Kiplinger's Personal Finance
Kiplinger's magazine cover (Feb. 2010)
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Kiplinger's Personal Finance (// KIP-ling-ers) is an American personal finance magazine published by Kiplinger since 1947. It claims to be the first American personal finance magazine and to deliver "sound, unbiased advice in clear, concise language". It offers advice on managing money and achieving financial security, saving, investing, planning for retirement, paying for college, and major purchases like automobiles and homes.
W.M. Kiplinger, founder of the Kiplinger family of publications, said he founded the magazine because "The times will always be changing. Much of life and work consists of looking for the changes in advance and figuring out what to do about them." Upon initial production, the magazine was known simply as Kiplinger Magazine, changing its name to Changing Times in 1949 and acquiring its present name in 1991.
In 2001 Kiplinger's Personal Finance announced it would acquire Individual Investor magazine.
Kiplinger's CA-Simply Money
Its competitors were Quicken and Andrew Tobias's Managing your money.. Unlike its competitors, the initial version of CA-Simply Money bypassed MS-DOS, and supported Microsoft Windows."Windows-only is the right idea."</ref> The software's Unique selling proposition is that it offers "pop-up advice from Kiplinger's."
- "eCirc for Consumer Magazines". Alliance for Audited Media. June 30, 2012. Retrieved December 2, 2012.
- Paul B. Brown (October 7, 2006). "Everlasting Retirement". The New York Times.
- "Changing times". Kiplinger's Personal Finance. February 1971.
- "Austin Kiplinger, Co-Founder of a Personal Finance Magazine, Dies at 97". The New York Times.
- Claudia H. Deutsch (February 1, 2004). "At lunch with Knight A. Kiplinger, Conservative Advice, Yes, but in Flavors Beyond Vanilla". NYTimes.com.
- Individual Investor magazine shuts down. Enquirer.com (July 14, 2001). Retrieved September 5, 2013.
- Jan M. Rosen (June 9, 1993). "New Entry In Finance Software". The New York Times.
- "Fastest, Smartest, Easiest Software to Manage Your Personal Finances by Computer Associates (Windows 3.1 Compatible)".
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- Official Kiplinger's Personal Finance Magazine Website
- Kiplinger's Personal Finance magazine acquires Individual Investor magazine
- Google Books: Kiplinger's Personal Finance - readable back issues from 1947 to 2009