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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
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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What You Need to Know About Mutual Fund Returns
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What You Need to Know About Mutual Fund Returns

A guide to the many ways these popular investments measure their performance.
May 26, 2022
9 Great Alternative-Strategy Funds for Volatility
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9 Great Alternative-Strategy Funds for Volatility

These alternative-strategy funds can offer some shelter from stock and bond market turmoil.
May 26, 2022
FWRLX: Shopping the Telecommunications Bargain Bin
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FWRLX: Shopping the Telecommunications Bargain Bin

This fund invests in stocks in the communications services sector, which have been drastically marked down.
May 25, 2022
How Many Stocks Should You Have in Your Portfolio?
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How Many Stocks Should You Have in Your Portfolio?

It's been a volatile year for the market. One of the best ways for investors to smooth the ride is through a diverse selection of stocks and stock fun…
May 25, 2022
Midyear Investing Outlook: Where to Invest Now
Kiplinger's Investing Outlook

Midyear Investing Outlook: Where to Invest Now

Much hinges on whether the Fed can guide the economy to a soft landing.
May 22, 2022

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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…
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
BlackRock Event Driven Equity Profits from Corporate Change
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BlackRock Event Driven Equity Profits from Corporate Change

BALPX capitalizes on mergers, executive turnover and other events.
April 29, 2022
T. Rowe Price Small-Cap Value (PRSVX) Stands Out
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T. Rowe Price Small-Cap Value (PRSVX) Stands Out

In this turbulent market, value-priced, higher-quality small caps are holding up better than their fast-growing counterparts.
April 27, 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
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
5 Active Vanguard Funds to Own for the Long Haul
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5 Active Vanguard Funds to Own for the Long Haul

Passive investing isn't the only card up Vanguard's sleeve. These actively managed funds cover a variety of investment strategies and have low fees to…
March 11, 2022
Stock Market Correction? It's a Buying Opportunity
Kiplinger's Investing Outlook

Stock Market Correction? It's a Buying Opportunity

Volatility isn't going away any time soon, but a correction could create buying opportunities.
February 24, 2022
Davenport Equity Opportunity Hunts for Cash Generators
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Davenport Equity Opportunity Hunts for Cash Generators

This fund looks for firms that generate cash and know how to use it.
February 23, 2022
Vanguard Short-Term Investment-Grade Fund Gets Cautious
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Vanguard Short-Term Investment-Grade Fund Gets Cautious

The fund's managers are weatherproofing the portfolio against expected volatility.
February 23, 2022
Consider Short-Term Bond Funds
Investing for Income

Consider Short-Term Bond Funds

These funds own the kind of stuff that benefits from a healthy economy and can withstand the Fed's rate hikes.
February 23, 2022
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.
February 10, 2022
The 12 Best Vanguard Funds for 2022
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The 12 Best Vanguard Funds for 2022

The best Vanguard funds right now span numerous strategies tailor-made for 2022's major market themes: volatility, rising rates and inflation. They al…
February 1, 2022
Semiconductor Stocks: A Smart Bet for the Long Haul
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Semiconductor Stocks: A Smart Bet for the Long Haul

Stocks in this growing industry will stay in demand long after supply-chain snarls are unraveled.
January 26, 2022
The Right Dividend Stock Fund for You
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The Right Dividend Stock Fund for You

Dividend stock strategies come in many different flavors. Here's what to look for.
January 26, 2022
Primecap Odyssey Growth Has a Rough Year
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Primecap Odyssey Growth Has a Rough Year

The fund trailed the S&P by a wide margin, but over the long haul Primecap's managers have not disappointed shareholders.
January 26, 2022
New Leadership at One of Our Funds
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New Leadership at One of Our Funds

Vanguard recently announced that longtime manager Michael Reckmeyer will retire in June.
December 22, 2021
India Is on a Tear
Foreign Stocks & Emerging Markets

India Is on a Tear

Massive modernization presents opportunities for investors.
December 21, 2021
Patience Pays for Investing Decisions
Investing for Income

Patience Pays for Investing Decisions

I maintain my fervor for high-yielding investments despite their credit risk.
December 21, 2021
The 10 Best Schwab Funds for 2022
ETFs

The 10 Best Schwab Funds for 2022

Whether you're looking to build a core portfolio or position yourself for 2022, Schwab funds offer diversified exposure for a song.
December 11, 2021