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Financial Advice I Would Give My Younger Self – Planning for Education Funding
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Financial Advice I Would Give My Younger Self – Planning for Education Funding

College 529 plans vs. Roth IRAs: A financial expert shares what she wishes she had known when saving for her own law school and her son’s college. Tak…
June 21, 2022
Analyst: FedEx Stock Has Upside Potential Ahead of Earnings
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Analyst: FedEx Stock Has Upside Potential Ahead of Earnings

Our preview of the upcoming week's earnings reports includes FedEx (FDX), KB Home (KBH) and Darden Restaurants (DRI).
June 20, 2022
I’m Retired. Should I Pay Off My Mortgage?
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I’m Retired. Should I Pay Off My Mortgage?

It’s a simple question. The right answer for you could depend on this: Where would you pull the money from to do it?
June 20, 2022
How NOT to Sell Your Idea at Work
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How NOT to Sell Your Idea at Work

Unless you want to damage your credibility and undermine your career, don’t make these 10 blunders when presenting a proposal at your workplace.
June 20, 2022
How to Grow Your Wealth Like the Real Estate Moguls Do
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How to Grow Your Wealth Like the Real Estate Moguls Do

The secret is to boost your wealth through generating both internal and external returns. Here’s how to do that. And, surprise: You don’t even have to…
June 19, 2022
Fed’s Latest (and Greatest) Rate Hike Sure to Cause More Pain
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Fed’s Latest (and Greatest) Rate Hike Sure to Cause More Pain

Act now to avoid the worst blows that still could hit the economy and your personal and business financial life.
June 18, 2022
Are You Wearing Blinders That Could Spoil Your Financial Decisions?
personal finance

Are You Wearing Blinders That Could Spoil Your Financial Decisions?

How to stay disciplined and keep your eyes on the big picture.
June 18, 2022
Stock Market Today (6/17/22): Stocks Earn a Decent End to a Dreadful Week
Stock Market Today

Stock Market Today (6/17/22): Stocks Earn a Decent End to a Dreadful Week

Friday's mild up day had a "dead-cat bounce" feel to it, as lousy manufacturing data and continued recession fears didn't provide much reason to the r…
June 17, 2022
Is the Stock Market Closed for Juneteenth?
Markets

Is the Stock Market Closed for Juneteenth?

In 2021, Washington passed legislation turning Juneteenth into a federal holiday. As a result, investors will have the day off Monday.
June 17, 2022
3 Ways to Keep Inflation from Shrinking Your Retirement
Inflation

3 Ways to Keep Inflation from Shrinking Your Retirement

Higher prices are tough on retirees, but there are a few ways to protect your nest egg from “shrinkflation” during these trying times.
June 17, 2022
Stock Market Today (6/16/22): Bears Viciously Repel Post-Fed Rally
Stock Market Today

Stock Market Today (6/16/22): Bears Viciously Repel Post-Fed Rally

A heaping helping of lousy economic data Thursday washed away any optimism traders showed after the Fed's latest policy decision.
June 16, 2022
7 Best Energy Stocks for the Rest of 2022
energy stocks

7 Best Energy Stocks for the Rest of 2022

Oil and gas prices are rising wildly in 2022, and they're unlikely to stop anytime soon. These high levels should bode well for these top energy stock…
June 16, 2022
Is It Time to Move to Cash? The Father of the 4% Retirement Withdrawal Rule Did.
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Is It Time to Move to Cash? The Father of the 4% Retirement Withdrawal Rule Did.

With markets officially in bear territory, many retirees are anxiously wondering what they should do. The man who wrote the 4% Rule recently shifted t…
June 16, 2022
Without (Increasing) Income, There Is No Retirement
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Without (Increasing) Income, There Is No Retirement

Your retirement security boils down to how much sustainable cash flow your retirement assets can safely and reliably produce.
June 16, 2022
Stock Market Today (6/15/22): Fed Goes Big, Wall Street Approves
Stock Market Today

Stock Market Today (6/15/22): Fed Goes Big, Wall Street Approves

The Fed's largest rate hike in nearly three decades, and more flexibility from Chair Powell, squeezed stocks higher Wednesday.
June 15, 2022
The 12 Best REITs for the Rest of 2022
REITs

The 12 Best REITs for the Rest of 2022

Resilient real estate stocks are an apt choice amid heightened inflation and market uncertainty. These are 12 of the best REITs to hold in the second …
June 15, 2022
What Working with the Homeless Taught Me about Financial Planning
personal finance

What Working with the Homeless Taught Me about Financial Planning

None of us is immune to adversity, but when life takes unexpected turns, a financial plan helps keep you on track. And a good plan must cover these th…
June 15, 2022
Stock Market Today (6/14/22): Stocks Wobble Ahead of Fed's Next Rate Decision
Stock Market Today

Stock Market Today (6/14/22): Stocks Wobble Ahead of Fed's Next Rate Decision

Tuesday's scorching producer price index (PPI) reading might have cemented an aggressive Fed policy response at tomorrow's FOMC meeting close.
June 14, 2022
25 Best S&P 500 Stocks of the Pandemic Bull Market
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25 Best S&P 500 Stocks of the Pandemic Bull Market

Work-from-home stocks and home-improvement retailers might have been the stars of the COVID bull's first half, but they didn't finish on top.
June 14, 2022
New ESG Fund from Engine No. 1 Leans on Activism
ESG

New ESG Fund from Engine No. 1 Leans on Activism

The Engine No. 1 Transform Climate ETF (NETZ) offers an approach to sustainable investing that includes – wait for it – oil and gas companies.
June 14, 2022
12 Best Industrial Stocks to Buy for the Rest of 2022
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12 Best Industrial Stocks to Buy for the Rest of 2022

The pros love several value-oriented sectors for 2022, including industrials. Read on as we highlight 12 top industrial stocks for the remainder of th…
June 14, 2022
Savvy Strategies for Your Health Savings Account
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Savvy Strategies for Your Health Savings Account

HSAs are a super tax-advantaged way to save for health care expenses if you have a high-deductible health plan. So what are you waiting for?
June 14, 2022
Stock Market Today (6/13/22): S&P Finally Dragged Into a Bear Market
Stock Market Today

Stock Market Today (6/13/22): S&P Finally Dragged Into a Bear Market

The sizzling May CPI report finished off the job it started on Friday, putting an end to the 2020-22 bull run.
June 13, 2022
The 12 Best ETFs to Battle a Bear Market
ETFs

The 12 Best ETFs to Battle a Bear Market

Investors worried about the next market downturn can find plenty of protection among exchange-traded funds (ETFs).
June 13, 2022
The Best Stocks for a Bear Market
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The Best Stocks for a Bear Market

The ideal bear-market stock pick should have a defensive business, a long history of dividend growth and relatively low volatility. Here are 10 stocks…
June 13, 2022
8 Facts You Must Know About Bear Markets
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8 Facts You Must Know About Bear Markets

Bear markets can be terrifying, but they're normal, inevitable and – most importantly – don't last forever.
June 13, 2022