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School’s Out for Summer … But Tuition Is Back in the Fall
Paying for College

School’s Out for Summer … But Tuition Is Back in the Fall

Giving the gift of education never goes out of style. Here are some different options for helping out the young person in your life.
July 31, 2021
Stock Market Today (7/30/21): Stocks Retreat After Amazon Revenue Miss
Stock Market Today

Stock Market Today (7/30/21): Stocks Retreat After Amazon Revenue Miss

The major indexes all logged solid July gains, though, with the S&P 500 bringing its monthly win streak to six.
July 30, 2021
10 High-Return Stocks That Continue to Deliver
stocks

10 High-Return Stocks That Continue to Deliver

Investors taking a longer-term view of growth should check out this list of high-return stocks that have a history of delivering outsized gains.
July 30, 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.
July 30, 2021
Are You Itching for an Earlier-Than-Expected Retirement?
retirement planning

Are You Itching for an Earlier-Than-Expected Retirement?

Lots of folks are pulling the rip cord on their careers sooner than they had initially planned. Before you rush to join them, make sure you are really…
July 30, 2021

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I Still Like the Trillion-Dollar Stocks
Becoming an Investor

I Still Like the Trillion-Dollar Stocks

Unlike the highfliers of the late 1990s, these trillionaires make tons of money.
July 29, 2021
How to Play the High-Yield Rally
Becoming an Investor

How to Play the High-Yield Rally

Junk bonds have been on a tear, so this fund has shifted to defense.
July 29, 2021
Stock Market Today (7/29/21): Dow, S&P 500 Back Atop the Mountain
Stock Market Today

Stock Market Today (7/29/21): Dow, S&P 500 Back Atop the Mountain

More stellar earnings and a glass-is-half-full view of GDP and unemployment data helped drive stocks to fresh highs Thursday.
July 29, 2021
How to Profit From ETFs
Becoming an Investor

How to Profit From ETFs

Exchange-traded funds aren’t new, but they’re still red-hot. Here’s a detailed look at why you should consider these investment vehicles, for both you…
July 29, 2021
Kip ETF 20: The Best Cheap ETFs
ETFs

Kip ETF 20: The Best Cheap ETFs

Build a solid core for your portfolio and explore new opportunities with our favorite low-cost exchange-traded funds (ETFs).
July 29, 2021
Raymond James: Facebook (FB) Stock Is a Buy, Growth Worries and All
stocks to buy

Raymond James: Facebook (FB) Stock Is a Buy, Growth Worries and All

FB stock slumps as the social media company warns about second-half growth, but Raymond James remains bullish.
July 29, 2021
The Case for Investing Overseas
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The Case for Investing Overseas

Fidelity International Growth fund tends to thrive during stretches of market uncertainty.
July 29, 2021
Make a Shopping List for Stocks
Becoming an Investor

Make a Shopping List for Stocks

Identifying candidates to buy before a market sell-off can help you execute a buy-the-dip plan.
July 29, 2021
13 Best Consumer Discretionary Stocks for the Rest of 2021
stocks

13 Best Consumer Discretionary Stocks for the Rest of 2021

Consumer discretionary stocks have plenty of catalysts to drive them higher into year's end. Here are 13 picks to watch.
July 29, 2021
OK Boomer vs. Avocado Toast: How to Talk Money Across Generations
personal finance

OK Boomer vs. Avocado Toast: How to Talk Money Across Generations

It’s time to quit the judgmental money blame game. Let’s open up some healthy lines of communication instead. It’s something that can benefit us all, …
July 29, 2021
Stock Market Today (7/28/21): Stocks Finish Mixed as Fed Stays the Course
Stock Market Today

Stock Market Today (7/28/21): Stocks Finish Mixed as Fed Stays the Course

The Federal Reserve kept interest rates at near-zero and seemed loath to taper asset purchases, giving stocks a small afternoon lift in an uneven Wedn…
July 28, 2021
The Kiplinger ETF 20 — Our Favorite Exchange-Traded Funds for Every Investor
ETFs

The Kiplinger ETF 20 — Our Favorite Exchange-Traded Funds for Every Investor

These days, investors can choose from about 2,000 exchange-traded funds (ETFs). You don’t need most of them. We’ve picked 20 ETFs to help you reach yo…
July 28, 2021
Wedbush: Apple Earnings a 'Gold Medal' Performance
stocks

Wedbush: Apple Earnings a 'Gold Medal' Performance

Apple blew past its fiscal third-quarter results in what Wedbush's Dan Ives calls a "drop the mic" quarter, though AAPL stock hardly budged.
July 28, 2021
5 Unwritten Rules to Know to Succeed at Your First Job
careers

5 Unwritten Rules to Know to Succeed at Your First Job

Landing that first job after college graduation isn’t easy, and keeping it could be a challenge as well. The author of “The Unspoken Rules: Secrets to…
July 28, 2021
2021 Estate Planning Checkup: Is Your Estate Plan Up to Date?
estate planning

2021 Estate Planning Checkup: Is Your Estate Plan Up to Date?

Every so often, it’s smart to methodically go through your estate planning documents and see if any tweaks are needed. Here’s a checklist to guide you…
July 28, 2021
Stock Market Today (7/27/21): COVID, China Rattle the Rally
Stock Market Today

Stock Market Today (7/27/21): COVID, China Rattle the Rally

Fallout from a Chinese crackdown on private businesses, as well as reports the CDC would recommend mask usage indoors, pulled stocks from their recent…
July 27, 2021
Bankruptcy Filings Chalked Up to COVID-19
investing

Bankruptcy Filings Chalked Up to COVID-19

Bankruptcy filings triggered by COVID-19 difficulties continue to pile up. Here, we look at 32 big-name companies that sought out bankruptcy protectio…
July 27, 2021
9 Best Utility Stocks for the Remainder of 2021
stocks

9 Best Utility Stocks for the Remainder of 2021

Utility stocks are appealing because they're typically steady and dependable, with most paying dividends. Here are some top-rated ones to watch throug…
July 27, 2021
Do You Need a Financial Planner? 5 Points for and Against Hiring One
Financial Advisers

Do You Need a Financial Planner? 5 Points for and Against Hiring One

Some folks just don’t need a financial professional, or may not be in a place to get the most value possible from the relationship. However, others ca…
July 27, 2021
Shield Your Portfolio From Inflation
Becoming an Investor

Shield Your Portfolio From Inflation

Use our picks to hedge against rising prices that can eat into your investment returns.
July 27, 2021