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Steve Goldberg delivers must-read investing insights every Tuesday.

December 9, 2016

7 Good Stocks for Your Retirement Portfolio in 2017

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

See More On: Stocks & Bonds | Making Your Money Last | Saving for Retirement

December 6, 2016

The 7 Best ETFs for Retirees in 2017

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

See More On: ETFs | Saving for Retirement

November 28, 2016

The 5 Best Bond Funds for 2017

The trick next year will be to avoid losing money.

See More On: Mutual Funds | Dividends

November 29, 2016

The 6 Best Stock Funds for Retirees in 2017

My favorite actively managed funds focus on limiting risk.

See More On: Mutual Funds | Making Your Money Last | Saving for Retirement

November 18, 2016

Forget the Fiduciary Rule

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

See More On: Financial Planning

October 25, 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.

See More On: Stocks & Bonds | Mutual Funds

October 17, 2016

How to Buy American Funds Without a Sales Charge

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

See More On: Mutual Funds

September 27, 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.

See More On: Politics | Stocks & Bonds

September 21, 2016

Mid-Cap Stocks Are the Market's Sweet Spot

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

See More On: Mutual Funds

September 19, 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.

See More On: Index Funds | Markets | Mutual Funds

August 25, 2016

The Bull Market Isn't Over Yet

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

See More On: Markets | Stocks & Bonds

August 16, 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.

See More On: Dividends | ETFs | Mutual Funds

July 26, 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.

See More On: Politics | Financial Planning

July 8, 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.

See More On: Investor Psychology | Markets

Originally Published June 16, 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.

See More On: Stocks & Bonds | Mutual Funds

May 18, 2016

Jim Cramer's Stock Picks Stink

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

See More On: Stocks & Bonds

May 16, 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.

See More On: Mutual Funds | ETFs

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