401k & Investing Tips

9 REITs Ready to Raise Their Payouts This December

“First-level” investors – those who buy and sell on headlines – mistakenly believe that real estate investment trust (REIT) profits will... Read Article

10 Top-Rated Vanguard Funds to Buy Now

Vanguard is one of the world’s largest investment managers because of its singular focus on investors. Here’s a look at some of the best Vanguard funds. Read Article

Is Target Corporation Stock on Sale?

Competition among grocery retailers is heating up, and this could impact Target and hurt TGT stock owners. Read Article

7 Best iShares ETFs for Building Your Portfolio

IShares offer investors a wide variety of low-cost index funds as it provides some of the best ETFs to buy and hold in a diversified portfolio. Read Article

Think Your Portfolio Is Low-Risk? Think Again

Your portfolio carries tons of risk and you don't even know it. Here's where to find low-risk stocks to buy to keep your portfolio healthy. Read Article

3 REITs That Will Soar on Rising Interest Rates

In the real estate investment trust (REIT) space, apartment REITs are among the safest ways to invest. Here are 3 great options. Read Article

The 10 Best Mutual Funds to Buy for 2018

The 10 top mutual funds for 2018 would be excellent in most environments, but they're almost necessary buys for a challenging environment. Read Article

3 Closed-End Funds to Buy for Super-Sized Yields

These closed-end funds (CEFs) demonstrate the wide array of exposure you can get while capturing yields between 4% and 11%. Read Article

4 High Earnings Yield Stocks to Improve Your Portfolio

Earnings yield is a useful parameter which helps in comparing a stock with other stocks and with fixed income securities. A stock with higher earnings yield gen... Read Article

4 REITs to Buy Before December 13th – and 45 to Avoid

Today I’m going to show you 4 REITs with high—and growing—yields that are bargains now. But you’ve only got weeks to act here, and likel... Read Article

Mixed Prognosis for Healthcare Stocks

The current climate is great for some healthcare stocks, you'll just want to be careful about which ones you try. Read Article

5 Small-Cap ETFs That Knock Out the Competition

Small-cap stocks have outperformed larger stocks for decades, and the best way to profit is to invest in the best ETFs for small caps. Read Article

Being a Boring Investor Can Yield Smart Returns

Stodgy maybe, but index funds typically feature low fees, diversification and low turnover, making them a better deal than managed funds. Read Article

3 Cheap Funds to Build an Unstoppable Portfolio

As the world of index funds has boomed, there are more funds covering more asset classes, including international stocks, emerging markets equities, sectors, industries and much more. Read Article

4 Best Trades for Risk-Averse Investors

Investing in large-cap stocks can build a solid portfolio, and these are the best mutual funds with strong long-term track records to do so. Read Article

3 of the Best Funds for Thrifty Investors

When it comes to what funds to buy, investors are highly responsive to low fees. These index funds and ETFs offer you plenty of bang for your buck. Read Article

The One Big Reason Bitcoin Is a Terrible Investment

Bitcoin has been all the rage of late, but the advent of Ethereum, Bytecoin and dozens of other cryptocurrencies serves as the very sign of what's wrong here. Read Article

Make Your Portfolio Keep Up With You

With all that life throws at us, sometimes our portfolio can get left behind. Make sure it's always doing its best for you by rebalancing regularly. Read Article

Buy GE Stock? 3 Pros, 3 Cons for General Electric

GE is one of this year's most unloved stocks with good reason, but below the surface it is easy to find confidence in GE Stock. Read Article

Is Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (AMD) Stock REALLY Worth the Risk?

Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) is one of the most polarizing stocks out there, but both bulls and bears have some good points. Read Article