Retirement

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

Great Biotech Stocks for Retirement Investors

Yes, Biotech stocks DO belong in your retirement portfolio. Here are three ways to add them and reap the rewards. Read Article

Why the Traditional IRA Is Dead

Traditional IRAs may not provide the expected tax-deferral benefits. Find out where conventional wisdom gets retirement savings wrong. Read Article

3 Tech Stocks For Retirement Investors

For retirement investors, tech stocks offer a great combo of dividends & growth. Here are three ways to play tech for retirement. Read Article

Home Depot Stock – Great for Now, And Great for Retirement Too

Home Depot's latest earnings report showed why HD stock belongs in retirement and regular portfolios alike. Read Article

4 Vanguard Mutual Funds for the ‘Set It and Forget It’ Investor

Who said you can't put all your eggs into one basket? You can break this golden rule of investing with these 4 balanced Vanguard mutual funds. Read Article

How to Boost Your Retirement Savings

Nearly one in three Americans have no savings for retirement. Here are a few tips to avoid being one of them. Read Article

How to Pick the Best Retirement Funds

If you're looking at retirement funds, should you put your faith in index funds or turn to active management for superior returns? Read Article

3 Best Defensive Funds to Protect Your Portfolio

The best defensive funds are ones that can provide decent returns in the latter stage of a bull market but also minimize losses when the bear is in full swing. Read Article

Here’s How to Prepare for Rising Interest Rates

Interest rates have rolled back in 2014, but a Fed rate hike could happen in the next year. Here's how to start preparing RIGHT NOW. Read Article

MSFT Stock – Why Microsoft Is Your Best Retirement Investment

Microsoft has been on a tear lately, with MSFT stock up 35% in the last year. A good history of dividends and a recent reorganization make MSFT a buy. Read Article

REITs for Retirement – 3 Ways to Buy

For those investors in or near retirement, REITs can be a great place to find income and capital gains. Here are three prime ways to play. Read Article

Realty Income – More Proof That O Stock Is the Ultimate Retirement Stock

Realty Income announced quarterly earnings, and it was business as usual for O stock: steady growth and high-quality portfolio additions. Read Article

PEP Stock – Is PepsiCo Right for Retirement?

Soda consumption has been in decline for years at PepsiCo, making the case for PEP stock as a retirement holding cloudy at best. Read Article

5 Dividend ETFs For Retirement Investors

For retirement investors, dividend ETFs can be a huge blessing. Here are five of the best choices. Read Article