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10 Great U.S. Stocks With Big Sales Abroad

It's practically an article of faith that, just as investors need to have both large- and small-company stocks in their portfolios, they must own both domestic and foreign shares. A widely cited paper by...

4 Ways to Create Your Own Pension

A generation ago, if you worked for a large employer, you retired after 30 or 40 years with a nice pension that paid you every month until your dying day. That isn't the reality for most of us today.See Also:...

Is Amazon's Stock Worth $800 a Share?

On February 9, during the stock market's early-2016 slump, shares of Amazon.com (symbol AMZN) closed at $482.07. The next day Kiplinger's recommended Amazon in Best FANG Stocks to Buy Before They Rebound. In just...

The Key Mistakes Investors Make in Retirement

It's not easy being an investor when you're young, but it gets even more difficult once you transition into retirement.See Also: 7 Worst Mistakes Investors Will Make in This Market The best investors are those...

5 Best Bond Funds to Buy While Fed Keeps Rates...

Seven years after the end of the worst financial crisis since the Great Depression, the U.S. economy continues to lead the developed world. Gross domestic product in the U.S. has been rising only about 2%...

4 Retailer Stocks to Buy Now: Amazon, Dick's,...

Judging by some of the best-known retail stocks, you'd think America's shopping malls were ghost towns. Shares of Macy's (symbol M, $31.31) trade for 57% less than the price they commanded last July. Nordstrom...

4 Retailer Stocks to Buy Now

Judging by some of the best-known retail stocks, you'd think America's shopping malls were ghost towns. Shares of Macy's (symbol M, $31.31) trade for 57% less than the price they commanded last July. Nordstrom...

Is This the End of Conflicted Financial Advice?

Sitting in the comfort of your home or office, you may not have felt the tectonic shockwaves unleashed through the brokerage community by a new regulation from the Department of Labor (DOL), but you can be sure...

Will the New Fiduciary Rule Really Protect...

The Department of Labor's new fiduciary rule runs to 1,000 pages and more, and the file I'm keeping on it seems almost as hefty. At first glance, the rule seems straightforward enough: Brokers and other financial...

3 Most Important Factors To Making Your Money...

Probably the biggest single concern of retirees is running out of money. It doesn't seem to matter how much money they have; the thought of not generating any outside income and living for many years off of an...

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Basics of Money

7 Good Reasons to Change Your Will

After you've created your will and an estate plan, you'll most likely need to revisit them at key...

20 Best Travel Sites to Save You Money

Feeling too pinched by the ever-troubled economy to travel? You can still find good deals to get away...

9 Secrets to Better Credit

Credit is complicated and, sometimes, counterintuitive. For example, being debt-free can result in a...

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