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Reach your investment goals with these plans using our favorite no-load mutual funds.
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Vanguard Star Fund takes a big bite of bonds to provide some calm.
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Our actively managed funds turned in mixed results over the past year. But they are in the race for the long haul.
The managers of this Kiplinger 25 fund prefer to stay out of the limelight.
This small fund looks for big stocks with staying power.
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Leveraged ETFs may make exciting moves, but these trading instruments are perilous for most portfolios.
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Safe places to stash your cash, from money market funds to stable value funds, are yielding more than they have in years. It pays for retirees to look around.
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If you don’t own commodities, add them. If you do … add a little more.
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Closed-end funds are complicated, but their yields make them worth a look.
Index funds have been the stars of the bull market. But investors may get a nasty surprise in the next bear market.
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Tax cuts passed late last year are among the factors that will juice returns for industrials in 2018.
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Coming changes to how stocks are classified by industry and sector could have repercussions for investors in many exchange-traded funds.
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These funds can smooth out the ride in a bumpy market.
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This fund can be volatile, but patient investors have been rewarded.
This fund's managers look for high-quality stocks that have stumbled or troubled companies with a fix in sight.
Managers at Matthews China wait for reasonable prices before they buy.
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Pimco's managers have tremendous latitude to invest wherever the yield is.
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