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The Real Cost of the Fiduciary Rule

Increasingly, investors are asking questions of their advisers. Simply put, investors want to know the motivations behind the advice they're getting. Is the adviser trying to do what's in the best interests of...

Best Vanguard Funds for Your Retirement Savings

Vanguard is the biggest fund company in the land, with more than $3 trillion in assets. So chances are high that many retirement savers have access to Vanguard funds in their 401(k) plans. But size is no...

Snap IPO: The Next Facebook or Another Twitter?

As Snap Inc. approaches its initial public offering, one question on investors' minds is whether the parent of the Snapchat social app will be the next Facebook (symbol FB) or the next Twitter (TWTR). Shares of...

25 Big Stocks Raising Dividends for 25 Years

Finding a company with a long track record of consistent dividend payments is only part of the winning formula for investing in dividend stocks. Dividend growth matters, too. Rising dividends not only make a...

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...

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...

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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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