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GE Stock Remains Attractive for Income Investors

General Electric's (symbol GE) first-quarter revenue may have slipped year-over-year but the industrial giant still managed to exceed analysts' expectations thanks to strength in several key businesses.See Also:...

NFL Superstars' Financial Fumbles Hold Lessons...

It isn't much of a surprise anymore when you hear that a former NFL star is suffering from serious financial woes. SEE ALSO: 5 Common Roadblocks That Can Shut Down Retirement Success It used to be you'd wonder...

8 Stocks to Buy Now for 2017

These eight stocks all offer strong growth prospects at reasonable prices, a combination that should result in solid gains. We lean toward large companies, but our picks also include two small caps. These eight...

The Surprising Success of a Dumb Investment

When my lifelong best friend and his wife had a son in late 1994, I wanted to give their child something special, so I invested $1,000 in a fund called Twentieth Century Giftrust. You could only invest in this...

What Investors Need to Know About Risk

Anyone who's ever played poker knows that different players have different takes on risk. There are those who step out on the thin branches every chance they get, betting big and relying far too heavily on the...

Two Dividend-Paying Tech Stocks Owned by...

Warren Buffett is known as many things: the Oracle of Omaha, one of the world's richest people and a BFF of fellow billionaire Bill Gates. One thing that Buffett isn't known as: a tech investor.SEE ALSO: 11 Dow...

5 Good Dividend Stocks Owned by Bill Gates

Microsoft cofounder Bill Gates is the richest man in the world, with an estimated net worth of $86 billion, according to Forbes. He's also one of the world's largest philanthropists, running the Bill & Melinda...

3 Good Reasons to Invest in the Dow

This isn't your father's stock index. But it probably is your grandfather's. We're talking, of course, about the Dow Jones industrial average, which has been tracking the performance of the U.S. stock market...

Losing Your 6-Figure Job? Use These Financial...

A large number of Fortune 500 companies have recently announced layoffs -- from Disney's ESPN unit to PepsiCo to General Motors. Even educational institutions like The University of California-San Francisco are...

6 Vanguard Funds That Are Socially Responsible

If making money and doing good are two of your top objectives as an investor, you aren't short of options. Nearly 115 U.S. stock mutual funds and exchange-traded funds have formal directives to invest in line...

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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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