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Will Ashworth


Kiplinger.com

Will has written professionally for investment and finance publications in both the U.S. and Canada since 2004. A native of Toronto, Canada, his sole objective is to help people become better and more informed investors. Fascinated by how companies make money, he's a keen student of business history. Married and now living in Halifax, Nova Scotia, he's also got an interest in equity and debt crowdfunding.

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November 2018

10 Best Value Stocks to Buy Now

Value stocks are en vogue again. As recently as the end of May, stock prognosticators were calling for the Dow Jones Industrial Average to hit 30,000. Some suggested the Dow would reach that number ...

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October 2018

101 Best Dividend Stocks to Buy for 2019 and Beyond

Dependable dividend stocks that routinely grow their payouts are welcome in any environment. But they seem especially attractive nowadays. Stock market volatility is back with a vengeance. The Dow Jones ...

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October 2018

The 10 Best Utility Stocks to Buy for Safety and Dividends

A strange thing is happening with utility stocks. Traditionally, when interest rates move higher – typically measured by the movement of the 10-year U.S. Treasury yield – investors rotate away from ...

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October 2018

10 Small-Cap ETFs to Buy for Big Upside

It has been 25 years since the launch of the SPDR S&P 500 ETF (SPY), America’s first exchange-traded fund. Since then, U.S. ETF assets have growth to more than $3.4 trillion across more than 5,000 funds. ...

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October 2018

25 Best Canadian Dividend Stocks for U.S. Investors

Novice income investors often look for the highest-yielding dividend stocks, thinking more is more. What they fail to realize is that’s a much riskier proposition than finding companies with more reasonable ...

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September 2018

10 S&P 500 Stocks to Buy for Long-Term Outperformance

Do you own Apple (AAPL), Amazon (AMZN), Microsoft (MSFT) or Netflix (NFLX)? Congratulations if you do, because these members of the Standard & Poor’s 500-stock index are up anywhere between 26% and ...

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August 2018

10 Best ETFs to Buy for an All-Weather Portfolio

It used to be that investors asked themselves the question, “How many mutual funds should I have in my portfolio?” They still ask the same question of diversification, but more in terms of exchange-traded ...

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August 2018

5 of the Best Consumer Stocks to Buy Now

Consumer stocks as a whole are among some of the biggest beneficiaries of the current nine-year bull market. However, as we move through a period of uncertainty and change where tariffs and trade wars ...

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