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2021's Best Mutual Funds in 401(k) Retirement Plans
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2021's Best Mutual Funds in 401(k) Retirement Plans

A key to smart saving for retirement: spreading your portfolio across a few of the best mutual funds in your 401(k) plan. Here, we profile the top opt…
December 30, 2020
The 25 Best Low-Fee Mutual Funds You Can Buy
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The 25 Best Low-Fee Mutual Funds You Can Buy

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…
January 16, 2021
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
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

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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…
October 8, 2021
100 Most Popular Mutual Funds in 401(k) Retirement Accounts
401(k)s

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

These mutual funds have the most assets under management in 401(k) workplace retirement plans.
October 7, 2021
A Simple Portfolio Is All You Need
Financial Planning

A Simple Portfolio Is All You Need

It’s possible to build wealth with only a few funds—or even just one.
October 4, 2021
A New Fund to Hedge Inflation
Becoming an Investor

A New Fund to Hedge Inflation

Horizon Kinetics Inflation Beneficiaries ETF, introduced in January, offers some tools to battle inflation.
September 30, 2021
Coming Soon to an ETF: Your Favorite Fund Manager
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Coming Soon to an ETF: Your Favorite Fund Manager

Some portfolio managers are bringing their star power to exchange-traded versions of their funds. Also, four “nontransparent” ETFs to keep your eye on…
September 30, 2021

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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…
September 29, 2021
ETFs and Mutual Funds with Todd Rosenbluth
Index Funds

ETFs and Mutual Funds with Todd Rosenbluth

Which is better: ETFs or mutual funds? And how do you decide where to put your investments? CFRA fund expert Todd Rosenbluth has some answers. Also, h…
September 22, 2021
Is a Target Date Fund Right for You?
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Is a Target Date Fund Right for You?

You're busy, and poring over investments is a pain. Wouldn't a target date fund be easier? Take a look at their pros and cons to see if incorporating …
September 14, 2021
Water Investing: 5 Funds You Should Tap
ETFs

Water Investing: 5 Funds You Should Tap

As the importance of water sustainability becomes ever more apparent, so too do the potential rewards of investing in water.
September 10, 2021
10 Terrific Retirement Funds That Tackle Every Need
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10 Terrific Retirement Funds That Tackle Every Need

Retirees and those nearing the end of their careers must consider growth, income and safety for their investments. Here are 10 mutual funds and ETFs t…
September 3, 2021
5 High-Yield Mutual Funds With a Human Touch
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5 High-Yield Mutual Funds With a Human Touch

Seasoned management can make a difference in junk bonds. We put a spotlight on five actively run high-yield mutual funds.
August 27, 2021
The Truth About Index Funds
Index Funds

The Truth About Index Funds

You may think you're diversified by buying an S&P 500 Index fund, but you're making a substantial wager on a handful of stocks.
August 27, 2021
15 Best Fidelity Funds to Buy Now
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15 Best Fidelity Funds to Buy Now

No matter your investing style, these top Fidelity funds offer solid active management at relatively low costs.
August 26, 2021
Stay Above the Interest Rate Fray
Investing for Income

Stay Above the Interest Rate Fray

Your best bets now are venerable, managed diversified bond funds. You'll get a fair yield and peace of mind.
August 26, 2021
China Shares Still Hold Promise
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China Shares Still Hold Promise

The outlook for profit growth is strong, but the shares are cheap.
August 26, 2021
A Fund for Betting on Infrastructure
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A Fund for Betting on Infrastructure

The SPDR S&P Kensho Intelligent Structures ETF invests in both industrials firms and new technologies for clean energy.
August 26, 2021
How to Play the High-Yield Rally
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How to Play the High-Yield Rally

Junk bonds have been on a tear, so this fund has shifted to defense.
July 29, 2021
How to Profit From ETFs
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How to Profit From ETFs

Exchange-traded funds aren’t new, but they’re still red-hot. Here’s a detailed look at why you should consider these investment vehicles, for both you…
July 29, 2021
The Case for Investing Overseas
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The Case for Investing Overseas

Fidelity International Growth fund tends to thrive during stretches of market uncertainty.
July 29, 2021
15 Best Vanguard Funds for Investors of All Stripes
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15 Best Vanguard Funds for Investors of All Stripes

The best Vanguard mutual funds might cover a wide assortment of investing strategies, but they have two things in common: simplicity and cheap fees.
July 23, 2021
5 Five-Star Mutual Funds for Any Investor
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5 Five-Star Mutual Funds for Any Investor

These five mutual funds, spanning five different categories, get five stars from CFRA based on their potential to outperform over the next 12 months.
July 1, 2021
Bank-Loan Funds Are in a Sweet Spot
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Bank-Loan Funds Are in a Sweet Spot

They do well when rates are rising and the economy is strong.
June 24, 2021
It's a Good Time to Invest in Europe
Foreign Stocks & Emerging Markets

It's a Good Time to Invest in Europe

Europe is not exactly stable, but investors can feel better putting their money there.
June 24, 2021
10 Fantastic Funds With Diverse Leadership
ETFs

10 Fantastic Funds With Diverse Leadership

If you really want to invest for change, pay attention to who is running the show. Here's a list of funds ran by a diverse group of portfolio managers…
June 23, 2021
5 Best Mutual Funds to Fight Inflation
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5 Best Mutual Funds to Fight Inflation

These five mutual funds cover a wide variety of asset classes, but they share a similar trait: They're effective hedges against inflation.
June 18, 2021