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Steve Goldberg delivers must-read investing insights every Tuesday.

August 13, 2019

Vanguard Dividend Growth Reopens. Enter at Will.

Why you should consider investing in this terrific fund now.

See More On: Mutual Funds | Dividends | ETFs

December 6, 2019

Morningstar Fund Ratings Adopt a Stricter Curve

Morningstar is in the middle of revamping its fund analysts' methodology. Can they beat the indices?

See More On: Mutual Funds | ETFs | Index Funds

November 11, 2019

Market Timing: The Importance of Doing Nothing

Investors, as a whole, actually earn less than the funds that they invest in. Here’s how to avoid that fate.

See More On: Investor Psychology | ETFs | Index Funds

October 11, 2019

Commission-Free Trades: A Bad Deal for Investors

Four of the biggest online brokers just cut their commissions to $0 per transaction. Be careful, or you could be a big loser.

See More On: Stocks & Bonds

April 30, 2019

Health Care Stocks: Buy Them While They're Down

Why this sector should outperform for years to come

See More On: Stocks & Bonds | Health Care & Insurance | Mutual Funds

March 18, 2019

Buy Marijuana Stocks Now? You'd Have to Be Stoned.

Don't let your investment dollars go to pot

See More On: Stocks & Bonds

March 8, 2019

4 Valuable Lessons From the 10-Year Bull Market

Anything can happen next, so you must be mentally prepared.

See More On: Investor Psychology | Stocks & Bonds

January 17, 2019

John Bogle: The Defiant Patron Saint of Index Investing

Vanguard founder John C. Bogle died Jan. 16 at age 89. But "Saint Jack," who built the index fund from virtually nothing into a $5 trillion empire and was a boon to individual investors, had already cheated death several times before.

See More On: Index Funds | Markets | Mutual Funds

December 10, 2018

Is This the New Bear Market?

The warning signs are all there, and so are the headwinds

See More On: Markets | Investor Psychology

October 24, 2018

Midterm Elections Loom Over the Stock Market

Divided control of Congress, White House, has historically led to poor returns

See More On: Politics | Investor Psychology | Markets

October 10, 2018

The Bear Market Drought Spoiled Us

The past 10 years make it look too easy to make money in stocks. Here’s how to prepare for worse times.

See More On: Investor Psychology | ETFs | Mutual Funds

September 20, 2018

Retirees: Don’t Overlook Annuities. Really.

The immediate fixed annuity offers guaranteed lifetime income

See More On: Annuities

August 13, 2018

Just How Pricey Is This Stock Market?

Let’s put the S&P 500’s P/E ratios under a magnifying glass.

See More On: Investor Psychology | Markets | Stocks & Bonds

July 6, 2018

How to Invest Intelligently: Work Smart, Not Hard

One of the best things you can do is get out of your own way.

See More On: Investor Psychology | Markets | Stocks & Bonds

June 12, 2018

Investors: Don’t Sweat Donald Trump’s Tweets

The president's Twitter activity can certainly cause short-term market swings, but other factors are far more influential

See More On: Markets | Investor Psychology

May 31, 2018

Don't Give Up on This Wild Bull Market

Sticking with stocks has always been a struggle. Nine years into a bull market, it still is.

See More On: Stocks & Bonds | Investor Psychology | Markets

March 7, 2018

7 Reasons Bitcoin Is Doomed

A crash in this and other cryptocurrencies is inevitable.

See More On: Commodities

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