Retirement

Best Bond Funds for 2015

The best bond funds in 2015 are likely to be the cheapest index funds and active funds with the most-seasoned managers. Read Article

How to Save When You’re Young

When figuring out how to save money, consider a 401k, automatic savings plans and putting off that new car purchase to help young investors get off on the right foot. Read Article

The 3 Best GARP Funds for 2015

Funds that target growth at a reasonable price (GARP) can be a great way to jump on 2015's growth trends. Here are three of the best funds to buy if you're targeting GARP. Read Article

3 Best Vanguard Funds With Active Management

A stock picker's market environment calls for an investment in one or more of these best Vanguard funds with active management. Read Article

2 Vanguard ETFs for Steady Retirement Income

The variable styles of these two Vanguard ETFs will continue to work in harmony as consistent retirement income producers and provide positive correlation to the stock market for those that need it. Read Article

Dividend Smackdown: Microsoft (MSFT) vs. Exxon Mobil (XOM)

Microsoft and Exxon Mobil are world-class dividend payers, but which is the better holding: XOM stock or MSFT stock? Read Article

3 Best Dividend Stocks to Buy for Retirement

These three established, cash-rich dividend stocks offer significant income for those looking for stability in retirement. Read Article

3 REITs Loved by a Big Hedge Fund

Aberdeen Asset Management is making a big move into U.S. real estate. You can buy the three REITs it's investing in now. Read Article

4 Alternative Uses for a Roth IRA

If you understand the rules and exemptions of the Roth IRA, it becomes much more than a retirement savings vehicle. Read Article

Your 10-Minute Retirement Portfolio

Now is a good time to begin assembling your ten-minute retirement portfolio, since the headline stock indexes have pulled back from their 52-week highs. Read Article

Best Places to Retire – Obviously Hawaii, But … Iowa and Idaho?

A ranking of the best places to retire should obviously include sunny Hawaii. But what makes Iowa and Idaho so great for retirement? Read Article

3 Funds to Buy for Conservative Retirees

Conservative investors and retirees are facing a challenging environment for finding the best funds to buy. Here are 3 funds with below-average risk and above-average returns. Read Article

2 Financial Planning Moves to Make After the Correction

Stock market corrections aren't fun, but they can provide a good opportunity to get your financial planning in order. Read Article

9 Simple Tips for Retiring Rich

Retiring rich requires a series of difficult choices. Here are nine ways to stay focused and work towards your retirement goals. Read Article

How Does Bill Gross Stack Up to Janus Funds?

We compare a few select Bill Gross' PIMCO funds and Janus funds for performance and style. What we find is a bit surprising. Read Article

Baby Boomers: Have an Exit Plan

Dr. Lacy Hunt speaks on the overleveraged U.S. economy and how low interest rates are the new “normal.” Baby boomers beware. Read Article

3 Stocks to Buy for a Worry-Free Retirement

It's been a rough start to the quarter, but here are three stocks to buy for a safe, worry-free retirement. Read Article

3 Boring, Reliable Industrials for Retirement

Industrials represent the 'bedrock of America,' making these companies must-own holdings for retirement portfolios. Here are three ways to get in. Read Article

Book Review: Millennial Money

Patrick O’Shaughnessy's Millennial Money is a must-read for any young American starting their career. Read Article

3 (More) Mistakes to Avoid With Your ETF Portfolio

The ETF universe has expanded in a number of ways, and some new potholes have opened up as a result. Use these tips to keep your portfolio rolling. Read Article