This 4-Stock Dividend Retirement Portfolio Yields 7.3%

It's tough to build a dividend retirement portfolio that provides a decent yield these days, but with these 4 closed-end funds you get a strong start More 

3 Secure ETFs to Keep You Safe in This Market

If you're going "risk off," then these three ETFs offer unparalleled safety in just about every market. More 

Preferred Stock ETFs Dodge Bullets From Banking Sector

Preferred stock ETFs were considered a corner of the alternative income marketplace that dodged the credit contraction issue. But the picture has changed More 

Why The S&P 500’s Record High Seems So Far Away

Some bear markets feature dreadful price catastrophes that occur quickly. Was last May's S&P 500 high point the starting point for the next collapse? More 

3 Must-Own Dividend ETFs

Even if the Fed bumps rates up to 1.25% by the end of 2016, these dividend ETFs are still a great selection for income investors. More 

The 10 Best Index Funds for 2016 … And Beyond!

The 10 best index funds for 2016 may not be sexy, but provide diversified investments for the long term. That means big profits over time. More 

What Assets Should You Have in Your Moderate Portfolio?

Ibbotson Associates provides asset allocation guidelines that span the risk spectrum. Here's a moderate growth and income model for today More