

From Kiplinger's Personal Finance, January 2017

Is a Bear Market on the Prowl?

Caution doesn’t necessarily equal a market meltdown.

See More On: Markets | Stocks & Bonds

From Kiplinger's Personal Finance, December 2016

Personal-Finance Writers Reveal Their Favorite Products and Services to Save and Manage Their Money

Here are our top picks for investments, money-management tools, credit cards, budget-friendly travel, and more.

See More On: Making Your Money Last

From Kiplinger's Personal Finance, September 2016

What Investors Should Do in Today's Market

Before you make a move, know how much risk you can handle.

See More On: Investor Psychology | Dividends | ETFs

From Kiplinger's Personal Finance, July 2016

Will the New Fiduciary Rule Really Protect Your Investments?

Nobody has a bigger stake in your money than you do.

See More On: Stocks & Bonds | Financial Planning

From Kiplinger's Personal Finance, August 2016

How to Pick a Financial Adviser

We tell you all you need to know to find the perfect match.

See More On: Financial Planning | Saving for Retirement

From Kiplinger's Personal Finance, September 2015

ETFs—An Easy Way to Invest

Our picks for the Kiplinger ETF 20 match their indexes as closely and as cheaply as possible.

See More On: ETFs | Mutual Funds

From Kiplinger's Personal Finance, July 2015

Timely Advice for Investors

Our goal is to give you a heads-up about the market’s danger points and opportunities so you can apply them to your individual circumstances.

See More On: Stocks & Bonds

From Kiplinger's Personal Finance, May 2015

The Right Mix of Mutual Funds for You

How should you combine index and active funds among your investments? We've got your answer, plus 25 top actively managed funds to pick from.

See More On: Kip 25 | Mutual Funds

From Kiplinger's Personal Finance, April 2015

The Financial Challenges of New Relationships Later in Life

Despite legal and financial drawbacks, lots of older couples forgo marriage.

See More On: Family Finances | Financial Planning

From Kiplinger's Personal Finance, March 2015

Coping With Oil’s Slide

The consequences of oil's plunge haven't been all negative. With gas prices down, U.S. car buyers are doing what they love best: buying big.

See More On: Markets | Buying & Leasing a Car | Economic Forecasts

From Kiplinger's Personal Finance, January 2015

The Downside of Easy Money

Not enough attention has been paid to the Fed policy's negative effects on savers.

See More On: Economic Forecasts | Financial Planning | Saving for Retirement

From Kiplinger's Personal Finance, December 2014

How We Picked the Best Online Brokers and the Rest of Our Annual Best List

The effort we put into our broker survey extends to picking all the winners across dozens of categories of personal-finance products and services.

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From Kiplinger's Personal Finance, October 2014

Smile! You Can Retire

You could be overestimating your retirement expenses and underestimating your income.

See More On: Saving for Retirement | Financial Planning | Making Your Money Last

From Kiplinger's Personal Finance, September 2014

A Health Care Revolution

New health laws spell opportunity for investors, but it’s not clear how the changes will play out for patients.

See More On: Health Care & Insurance | Business Costs & Regulation | Employee Benefits

From Kiplinger's Personal Finance, August 2014

Our Top Places to Retire

We focus on college towns with robust arts and sports scenes.

See More On: Best Cities, States & Places | Making Your Money Last

From Kiplinger's Personal Finance, July 2014

Advice for the Middle Class

Adapting is the name of the game in today's economy.

See More On: Family Finances | Budgeting

From Kiplinger's Personal Finance, June 2014

A Leg Up for Young Adults

If you have millennial kids or grandkids, share our special section with them.

See More On: Making Your Money Last | 401(k)s | Family Finances

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