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3 Reasons to Buy GE Stock in Retirement

Stocks for retirees don't get much bluer than blue-chip General Electric (symbol GE). After all, it's the only remaining member of the original Dow Jones industrial average. GE's current strategy is to focus on...

4 Retirement Stocks Yielding 4% or More

When the price of a dividend stock climbs, its yield falls. As a result, a rising stock market, such as we've had of late, can make it harder for income investors to find attractive dividend payers. Indeed, the...

How Dividend-Paying Stocks Can Energize Your...

When individuals approach or reach retirement age, it's only natural that they start having questions about the amount of risk they may be carrying in their portfolios. SEE ALSO: 10 Best Dividend Stocks of the...

Great Dividend Stocks in the Russell 2000 Index

Small companies have been the stock market's stars this year, with the benchmark Russell 2000 index up a hefty 24%--nearly double the gain of the blue-chip Standard & Poor's 500-stock index. As with the broader...

The Best Dividend Stocks in the Dow Averages

It's been a strange year for high-yielding stocks. In the first half of 2016, the Dow Jones utility average, a proxy for hefty dividend payers, was a market leader, rising 26%. Since then, however, it has tumbled...

Taxes Should Not Drive Your Investment Decisions

Many investors believe they need to make investment decisions with their tax situation in mind, and they're often right -- but not always. SEE ALSO: The 23 Most-Overlooked Tax Deductions There's a phrase that...

4 Dow Stocks Every Retiree Should Own

It's arguably the bluest of the blue-chip stock indexes, dating back to the 19th century. The Dow Jones industrial average is a bastion of large, stable companies that pay dividends and represent some of the very...

4 Tips for Investing in This Bunny Market

In financial speak, the performance of the stock market can be described in animal terms--a bear market or a bull market. SEE ALSO: 10 Great All-Weather Stocks The origin of this animal terminology is uncertain....

How to Find a Financial Adviser Who's a Good...

When people think about how their money is managed, they usually put their focus on the numbers. There's a tendency to compare your investments to how friends and family are doing, and also to the broader market....

The Power of Non-Correlating Assets

The future of the stock market is uncertain. The night Donald Trump was elected president, Dow Jones industrial average futures dropped nearly 1,000 points. Now, the stock market is stretching into...

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Basics of Money

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...

FAQs About Health Savings Accounts

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

Master the Money Market

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

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