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Low-cost index funds tend to outperform most actively managed funds over time. One smart solution: Strike a balance between the two.
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We say goodbye to iShares U.S. Preferred Stock and hello to Schwab U.S. REIT.
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Metropolitan West Total Return Bond, flush with new investors, opts for super-safe assets.
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TCW Relative Value Mid Cap's manager seeks cheap stocks with a catalyst that could spark annual returns of 15%.
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The trick to making money with this Kiplinger 25 veteran is sticking by it.
iShares Global Infrastructure joins the Kiplinger ETF 20, bringing steady income and rising dividends to the mix.
Vanguard Equity-Income benefits from two stock-picking teams with quite different strategies.
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Expense ratios for some funds are rapidly approaching zero.
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Three shops, each using a different recipe, pick the bonds at Northern Multi-Manager High Yield Opportunity.
Some fund families are willing to take on tiny accounts in the hope a long-term relationship will eventually blossom.
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Dividends have accounted for some 40% of overall U.S. market returns, so don't miss out.
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These funds will benefit from the shift away from growth and toward value stocks.
Vanguard Information Technology gives you access to the heavy hitters of the technology sector.
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The Fed has held rates artificially low for years. Investors need to prepare for their inevitable rise.
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Damaged by a huge bet gone awry, a fund once endorsed by Warren Buffett seeks to regain its glory.
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These mutual funds have the most assets under management in 401(k) plans, according to BrightScope.
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Vanguard scores with a fund that owns long-term government debt from emerging markets.