My Point of View

My Point of View

Tap into the mind of Kiplinger editor-in-chief Knight Kiplinger.

January 5, 2016

R.I.P.: A Good Journalist, Good Boss, Good Father

Journalist and philanthropist Austin H. Kiplinger led the Kiplinger Washington Editors for decades.

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November 1, 2013

A College Degree Isn’t Enough

An increasing number of employers have grown skeptical of traditional credentials.

See More On: Careers

September 3, 2013

Fewer Buyers for Cheaper Gas

Is it possible that even if gasoline prices decline, consumption won't go up? I think it's a good bet.

See More On: Economic Forecasts | Business Costs & Regulation

August 27, 2013

The March on Washington: A Personal Reflection

Editor-in-chief Knight Kiplinger looks back to a moment on the mall 50 years ago — and explores how far we've come in realizing the goals outlined that day.

See More On: Politics

July 24, 2013

Hedge Funds: You Name It, They Trade It

The hedge fund manager's answers to my questions revealed what I don't like about that style of investing.

See More On: Wealth Management

June 28, 2013

Chill Out in a Hot Home Market

The surge in home prices is bringing back the frantic "have to buy now" mentality.

See More On: Buying & Selling a Home | Family Finances | Mortgages & Refinancing

May 6, 2013

A Bold 401(k) Overhaul

Every employer in America, regardless of size, would be required to offer an account to all employees.

See More On: 401(k)s | 401(k)s

March 5, 2013

Financial Security Is Still Achievable

Social critics argue that financial progress is impossible for most Americans in today's economy. Powerless victims? No way.

See More On: Financial Planning | Financial Planning | Making Your Money Last

January 7, 2013

5 Financial Tips for Newlyweds

Knight Kiplinger offers his sage advice on money matters for the recently (or soon-to-be) married.

See More On: Making Your Money Last | Health Care & Insurance | Making Your Money Last

November 5, 2012

What Our Readers Want

Our magazine readers are heavy users of electronic media, but they also love print on paper.

See More On: Economic Forecasts | Smart Buying

June 29, 2012

D.C.'s Economy Is Out of Touch

Flattening federal spending will give the region a taste of what the country has been going through.

See More On: Economic Forecasts | Economic Forecasts | Politics

May 4, 2012

Equality on the Job

The long ascent of women workers has been hard-fought, and vestiges of male privilege remain.

See More On: Careers | Careers | Employee Benefits

March 2, 2012

Straight Talk on Taxes

Give everyone a lower tax rate on investment income than on earnings, but make it progressive.

See More On: Tax Breaks | Tax Breaks | Economic Forecasts

November 7, 2011

Why Knight Kiplinger Is Sticking With Stocks

Especially for investors under the age of 50, stocks must still be the foundation for every long-term investment strategy.

See More On: Stocks & Bonds | Stocks & Bonds

September 5, 2011

The Future Is Yours

Whatever quality of life means to you, achieving it is in your hands.

See More On: Careers | Careers

July 6, 2011

A Balanced Federal Budget? Not without Pain

Businesses and individuals who benefit from tax breaks must surrender some self-interest.

See More On: Economic Forecasts | Economic Forecasts | Tax Planning

June 1, 2011

Who Benefits From Affordable Homes?

For many young adults, I believe this will turn out to have been a good time to buy a house or condo.

See More On: Buying & Selling a Home | Buying & Selling a Home | Smart Buying

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