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This Will Make You Rethink Your Dividend...

In the current interest rate environment, individual investors are understandably on the hunt for income. Naturally, many of them turn to dividend investing to generate a steady stream of income, especially in...

5 Emerging-Markets Funds That Are Crushing U.S...

Emerging markets are taking off in 2017. The iShares MSCI Emerging Markets ETF (EEM), which serves as a popular proxy for emerging-markets investors, set fresh six-year highs this week. It's up 30% year-to-date,...

12 Dividend Aristocrat Stocks to Earn Income...

Stocks with long track records of annual dividend increases offer investors a sense of comfort. Shareholders can all but count on their income going on - and going up - year after year. With a little creativity,...

Be More Like Warren Buffett, Less Like You,...

Warren Buffett, probably the world's greatest stock market investor of all time, has said he has one key rule when investing: "Never lose money." Has the Sage of Omaha ever lost money? Yes. But his losses have...

Are Value Stocks Ready to Rebound?

Over the long run, value stocks--those that are inexpensive relative to their earnings, sales and book value (assets minus liabilities)--have handily beaten growth stocks, which boast faster-than-average earnings...

5 Ways to Ponzi-Proof Your Retirement

Most investors worry about losing their money to the market -- not to their financial professional. They assume the person they hired will be trustworthy, capable and always looking out for their best interests....

5 Ways to Protect Your Portfolio in a Stock...

When the stock market slides between 10% and 20%, it's called a correction. You may not recall the last one because it ended in February 2016, shaving 14% off Standard & Poor's 500-stock index. Corrections occur...

Berkshire Hathaway Stock: Buy or Sell?

Are Berkshire Hathaway's best days behind it? Warren Buffett seems to think so. In an essay to mark the firm's 50th anniversary, the Oracle of Omaha wrote in 2015 that Berkshire Hathaway's future long-term gains...

Getting Women to Talk About Money

In her biography of Joan Rivers, Last Girl Before Freeway, author Leslie Bennetts describes how stunned Rivers was to discover that her business manager husband, Edgar Rosenberg, had left her millions of dollars...

A 10-Stock DRIP Portfolio to Get Rich Slowly

When I made a bit of money in 1980 on the sale of a regional magazine that I had started publishing in 1969, I looked for a reliable investment where I could put the proceeds to good use. That was a chore. I...

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Basics of Money

Join the Race to $1-Trillion Stocks

It may be a matter of months, or more likely a few years, but sometime soon a U.S. company will breach...

New Ways to Prove Your I.D.

The days of PINs and passwords are numbered as more companies embrace futuristic identification...

Miles or Cash Back: Which Is the Better...

Ever wonder whether an air-miles rewards card or a cash-back card offers the better deal? Now,...

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