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3 “No Hike” Dividend ETFs to Buy

These dividend ETFs that have been stymied by Federal Reserve speculation this year could benefit from the "no hike" decision. More 

7 Index Funds to Buy for Retirement

Index funds offer low costs and instant diversification -- perfect for retirement planners. Invest with income and defense in mind with seven of Wall Street's best index funds. More 

Dividend ETFs: Yield, Quality or Both?

Dividend investors have realized that it’s not all about the yield. To fashion a well-diversified portfolio they are going to need to straddle the lines a bit. More 

Retirees Should NOT Buy International Stocks

By shifting a large sum of your portfolio to international stocks, it opens us the real possibility that you may underperform U.S. stocks in a meaningful way sometime in the future. More 

INTC, MSFT: Don’t Count Intel and Microsoft Out Just Yet

Intel and Microsoft are facing the headwind of slow PC sales, but their dividend yields offer a meaningful source of support. More 

If You Own Dividend ETFs, Look Overseas

Investors in dividend ETFs tend to focus on the U.S. market, but international dividend ETFs offer higher yields and much lower valuations. More 

SDOG – Dividend Dogs Are an Income Hunter’s Best Friend

The ALPS Sector Dividend Dogs ETF (SDOG) twists an old market theory to produce superior sector balance and better-than-average yield. More