Retirement

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

Clorox Stock: Still Great for Retirement (CLX)

Clorox stock is a boring, dividend machine that lags in up markets -- and that makes it perfect for retirement portfolios. Read Article

3 Senior Housing REITs to Fund Your Retirement

Senior housing REITs are excellent dividend payers to add to your portfolio. Here's a look at three of the best. Read Article

Best Retirement Income Mutual Funds

Retirement income mutual funds have a fundamental objective that balances preservation of assets, income, and growth. Here are three of the best. Read Article

How to Invest Close to Retirement

Learning how to invest later in life isn't easy -- everything changes when it comes to money. But here are 3 ideas to get you started. Read Article

3 Worst Mutual Funds Everyone Loves

If the best mutual funds in the investment universe were chosen on merit alone, very few of them would be the biggest funds. Read Article

10 Excellent Mutual Funds to Put in Your 401K (Part 2)

Actively managed mutual funds still have a place -- and that's in your 401k. Here are five more mutual funds I love for the long term. Read Article

10 Best Places to Retire in the U.S.

The best places to retire in the U.S. are warmer, southern cities while NYC and Southern California aren't ideal for older Americans. Read Article

The Best Income Investment Now Is…

MLPs are the best bet for income thanks to a protection from rising rates. In this space, my favorite pick is a fund of infrastructure MLPs. Read Article

Buy MMM Stock for a Healthy Retirement

Find out why MMM stock is a classic American company that deserves a prominent place in your retirement portfolio. Read Article