Investing for Income

11 High-Yield REITs for Big Income
Investing for Income

11 High-Yield REITs for Big Income

The old '4% rule' has recently crept up to be the '5% rule.' This collection of high-yield REITs can still help you reach that threshold in pure incom…
November 20, 2020
Bonds Will Deliver in 2021
Investing for Income

Bonds Will Deliver in 2021

I can see no urgency to withdraw your 2020 profits from the market.
November 17, 2020
10 of the Best Target-Date Fund Families
mutual funds

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 your money?
November 12, 2020
The Best Fidelity Funds for 401(k) Retirement Savers
Investing for Income

The Best Fidelity Funds for 401(k) Retirement Savers

Fidelity funds are renowned for their managers' stock-picking prowess. We rate Fidelity's best actively managed funds that are popular in 401(k) plans…
November 11, 2020
The Best Vanguard Funds for 401(k) Retirement Savers
mutual funds

The Best Vanguard Funds for 401(k) Retirement Savers

Vanguard funds account for a third of the 100 most popular 401(k) retirement products. We rank Vanguard's best actively managed funds, including its t…
November 11, 2020

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The Kiplinger Dividend 15
dividend stocks

The Kiplinger Dividend 15

These 15 dividend stock picks, satisfying income investing needs of every kind, held their heads up in a rough year.
November 5, 2020
Squeezing Returns from Bank Shares
Investing for Income

Squeezing Returns from Bank Shares

Common sense suggests that the market’s punishment of bank stocks is overdone.
October 31, 2020
11 Dividend Growth Stocks Delivering Double-Digit Increases
Investing for Income

11 Dividend Growth Stocks Delivering Double-Digit Increases

Dividend growth stocks with even so-so current yields can become powerful income holdings thanks to payout hikes over time and price-upside potential.
October 30, 2020
10 Best European Stocks for an Income-Rich Recovery
Foreign Stocks & Emerging Markets

10 Best European Stocks for an Income-Rich Recovery

Wealth managers suggest that U.S. investors delve into foreign equities. These are some of the best European stocks you can buy for bargain prices and…
October 26, 2020
The Best and Worst Presidents (According to the Stock Market)
Markets

The Best and Worst Presidents (According to the Stock Market)

Which American presidents oversaw the best stock market performances? Just for grins, let's see what a 'stock market Mount Rushmore' might look like.
October 26, 2020
10 Great Mutual Funds to Invest In for the Long Haul
Investing for Income

10 Great Mutual Funds to Invest In for the Long Haul

These top mutual funds to invest in for a long time horizon don't all have the same goals, but they share a number of advantages.
October 19, 2020
The 100 Most Popular Mutual Funds for 401(k) Retirement Savings
401(k)s

The 100 Most Popular Mutual Funds for 401(k) Retirement Savings

These funds have the most assets under management in 401(k) workplace retirement plans
October 9, 2020
50 Top Stock Picks That Billionaires Loved in Q2
stocks

50 Top Stock Picks That Billionaires Loved in Q2

These 50 companies, of various shapes and sizes, were among billionaires', high-asset hedge funds' and other institutional investors' top stock picks …
October 6, 2020
The 25 Best Low-Fee Mutual Funds to Buy in 2020
mutual funds

The 25 Best Low-Fee Mutual Funds to Buy in 2020

The key to building wealth long-term is buying high-quality (but low-fee) mutual funds run by seasoned stock pickers who have skin in the game. Here a…
September 29, 2020
The Annuity With a Tax-Planning Twist
Financial Planning

The Annuity With a Tax-Planning Twist

A qualified life annuity contract helps retirees with guaranteed payments to last their entire lives.
September 21, 2020
Hedge Funds' 25 Top Blue-Chip Stocks to Buy Now
blue chip stocks

Hedge Funds' 25 Top Blue-Chip Stocks to Buy Now

Hedge funds historically have loaded up on blue-chip stocks, and that's still true today. Here, we examine the smart money's favorite stock picks and …
September 17, 2020
Qualified Dividends vs. Ordinary Dividends
dividend stocks

Qualified Dividends vs. Ordinary Dividends

What are qualified dividends, and how do they differ from ordinary dividends? Here's how to determine which is which, and what that means for you.
September 16, 2020
Retirees, Create An Emergency Fund for Rental Property
Business Costs & Regulation

Retirees, Create An Emergency Fund for Rental Property

Build a cushion to protect your income from an unforeseen crisis.
September 15, 2020
Best Bond Funds for Every Need
Investing for Income

Best Bond Funds for Every Need

In a changing market, it’s important to remember why we hold bonds in the first place.
September 15, 2020
15 Dividend Aristocrats You Can Buy at a Discount
dividend stocks

15 Dividend Aristocrats You Can Buy at a Discount

Several Dividend Aristocrats haven't fully caught up to their peers. As a result, new money can buy lower prices and higher yields on these longtime i…
September 10, 2020
11 Top-Rated Utility Stocks to Buy Now
Investing for Income

11 Top-Rated Utility Stocks to Buy Now

Utility stocks rarely thrill, but they're typically a source of generous income and more even-keeled returns. Consider these 11 picks.
September 8, 2020
50 Top Stock Picks That Billionaires Love
stocks

50 Top Stock Picks That Billionaires Love

These 50 companies, of various shapes and sizes, are among the top stock picks held by billionaire investors or high-asset hedge funds.
September 4, 2020
Dow Stocks: The Pros' Third-Quarter Rankings
blue chip stocks

Dow Stocks: The Pros' Third-Quarter Rankings

The Dow Jones Industrial Average just shook things up, adding three new blue-chip members. Here are the analysts' rankings of all 30 Dow stocks.
September 3, 2020
All 30 Dow Stocks Ranked: The Pros Weigh In
blue chip stocks

All 30 Dow 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 stocks are better opportunities than othe…
September 3, 2020
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.
September 1, 2020