Investing Lessons for Income Seekers

Here are the shiniest pearls of income-investing wisdom senior editor Jeff Kosnett has collected while penning his 100 columns.

This is my 100th “Cash in Hand” column, counting those that have run in the magazine and those that have appeared only on the Web (see them all). I’d like to mark this milestone by passing on some of the wisdom I’ve accumulated while observing and decoding the world of income investing.

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Jeffrey R. Kosnett
Senior Editor, Kiplinger's Personal Finance
Kosnett is the editor of Kiplinger's Investing for Income and writes the "Cash in Hand" column for Kiplinger's Personal Finance. He is an income-investing expert who covers bonds, real estate investment trusts, oil and gas income deals, dividend stocks and anything else that pays interest and dividends. He joined Kiplinger in 1981 after six years in newspapers, including the Baltimore Sun. He is a 1976 journalism graduate from the Medill School at Northwestern University and completed an executive program at the Carnegie-Mellon University business school in 1978.