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July 2017

7 Top Stocks That Would Survive an Apocalypse

My new Samsung Galaxy smartphone is waterproof … or at least the box says it is. I’m not so sure, myself. While I’m sure a little splash of water won’t hurt the phone, I’m not planning on taking ...

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June 2017

7 Monthly Dividend Stocks to Pay Your Bills

I’m a big fan of monthly dividend stocks. Modern life is built around the idea of the monthly billing cycle: the mortgage payment, car payment, health insurance premiums, electricity, water and phone ...

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June 2017

10 Best Dividend Stocks for the Market’s 10 Sectors

I’ve been a big believer in piling money into the best dividend stocks, then staying there for a long time. Perhaps because the start of my career coincided with the nasty 2000-02 bear market, I’ve ...

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May 2017

The 10 Best Growth Stocks for Retirement

Most investors wouldn’t put the words “growth stocks” in the same sentence as “retirement,” except perhaps as a precautionary warning against what not to buy. At face value, this makes sense. ...

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May 2017

9 Dividend Stocks to Buy for 6%-Plus Yields

Dividend plays with seriously high yields aren’t particularly easy to come by these days, at least not without stretching and probably taking more risk than we should. But for those willing to look, ...

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May 2017

7 Stocks to Buy on the Next Big Market Dip

It has been quiet out there. The CBOE Volatility Index — better known as the VIX — just hit its lowest levels since 2007. Moves of even 100 points on the Dow are rare these days, and even most commodities ...

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April 2017

10 Dividend Stocks That Will Deliver Double-Digit Returns Every Year

Today we’re going to take a look at 10 dividend stocks that look like solid bets to generate double-digit total returns every year, or at least every year on average. Claiming a stock will deliver ...

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April 2017

10 Spring Cleaning Tips for Your Portfolio

I don’t personally do a lot in the way of spring cleaning. It seems that my wife actually takes pleasure in digging through my closet and throwing away clothes that have outlived their usefulness, so ...

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March 2017

The 7 Best Dividend Stocks for the Second Quarter

We all knew that 2017 would be a year full of surprises. With an unpredictable new president in the White House and the animal spirits returning to the stock market, it was a combustible mix. But despite ...

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March 2017

10 Monthly Dividend Stocks to Buy to Pay the Bills

I like making money in the stock market. But I love dividends. You see, the problem with capital gains is that in order to actually enjoy them, you have to sell you shares. But the beauty of dividend stocks ...

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March 2017

10 Dangerous Dividend Stocks to Dump Now

I love dividend stocks. If dividends could be personified, I would marry them and sire children by them. OK, that might have gotten a little weird. But in all seriousness, dividend stocks are an important ...

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March 2017

The 3 Best Oil Stocks to Buy for Retirement Investors

Oil stocks might not normally be what you’d consider ideal stocks for retirement. Energy prices are notoriously volatile and cyclical, and those aren’t qualities you usually want to see in a retirement ...

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March 2017

Warren Buffett’s Letter: Valuable Lessons From the Oracle

Warren Buffett published his annual letter to investors this past weekend, and when Buffett speaks, the rest of us mere mortals sit up and listen. At 86 years old, Mr. Buffett has a lifetime of insight ...

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February 2017

The 10 Best Stocks to Buy and Hold Forever

Forever is a long time to hold a stock. Most investors hold on to a stock for less time than the late Elizabeth Taylor held on to a husband. Depending on who you ask, the average holding period for a stock ...

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January 2017

10 Stocks That Will Hurt Your Retirement, Not Help It

The first rule of medicine is to do no harm. Your retirement, like your health, is something that you can’t afford to screw up. And as with your health, having a safe and stable retirement is generally ...

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January 2017

The 7 Best Monthly Dividend Stocks for 2017

The second half of 2016 was not kind to income investors. As bond yields rose, the prices of virtually everything paying an income stream got slammed. Some of my favorite dividend stocks, REITs and closed-end ...

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December 2016

10 Stocks the Smart Money Likes Right Now

It’s that time again, and no, I’m not talking about the holiday shopping season. Forty five days after each quarter end, the SEC requires large institutional money managers — what we think of as ...

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