August 2016

August issue of KPFM

Cover Story

12 Great Places to Retire for Good Health

These cities give you opportunities to get fit, eat well, enrich your brain and sometimes simply kick back.

Table of Contents

AHEAD

From the Editors

How to pick a financial adviser, by Janet Bodnar

9 Best Stocks to Invest in the Aging Population

The silver economy will create golden opportunities for investors.

The Unintended Consequences of Boosting Overtime Pay

Might a new Department of Labor rule stall hiring?

How to Overcome Hotel Cancellation Fees

Hotels are making it harder to back out.

How You Too Can Become a Venture Capitalist

A slew of crowdfunding portals let individuals buy shares in budding businesses.

Deal or No Deal: Bump-Up Certificates of Deposit

Short-term CDs that adjust your rate higher may not be a good deal.

Money & Ethics

Should Congress dictate how colleges spend their endowments?, by Knight Kiplinger

Opening Shot

The recession guessing game, by James K. Glassman

Your Mind and Your Money

The keys to raising financially independent young adults, by Anne Kates Smith

Success Story

These college classmates built a brand around their premium ketchup.

INVESTING

Best of the Online Brokers, 2016

Fidelity edges out Merrill Edge and Schwab for first place in our rankings of top discount brokerages.

Going Long

Why investors shouldn't be afraid of inflation, by Jeremy J. Siegel

Income Investing

Get better interest rates on your savings, by Jeffrey R. Kosnett

Stocks With Hidden Value

Our eclectic list includes everything from a maker of luxury leather goods to an aerospace giant.

The Kiplinger 25 Update

Invest in foreign stocks without the currency risk.

Fund Spotlight

This mutual fund yields 5.5% with a focus on preferred REITs.

MONEY

Smart Financial Moves for Surviving Spouses

Here's how one couple prepared for the worst, and how one spouse coped with being a survivor.

Disinheriting a Child and Other Reasons to Get a Living Trust

Assets placed in a living trust go directly to your heirs when you die, bypassing probate.

Free FICO Scores for Everyone

Thanks to a new program, you can find out your score at no cost.

LIVING

12 Great Places to Retire for Good Health

These cities give you opportunities to get fit, eat well, enrich your brain and sometimes simply kick back.

Speed Up Your Home Wi-Fi

Follow these steps to bypass bumper-to-bumper traffic on the information superhighway.

Lowdown

6 things you must know about tracing your roots.

Then and Now

Trying to become a millionaire by 2020.

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