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Bond Basics: Municipals
investing The higher your tax bracket, the more you'll benefit from these bonds issued by state and local agencies.
Bond Basics: How to Reduce the Risks
investing Bonds have risks you won't find in other types of investments. Find out how to spot risky bonds and how to avoid them.
By the editors of Kiplinger's Personal Finance Publishedinvesting
The Warren Buffett Advice You Should Follow
Can you beat the averages? Warren Buffett can. What can mere mortals learn from his success?
By James K. Glassman Published
Bond Basics: What the Ratings Mean
investing Knowing the creditworthiness of your bond issuer can help limit the risk of default and maximize yield.
By Donna LeValley Publishedinvesting
Why Bonds Belong in Your Portfolio
bonds Intermediate rates will probably rise another two or three points in the next few years, making bond yields more attractive.
By James K. Glassman Publishedbonds
ESG Gives Russia the Cold Shoulder, Too
ESG MSCI jumped on the Russia dogpile this week, reducing the country's ESG government rating to the lowest possible level.
By Ellen Kennedy PublishedESG
Want to Beat Boring CDs? Munis Can Be a Conservative Way to Increase Yield
retirement Municipal bonds come with some risks that bank CDs don't, but there are ways to minimize them while still getting a better return. Plus, the interest you earn is tax free, and who doesn't love that?
By Mike Piershale, ChFC Publishedretirement
Junk Bond Funds Don't Belong in Long-Term Portfolios
investing High-yield bond funds are delivering more bang for the buck these days, but safety-minded investors can't overlook the risk that comes along with them.
By Lorraine Ell, CEO Publishedinvesting
9 High-Quality Dividend Stocks Yielding 5% or More
stocks Dividend safety is a core element of conservative income investing and selecting dividend stocks.
By Brian Bollinger Publishedstocks
Pension Possibilities: IRA Rollover? Buy an Annuity? Or Take the Payout?
Employee Benefits Making your decision on the type of payout you receive in retirement requires considering these four factors.
By Carlos Dias Jr., Wealth Adviser PublishedEmployee Benefits