Kiplinger’s Personal Finance

Kiplinger's Personal Finance

June 2017

June issue of KPFM

Cover Story

29 Ways to Earn 1% - 10% on Your Money in 2017

Our ideas range from low-risk municipal bonds to high-risk mortgage REITs.


Table of Contents


Worried About the Stock Market?

Our strategies will help lock in gains and minimize losses.

Your TV Might Be Spying on You

Those internet-connected devices can be a gateway for hackers.

Wedding Gifts for Newlyweds Who Have Everything

Skip the china. Couples value experiences and cash to put toward the future.

Words That Will Help Sell Your Home Fast

If you’re thinking about selling your home, here’s some guidance on terminology to use to help your listing stand out to potential buyers.

Credit Scores Get a Boost

Credit histories will no longer carry black marks from tax liens and civil judgments.

Money & Ethics

Should colleges give preference to applicants with wealthy families?, by Knight Kiplinger

Opening Shot

How to thrive as market cycles return, by James K. Glassman

Success Story

This mobile photo studio caters to families and business clients.

Your Mind and Your Money

What kind of investor are you?, by Anne Kates Smith


How Misinformation From Social Security Can Cost You Tens of Thousands of Dollars

We'll put you on the right path to maximize your benefits.

Guide to Scoring the Best Deals in 2017

You could be missing out on some of this year's top money-saving bargains. We're here to help.

Ask Kim

Financial gifts for new grads, by Kimberly Lankford

Game Plan

Health savings account vs. flexible spending account: Which is better for you?

How to Get Even Sweeter Rewards From Your Rewards Credit Card

Boost your rewards by opening a bank account.

Then & Now

Tech entrepreneur Nina Vaca goes global.


29 Ways to Earn 1% - 10% on Your Money in 2017

Our ideas range from low-risk municipal bonds to high-risk mortgage REITs.

Boost Your Income With Stock Options

Selling calls against stocks you own is a low-risk strategy.

Income Investing

Better rates for savers, finally, by Jeffrey R. Kosnett

Practical Investing

Is Intel's buying binge a good thing?, by Kathy Kristof

Kiplinger 25 Update

With T. Rowe Price Blue Chip Growth, a long-term view will be rewarded.

Kiplinger ETF 20 Update

This financial fund is heating up.

Fund Spotlight

A young fund that practices socially responsible investing climbs the one-year chart.


Living With Cancer

For millions of people, cancer is neither a death sentence nor an impediment to a long, fulfilling life.