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The Best and Worst Mutual Funds at 2013′s Midway Point

The biggest trends so far in 2013 include gains in U.S. and Japanese stocks and pain in emerging markets and gold. These mutual funds benefited -- or suffered -- the most from these trends. More 

Dividend Stocks Still a Great Bet While Rates Rise

Since the “correction” in dividend paying stocks began five weeks ago, I keep learning the so-called dividend craze is over, but I disagree More 

Your Retirement Income is on Sale!

Everyone loves a good sale! With stock prices dropping, now is a good time to look for dividend stock bargains for your retirement portfolio More 

Lower Entry Prices Mean Locking Higher Yields Today

The beauty of dividend investing is that once an investor purchases a quality income stock, they can hold on to it for decades, patiently collecting dividends More 

Don’t Expect the Bond Selloff to Continue

Bond prices have ticked up over the past few weeks, with yields now above 2% on the 10-year bond, but a runaway increase is unlikely as the economy struggles More 

Find the Sweet Spot for Retirement Dividends

In my dividend investing I focus on diversification. Proper diversification means that an investor owns at least 30 individual stocks across a range of sectors More 

13 Attractively Valued Dividend Stocks to Consider Today

With the stock market hitting all-time highs there aren't many stocks with low valuations today. But here are 13 dividend stocks to consider for your portfolio More