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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.

Latest Features

Fund Watch
November 2017

100 Most Popular Funds for Your 401(k) Retirement Savings

These mutual funds have the most assets under management in 401(k) workplace retirement plans.

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SLIDE SHOW
November 2017

Best American Funds for 401(k) Retirement Savers

You may not be familiar with Capital Group, but the Los Angeles–based firm runs American Funds, which has a gigantic presence in 401(k) plans. Out of the 100 largest funds in 401(k) plans, eight are ...

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SLIDE SHOW
November 2017

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

Many actively managed funds saddle investors with high fees and mediocre returns. But if your 401(k) plan includes T. Rowe Price funds, you’re in luck. Out of the 100 largest funds in 401(k) assets ...

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Health Care & Insurance
November 2017

How a Patient Advocate Helps You Navigate the Medical System

This professional can sort through your care options or sort out medical or insurance snafus.

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Financial Planning
November 2017

The Right Price for Investing Advice

We help you navigate the bewildering world of financial advisers.

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Fund Watch
October 2017

The Stodgy Vanguard Wellington Fund Still Delights Investors

Wellington, a balanced fund, is almost 100 years old.

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Fund Watch
November 2017

Emerging Markets Find Their Mojo

Two Chinese tech firms, Alibaba Group Holding and Tencent Holdings, are responsible for much of the growth.

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Stock Watch
September 2017

Berkshire Hathaway Stock: Buy or Sell?

Shares in Warren Buffett’s company are a bargain, but don’t expect too much.

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SLIDE SHOW
August 2017

3 Great Growth Stocks that Aren't FAANGs

Talk of a tech bubble has some investors worried about the outsized gains in FAANG stocks, that quintuplet of fast-growing tech firms — namely Facebook (symbol FB), Amazon.com (AMZN), Apple (AAPL), Netflix ...

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529 Plans
August 2017

The Best College Savings Plans, 2017

These state-sponsored 529 programs offer tax breaks, low fees and well-managed portfolios.

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Financial Planning
August 2017

Robo Advisers Get the Human Touch

More automated advisory services are giving clients the chance to consult with financial planners and investment counselors.

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Fund Watch
August 2017

What Happens to Your Target-Date Fund When You Hit Retirement Age

Target-date funds employ one of two basic asset-allocation strategies once you reach retirement age. Here’s why that matters.

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Fund Watch
August 2017

A Slow Year for Mairs & Power Growth Fund

Going light on tech meant missing the sector's big runup.

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SLIDE SHOW
July 2017

6 Index Funds That Are Cheaper than Vanguard

Vanguard, long considered the king of low-cost indexing, has lost its throne—for the time being. In what must be a vexing twist for the Malvern, Pa., fund firm, which has long trumpeted the importance ...

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SLIDE SHOW
July 2017

3 Actively Managed Funds That Beat the S&P 500

It’s no secret that index funds rule. In the 15-year period that ended in December 2016, 92% of actively managed large-company stock funds lagged Standard & Poor’s 500-stock index. But do any funds ...

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Travel
July 2017

How to Sidestep Currency-Exchange Fees When You Travel Abroad

Be selective about how you exchange dollars for foreign currencies.

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Banking
July 2017

Don't Let Hackers Kidnap Your Data

Thwart them by keeping your operating system up to date and backing up your files.

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