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Robo-Advisers: Weighing the Worth of Automated Advice
investing

Robo-Advisers: Weighing the Worth of Automated Advice

Some people do just fine with bare-bones advice that’s essentially generated by an algorithm. Until your financial life gets more complicated, you mig…
October 17, 2021
When A ‘Lifequake’ Hits: What to Do When Your Whole World Breaks Open
personal finance

When A ‘Lifequake’ Hits: What to Do When Your Whole World Breaks Open

If life has thrown you for a financial loop, how do you pick up the pieces? One at a time. Start small and you’ll be amazed how you can bounce back fr…
October 16, 2021
Stock Market Today (10/15/21): Stocks Zip Higher on Robust Retail Sales, Earnings
Stock Market Today

Stock Market Today (10/15/21): Stocks Zip Higher on Robust Retail Sales, Earnings

A second consecutive month of unexpected retail-sales growth and more sterling earnings from the financial sector gave Wall Street a lift Friday,
October 15, 2021
Kiplinger's Weekly Earnings Calendar
stocks

Kiplinger's Weekly Earnings Calendar

Check out our earnings calendar for the upcoming week, as well as our previews of the more noteworthy reports.
October 15, 2021
What Are Public Benefit Corporations (PBCs)?
ESG

What Are Public Benefit Corporations (PBCs)?

PBCs focus not just on profits, but other stakeholders such as people and the planet. And their numbers are growing.
October 15, 2021

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6 Things You Can Do Right Now to Ensure Your Money Will Last in Retirement
retirement planning

6 Things You Can Do Right Now to Ensure Your Money Will Last in Retirement

Your retirement plan needs to take a holistic approach. Because there are so many decisions to make, it’s easy to get lost in the weeds. Follow these …
October 15, 2021
Stock Market Today (10/14/21): Economic Data, Earnings Fuel Stock Surge
Stock Market Today

Stock Market Today (10/14/21): Economic Data, Earnings Fuel Stock Surge

The producer price index came in below expectations, while weekly jobless claims hit their lowest level since mid-March 2020.
October 14, 2021
11 Bitcoin ETFs and Cryptocurrency Funds
cryptocurrency

11 Bitcoin ETFs and Cryptocurrency Funds

The SEC has yet to approve a futures or "physical" Bitcoin ETF. But you can still ride the crypto wave with these 11 products.
October 14, 2021
General Mills (GIS) Is Wholesome … On Several Counts
ESG

General Mills (GIS) Is Wholesome … On Several Counts

Strong ESG performance, stability and dependable dividends build a compelling case for keeping General Mills on your watch list.
October 14, 2021
7 Things You Can Do Now to Prepare for Medicare’s Annual Enrollment Period
Medicare

7 Things You Can Do Now to Prepare for Medicare’s Annual Enrollment Period

It’s that time of year again: Time to see if there’s a Medicare option that better fits your needs – and your budget. Don’t delay. Here’s where to sta…
October 14, 2021
Stock Market Today (10/13/21): Inflation Data, Fed Minutes Fail to Budge Dow Much
Stock Market Today

Stock Market Today (10/13/21): Inflation Data, Fed Minutes Fail to Budge Dow Much

September's CPI print came in a little hotter than expected Wednesday, while the Fed's latest minutes show tapering could begin as soon as November.
October 13, 2021
Yogi Berra Quotes Investors Can Live By
investing

Yogi Berra Quotes Investors Can Live By

Baseball legend Yogi Berra was wise, in his own muddled way, about more than just sports. His words hold truth in life – and in investing. Here are th…
October 13, 2021
Stock Market Today (10/12/21): Stocks Notch Third Straight Loss on Earnings Eve
Stock Market Today

Stock Market Today (10/12/21): Stocks Notch Third Straight Loss on Earnings Eve

Third-quarter earnings season kicks off bright and early tomorrow morning.
October 12, 2021
5 Battered Tech Stocks to Buy Now
tech stocks

5 Battered Tech Stocks to Buy Now

A sharp selloff in tech stocks recently has created an opportunity to pick up some high-quality names at a discount.
October 12, 2021
Is Stagflation a Serious Market Risk?
investing

Is Stagflation a Serious Market Risk?

High inflation and corporate warnings of supply chain issues have brought stagflation fretting to a fever pitch.
October 12, 2021
Business Cost Outlooks for 2022: Eight Key Sectors
Economic Forecasts

Business Cost Outlooks for 2022: Eight Key Sectors

What’s in store for all sorts of business costs in 2022?
October 12, 2021
Poll: ESG Investing Is Gaining Traction
Becoming an Investor

Poll: ESG Investing Is Gaining Traction

Investors care a lot about environmental, social and governance issues according to our new poll.
October 12, 2021
Ditch Your Dying Career for a Dirty Job Instead
careers

Ditch Your Dying Career for a Dirty Job Instead

How secure is your job in a world of artificial intelligence? Technology is putting many careers on the endangered list, but some jobs just can’t be d…
October 12, 2021
Stock Market Today (10/11/21): Stocks Start the Week Sluggishly, But Earnings Await
Stock Market Today

Stock Market Today (10/11/21): Stocks Start the Week Sluggishly, But Earnings Await

Investors and traders had little to focus on, and equities traded lethargically as a result. That could change as Q3 earnings get underway.
October 11, 2021
Hot Upcoming IPOs to Watch For in the Rest of 2021
Kiplinger's Investing Outlook

Hot Upcoming IPOs to Watch For in the Rest of 2021

The most exciting initial public offerings (IPOs) expected during the remainder of 2021 range from an Amazon-backed EV play to a food delivery app to …
October 11, 2021
JPMorgan Chase (JPM) Jump-Starts Earnings Season
stocks

JPMorgan Chase (JPM) Jump-Starts Earnings Season

Our preview of the upcoming week's earnings reports includes JPMorgan Chase (JPM), Delta Air Lines (DAL) and UnitedHealth (UNH).
October 11, 2021
Should Your 401(k) Be ‘Custom Made’?
401(k)s

Should Your 401(k) Be ‘Custom Made’?

Many retirement plans offer participants the opportunity to get tailor-made investment advice for an additional fee. And like many bespoke products, t…
October 11, 2021
Is the Stock Market Open on Columbus Day 2021?
Markets

Is the Stock Market Open on Columbus Day 2021?

Columbus Day (increasingly known as Indigenous Peoples' Day) is a federal holiday, but it's a regular working day for most of Wall Street. Here are th…
October 10, 2021
Even the Experts Can’t Figure Out How to Plan for Retirement Income
retirement planning

Even the Experts Can’t Figure Out How to Plan for Retirement Income

Why? The old asset allocation model of retirement planning focuses on the wrong part of the equation. Instead, Income Allocation offers a better road …
October 10, 2021
Too Busy to Study Your Company's Health Insurance Options? Do These 4 Things
health insurance

Too Busy to Study Your Company's Health Insurance Options? Do These 4 Things

Yes, it's a tedious task. But one hour of your time could be worth thousands of dollars. A former firefighter and paramedic turned financial planner s…
October 9, 2021