Investing for Income

Dividend Stocks Are Paying Off for Income Investors
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Dividend Stocks Are Paying Off for Income Investors

Investors can weather the storm of a volatile market with dividend-paying stocks.
June 23, 2022
Dogs of the Dow Are 2022's Best in Show
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Dogs of the Dow Are 2022's Best in Show

Some of the best investments for income investors in a volatile 2022 have come from the Dogs of the Dow.
June 22, 2022
The 15 Best Stocks for the Rest of 2022
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The 15 Best Stocks for the Rest of 2022

The lesson of the past two years: Be ready for anything. Our 15 best stocks to buy for the rest of 2022 reflect several possible outcomes for the seco…
June 21, 2022
The 12 Best REITs for the Rest of 2022
REITs

The 12 Best REITs for the Rest of 2022

Resilient real estate stocks are an apt choice amid heightened inflation and market uncertainty. These are 12 of the best REITs to hold in the second …
June 15, 2022
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 boast attractive yields, and you can expect them to grow their payouts even more. That's a powerful 1-2 com…
June 3, 2022

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3 Preferred Stock ETFs for High, Stable Dividends
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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
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
McDonald's (MCD) Stock: Tasty, Empty Calories
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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
2022's Best Mutual Funds in 401(k) Retirement Plans
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2022's Best Mutual Funds in 401(k) Retirement Plans

A key to smart retirement saving: spreading your portfolio across a few of the best mutual funds in your 401(k) plan. Here are the 29 top options avai…
May 24, 2022
12 Best Monthly Dividend Stocks and Funds to Buy
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12 Best Monthly Dividend Stocks and Funds to Buy

Your bills come monthly. Why not your dividend checks? These are some of 2022's best monthly dividend stocks and funds for easier income planning.
May 20, 2022
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.
May 18, 2022
The Best Vanguard Funds for 401(k) Retirement Savers
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The Best Vanguard Funds for 401(k) Retirement Savers

Vanguard funds account for roughly a third of the 100 most popular 401(k) retirement products. We rank Vanguard's best actively managed funds, includi…
May 10, 2022
100 Most Popular Mutual Funds in 401(k) Retirement Accounts for 2022
401(k)s

100 Most Popular Mutual Funds in 401(k) Retirement Accounts for 2022

These mutual funds have the most assets under management in 401(k) workplace retirement plans.
May 4, 2022
Income Annuities Take Risk Out of Retirement
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Income Annuities Take Risk Out of Retirement

When used properly, annuities provide invaluable security, so why aren't more people going for them? A study has some insights and recommendations, wh…
May 4, 2022
37 Ways to Earn Up to 9% Yields on Your Money
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37 Ways to Earn Up to 9% Yields on Your Money

Our field guide to income investments of varying dividend yields and interest rates identifies opportunities ranging from ordinary to downright exotic…
April 28, 2022
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 comprises 30 blue-chip stocks that are tops in their industries. But some Dow Jones stocks are better buys than other…
April 19, 2022
7 Actively Managed ETFs to Buy for an Edge
ETFs

7 Actively Managed ETFs to Buy for an Edge

Actively managed ETFs are starting to blossom in popularity. Investors unfamiliar with the space can start with these seven active funds.
April 8, 2022
How to Create a Retirement Income Stream
Investing for Income

How to Create a Retirement Income Stream

Replacing your paycheck in retirement takes planning. Here are two popular approaches to creating an income stream and the types of assets required to…
April 7, 2022
Dividend Dates: A Beginner's Guide
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Dividend Dates: A Beginner's Guide

Everything you need to know about ex-dividend dates, dividend announcements and other parts of the dividend calendar.
April 1, 2022
10 High-Yield ETFs for Income-Minded Investors
Investing for Income

10 High-Yield ETFs for Income-Minded Investors

These high-yield ETFs show that there's no shortage of ways to balance risk and reward in the quest for better-than-average income.
April 1, 2022
Kiplinger 25 Model Portfolios
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Kiplinger 25 Model Portfolios

Reach your investment goals with these plans using our favorite no-load mutual funds.
March 29, 2022
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…
March 25, 2022
5 Best BDCs to Ride Out a Risky 2022
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5 Best BDCs to Ride Out a Risky 2022

Business development companies (BDCs) are a small but sky-high-yielding industry that effectively acts as private equity for the common man.
March 18, 2022
10 of the Best Target-Date Fund Families
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10 of the Best Target-Date Fund Families

The best target-date funds are a 'set it and forget it' approach to your retirement, but which fund family should you trust with your money?
March 14, 2022
Hedge Funds' 25 Top Blue-Chip Stocks to Buy Now
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Hedge Funds' 25 Top Blue-Chip Stocks to Buy Now

What is the reputed smart money up to lately? We explore the 25 most popular blue-chip stocks among the hedge fund crowd.
February 28, 2022
3 MLPs Throwing Off Massive 8%-9% Yields
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3 MLPs Throwing Off Massive 8%-9% Yields

Energy master limited partnerships (MLPs), largely responsible for energy transportation and storage, offer up some of the market's largest payouts.
February 24, 2022