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Steven Goldberg

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Kiplinger.com

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December 2016

7 Stocks for Retirees to Beat the Market in 2017

Forget politics. Instead, look for reasonably priced companies with competitive advantages.

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December 2016

The 7 Best ETFs for Retirees in 2017

Exchange-traded funds are inexpensive, first-class investments.

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November 2016

The 5 Best Bond Funds for 2017

The trick next year will be to avoid losing money.

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November 2016

The 6 Best Stock Funds for Retirees in 2017

My favorite actively managed funds focus on limiting risk.

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November 2016

Forget the Fiduciary Rule

But there still will be ways investors can require their advisers to put their interests first.

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October 2016

Why You Should Invest in Health Care Stocks Now

This sector tends to do well in both bull and bear markets. Here’s my favorite fund.

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October 2016

How to Buy American Funds Without a Sales Charge

Here are my three favorites from this terrific provider of actively managed funds.

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September 2016

Gamblers Are Surprisingly Accurate at Picking the Next President

Polls show a tight race for the White House, but betting sites have the odds firmly favoring Clinton.

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September 2016

Mid-Cap Stocks Are the Market's Sweet Spot

Here are my four favorite funds that focus on medium-size companies.

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September 2016

It's a Bad Time to Invest in S&P 500 Index Funds

Fewer actively managed funds are beating Standard & Poor’s 500-stock index than at any time except the late 1990s. That won’t last.

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August 2016

The Bull Market Isn't Over Yet

My favorite stock-market analyst tells why new highs are likely.

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August 2016

Best Funds for Dividends Other Than Vanguard Dividend Growth

Even though Vanguard Dividend Growth has closed to new investors, plenty of good low-cost ETF options remain.

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July 2016

How Donald Trump Invests

The Republican presidential candidate’s campaign filings show he loves junk bonds, shuns overseas investments and sure likes to dabble.

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July 2016

Time the Stock Market at Your Peril

Anticipating the market’s gyrations, never easy in the first place, has only gotten harder in recent years.

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June 2016

5 Best Bond Funds to Buy While Fed Keeps Rates Down

With yields at ridiculously low levels, risk is elevated. But there are still good reasons to own bonds.

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May 2016

Jim Cramer's Stock Picks Stink

The host of CNBC’s "Mad Money" has lagged the market dramatically over the past 15 years.

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May 2016

4 Best Cheap Funds to Invest in Now

Expenses really do matter. As a group, mutual funds with low fees outpace those that charge a lot.

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