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The 7 Best Funds for Beginners
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The 7 Best Funds for Beginners

New investors have it better than ever. The best mutual funds and ETFs for beginners feature no minimum investments, dirt-cheap fees and broad market …
July 30, 2020
Metropolitan West Corporate Bond Has a Bright Future
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Metropolitan West Corporate Bond Has a Bright Future

This new-ish corporate bond fund is comanaged by familiar faces.
July 23, 2020
Oakmark International Disappoints Us
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Oakmark International Disappoints Us

When this fund is good, it shines relative to peers, but when it is bad, it fares far worse.
July 23, 2020
Protect Your Portfolio From Inflation
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Protect Your Portfolio From Inflation

It’s not an immediate threat, but some warning signs say to set up some defenses now.
July 23, 2020
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Four Changes to the Kiplinger ETF 20
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Four Changes to the Kiplinger ETF 20

Low-volatility strategies disappointed, leading to four changes in the lineup.
July 23, 2020

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13 Best Vanguard Funds for the Next Bull Market
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13 Best Vanguard Funds for the Next Bull Market

Optimistic that the bounce since March is indeed the start of the next bull market? Here are the 13 best Vanguard funds to help you make the most of i…
July 7, 2020
15 Best Fidelity Funds for the Next Bull Market
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15 Best Fidelity Funds for the Next Bull Market

Investors looking to squeeze more profit from the next bull run can look to Fidelity funds for strong active management and tactical investments.
July 7, 2020
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10 Stocks to Invest in the Health Care Revolution
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10 Stocks to Invest in the Health Care Revolution

These companies are fighting disease and improving our standard of care.
July 4, 2020
Cash In With This Gaming ETF
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Cash In With This Gaming ETF

Cash in on the video gaming craze with this fund.
July 1, 2020
A Mid-Cap Fund With Big Gains
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A Mid-Cap Fund With Big Gains

The fund’s best performers over the past year were software firms.
June 24, 2020
Buy Utilities for Defense and Income
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Buy Utilities for Defense and Income

This fund bets big on utilities with good growth prospects.
June 24, 2020
Understand the Major Indexes
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Understand the Major Indexes

“The market” has many proxies, but there are important differences among them.
June 24, 2020
Kiplinger's 25 Favorite No-Load Mutual Funds
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Kiplinger's 25 Favorite No-Load Mutual Funds

The Kiplinger 25 is a list of our favorite no-load mutual funds. We favor funds run by seasoned managers who take a long view and have proved themselv…
June 18, 2020
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Top-Performing Mutual Funds by Category
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Top-Performing Mutual Funds by Category

In the tables below, see the ten top-performing for the past 1-, 3-, 5-, 10- and 20-year periods. Click on any fund's symbol for a daily market snapsh…
June 18, 2020
52 Super Deals and Discounts for 2020
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52 Super Deals and Discounts for 2020

With a special nod to those of you spending more time at home, we found dozens of deals and discounts, plus ways to save (or make) money.
June 6, 2020
Where to Put Your Money Now: Our 2020 Midyear Investing Outlook
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Where to Put Your Money Now: Our 2020 Midyear Investing Outlook

The market is finding its way in a changed landscape. Our advice: Tilt toward stocks rather than bonds and cash, and favor U.S. over international hol…
June 5, 2020
Vanguard Target Retirement 2030 Keeps Its Eye on the Prize
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Vanguard Target Retirement 2030 Keeps Its Eye on the Prize

With these retirement-focused funds, staying put is the best strategy.
June 5, 2020
Amplify Online Retail: A Bet on How We Will Shop
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Amplify Online Retail: A Bet on How We Will Shop

This ETF invests in fast-growing internet retailers around the world.
June 5, 2020
15 Best ESG Funds for Responsible Investors
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15 Best ESG Funds for Responsible Investors

So-called responsible investing can take many forms – as many forms as there are values to stand behind.
June 1, 2020
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11 Monthly Dividend Stocks and Funds for Reliable Income
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11 Monthly Dividend Stocks and Funds for Reliable Income

These monthly dividend stocks and funds fill a need for investors who not only require reliable regular income, but who want it paid out in alignment …
May 11, 2020
5 Great Funds for a Down Market
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5 Great Funds for a Down Market

“Everyone has a plan until they get punched in the mouth.” Fearsome former heavyweight champ Mike Tyson wasn’t talking about investors when he dispens…
May 11, 2020
Kiplinger ETF 20: Our Strategic Funds Shine
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Kiplinger ETF 20: Our Strategic Funds Shine

These funds focus on specific sectors, or they mirror custom indexes designed to beat pockets of the market.
May 8, 2020
8 Dirt-Cheap Index Mutual Funds for Thrifty Investors
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8 Dirt-Cheap Index Mutual Funds for Thrifty Investors

Cost is one of the biggest edges for index mutual funds, which don't need to pay large money management teams to run the show.
May 4, 2020
Sell in May and Go Away: Should You in 2020?
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Sell in May and Go Away: Should You in 2020?

The seasonal suggestion to "sell in May and go away," an adage spurred by the market's superior performance during certain months of the year, is back…
April 30, 2020
How to Invest Your Stimulus Check
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How to Invest Your Stimulus Check

April 24, 2020