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).
The Broker Matrix
Smart Places to Retire
Kiplinger's Personal Finance
MARKET VOLATILITY: GET USED TO IT • The summer swoon is probably not the end of the bull market.
ANOTHER PLUS FOR HIGH-DEDUCTIBLE PLANS • New rules for plans with health savings accounts could trim your out-of-pocket costs.
SOLVING THE APP PRIVACY PROBLEM • Revelations about FaceApp have rekindled debate over how to protect your data.
THE DISAPPOINTING EQUIFAX SETTLEMENT • The average payout will be far less than $125. But you may be reimbursed for other costs.
RESORT FEES: NO DAY AT THE BEACH • Lawsuits may force hotels to make costs more transparent.
Why Stocks Belong in a Roth IRA • Put bonds and securities with less growth potential in a traditional IRA.
10 Fun Ways Boomers Can Use Online Savings Accounts
WE RANK THE ONLINE BROKERS • No broker can hit the bull’s-eye for every type of client. Use our results to find the best one for you.
HOW THE BROKERS SCORE IN EVERY CATEGORY
Not Ranked but Worth Mentioning
FIND THE RIGHT BROKER FOR YOU • Investors of all stripes can find standout brokers that offer the services they value most.
How to Navigate Overseas Investing • Low-volatility funds can help you ride out the ups and downs of foreign markets.
Betting on Stocks Down Under
Go for the Gold? • Stock market volatility has given investors gold fever. If you chase the rally, don’t overdo it.
How to Be a Confident Investor • You don’t have to be an expert. Start with your employer’s retirement savings plan.
An Eye for High-Quality Bargains
A REIT Fund Checks Out of Hotels • Real estate stocks are sizzling. This fund is playing defense.
Battle the Credit Bureaus… and Win • Whether you’re contesting an error or combating fraud, use our guide to give yourself the best shot at success.
YOUR RIGHT TO A FREE REPORT
TAKE IT TO THE NEXT LEVEL • If the bureaus won’t rectify your credit reports despite your due diligence, bring in a third party.
GOLDEN GATE BRIDGE ALSO KEPT TAXES AT BAY • Dubbed one of the ‘Wonders of the Modern World’, the Golden Gate Bridge opened to the public on May 27, 1937. At the time, it was both the longest and the tallest suspension bridge in the world, with a main span of 4,200 feet and a total height of 746 feet. It is still the tallest bridge in the United States, transporting 110,000 vehicles every day. To help raise the $35 million it cost to build, the authorities in California issued tax-free municipal bonds.
Beware Dark Patterns on the Web
Don’t Get Burned by Falling Rates
HARVEST THE FRUITS OF YOUR SAVINGS • How to live well without running out of money.
You May Be Able to Spend More In Retirement Than You Think
How to Get More From a Smaller Pie
Retired and Single: Readers Weigh In
DROWNING IN STREAMING FEES • With so many options to stream TV, movies and other programs, you could pay as much as you did for cable. Use our tips to save money and find the best services for you.
THE CABLE COMPANIES FIGHT BACK
Streaming Services: What You Pay, What You Get
Is Your Vacation Destination Safe? • Check out travel advisories before you book to...