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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
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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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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

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It's a Good Time to Invest in Europe
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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
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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
Vanguard Money Market Funds: What You Need to Know
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Vanguard Money Market Funds: What You Need to Know

Vanguard money market funds are a notable asset storage tool. Here, we break down what you need to know about the firm's six offerings.
June 9, 2021
Principal Healthcare Innovators: Earnings Not Wanted
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Principal Healthcare Innovators: Earnings Not Wanted

This stock fund uses "counterintuitive" criteria to target small and midsize healthcare companies focused on innovation.
May 27, 2021
Vanguard Short-Term Investment-Grade Keeps It Short and Sweet
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Vanguard Short-Term Investment-Grade Keeps It Short and Sweet

This member of the Kiplinger 25 focuses on debt with one- to five-year maturities, making it less sensitive to interest-rate shifts.
May 25, 2021
Midyear Investing Outlook: Where to Invest Now
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Midyear Investing Outlook: Where to Invest Now

After a powerful start, stocks will grind higher in the second half of 2021. But watch out for curveballs.
May 23, 2021
American Century Small Cap Value (ASVIX) Joins Kip 25
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American Century Small Cap Value (ASVIX) Joins Kip 25

American Century's small-cap-focused ASVIX consistently delivers high returns with average risk, and bears little resemblance to its benchmark.
April 30, 2021
The Disturbing Conflicts of Interest in Target Date Funds
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The Disturbing Conflicts of Interest in Target Date Funds

Are you one of the 40 million folks who has a target date fund in your 401(k)? It could be costing you 21% in returns over the course of your career, …
April 30, 2021
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…
April 29, 2021
35 Ways to Earn Up to 10% on Your Money
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35 Ways to Earn Up to 10% on Your Money

Yields are beginning to lift off. We found great deals for every level of risk.
April 29, 2021
Buffered ETFs Can Limit Your Losses
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Buffered ETFs Can Limit Your Losses

The catch: You'll give up some gains in return.
April 28, 2021
Go Worldwide with T. Rowe Price Global Allocation
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Go Worldwide with T. Rowe Price Global Allocation

This one-stop fund provides instant diversification.
April 28, 2021
How the Kiplinger 25 Fared in 2020
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How the Kiplinger 25 Fared in 2020

Our flock of actively managed funds survived a wild year and as a group delivered benchmark-beating gains.
March 24, 2021
4 Highly Rated Vanguard Dividend and Income Funds
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4 Highly Rated Vanguard Dividend and Income Funds

This quartet of Vanguard dividend and fixed-income funds earn high marks from CFRA. Better still: They can be had for a song.
March 23, 2021
Should You Worry About Rising Interest Rates?
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Should You Worry About Rising Interest Rates?

Look past the 10-year Treasury yield. Smart investors cast a wide net.
March 23, 2021
The Best T. Rowe Price Funds for 401(k) Retirement Savers
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The Best T. Rowe Price Funds for 401(k) Retirement Savers

A dozen T. Rowe Price mutual funds also have a place among the nation's most popular 401(k) retirement products. Find out which funds belong in your r…
March 22, 2021
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.
March 22, 2021
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…
March 9, 2021
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…
March 9, 2021