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Kiplinger's Personal Finance
Elizabeth Leary (née Ody) first joined Kiplinger in 2006 as a reporter, and has held various positions on staff and as a contributor in the years since. Her writing has also appeared in Barron's, BloombergBusinessweek, The Washington Post and other outlets.
This bull market never stops charging. Now in its ninth year, the current winning streak has delivered a 342% cumulative gain in Standard & Poor’s 500-stock index since its 2009 low. In 2017 alone, the ...
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Finding bargains isn't easy these days, but these three value-fund managers dug hard.
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Peer-to-peer lending can deliver generous returns, but you’ll be taking on a lot of risk.
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Want big returns? Take on big risks. So goes the inescapable calculus of investing. With so many investors focused on safety and income these days, we decided to take a contrarian approach by looking for ...
Although index funds offer quite a few benefits, rock-bottom expenses are most significant.
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Donald Trump or Hillary Clinton — one or the other will be president next year. How might that affect your stock portfolio?
We've assembled two lists: One of seven firms that stand to benefit if Trump ...
When creating a portfolio, look at credit ratings, yield, cost-comparisons and more.
We’ve compiled a list of firms that stand to benefit if Hillary Clinton, the presumptive Democratic nominee, is elected in November. Because Clinton has been in politics longer and has released a greater ...
As the Republican Party formally nominates Donald Trump, investors may want to position their portfolios for the November election by considering stocks likely to benefit from a win by either candidate. ...
The e-commerce giant’s shares continue to defy gravity even though consistent profit growth has long eluded the company.
Uncle Sam is raising the bar for advice that brokers give to retirement savers.
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Many financial companies will benefit once the Fed gets serious about lifting interest rates.
By selling call options on the stocks in their portfolios, these funds earn extra income.
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The Department of Labor aims to keep bad investments out of your retirement accounts.
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Equity crowdfunding will soon be open to all investors, but this brave new world has its pitfalls.
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The financial crisis and downturn in real estate turned out to be an invaluable learning opportunity for this Powerball winner.
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Recent dollar weakness and growing talk about negative interest rates are pushing up the yellow metal.