Kiplinger’s hires Bigda as contributing editor
Kiplinger’s Personal Finance magazine and Kiplinger.com have hired Carolyn Bigda, longtime Money magazine reporter, as contributing editor.
At Money, Bigda wrote investing pieces on market trends, individual stocks, ETFs and mutual funds for feature and cover stories. Prior to covering the investing beat, she focused on banking, cash investments, consumer credit and debt management for monthly columns and feature stories. She also introduced “The Frugal Connoisseur,” a series about luxury goods for less and has appeared regularly on radio and television to offer investing insights and consumer advice.
“Carolyn is a highly respected journalist who brings a wealth of knowledge that will greatly benefit our readers and expand the breadth of our editorial staff,” said Janet Bodnar, editor of Kiplinger’s Personal Finance, in a statement. “We are excited to incorporate her expertise into our investing coverage and welcome her to the Kiplinger team.”
Bigda has also written the Chicago Tribune’s Getting Started column, which appears weekly in the Tribune and in other Tribune Media outlets. She has degrees from Northwestern University and New York University.
“I am honored to join such a renowned personal finance publication,” said Bigda. “I’ve been fortunate to develop a following of loyal readers and look forward to engaging a whole new audience as part of the Kiplinger’s team.”