From the Editor

Straightshooting personal-finance guidance from editor Mark Solheim.

May 9, 2018

Living Well on Less: The Middle Class Pinch

The families we profile are making progress toward their financial goals, but only because they are also making sacrifices.

See More On: Budgeting | Making Your Money Last

April 4, 2018

My Search for a Financial Adviser

Despite being a money expert himself, Kiplinger editor Mark Solheim found the advice industry to be a labyrinth of credentials and opaque fee structures when he went looking for financial guidance from the pros.

See More On: Financial Planning | Family Finances

March 8, 2018

My Investing Misstep

My Schwab account ballooned to $100,000. That's when the greed and day-trader mentality took over.

See More On: Stocks & Bonds | Tech Stocks

February 1, 2018

We Do Personal Finance Advice, Not Politics

When it comes to recommendations for your finances, we strive to be staunchly nonpartisan.

See More On: Making Your Money Last | Financial Planning

January 9, 2018

We Welcome Your Feedback

Tell us your thoughts -- we are listening.

See More On: Financial Planning | Family Finances | Getting Out of Debt

September 22, 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

July 21, 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

June 22, 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

April 21, 2017

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

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

See More On: Careers

March 24, 2017

How to Get Good Investment Advice

Protect yourself by being your own fiduciary.

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

December 6, 2016

Is a Bear Market on the Prowl?

Caution doesn’t necessarily equal a market meltdown.

See More On: Markets | Stocks & Bonds

November 2, 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.

See More On: Making Your Money Last

August 2, 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

June 6, 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

June 21, 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

August 4, 2015

ETFs—An Easy Way to Invest

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

See More On: ETFs | Mutual Funds

June 2, 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.

See More On: Stocks & Bonds

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