From the Editor

Straightshooting personal-finance guidance from editor Janet Bodnar.

From Kiplinger's Personal Finance, November 2017

Paying It Forward

I took control of my parents’ finances when Dad showed signs of dementia.

See More On: Family Finances | Caregiving | Financial Planning

From Kiplinger's Personal Finance, September 2017

Kiplinger's Editor Janet Bodnar Passes the Torch

You won’t find a better source of financial advice than Kiplinger’s.

See More On: Making Your Money Last | Family Finances

From Kiplinger's Personal Finance, August 2017

How We Pick Great Places to Retire

Our list provides a fascinating travelogue of cities that are worth a visit.

See More On: Best Cities, States & Places | Buying & Selling a Home | Saving for Retirement

From Kiplinger's Personal Finance, June 2017

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

Jane was a gifted author who could write about anything and make it sing.

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From Kiplinger's Personal Finance, May 2017

How to Get Good Investment Advice

Protect yourself by being your own fiduciary.

See More On: Financial Planning | Saving for Retirement | Wealth Management

From Kiplinger's Personal Finance, January 2017

Is a Bear Market on the Prowl?

Caution doesn’t necessarily equal a market meltdown.

See More On: Markets | Stocks & Bonds

From Kiplinger's Personal Finance, December 2016

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.

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From Kiplinger's Personal Finance, September 2016

What Investors Should Do in Today's Market

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

See More On: Investor Psychology | Dividends | ETFs

From Kiplinger's Personal Finance, July 2016

Will the New Fiduciary Rule Really Protect Your Investments?

Nobody has a bigger stake in your money than you do.

See More On: Stocks & Bonds | Financial Planning

From Kiplinger's Personal Finance, August 2016

How to Pick a Financial Adviser

We tell you all you need to know to find the perfect match.

See More On: Financial Planning | Saving for Retirement

From Kiplinger's Personal Finance, September 2015

ETFs—An Easy Way to Invest

Our picks for the Kiplinger ETF 20 match their indexes as closely and as cheaply as possible.

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From Kiplinger's Personal Finance, July 2015

Timely Advice for Investors

Our goal is to give you a heads-up about the market’s danger points and opportunities so you can apply them to your individual circumstances.

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From Kiplinger's Personal Finance, May 2015

The Right Mix of Mutual Funds for You

How should you combine index and active funds among your investments? We've got your answer, plus 25 top actively managed funds to pick from.

See More On: Kip 25 | Mutual Funds

From Kiplinger's Personal Finance, April 2015

The Financial Challenges of New Relationships Later in Life

Despite legal and financial drawbacks, lots of older couples forgo marriage.

See More On: Family Finances | Financial Planning

From Kiplinger's Personal Finance, March 2015

Coping With Oil’s Slide

The consequences of oil's plunge haven't been all negative. With gas prices down, U.S. car buyers are doing what they love best: buying big.

See More On: Markets | Buying & Leasing a Car | Economic Forecasts

From Kiplinger's Personal Finance, January 2015

The Downside of Easy Money

Not enough attention has been paid to the Fed policy's negative effects on savers.

See More On: Economic Forecasts | Financial Planning | Saving for Retirement

From Kiplinger's Personal Finance, December 2014

How We Picked the Best Online Brokers and the Rest of Our Annual Best List

The effort we put into our broker survey extends to picking all the winners across dozens of categories of personal-finance products and services.

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