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Kiplinger's Personal Finance

Feb 01 2020
Magazine

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).

Let Me Explain

Uber Law Ripple Effect

Kiplinger's Personal Finance

GREAT GETAWAYS THAT WON’T BREAK THE BANK • A strong dollar and more competition are creating travel bargains here and abroad.

TRACK YOUR DONATED DOLLARS

Where to Find the Best Deals • Looking for great values on airfares and hotels? Check out these resources:

SHOULD YOU BANK WITH GOOGLE? • Tech companies may offer better deals than traditional banks. But there’s a trade-off.

ELECTRIC CARS CRUISE INTO THE MAINSTREAM • Sales are rising, but they’re still best for commuting and shorter drives.

The EV Market Powers Up • Sales of electric vehicles in the U.S. have been rising steadily.

A BOND YOU’RE NOT FAMILIAR WITH FROM A COMPANY YOU’VE NEVER HEARD OF? • It could be the smartest retirement investment you make.

LOOK OUT FOR THESE RACKETS

CALENDAR 02/2020

BRIEFING • INFORMATION ABOUT THE MARKETS AND YOUR MONEY

AMERICANS ARE MOVING LESS

Which Robo Is Right for You? • We sift through the pros and cons of the growing number of low-cost digital advisers.

How the Robo Advisers Stack Up

Costa Rica 9-Day Tour $1295 + tax, fees. USD • Volcanoes, Rainforests, Beaches

A Robo Portfolio Report Card

Indulge in Luxury Stocks

A SHOPPING BAG OF UPSCALE PICKS • Luxury-goods sales are soaring, driven in part by growth in China. Many of these firms are headquartered abroad, but their stocks trade here as American depositary receipts.

5 MARVELOUS MID-CAP FUNDS • Midsize companies offer investors a winning combination of maturity and growth potential.

TRY THESE FUNDS ON FOR SIZE • Each of these mutual funds takes a unique approach to investing in midsize companies. Consider adding one of them to boost your allocation to this market sweet spot.

A Holistic Bet on Housing • This fund invests in all aspects of the real estate market.

Invest in a Landmark • Go from sightseer to part-owner with these notable property stocks.

Taxable Munis? They’re Worth a Look

Just Don’t Call It Junk • Despite its name, this muni bond fund is keeping an eye on risk.

NATIONAL LONG-MATURITY MUNI BOND FUNDS • Ranked by one-year returns

20 LARGEST STOCK AND BOND MUTUAL FUNDS • Ranked by size. See returns for thousands of funds at kiplinger.com/tools/fundfinder.

A SMALL-CAP TURNAROUND

KEY DATA FOR OUR MUTUAL FUND PICKS • Kiplinger 25 funds are no-load; you can buy them without sales charges. For more about the funds, visit kiplinger.com/links/kip25.

COUPLES & MONEY: WHEN TOGETHER IS BETTER • Even if you and your spouse have worked out the kinks in your day-to-day money habits, it’s important to reexamine the big picture.

How Your Credit Affects Your Spouse

TAKE OUR QUIZ…

…AND THE ANSWERS ARE

Make Your Mobile Payments More Secure

Plan Now to Retire Worry-Free • Are you saving enough for retirement? Our 10 steps will help you finance the lifestyle you’ve always wanted.

After the Go-Go Years

The Deferred Annuity Safety Net

A BUDGET WORKSHEET FOR RETIREMENT • Use this worksheet to estimate your retirement expenses.

Test-Drive Your Retirement • Before you quit your job, try out your new budget and your new...


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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).

Let Me Explain

Uber Law Ripple Effect

Kiplinger's Personal Finance

GREAT GETAWAYS THAT WON’T BREAK THE BANK • A strong dollar and more competition are creating travel bargains here and abroad.

TRACK YOUR DONATED DOLLARS

Where to Find the Best Deals • Looking for great values on airfares and hotels? Check out these resources:

SHOULD YOU BANK WITH GOOGLE? • Tech companies may offer better deals than traditional banks. But there’s a trade-off.

ELECTRIC CARS CRUISE INTO THE MAINSTREAM • Sales are rising, but they’re still best for commuting and shorter drives.

The EV Market Powers Up • Sales of electric vehicles in the U.S. have been rising steadily.

A BOND YOU’RE NOT FAMILIAR WITH FROM A COMPANY YOU’VE NEVER HEARD OF? • It could be the smartest retirement investment you make.

LOOK OUT FOR THESE RACKETS

CALENDAR 02/2020

BRIEFING • INFORMATION ABOUT THE MARKETS AND YOUR MONEY

AMERICANS ARE MOVING LESS

Which Robo Is Right for You? • We sift through the pros and cons of the growing number of low-cost digital advisers.

How the Robo Advisers Stack Up

Costa Rica 9-Day Tour $1295 + tax, fees. USD • Volcanoes, Rainforests, Beaches

A Robo Portfolio Report Card

Indulge in Luxury Stocks

A SHOPPING BAG OF UPSCALE PICKS • Luxury-goods sales are soaring, driven in part by growth in China. Many of these firms are headquartered abroad, but their stocks trade here as American depositary receipts.

5 MARVELOUS MID-CAP FUNDS • Midsize companies offer investors a winning combination of maturity and growth potential.

TRY THESE FUNDS ON FOR SIZE • Each of these mutual funds takes a unique approach to investing in midsize companies. Consider adding one of them to boost your allocation to this market sweet spot.

A Holistic Bet on Housing • This fund invests in all aspects of the real estate market.

Invest in a Landmark • Go from sightseer to part-owner with these notable property stocks.

Taxable Munis? They’re Worth a Look

Just Don’t Call It Junk • Despite its name, this muni bond fund is keeping an eye on risk.

NATIONAL LONG-MATURITY MUNI BOND FUNDS • Ranked by one-year returns

20 LARGEST STOCK AND BOND MUTUAL FUNDS • Ranked by size. See returns for thousands of funds at kiplinger.com/tools/fundfinder.

A SMALL-CAP TURNAROUND

KEY DATA FOR OUR MUTUAL FUND PICKS • Kiplinger 25 funds are no-load; you can buy them without sales charges. For more about the funds, visit kiplinger.com/links/kip25.

COUPLES & MONEY: WHEN TOGETHER IS BETTER • Even if you and your spouse have worked out the kinks in your day-to-day money habits, it’s important to reexamine the big picture.

How Your Credit Affects Your Spouse

TAKE OUR QUIZ…

…AND THE ANSWERS ARE

Make Your Mobile Payments More Secure

Plan Now to Retire Worry-Free • Are you saving enough for retirement? Our 10 steps will help you finance the lifestyle you’ve always wanted.

After the Go-Go Years

The Deferred Annuity Safety Net

A BUDGET WORKSHEET FOR RETIREMENT • Use this worksheet to estimate your retirement expenses.

Test-Drive Your Retirement • Before you quit your job, try out your new budget and your new...


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