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The 21 Best Stocks to Buy for 2021
Kiplinger's Investing Outlook

The 21 Best Stocks to Buy for 2021

Call it a comeback. Many of the best stocks to buy for 2021 are heavily tied to economic recovery prospects as the world fights back against COVID-19.
June 17, 2021
11 Best Monthly Dividend Stocks and Funds to Buy
Kiplinger's Investing Outlook

11 Best Monthly Dividend Stocks and Funds to Buy

Your bills come monthly. Why not your dividend checks? These are some of 2021's best monthly dividend stocks and funds for easier income planning.
June 16, 2021
All 30 Dow Jones Stocks Ranked: The Pros Weigh In
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All 30 Dow Jones Stocks Ranked: The Pros Weigh In

The Dow Jones Industrial Average is made up of 30 blue chips that are tops in their industries. But some Dow Jones stocks are better opportunities tha…
June 10, 2021
30 Top Stock Picks That Billionaires Love
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30 Top Stock Picks That Billionaires Love

Billionaire investors were busy at the start of 2021. Here are 30 companies, of various shapes and sizes, that were some of their top stock picks in t…
June 1, 2021
Bonds: Be Choosy for the Rest of 2021
Investing for Income

Bonds: Be Choosy for the Rest of 2021

Enough good things are happening in the economy and some fixed-income sectors (perhaps not T-bonds) to imply better second-half prospects.
May 26, 2021

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Vanguard Short-Term Investment-Grade Keeps It Short and Sweet
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Vanguard Short-Term Investment-Grade Keeps It Short and Sweet

This member of the Kiplinger 25 focuses on debt with one- to five-year maturities, making it less sensitive to interest-rate shifts.
May 25, 2021
10 Free Cash Flow Gushers for Dividends, Buybacks and More
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10 Free Cash Flow Gushers for Dividends, Buybacks and More

Excess free cash flow can often be used to generate long-term value for companies. Here are 10 FCF stocks that could be poised for growth.
May 24, 2021
Get Weekly Dividends With SoFi's New WKLY ETF
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Get Weekly Dividends With SoFi's New WKLY ETF

The fresh-faced SoFi Weekly Dividend ETF (WKLY) ups the ante on dividend frequency by paying its investors every seven days.
May 11, 2021
20 Dividend Stocks to Fund 20 Years of Retirement
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20 Dividend Stocks to Fund 20 Years of Retirement

Each of these high-quality dividend stocks yields roughly 4%, and you can expect them to grow their payouts even more. That's a powerful 1-2 combo for…
May 7, 2021
FREE SPECIAL REPORT: The Kiplinger Income 25
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Investing for Income

FREE SPECIAL REPORT: The Kiplinger Income 25

This Special Report includes exclusive investing insight and advice normally reserved for subscribers to Kiplinger's Investing for Income. The conten…
May 5, 2021
10 Dividend Growth Stocks You Can Count On
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10 Dividend Growth Stocks You Can Count On

What should investors prioritize in dividend growth stocks? A history of aggressive payout expansion, and the ability to generate enough cash to keep …
May 3, 2021
10 Super-Safe Dividend Stocks to Buy Now
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10 Super-Safe Dividend Stocks to Buy Now

Want to have your cake and eat it, too? Here are 10 safe dividend stocks that have a strong history of boosting cash payouts to shareholders.
April 30, 2021
The Kip 25: The Best Low-Fee Mutual Funds
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The Kip 25: The Best Low-Fee Mutual Funds

The key to building wealth long-term is buying high-quality, low-cost mutual funds run by seasoned stock pickers. Here are our favorites: The Kiplinge…
April 29, 2021
Get Dividends Every Month
Investing for Income

Get Dividends Every Month

The idea is to assemble 12 stocks with alternating distribution dates, so you never wait long for cash.
April 29, 2021
Kip ETF 20: The Best Cheap ETFs
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Kip ETF 20: The Best Cheap ETFs

You can build a solid core for your portfolio and explore new opportunities with our favorite low-cost exchange-traded funds.
April 29, 2021
35 Ways to Earn Up to 10% on Your Money
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35 Ways to Earn Up to 10% on Your Money

Yields are beginning to lift off. We found great deals for every level of risk.
April 29, 2021
Dividend Increases: 15 Stocks Announcing Massive Hikes
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Dividend Increases: 15 Stocks Announcing Massive Hikes

Looking for more than token dividend increases? Consider this list of 15 companies announcing substantial payout hikes over the past few months.
April 27, 2021
5 Mortgage REITs for a Yield-Starved Market
Investing for Income

5 Mortgage REITs for a Yield-Starved Market

Mortgage REITs took their lumps in the COVID downturn, but any mREIT trading today is a survivor. Here are five high-yield options that are still on t…
April 22, 2021
15 Best ESG Funds for Responsible Investors
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15 Best ESG Funds for Responsible Investors

ESG, SRI ... call it what you want, but it can take many forms, and stand for different values. These 15 funds give you options.
April 20, 2021
3 Infrastructure ETFs to Capture Trillions in Spending
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3 Infrastructure ETFs to Capture Trillions in Spending

Congress will negotiate President Biden's $2.25 trillion infrastructure bill this summer. These infrastructure ETFs could benefit from the huge spendi…
April 19, 2021
25 Blue Chips With Brawny Balance Sheets
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25 Blue Chips With Brawny Balance Sheets

Blue chips with rock-solid financials have been among the most secure holdings of the COVID pandemic. They should be just fine on the way out, too.
April 16, 2021
European Dividend Aristocrats: 39 Top-Flight International Dividend Stocks
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European Dividend Aristocrats: 39 Top-Flight International Dividend Stocks

The European Dividend Aristocrats don't have quite the payout-growth longevity of their American counterparts, but they still offer dividend hikes and…
April 8, 2021
The 20 Best Canadian Dividend Stocks for U.S. Investors
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The 20 Best Canadian Dividend Stocks for U.S. Investors

These 20 Canadian Dividend Aristocrats trade on either the NYSE or Nasdaq, and have increased their dividends annually for at least seven years.
March 29, 2021
5 Commodity Stocks to Buy for the Global Rebound
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5 Commodity Stocks to Buy for the Global Rebound

The global economy is poised to bounce back in 2021, putting a stiff wind at the back of miners and other commodity stocks.
March 24, 2021
Dividend Cuts and Suspensions: Who's Paring Back?
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Dividend Cuts and Suspensions: Who's Paring Back?

The COVID-caused flood of dividend cuts and suspensions has slowed to a trickle, but some notable names have still slashed payouts of late.
March 23, 2021