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65 Best Dividend Stocks You Can Count On
dividend stocks

65 Best Dividend Stocks You Can Count On

Yield isn't everything when it comes to finding the best dividend stocks. Income investors know there's no substitute for regular dividend increases o…
November 30, 2021
Stock Market Today (11/30/21): Dow Drops 652 Points After Powell Signals Faster Taper
Stock Market Today

Stock Market Today (11/30/21): Dow Drops 652 Points After Powell Signals Faster Taper

Despite a looming threat from the COVID omicron variant, the Fed is likely to discuss speeding up the tapering of its asset-buying program.
November 30, 2021
PODCAST: Investing for Income with Jeffrey Kosnett
investing

PODCAST: Investing for Income with Jeffrey Kosnett

Cold, hard cash working from home! No, this isn’t a scam — it’s an investing strategy built on bonds, REITs, preferred stocks and more.
November 30, 2021
12 Best Materials Stocks to Buy for 2022
stocks to buy

12 Best Materials Stocks to Buy for 2022

Infrastructure spending and a continued economic recovery could boost materials stocks in the new year. Here are 12 top sector picks for 2022.
November 30, 2021
When Paying for Long-Term Care, You’ve Only Got 4 Options
long term care

When Paying for Long-Term Care, You’ve Only Got 4 Options

They all have pros and cons, so which option is best for you? Don’t wait until you need care to think it through.
November 30, 2021

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Where to Find Yield in 2022
Kiplinger's Investing Outlook

Where to Find Yield in 2022

I am sold on leveraged closed-end debt funds, junk bonds and floating-rate bank loan funds.
November 29, 2021
ESG Is Not ‘Ethical Investing.’ And That’s OK.
ESG

ESG Is Not ‘Ethical Investing.’ And That’s OK.

Environmental, social and governance investing isn’t the same as ethical or impact investing. Here’s where those concepts differ, and why they all can…
November 29, 2021
The 4% Rule Faces New Problems Today
retirement planning

The 4% Rule Faces New Problems Today

Considering today’s market and economic conditions, can retirees really rely on this old standby to guarantee they won’t run out of money? (Sorry to s…
November 29, 2021
Am I Responsible for Paying Off My Deceased Husband’s Debt?
debt management

Am I Responsible for Paying Off My Deceased Husband’s Debt?

You may be off the hook as some debts — including even certain types of credit card charges — are forgiven at death. However, others linger much longe…
November 28, 2021
Sandwich Generation: How Do You Decide Whose Needs Come First?
retirement planning

Sandwich Generation: How Do You Decide Whose Needs Come First?

Your parents need your help right now, and so do your adult kids. But what about saving for your own retirement? If you’re stressed and stretched, it’…
November 27, 2021
Stock Market Today (11/26/21): New COVID Strain Sinks Stocks in Short Session
Stock Market Today

Stock Market Today (11/26/21): New COVID Strain Sinks Stocks in Short Session

The WHO assigned the new strain the Greek letter "Omicron" and designated it a "variant of concern."
November 26, 2021
New "Omicron" COVID Variant Rattles Stock Markets
stocks

New "Omicron" COVID Variant Rattles Stock Markets

A new strain of COVID - B.1.1.529, which has been given the "omicron" label - hit stocks and other risk assets on the chin Friday.
November 26, 2021
Dividend Increases: 14 Stocks That Have Doubled Their Payouts
dividend stocks

Dividend Increases: 14 Stocks That Have Doubled Their Payouts

Looking for companies executing substantial dividend increases? These 14 stocks have upped the payout ante by a minimum of 100% this year.
November 26, 2021
Kiplinger's Weekly Earnings Calendar
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Kiplinger's Weekly Earnings Calendar

Check out our earnings calendar for the upcoming week, as well as our previews of the more noteworthy reports.
November 26, 2021
Bias at Work: How to Defuse a Ticking Time Bomb in Your Organization
careers

Bias at Work: How to Defuse a Ticking Time Bomb in Your Organization

An interview with the author of the book “Bias Interrupted” reveals hidden signs of bias in the workplace and offers ideas for what to do to help corr…
November 26, 2021
Financial Topics Safe for This Year’s Thanksgiving Table
personal finance

Financial Topics Safe for This Year’s Thanksgiving Table

Talking about money over turkey may be less stressful than getting into politics or social issues this year. Here are some possibilities to get the ba…
November 25, 2021
When Actively Managed Funds Are Worth It
Becoming an Investor

When Actively Managed Funds Are Worth It

For some investment categories, choosing an actively managed fund makes sense.
November 24, 2021
Stock Market Today (11/24/21): Stocks End Mixed After Data Dump
Stock Market Today

Stock Market Today (11/24/21): Stocks End Mixed After Data Dump

Initial unemployment claims fell to a 52-year low last week.
November 24, 2021
Wasatch Emerging Markets Small Cap Goes Its Own Way
Foreign Stocks & Emerging Markets

Wasatch Emerging Markets Small Cap Goes Its Own Way

This emerging-markets stock fund isn't afraid to stray from the pack.
November 24, 2021
New Ways to Invest in Bitcoin
Becoming an Investor

New Ways to Invest in Bitcoin

ProShares Bitcoin Strategy and other ETFs offer an easier way to gain bitcoin exposure than buying the actual cryptocurrency.
November 24, 2021
Glassman's 10 Stock Market Picks for 2022
Kiplinger's Investing Outlook

Glassman's 10 Stock Market Picks for 2022

Earnings at T. Rowe Price Group, the Baltimore-based asset manager, have risen each year since 2009.
November 24, 2021
Where to Invest in 2022
Kiplinger's Investing Outlook

Where to Invest in 2022

Investors will have to curb their enthusiasm as markets get back to normal.
November 24, 2021
Energy Stocks Come Roaring Back
Economic Forecasts

Energy Stocks Come Roaring Back

A combination of tight supplies, rising demand and continued economic growth is fueling the energy sector.
November 24, 2021
Healthcare Stocks Should Thrive in 2022
stocks to buy

Healthcare Stocks Should Thrive in 2022

Pharmaceutical and health sciences firms are riding powerful demographic trends amid a golden age of innovation.
November 24, 2021
Is the Stock Market Open on Thanksgiving and Black Friday 2021?
Markets

Is the Stock Market Open on Thanksgiving and Black Friday 2021?

Take your time with the turkey: The stock market will indeed be closed on Thanksgiving. But you will need to pay attention for a few hours on Black Fr…
November 24, 2021