Nellie S. Huang

Nellie S. Huang

Senior Associate Editor, Kiplinger's Personal Finance

Nellie joined Kiplinger in August 2011 after a seven-year stint in Hong Kong. There, she worked for the Wall Street Journal Asia, where as lifestyle editor, she launched and edited Scene Asia, an online guide to food, wine, entertainment and the arts in Asia. Prior to that, she was an editor at Weekend Journal, the Friday lifestyle section of the Wall Street Journal Asia. Kiplinger isn't Nellie's first foray into personal finance: She has also worked at SmartMoney (rising from fact-checker to senior writer), and she was a senior editor at Money.

Best Online Brokers, 2021
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Becoming an Investor

Best Online Brokers, 2021

With new traders flocking to the market, can firms keep up? We test how well they serve clients of all stripes.
August 27, 2021
Our Small-Cap Funds Take Different Paths
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Kip 25

Our Small-Cap Funds Take Different Paths

Not all pockets of the small-cap world have fared well recently, with value-priced stocks the biggest winners.
August 27, 2021
China Shares Still Hold Promise
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Becoming an Investor

China Shares Still Hold Promise

The outlook for profit growth is strong, but the shares are cheap.
August 26, 2021
A Fund for Betting on Infrastructure
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Becoming an Investor

A Fund for Betting on Infrastructure

The SPDR S&P Kensho Intelligent Structures ETF invests in both industrials firms and new technologies for clean energy.
August 26, 2021
The Best Online Brokers, 2021
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Markets

The Best Online Brokers, 2021

With new traders flocking to the market, can firms keep up? We test how well they serve clients of all stripes.
August 22, 2021
How to Play the High-Yield Rally
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Becoming an Investor

How to Play the High-Yield Rally

Junk bonds have been on a tear, so this fund has shifted to defense.
July 29, 2021
How to Profit From ETFs
Becoming an Investor

How to Profit From ETFs

Exchange-traded funds aren’t new, but they’re still red-hot. Here’s a detailed look at why you should consider these investment vehicles, for both you…
July 29, 2021
Kip ETF 20: The Best Cheap ETFs
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ETFs

Kip ETF 20: The Best Cheap ETFs

Build a solid core for your portfolio and explore new opportunities with our favorite low-cost exchange-traded funds (ETFs).
July 29, 2021
The Case for Investing Overseas
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Kip 25

The Case for Investing Overseas

Fidelity International Growth fund tends to thrive during stretches of market uncertainty.
July 29, 2021
Know When to Sell a Stock
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Becoming an Investor

Know When to Sell a Stock

The decision to sell isn't easy. Use our guide whether you're taking profits or tossing a loser.
June 25, 2021
Healthcare Stocks Are Bargains Now
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Becoming an Investor

Healthcare Stocks Are Bargains Now

Healthcare shares are about as cheap as they have been in 40 years, yet expectations for earnings growth are strong.
June 24, 2021
Buy Low, Sell High with Invesco S&P SmallCap 600 Revenue ETF
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Becoming an Investor

Buy Low, Sell High with Invesco S&P SmallCap 600 Revenue ETF

Consumer discretionary companies – makers of nonessential consumer goods and services – compose 27% of the fund's assets.
June 24, 2021
Bank-Loan Funds Are in a Sweet Spot
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Becoming an Investor

Bank-Loan Funds Are in a Sweet Spot

They do well when rates are rising and the economy is strong.
June 24, 2021
How to Invest for a Higher-Tax Future
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Tax Breaks

How to Invest for a Higher-Tax Future

Use these strategies to boost your after-tax returns.
June 24, 2021
Principal Healthcare Innovators: Earnings Not Wanted
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Becoming an Investor

Principal Healthcare Innovators: Earnings Not Wanted

This stock fund uses "counterintuitive" criteria to target small and midsize healthcare companies focused on innovation.
May 27, 2021
Vanguard Short-Term Investment-Grade Keeps It Short and Sweet
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Vanguard Short-Term Investment-Grade Keeps It Short and Sweet

This member of the Kiplinger 25 focuses on debt with one- to five-year maturities, making it less sensitive to interest-rate shifts.
May 25, 2021
Investing in Space: How to Cash In on the Final Frontier
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Markets

Investing in Space: How to Cash In on the Final Frontier

Most space-themed investments are moonshots. Use our stock and fund picks to bet on space exploration.
May 25, 2021
American Century Small Cap Value (ASVIX) Joins Kip 25
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Kip 25

American Century Small Cap Value (ASVIX) Joins Kip 25

American Century's small-cap-focused ASVIX consistently delivers high returns with average risk, and bears little resemblance to its benchmark.
April 30, 2021
The Kip 25: The Best Low-Fee Mutual Funds
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The Kip 25: The Best Low-Fee Mutual Funds

The key to building wealth long-term is buying high-quality, low-cost mutual funds run by seasoned stock pickers. Here are our favorites: The Kiplinge…
April 29, 2021
Kip ETF 20: The Best Cheap ETFs
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ETFs

Kip ETF 20: The Best Cheap ETFs

You can build a solid core for your portfolio and explore new opportunities with our favorite low-cost exchange-traded funds.
April 29, 2021
Ark Innovation ETF Delivers a Bumpy Ride
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ETFs

Ark Innovation ETF Delivers a Bumpy Ride

Some of the fund's growth stocks, including Tesla, suffered recently as investors turned toward value-priced shares.
April 28, 2021
Buffered ETFs Can Limit Your Losses
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Becoming an Investor

Buffered ETFs Can Limit Your Losses

The catch: You'll give up some gains in return.
April 28, 2021
Go Worldwide with T. Rowe Price Global Allocation
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Foreign Stocks & Emerging Markets

Go Worldwide with T. Rowe Price Global Allocation

This one-stop fund provides instant diversification.
April 28, 2021
What to Make of Bitcoin
Becoming an Investor

What to Make of Bitcoin

The digital currency has delivered dizzying gains—and is just as volatile as ever.
March 26, 2021
How the Kiplinger 25 Fared in 2020
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Kip 25

How the Kiplinger 25 Fared in 2020

Our flock of actively managed funds survived a wild year and as a group delivered benchmark-beating gains.
March 24, 2021
The Best T. Rowe Price Funds for 401(k) Retirement Savers
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Kiplinger's Investing Outlook

The Best T. Rowe Price Funds for 401(k) Retirement Savers

A dozen T. Rowe Price mutual funds also have a place among the nation's most popular 401(k) retirement products. Find out which funds belong in your r…
March 22, 2021
The Best American Funds for 401(k) Retirement Savers
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The Best American Funds for 401(k) Retirement Savers

American Funds has 14 actively managed mutual funds among the 100 most popular 401(k) offerings. We look at the Best American Funds in that group, and…
March 9, 2021