You can convert money to a Roth no matter how old you are. But if the conversion boosts your income, it could have taxing consequences.
Take advantage of the decades you have before retirement to establish good savings habits and benefit from the magic of compounding.
With some carriers, it's not how far you fly, it's how much you spend that counts.
We’re still bullish on shares of two of the four big tech companies.
One constant: Big-company funds beat their smaller brethren.
We got some help from Morningstar, whose calls don't draw a lot of attention—but do outperform.
Tighter security means you could have to wait for a check.
Mom's costs for medical care are manageable so far and, surprisingly, they haven't gone up much over the years.
If you try to play it both ways, expect your old state to try to keep taxing you.
All the schools on our list, from 1 to 300, are best values.
Buying a car the European way puts you in the driver's seat when it comes to features and option packages.
By obsessing over interest-rate moves, investors may miss other potential perils—in particular, the scary default rate on energy-related junk bonds.
Bigger fights over the federal budget are in store amid divided Republicans in Congress.
Barring some serious shock, the economy overall should still post a good, albeit not great, year.
The best income strategy in this low-rate environment is to leaven your portfolio with stocks that pay solid dividends.
Our picks for the Kiplinger ETF 20 match their indexes as closely and as cheaply as possible.
Journalist and philanthropist Austin H. Kiplinger led the Kiplinger Washington Editors for decades.
A Fed study finds that couples with higher credit scores are more likely to stay together.
The former Fed chairman's decisions in 2008 were an act of courage that averted an economic collapse far worse than we experienced.
I never should have owned Sohu, the Chinese Internet stock, in the first place. Buying it was a rash move.
Do not buy the hype that the market is fairly valued or undervalued. You can see for yourself in the charts below.