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Are You Ready for Retirement? 5 Things You Should Think About First
retirement

Are You Ready for Retirement? 5 Things You Should Think About First

You’ve had a countdown clock running in your head for years, but unless you’ve planned for these five realities, you may not be ready to retire.
May 28, 2022
Stock Market Today (5/27/22): Stocks Snap Weekly Losing Streak
Stock Market Today

Stock Market Today (5/27/22): Stocks Snap Weekly Losing Streak

The latest inflation data helped lift investor sentiment on Friday, as did a round of well-received tech earnings.
May 27, 2022
5 Chinese Stocks Still Worth a 'Ni Hao'
stocks to buy

5 Chinese Stocks Still Worth a 'Ni Hao'

Chinese stocks, especially in technology and tech-esque industries, have a track's worth of hurdles ahead. But nimble investors might be able to turn …
May 27, 2022
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.
May 27, 2022
Kiplinger's Economic Outlooks
Economic Forecasts

Kiplinger's Economic Outlooks

Regularly updated insights on the economy’s next moves.
May 27, 2022

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Is the Stock Market Closed on Memorial Day 2022?
Markets

Is the Stock Market Closed on Memorial Day 2022?

The stock market gets a full day off for Memorial Day. The bond market gets Monday off too, not to mention an early close ahead of the holiday weekend…
May 27, 2022
Do You Realize the Power of HSAs? Probably Not!
health savings accounts

Do You Realize the Power of HSAs? Probably Not!

Health savings accounts have tax-zapping superpowers. Check out these top 10 tips to help maximize the benefits of your own HSA.
May 27, 2022
4 Keys to Planning Your Hard-Earned Retirement Income Distributions
retirement planning

4 Keys to Planning Your Hard-Earned Retirement Income Distributions

The fear of running out of money in retirement is understandable. When you have a well-thought-out retirement income plan, you can quit worrying.
May 27, 2022
65 Best Dividend Stocks You Can Count On in 2022
dividend stocks

65 Best Dividend Stocks You Can Count On in 2022

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…
May 27, 2022
Amazon Stock Split Puts It in Play to Join the Dow
stocks

Amazon Stock Split Puts It in Play to Join the Dow

Amazon.com’s four-digit price tag is coming down as the e-tailer preps for a 20-for-1 AMZN stock split effective in June.
May 27, 2022
What Is Preferred Stock, And Should I Buy It?
investing

What Is Preferred Stock, And Should I Buy It?

Thinking of adding preferred stock to your portfolio? Read on for a breakdown of the pros and cons to buying preferred shares.
May 26, 2022
3 Preferred Stock ETFs for High, Stable Dividends
ETFs

3 Preferred Stock ETFs for High, Stable Dividends

While you can easily purchase individual preferred stocks, exchange-traded funds (ETFs) allow you to reduce your risk by investing in baskets of prefe…
May 26, 2022
7 Energy ETFs for High Oil & Gas Prices
ETFs

7 Energy ETFs for High Oil & Gas Prices

Energy has outperformed in 2022, and the upside could continue amid geopolitical tensions and rising demand. Here are seven energy funds to leverage t…
May 26, 2022
Stock Market Today (5/26/22): Retail Roars Back, Markets Build Positive Momo
Stock Market Today

Stock Market Today (5/26/22): Retail Roars Back, Markets Build Positive Momo

Discount retailers Dollar General (DG) and Dollar Tree (DLTR) were at the forefront of a second straight session of broad market gains.
May 26, 2022
What You Need to Know About Mutual Fund Returns
mutual funds

What You Need to Know About Mutual Fund Returns

A guide to the many ways these popular investments measure their performance.
May 26, 2022
In Search of Relief at the Pump
commodities

In Search of Relief at the Pump

Even when oil prices decline, gas prices remain high, so it pays to shop around.
May 26, 2022
9 Great Alternative-Strategy Funds for Volatility
mutual funds

9 Great Alternative-Strategy Funds for Volatility

These alternative-strategy funds can offer some shelter from stock and bond market turmoil.
May 26, 2022
Don’t Want to Leave Money to Your Kids? You’ll Probably Change Your Mind.
estate planning

Don’t Want to Leave Money to Your Kids? You’ll Probably Change Your Mind.

How much is too much to leave your children? You may be surprised.
May 26, 2022
Legg Mason Low Volatility High Dividend ETF (LVHD) Pays Off
ETFs

Legg Mason Low Volatility High Dividend ETF (LVHD) Pays Off

Low-volatility funds like the Legg Mason Low Volatility High Dividend ETF have held up well during this year's market turbulence.
May 25, 2022
Stock Market Today (5/25/22): Nasdaq Jumps as Fed Minutes Fail to Flame Fears
Stock Market Today

Stock Market Today (5/25/22): Nasdaq Jumps as Fed Minutes Fail to Flame Fears

Investors acted with relief Wednesday at the Federal Reserve's seeming flexibility on the future of rate hikes and other policy tightening.
May 25, 2022
FWRLX: Shopping the Telecommunications Bargain Bin
mutual funds

FWRLX: Shopping the Telecommunications Bargain Bin

This fund invests in stocks in the communications services sector, which have been drastically marked down.
May 25, 2022
Sometimes Renting Is Better Than Buying
investing

Sometimes Renting Is Better Than Buying

A home is an asset that generally appreciates in value, but it might not be the most optimal way to build wealth from an investment point of view.
May 25, 2022
Bond Values in a Volatile Market
Investing for Income

Bond Values in a Volatile Market

While the market's instability may not be over just yet, the latter half of the year should be less daunting – and possibly more rewarding – for inves…
May 25, 2022
The 12 Best Healthcare Stocks to Buy for the Rest of 2022
healthcare stocks

The 12 Best Healthcare Stocks to Buy for the Rest of 2022

Investors seeking out defensive plays in an uncertain market may want to take a closer look at these 12 top-rated healthcare stocks.
May 25, 2022
How Many Stocks Should You Have in Your Portfolio?
stocks

How Many Stocks Should You Have in Your Portfolio?

It’s been a volatile year for equities. One of the best ways for investors to smooth the ride is with a diverse selection of stocks and stock funds. B…
May 25, 2022
McDonald's (MCD) Stock: Tasty, Empty Calories
Investing for Income

McDonald's (MCD) Stock: Tasty, Empty Calories

For some, ESG challenges such as climate change and animal welfare offset the durability and dividends of MCD shares.
May 25, 2022