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Stock Market Today (1/11/22): Tech Leads on Turnaround Tuesday
Stock Market Today

Stock Market Today (1/11/22): Tech Leads on Turnaround Tuesday

The major benchmarks bounced off their mid-morning lows to end solidly higher.
January 11, 2022
RBC's Top 30 Global Stock Investments for 2022
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RBC's Top 30 Global Stock Investments for 2022

Inflation. Supply-chain issues. COVID. Investors face numerous hurdles in 2022, but RBC is confident in these 30 stocks' ability to weather the storm.
January 11, 2022
Sweet Silicon: 5 Superb Semiconductor Stocks for 2022
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Sweet Silicon: 5 Superb Semiconductor Stocks for 2022

If 2021 was a good year for the chip industry, 2022 could be downright great. Here are five semiconductor stocks if you're seeking out growth.
January 11, 2022
4 Steps to Kickstart a Financial Plan in 2022
retirement planning

4 Steps to Kickstart a Financial Plan in 2022

The new year is a great time to dot the i’s and cross the t’s on your financial plan. Here are four areas that could use your attention right now.
January 11, 2022
Stock Market Today (1/10/22): Rising Rates Put Another Scare Into Stocks
Stock Market Today

Stock Market Today (1/10/22): Rising Rates Put Another Scare Into Stocks

Another push higher in Treasury yields threatened a deep-red day for stocks, but the major indexes escaped with slight declines and even gains.
January 10, 2022
30 Best Stocks to Buy for Home-Run Swingers
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30 Best Stocks to Buy for Home-Run Swingers

If you've got some money socked away for a truly speculative, high-upside swing, here are 30 of Wall Street's most bullish calls.
January 10, 2022
Wells Fargo Stock: Earnings Season Kicks Off With WFC in Focus
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Wells Fargo Stock: Earnings Season Kicks Off With WFC in Focus

Our preview of the upcoming week's earnings reports includes Wells Fargo (WFC), BlackRock (BLK) and Delta Air Lines (DAL).
January 10, 2022
Factoring Inflation into Your Retirement Plan
retirement planning

Factoring Inflation into Your Retirement Plan

How much should you be worried about inflation’s impact on your retirement income plan? If you plan right, you shouldn’t have to worry at all.
January 10, 2022
Every Retirement Plan Should Include These 5 Points
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Every Retirement Plan Should Include These 5 Points

The nuts and bolts of retirement planning can be boiled down quite succinctly. So what are you waiting for? Get started.
January 9, 2022
Stop Procrastinating on Your Retirement Plan! Here’s How
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Stop Procrastinating on Your Retirement Plan! Here’s How

Do you drag your feet when it comes to your finances and retirement savings? It’s an all-too-common problem. Here are some tips to help fix it.
January 8, 2022
Stock Market Today (1/7/22): Tech Drubbed; Nasdaq Has Worst Week in 11 Months
Stock Market Today

Stock Market Today (1/7/22): Tech Drubbed; Nasdaq Has Worst Week in 11 Months

The 10-year Treasury yield hit its highest level since early 2020 on Friday.
January 7, 2022
What Is the Metaverse (And How Can I Invest?)
Technology

What Is the Metaverse (And How Can I Invest?)

Metaverses have actually been around in some form for decades. Facebook and others will try to bring the technology into the world’s everyday lives.
January 7, 2022
Schwab Intelligent Income vs. an Annuity: Which Is Better?
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Schwab Intelligent Income vs. an Annuity: Which Is Better?

True, Charles Schwab’s program offers flexible income options for retirees, but when you run the numbers, a good old-fashioned immediate annuity produ…
January 7, 2022
Stock Market Today (1/6/22): Health Insurers Lead Another Slide in Stocks
Stock Market Today

Stock Market Today (1/6/22): Health Insurers Lead Another Slide in Stocks

Stocks remained in the red for another session Thursday but at least largely slowed their downward momentum.
January 6, 2022
The 9 Best Energy Stocks to Buy for 2022
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The 9 Best Energy Stocks to Buy for 2022

Oil and gas prices might not rise as wildly as they did in 2021, but still-high levels should bode well for these top energy stocks.
January 6, 2022
The ‘Bividend’: What’s Up With BTCS’s Bitcoin Dividend?
Investing for Income

The ‘Bividend’: What’s Up With BTCS’s Bitcoin Dividend?

A blockchain company’s first dividend paid in bitcoin might raise some eyebrows … but it’s also unlikely to be the last.
January 6, 2022
Is Budgeting Overrated?
Budgeting

Is Budgeting Overrated?

Take it from a financial planner, not everyone needs a budget. In fact, sometimes a budget can distract you from the real solutions to your financial …
January 6, 2022
Stock Market Today (1/5/22): Fed Shows Its Teeth, Tech Shows Its Tail
Stock Market Today

Stock Market Today (1/5/22): Fed Shows Its Teeth, Tech Shows Its Tail

The Fed's most recent meeting minutes hinted at yet another stimulus wind-down, which yanked hard on technology and real estate shares.
January 5, 2022
12 Super Small-Cap Stocks to Buy for 2022 and Beyond
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12 Super Small-Cap Stocks to Buy for 2022 and Beyond

A tough 2021 has small-cap stocks positioned for a potentially fruitful 2022. Analysts are most bullish on these 12 picks in the new year.
January 5, 2022
The Ultimate Retirement Savings Account? Surprise, It’s an HSA!
health savings accounts

The Ultimate Retirement Savings Account? Surprise, It’s an HSA!

Health savings accounts are the best deal out there for anyone saving not just for health expenses, but for retirement too. Here’s how to make their t…
January 5, 2022
How to Know When You Can Retire
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How to Know When You Can Retire

You’ve scrimped and saved, but are you really ready to retire? Here are some helpful calculations that could help you decide whether you can actually …
January 5, 2022
Dogs of the Dow 2022: 10 Dividend Stocks to Watch
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Dogs of the Dow 2022: 10 Dividend Stocks to Watch

The decades-old income-and-value strategy, the Dogs of the Dow, will try to bounce back in 2022. Here are this year's 10 members.
January 5, 2022
Taxes May Be a Certainty – But the Amount You Pay Doesn’t Have to Be
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Taxes May Be a Certainty – But the Amount You Pay Doesn’t Have to Be

You do have some control over how much income tax you owe – if you don’t wait until Tax Day to start exploring your options. Take some steps throughou…
January 4, 2022
Stock Market Today (1/4/22): Dow Hits New Record, Nasdaq Takes a Spill
Stock Market Today

Stock Market Today (1/4/22): Dow Hits New Record, Nasdaq Takes a Spill

The 10-year Treasury yield is closing in on levels not seen since November.
January 4, 2022
The 12 Best Consumer Discretionary Stocks to Buy for 2022
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The 12 Best Consumer Discretionary Stocks to Buy for 2022

Consumer discretionary stocks may be among 2022's most challenging places to invest in. But these picks could overcome several sector headwinds.
January 4, 2022
How the Latest Biden/House Tax Proposal Affects Millionaire Retirees
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How the Latest Biden/House Tax Proposal Affects Millionaire Retirees

The current version of the Build Back Better plan shouldn’t be that scary for retirees with a net worth of $1 million to $5 million. In fact, there co…
January 4, 2022