Written to help you do a better job of managing your personal and family financial affairs and to help you get more for your money. You get ideas on saving, investing, cutting taxes, making major purchases, advancing your career, buying a home, paying for education, health care and travel, plus much, much more. Special issues cover the latest information about car buying (December) and Mutual Funds (March and September).
Headaches With Vanguard
New Look, Same Mission
Kiplinger’s Personal Finance
BYE-BYE, BEAR • A new bull market became official in June. But it looks a little wobbly.
What Hospice Patients Can Teach Us About Money • As you build wealth, include your life’s purpose and meaning in the framework.
Celebrating 100 Years of The Kiplinger Letter • Editor emeritus Knight Kiplinger reflects on an enduring legacy of clear-eyed, unbiased journalism.
THE FED MAY NOT BE DONE HIKING INTEREST RATES • INFORMATION ABOUT THE MARKETS AND YOUR MONEY
THE RISKS OF USING PEER-TO-PEER PAYMENT APPS
HOW TO INVEST IN AI • It’s too early to pick the ultimate winners in artificial intelligence, and it’s already expensive to get in on the ground floor. But these companies stand to benefit from the boom.
CONSIDER AN AI FUND • Artificial intelligence could define this decade. Get wellrounded exposure with these funds.
Crunching Big Data to Pick Stocks • This firm uses artificial intelligence to look for stocks to beat the market.
BACK IN THE BLACK • Our favorite exchange-traded funds are on the upswing. Here’s how to make the most of your ETF portfolio.
Changes to Our Roster
No Adviser Necessary
Pick Businesses, Not Stocks
A Sensible Approach • This intermediate-term bond fund aims for consistency.
Invest in your child’s future and inspire a love of reading that will last a lifetime
The Appeal of Mortgage Bonds
Is Your Insurance Coverage Up to Date? • Costs are rising to repair or replace your most valuable assets. Make sure your home and vehicles are adequately insured.
What It Takes to Buy Insurance in Florida • Kiplinger editor Elaine Silvestrini shares her story.
MAKE A PLAN TO RESTART STUDENT LOAN PAYMENTS • A three-year pause on federal loan payments ends in October. Here’s how to prepare.
Help for Borrowers Who Fell Behind
Defusing Financial Flash Points
Adding Users to Your Card
AN INHERITANCE WITH STRINGS ATTACHED • New rules for inherited IRAs could leave some heirs with a hefty tax bill.
THE NEW (AND OLD) RULES FOR INHERITED IRAS
Three Cheers for Grandkids!
THE CHECK’S IN THE MAIL • More companies are paying out special dividends this year. Here’s what that means.
The High Costs of Caregiving • Caring for aging parents can exact a financial and emotional toll on adult children.
How to Redeem Savings Bonds • Whether you bought savings bonds during inflation’s peak last year or have older bonds collecting dust, take these steps to cash them in.
CORD CUTTING MADE EASY • With an expanding menu of streaming services, saying goodbye to your cable company’s entertainment options has never been easier.
The Art of Bundling
Sharing Passwords May Cost You More
Fixing Your Relationship With Money • This psychologist helps clients address complex issues involving their finances.