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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
March 2017

Kiplinger 25 Model Portfolios

Reach your investment goals with these plans using our favorite no-load mutual funds.

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Fund Watch
April 2018

How The Kip 25 Funds Performed

Our actively managed funds turned in mixed results over the past year. But they are in the race for the long haul.

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Fund Watch
March 2018

Primecap Odyssey Growth Is All Action, No Talk

The managers of this Kiplinger 25 fund prefer to stay out of the limelight.

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Stocks & Bonds
March 2018

What You Need to Know About Bitcoin

Investing in cryptocurrencies is dicey. Instead, consider the underlying technology.

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To Your Health
March 2018

Keep Health Care Out-of-Pocket Costs in Check

We asked patient advocates who focus on helping consumers with their medical bills to share some secrets.

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SLIDE SHOW
March 2018

Kip 25 Best No-Load Mutual Funds 2018

At Kiplinger, we've been writing about mutual funds since the 1950s, and have been putting together a list of our favorite no-load mutual funds since 2004, drawing on the broad experience of our editors. ...

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QUIZ
February 2018

Test Your Mutual Fund IQ

No country in the world has more assets tied up in mutual funds and exchange-traded funds than the U.S. – nearly $19 trillion, according to the most recent tally from the Investment Company Institut...

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Mutual Funds
February 2018

Fidelity's Stock-Picking Culture Is Alive and Well

The fund company has diversified into new businesses, but it is not abandoning its stock-picking roots.

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Fund Watch
January 2018

Consider Alternative Funds to Hedge Against a Market Downturn

These funds can smooth out the ride in a bumpy market.

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Fund Watch
January 2018

T. Rowe Price Small-Cap Value Takes the Long View

This fund's managers look for high-quality stocks that have stumbled or troubled companies with a fix in sight.

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Fund Watch
December 2017

Pimco Income Has a Playbook for Rising Interest Rates

Pimco's managers have tremendous latitude to invest wherever the yield is.

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Financial Planning
December 2017

Review Your Portfolio in 3 Easy Steps

The New Year is the perfect time to make sure your investments are on the right track.

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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 Vanguard Funds for 401(k) Retirement Savers

Index funds have made Vanguard a 401(k) behemoth. A total of 33 Vanguard funds rank among the 100 largest funds in 401(k) assets, according to consulting firm BrightScope. Of those funds, 14 track market ...

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SLIDE SHOW
November 2017

The Best Mutual Funds in 401(k) Retirement Plans

Have you checked in on your 401(k) plan lately? If you have, you may notice that your retirement savings have swollen in value, inflated by robust gains in the stock market over the past few years. Yet ...

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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 Fidelity Funds for 401(k) Retirement Savers

Boston-based Fidelity is the second-biggest player in the 401(k) space, managing 20 funds that rank among the largest mutual funds in 401(k) assets, according to BrightScope, a firm that evaluates workplace ...

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