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How Nervous Investors Should Play the Trump Rally

There's an old Chinese curse that translates roughly into "may you live in interesting times." Americans today certainly are living in interesting times, but few investors feel cursed. A nearly eight-year-old...

6 Vanguard Index Funds to Buy and Hold Forever

Some people, including me, love to study the ins and outs of investments. Fortunately for those who don't, investing for retirement can be remarkably simple. If you're looking for a simple yet first-class...

7 Best Mutual Funds for Dividends

Some things never seem to grow old, including the love investors have for dividend stocks. There's a good reason we love dividends. Between 1930 and 2012, they accounted for about 40% of the total return of...

8 Dow Stocks Raising Dividends for 25 Years

The 30 companies that make up the Dow Jones Industrial Average are household names. Their sheer size and dominance of their respective fields make them not only well known but also good bets in bad markets. All...

3 Stocks That Will Benefit From an Aging America

The graying of America is accelerating, yet it feels as if no one is paying attention to the massive buying power of aging Baby Boomers. SEE ALSO: Where to Invest in 2017 The number of Americans 65 and older is...

The Best Investment You Can Make Isn't in Your...

I recently spoke with a woman whose company is being acquired, and this has introduced complicated financial decisions and opportunities into her life. Her one concern about working with me is the idea of paying...

3 Reasons Warren Buffett Is Loading Up on...

Warren Buffett nearly quadrupled his stake in Apple (symbol AAPL, $135.51) during the last three months of 2016, according to the latest 13-F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission by Buffett's...

3 Reasons Warren Buffett Is Dumping Walmart Stock

Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway (symbol BRK.B) is falling out of love with Walmart Stores (WMT, $68.87). It sold the majority of its holdings in the world's largest retailer last year. In the final three...

How to Give Kids Stocks in a Meaningful, Fun Way

The season of giving is now past, so you probably know if the presents you purchased were a hit or a miss. It's tough for parents, much less grandparents, to get it right every time. And let's face it, what...

11 Dow Stocks Owned by Warren Buffett

There are 30 stocks in the Dow Jones Industrial Average, and Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway (symbol BRK.B) has stakes in 11 of them. But as prescient as the Oracle of Omaha has proved to be over the years,...

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Basics of Money

FAQs About Health Savings Accounts

As employers search for ways to lower their health care costs, they're encouraging employees to sign...

How to Save for Retirement If You Don't Have a...

For millions of Americans, a 401(k) plan is an essential item in the employee playbook. As far as...

Master the Money Market

The money market is a collective name that describes all the different ways in which governments,...

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