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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

SLIDE SHOW
February 2019

The Kip ETF 20: The 20 Best Cheap ETFs to Buy

Investors have literally thousands of exchange-traded funds (ETFs) to choose from. Considering most portfolios only need a handful, that makes picking the best ETFs a daunting task. More than a dozen ...

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Fund Watch
January 2019

2019 Mutual Fund Guide: Profit from These Trends

Funds are lowering expense ratios — and more than ever are free. Here’s how to take advantage of this changing landscape.

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Fund Watch
January 2019

Adding Caution to the Kiplinger ETF 20

We've traded VanEck Vectors Fallen Angels High Yield for iShares Ultra Short-Term Bond to tamp down risk among our favorite exchange-traded funds.

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Mutual Funds
January 2019

Mutual Fund Rankings, 2019

U.S. markets fared better than overseas counterparts.

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Stocks & Bonds
January 2019

Jeffrey Gundlach: The Bond Fund Rock Star

DoubleLine’s Jeffrey Gundlach is the fixed-income guru you’ve probably never heard of. But you should listen to what he says.

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Fund Watch
January 2019

T. Rowe Price Fund Plays Defense With Small Caps

This member of the Kiplinger 25 — the collection of our favorite no-load mutual funds — has had a bumpy year, but managed to do a bit better than its benchmark.

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Fund Watch
November 2018

Fidelity Strategic Income Bets on U.S. Economic Growth

This member of the Kiplinger 25, the collection of our favorite no-load mutual funds, balances government bonds and high-grade corporates with higher-yielding picks to beat its benchmark.

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SLIDE SHOW
November 2018

The 27 Best Mutual Funds in 401(k) Retirement Plans

The 401(k) plan is now officially middle-aged. It turned 40 this year, which means some newly retired workers out there may have saved for their retirement exclusively in a 401(k). It’s certainly a milestone. But ...

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SLIDE SHOW
November 2018

The Best American Funds for 401(k) Retirement Savers

No doubt you’ve heard of American Funds. But unless you worked through an adviser, chances are you don’t own one of their funds. That’s because until recently, you couldn’t buy American’s funds ...

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Fund Watch
November 2018

Vanguard Index Funds’ Fees Are Going Even Lower

Owners of Vanguard index funds’ Investor class shares to be moved into Admiral class

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SLIDE SHOW
November 2018

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

T. Rowe Price mutual funds may not get as much attention as their bigger brothers in the 401(k) space, Vanguard and Fidelity. But the firm’s offerings are solid. There isn’t a dog in the bunch. Six ...

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SLIDE SHOW
November 2018

The Best Vanguard Funds for 401(k) Retirement Savers

Vanguard dominates the 401(k) world. More of the company’s funds are among the list of the 100 most popular funds in workplace retirement plans than any other fund firm, says consulting firm BrightScope. This ...

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Stocks & Bonds
November 2018

ESG Investing: What Does It All Mean

Sustainable or values investing is mindful of three types of issues -- environmental, social and governance.

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SLIDE SHOW
November 2018

5 Mutual Funds That Win With ESG

Socially conscious investing has gone mainstream with many people now factoring environmental, social and corporate governance criteria—the ESG triumvirate that define so-called sustainable investing—into ...

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Fund Watch
November 2018

4 Funds Worth Making the Extra Effort to Buy

These members of the Kiplinger 25, the collection of our favorite no-load mutual funds, require new investors to jump some hurdles in order to buy initial shares — but we think you should endure the hassle.

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SLIDE SHOW
October 2018

The Best Fidelity Funds for 401(k) Retirement Savers

Fidelity, no surprise, is a heavy hitter in 401(k) plans. Eighteen Fidelity funds rank among the 100 most-popular funds in workplace retirement plans, according to financial consulting firm BrightScope. ...

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Fund Watch
October 2018

100 Most Popular Funds for 401(k) Retirement Savings

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

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