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Kiplinger's Personal Finance
Carolyn Bigda has been writing about personal finance for more than nine years. Previously, she wrote for Money, and is a regular contributor to the Chicago Tribune.
Berkshire Hathaway’s recent results stink, but you can still learn some lessons from the Oracle’s stock purchases.
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As deductibles rise, insurers are offering policies to cover out-of-pocket costs.
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Even the Oracle of Omaha has his share of misses.
The dividend yield of the U.S. stock market today is 2.0%. But plenty of companies pay a lot more. We wondered if we could find attractive stocks that yield at least 5%—two and a half times the overall ...
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Developing markets have performed poorly in recent years, but if you pick the right countries, you can make money. Plus: How to play frontier markets.
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Despite political posturing over high drug prices, the sector’s prospects remain bright, thanks to a steady stream of new products.
Once the Federal Reserve finally starts raising interest rates, this is one group that should benefit.
Disappointing iPhone sales and China’s slowdown, plus Apple’s sheer size, suggest that investors need to temper expectations.
It's been a wild ride for energy investors. Stocks of small U.S. energy companies fell 51% from June 2014 to March 2015, while midsized firms surrendered 37%. But after the price of oil seemingly bottomed ...
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Chasing yield? Check out these stock, bond and real estate offerings from the fund giant.
Will you have to pay someone to hold your cash? Probably not.
Our picks offer attractive yields and the potential for appreciation. We also suggest a European dividend ETF.
To invest in the energy sector today, you need to have an appetite for risk. But if you can white knuckle it, you can earn big returns, especially in small and midsize energy stocks, which have been particularly ...
But raises aren’t widespread yet. Neither is inflation.
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While you wait—and wait—for the Federal Reserve to raise interest rates, you can collect generous checks by investing in dividend stocks. And you don’t have to wander far to find attractive payers. ...
It used to be easy to earn generous income safely from your investments: Buy Treasury bonds or certificates of deposit and watch the cash roll in. But with yields on low-risk investments scraping rock-bottom ...
From safe, high-paying bank accounts to risky mortgage securities, we offer ideas for boosting your income.