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6 Beautifully Boring Dividend Stocks
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6 Beautifully Boring Dividend Stocks

Instead of popular but volatile stocks, owning under-the-radar defensive gems will let you sleep at night.
August 27, 2021
12 Best Consumer Staples Stocks for the Rest of 2021
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12 Best Consumer Staples Stocks for the Rest of 2021

Consumer staples stocks have been on the rise in recent months. Several catalysts on the horizon could keep the momentum going through year's end.
July 26, 2021
25 Best Kirkland Products You Should Buy at Costco
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25 Best Kirkland Products You Should Buy at Costco

Many of warehouse club Costco's store-branded Kirkland Signature items get high marks for quality and value. Check out our picks.
July 21, 2021
25 Blue Chips With Brawny Balance Sheets
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25 Blue Chips With Brawny Balance Sheets

Blue chips with rock-solid financials have been among the most secure holdings of the COVID pandemic. They should be just fine on the way out, too.
April 16, 2021
9 Stocks With Surprisingly Reliable Special Dividends
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9 Stocks With Surprisingly Reliable Special Dividends

Special dividends typically are one-time windfalls for investors. But a few companies regularly weave these payouts into their broader dividend strate…
March 3, 2021

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10 Stocks Warren Buffett Is Buying (And 11 He's Selling)
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10 Stocks Warren Buffett Is Buying (And 11 He's Selling)

Berkshire Hathaway's chief continued his purge of bank stocks during the third quarter, but Warren Buffett also added six brand-new positions.
November 17, 2020
11 Dividend Growth Stocks Delivering Double-Digit Increases
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11 Dividend Growth Stocks Delivering Double-Digit Increases

Dividend growth stocks with even so-so current yields can become powerful income holdings thanks to payout hikes over time and price-upside potential.
October 30, 2020
13 Best Warren Buffett Growth Stocks
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13 Best Warren Buffett Growth Stocks

Warren Buffett might be known as a legendary value investor, but don't ignore his growth holdings. Here, we examine 13 of "the Oracle's" best growth s…
September 22, 2020
Closing Bell 7/9/20: Another Split Market as Jobs Concerns Grow
Markets

Closing Bell 7/9/20: Another Split Market as Jobs Concerns Grow

A mounting list of planned playoffs weighs on stocks Thursday, though Big Tech manages to hoist the Nasdaq up to another record high.
July 9, 2020
The 10 Best Consumer Staples Stocks to Buy for 2020
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The 10 Best Consumer Staples Stocks to Buy for 2020

Uncertainty heading into a presidential election cycle, a continued trade war with China (it's only a "Phase One" agreement, after all) and potentiall…
December 31, 2019
Best Costco Black Friday Doorbusters and Deals 2019
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Best Costco Black Friday Doorbusters and Deals 2019

From flannel shirts to MacBook laptops, Costco rolls out the discounts for members online and in its warehouse clubs.
November 24, 2019
17 Best Costco Kirkland Products for the Holidays
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17 Best Costco Kirkland Products for the Holidays

If you're feeling the holiday spirit and your Costco membership is up to speed, you'll find plenty of opportunities to score holiday goods, from gifts…
November 23, 2019
6 Things You Can Get at Costco Without a Membership
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6 Things You Can Get at Costco Without a Membership

If you're pinching pennies and don't want to fork over $60 to $120 to cover the cost of a Costco membership, you're in luck.
February 7, 2019
7 Cheap Stocks to Buy on the Dip
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7 Cheap Stocks to Buy on the Dip

Despite a rocky 2018, many analysts still are bullish on the investing outlook for 2019.
January 11, 2019
My Dare-to-Be-Dull Investing Strategy Pays Off
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My Dare-to-Be-Dull Investing Strategy Pays Off

My stocks are doing so well it’s hard to find a laggard to sell to raise cash for new purchases.
July 6, 2018
Medicare Doesn't Cover Hearing Aids but Retirees Have Options
Medicare

Medicare Doesn't Cover Hearing Aids but Retirees Have Options

Medicare and most health insurance don't cover hearing aids, but alternatives including over-the-counter devices can be less expensive.
May 23, 2018
Why I Paid a Premium for Costco
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Why I Paid a Premium for Costco

It isn’t just the shopping experience that has sold me on the stock. I also love how Costco runs its business.
April 4, 2018
What I Bought When Stocks Tanked
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What I Bought When Stocks Tanked

Our "Practical Investing" columnist happily seized the moment to buy two stocks that had been on her wish list for a long time: Costco and Boeing.
March 8, 2018
3 Best Costco Kirkland Products for the Holidays
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3 Best Costco Kirkland Products for the Holidays

'Tis the season for the warehouse club's affordable Kirkland Signature batteries, wines and Belgian chocolates.
December 18, 2017
Costco (COST) Earnings Preview: Can the Warehouse Club Make Wall Street Forget Amazon?
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Costco (COST) Earnings Preview: Can the Warehouse Club Make Wall Street Forget Amazon?

Better-than-expected sales and profits after Thursday’s closing bell would help allay investors’ Amazon.com fears.
October 5, 2017
Costco Is Surviving in the Age of Amazon
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Costco Is Surviving in the Age of Amazon

Warehouse giant Costco continues to prosper despite the growth of internet retailing.
May 25, 2017
Amazon-Proof Retail Stock: Costco Wholesale
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Amazon-Proof Retail Stock: Costco Wholesale

The warehouse club is in a good position to stand up to the world's largest online retailer.
April 27, 2017
Costco Expands Online Grocery Delivery With Shipt
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Costco Expands Online Grocery Delivery With Shipt

App-based ordering is being tested in Florida, but the convenience of grocery shopping from home comes at a price.
March 21, 2017
Add Some Costco to Your Cart
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Add Some Costco to Your Cart

The stock isn't as cheap as the merchandise, but the warehouse giant deserves a premium price.
June 24, 2013
Hard-Knock Lessons for Individual Investors
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Hard-Knock Lessons for Individual Investors

Our practical investor and columnist Kathy Kristof learned the hard way that smart investing requires discipline and patience.
March 13, 2013