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.

Primecap Odyssey Growth Has a Rough Year
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mutual funds

Primecap Odyssey Growth Has a Rough Year

The fund trailed the S&P by a wide margin, but over the long haul Primecap's managers have not disappointed shareholders.
January 26, 2022
New Leadership at One of Our Funds
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Kip 25

New Leadership at One of Our Funds

Vanguard recently announced that longtime manager Michael Reckmeyer will retire in June.
December 22, 2021
Time for Small Companies to Shine
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Becoming an Investor

Time for Small Companies to Shine

The environment is right for investing in small companies. These five managers divide and conquer the small-cap market.
December 22, 2021
India Is on a Tear
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Foreign Stocks & Emerging Markets

India Is on a Tear

Massive modernization presents opportunities for investors.
December 21, 2021
Introducing Kiplinger’s New “ESG 20”
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Investing for Income

Introducing Kiplinger’s New “ESG 20”

Doing good and making money are no contradiction with these 15 stocks and five funds that ride the trend of socially conscious investing.
December 19, 2021
The 22 Best Stocks to Buy for 2022
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stocks to buy

The 22 Best Stocks to Buy for 2022

A chaotic past two years has taught investors to be ready for anything. Our 22 best stocks to buy for 2022 reflect several possible outcomes for the n…
December 9, 2021
5 Stocks to Sell for 2022
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stocks to sell

5 Stocks to Sell for 2022

Sometimes, even good companies make for less-than-desirable investments. These five stocks look like Sells heading into 2022.
December 7, 2021
Wasatch Emerging Markets Small Cap Goes Its Own Way
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Foreign Stocks & Emerging Markets

Wasatch Emerging Markets Small Cap Goes Its Own Way

This emerging-markets stock fund isn't afraid to stray from the pack.
November 24, 2021
New Ways to Invest in Bitcoin
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Becoming an Investor

New Ways to Invest in Bitcoin

ProShares Bitcoin Strategy and other ETFs offer an easier way to gain bitcoin exposure than buying the actual cryptocurrency.
November 24, 2021
2022's Best Mutual Funds in 401(k) Retirement Plans
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mutual funds

2022's Best Mutual Funds in 401(k) Retirement Plans

A key to smart retirement saving: spreading your portfolio across a few of the best mutual funds in your 401(k) plan. Here are the 30 top options avai…
November 23, 2021
The Best American Funds for 401(k) Retirement Savers
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mutual funds

The Best American Funds for 401(k) Retirement Savers

American Funds has 13 actively managed mutual funds among the 100 most popular 401(k) offerings. We look at the best American Funds in that group … as…
November 12, 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 enjoy a place among the nation's most popular 401(k) retirement products. Find out which ones are worth your invest…
November 4, 2021
TIAA-CREF Real Estate Securities Rides High on a Hot Market
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Markets

TIAA-CREF Real Estate Securities Rides High on a Hot Market

This fund currently favors single family home rentals and data centers.
November 1, 2021
The Best Funds to Buy for the Roaring ’20s
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Economic Forecasts

The Best Funds to Buy for the Roaring ’20s

Stock market boom? Check. Economy on fire? For now. But this century isn't like the last in important ways.
October 28, 2021
DF Dent Midcap Growth Should Rebound
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Becoming an Investor

DF Dent Midcap Growth Should Rebound

The fund favors high-quality, growing companies, but in late 2020, investors started favoring low-quality firms at bargain prices.
October 28, 2021
Invesco S&P 500 Equal Weight Financials Rides the Recovery
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Kip ETF 20

Invesco S&P 500 Equal Weight Financials Rides the Recovery

Some of the fund's best-performing stocks over the past year were regional banks with market values below $30 billion.
October 28, 2021
The Best Fidelity Funds for 401(k) Retirement Savers
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Investing for Income

The Best Fidelity Funds for 401(k) Retirement Savers

Fidelity funds are renowned for their managers' stock-picking prowess. We rate Fidelity's best actively managed funds that are popular in 401(k) plans…
October 25, 2021
The Best Vanguard Funds for 401(k) Retirement Savers
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The Best Vanguard Funds for 401(k) Retirement Savers

Vanguard funds account for roughly a third of the 100 most popular 401(k) retirement products. We rank Vanguard's best actively managed funds, includi…
October 8, 2021
100 Most Popular Mutual Funds in 401(k) Retirement Accounts
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401(k)s

100 Most Popular Mutual Funds in 401(k) Retirement Accounts

These mutual funds have the most assets under management in 401(k) workplace retirement plans.
October 7, 2021
Coming Soon to an ETF: Your Favorite Fund Manager
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Becoming an Investor

Coming Soon to an ETF: Your Favorite Fund Manager

Some portfolio managers are bringing their star power to exchange-traded versions of their funds. Also, four “nontransparent” ETFs to keep your eye on…
September 30, 2021
We Welcome a Tech Fund to the Kip 25
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Kip 25

We Welcome a Tech Fund to the Kip 25

T. Rowe Price Global Technology sees promise in smaller tech companies leading changes to consumer services.
September 29, 2021
The Kip 25: The Best Low-Fee Mutual Funds
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mutual funds

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…
September 29, 2021
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