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The 21 Best Stocks to Buy for 2021
Kiplinger's Investing Outlook

The 21 Best Stocks to Buy for 2021

Call it a comeback. Many of the best stocks to buy for 2021 are heavily tied to economic recovery prospects as the world fights back against COVID-19.
March 1, 2021
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 29, 2020
Where to Invest in 2021 with Anne Kates Smith
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Where to Invest in 2021 with Anne Kates Smith

Kiplinger Executive Editor Anne Kates Smith joins us to talk about her 2021 outlook for stocks, market sectors, and even some specific stocks. Also, …
December 1, 2020
Stephanie Link: Expect Above-Average Gains in 2021
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Stephanie Link: Expect Above-Average Gains in 2021

The chief investment strategist and portfolio manager at Hightower Advisors says profits point the way for 2021.
November 29, 2020

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The Best American Funds for 401(k) Retirement Savers
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The Best American Funds for 401(k) Retirement Savers

American Funds has 14 actively managed mutual funds among the 100 most popular 401(k) offerings. We look at the Best American Funds in that group, and…
March 9, 2021
Kiplinger's Weekly Earnings Calendar
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Kiplinger's Weekly Earnings Calendar

Check out our earnings calendar for the upcoming week, as well as our previews of the more noteworthy reports.
March 7, 2021
Hot Upcoming IPOs to Watch For in 2021
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Hot Upcoming IPOs to Watch For in 2021

The most exciting initial public offerings (IPOs) expected in 2021 range from a crypto exchange to an Amazon-backed EV play to a popular grocery-deliv…
March 3, 2021
21 Best Retirement Stocks for an Income-Rich 2021
Investing for Income

21 Best Retirement Stocks for an Income-Rich 2021

The ideal retirement stocks will help investors generate a sizable and reliable income stream. These 21 dividend payers make the grade.
March 1, 2021
The 21 Best ETFs to Buy for a Prosperous 2021
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The 21 Best ETFs to Buy for a Prosperous 2021

Exposure to emerging trends. Core holdings. Tactical defensive plays. The 21 best ETFs for 2021 cover a wide range of options for numerous objectives.
March 1, 2021

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13 Best Consumer Discretionary Stocks for 2021
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13 Best Consumer Discretionary Stocks for 2021

Consumer discretionary stocks could have plenty of room to run in 2021 as the economy (and America) normalizes. These are 13 picks to watch.
January 29, 2021
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, low-cost mutual funds run by seasoned stock pickers. Here are our favorites: The Kiplinge…
January 29, 2021
The 10 Best Closed-End Funds (CEFs) for 2021
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The 10 Best Closed-End Funds (CEFs) for 2021

Even the best closed-end funds (CEFs) don't get much media attention. That's OK. Strong results and typically high distributions are reward enough.
January 28, 2021
The 7 Best Vanguard Index Funds for 2021
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The 7 Best Vanguard Index Funds for 2021

Vanguard index funds are among the cheapest, easiest solutions for investors looking for diversified core holdings. Here are seven top options.
January 25, 2021
9 Utility Stocks to Buy for 2021
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9 Utility Stocks to Buy for 2021

Utility stocks: They're steady, they're dependable, they deliver income. That's the case with most of these top 2021 picks ... but a couple break the …
January 25, 2021
21 Top Stock Picks the Analysts Love for 2021
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21 Top Stock Picks the Analysts Love for 2021

Wall Street's pros are eyeballing a wide array of potential-packed companies for 2021. Here are analysts' top stock picks for the year ahead.
January 22, 2021
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
The 13 Best REITs to Own in 2021
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The 13 Best REITs to Own in 2021

Real estate offers diversification and much more income than the market average. These are 13 of the best REITs you can buy as 2021 comes into focus.
January 15, 2021
11 Small-Cap Stocks the Analysts Love for 2021
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11 Small-Cap Stocks the Analysts Love for 2021

If you desire growth, then your sights should be set on small-cap stocks. These 11 have attracted the gaze of dozens of Wall Street's best minds.
January 14, 2021
The 2021 Outlook for Bitcoin Prices, Adoption and Risks
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The 2021 Outlook for Bitcoin Prices, Adoption and Risks

We look at the year ahead for Bitcoin and other digital coins, including where experts see prices going, why more people are investing and how to get …
January 8, 2021
James K. Glassman’s Stock Picks for 2021
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James K. Glassman’s Stock Picks for 2021

Kiplinger columnist James K. Glassman has been picking 10 stocks a year for decades now. We talk about what’s on his 2021 list, and how previous picks…
January 7, 2021
The 15 Best Tech Stocks to Buy for 2021
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The 15 Best Tech Stocks to Buy for 2021

The technology sector sprang into action in 2020. But despite stretched valuations, hopes are high heading into 2021, especially for these 15 top tech…
December 28, 2020
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…
December 28, 2020
The Janet Yellen Era: Chapter Two
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The Janet Yellen Era: Chapter Two

Former Fed Chair Janet Yellen, if installed as Secretary of the Treasury as expected, should help to calm Main Street and Wall Street alike.
December 26, 2020
Tops for 2021: 6 Best Financial Stocks to Buy
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Tops for 2021: 6 Best Financial Stocks to Buy

Financial stocks, thrown to the wolves in 2020, are a popular choice among experts calling for a value rotation in 2021. Here are six top sector picks…
December 23, 2020
The 15 Best Value Stocks to Buy for 2021
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The 15 Best Value Stocks to Buy for 2021

Wall Street's experts predict that the late-2020 rotation into value will continue into the new year. These are 15 top value stocks to capitalize on t…
December 21, 2020
25 Dividend Stocks the Analysts Love Most for 2021
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25 Dividend Stocks the Analysts Love Most for 2021

Income investors looking for more than just a little yield: These are the top dividend stocks for 2021, according to the pros.
December 18, 2020
11 Best Monthly Dividend Stocks and Funds for 2021
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11 Best Monthly Dividend Stocks and Funds for 2021

Your bills come monthly. Why not your dividend checks? These are some of 2021's best monthly dividend stocks and funds for easier income planning.
December 16, 2020
5 Stocks to Sell or Avoid for 2021
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5 Stocks to Sell or Avoid for 2021

In investing, pruning is prudent. Here are five stocks to sell (or avoid if you're looking for new holdings) as the calendar flips to 2021.
December 16, 2020
7 Green Energy Stocks That Could Catch a 2021 Tailwind
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7 Green Energy Stocks That Could Catch a 2021 Tailwind

A friendlier political climate could do wonders for the market's best green energy stocks in 2021. Check out these seven potential-packed picks.
December 11, 2020