From the Editor

What Sears Meant to Us
spending

What Sears Meant to Us

Besides creating iconic brands, including Craftsman and Kenmore, Sears was a financial innovator.
October 31, 2018
Playing With FIRE (Financial Independence, Retire Early)
retirement

Playing With FIRE (Financial Independence, Retire Early)

We explore the hot FIRE movement and its leader, Mr. Money Mustache, and discover that being mustachian fits well with the financial philosophies we'v…
October 4, 2018
Retirees: Help Is Here
retirement

Retirees: Help Is Here

Aging forces you to make increasingly complex financial decisions.
August 30, 2018
My Annual Report
savings

My Annual Report

You’ve sent good ideas for articles and shared your own personal finance journeys. I love hearing what’s on your mind.
August 2, 2018
As Retirement Looms, So Does Questions of Moving
retirement

As Retirement Looms, So Does Questions of Moving

Each of the places in our cover story has attributes that are high on retirees’ wish lists.
July 6, 2018
Socially Responsible Investing? It's Complicated
investing

Socially Responsible Investing? It's Complicated

It takes a lot of time to do the research to make sure a company is compatible with your values.
June 7, 2018
Living Well on Less: The Middle Class Pinch
savings

Living Well on Less: The Middle Class Pinch

The families we profile are making progress toward their financial goals, but only because they are also making sacrifices.
May 9, 2018
Is a Bear Market on the Prowl?
investing

Is a Bear Market on the Prowl?

Caution doesn’t necessarily equal a market meltdown.
April 11, 2018
My Search for a Financial Adviser
Financial Planning

My Search for a Financial Adviser

Despite being a money expert himself, Kiplinger editor Mark Solheim found the advice industry to be a labyrinth of credentials and opaque fee structur…
April 5, 2018
My Investing Misstep
investing

My Investing Misstep

My Schwab account ballooned to $100,000. That's when the greed and day-trader mentality took over.
March 8, 2018
We Do Personal Finance Advice, Not Politics
savings

We Do Personal Finance Advice, Not Politics

When it comes to recommendations for your finances, we strive to be staunchly nonpartisan.
February 1, 2018
We Welcome Your Feedback
Financial Planning

We Welcome Your Feedback

Tell us your thoughts -- we are listening.
January 9, 2018
Financial Advice for Millennials
credit & debt

Financial Advice for Millennials

How does a personal-finance magazine appeal to a new generation in need of a solid education in the fundamentals?
November 28, 2017
We're Here to Help
insurance

We're Here to Help

In a time of great need across the country, Kiplinger steps up to offer the best financial advice we can.
October 20, 2017
Paying It Forward
retirement

Paying It Forward

I took control of my parents’ finances when Dad showed signs of dementia.
September 22, 2017
Hello Reader, Let's Talk
savings

Hello Reader, Let's Talk

New features are on the way that will make us even more useful.
August 24, 2017
Kiplinger's Editor Janet Bodnar Passes the Torch
retirement

Kiplinger's Editor Janet Bodnar Passes the Torch

You won’t find a better source of financial advice than Kiplinger’s.
July 21, 2017
How We Pick Great Places to Retire
retirement

How We Pick Great Places to Retire

Our list provides a fascinating travelogue of cities that are worth a visit.
June 22, 2017
How We Pick the Best Banks
credit & debt

How We Pick the Best Banks

Whatever is important to you—low fees, high rates, convenience—our choices will help you decide how your bank measures up or whether it makes sense to…
May 25, 2017
Jane Bennett Clark--A Eulogy to Our "Beautiful Wordsmith"
retirement

Jane Bennett Clark--A Eulogy to Our "Beautiful Wordsmith"

Jane was a gifted author who could write about anything and make it sing.
April 21, 2017
How to Get Good Investment Advice
investing

How to Get Good Investment Advice

Protect yourself by being your own fiduciary.
March 24, 2017
How Personal-Finance Advice Has Changed Over the Past 70 Years
savings

How Personal-Finance Advice Has Changed Over the Past 70 Years

The guidance may have changed, but the dedication to our readers has remained constant.
February 23, 2017
Take a Tour of the 300 Best Values in U.S. Colleges
college

Take a Tour of the 300 Best Values in U.S. Colleges

Choosing the right school is as much an art as a science.
December 22, 2016
Personal-Finance Writers Reveal Their Favorite Products and Services to Save and Manage Their Money
spending

Personal-Finance Writers Reveal Their Favorite Products and Services to Save and Manage Their Money

Here are our top picks for investments, money-management tools, credit cards, budget-friendly travel, and more.
November 2, 2016
Stay Healthy to Enjoy Your Wealth
retirement

Stay Healthy to Enjoy Your Wealth

If you’ve got your health,” the old saying goes, “you’ve got just about everything.” In this issue, Kiplinger’s is taking that advice to heart.
August 24, 2016
What Investors Should Do in Today's Market
investing

What Investors Should Do in Today's Market

Before you make a move, know how much risk you can handle.
August 2, 2016