Retirement

Wanted: Healthcare CEO Who’s Not Afraid of a Thorough Interview Process

The interview process alone for Buffett, Dimon and Bezos probably scared some healthcare CEOs from putting their hats in the ring. Here are a couple of choices that could go the distance.  Read Article

5 Dividend Aristocrat ETFs for a Growing Retirement Income

Retirement stocks can often be limited with 401k investing, but when investing for retirement, dividend aristocrat funds can provide a healthy combination of income and growth. Read Article

Top 20 Gold Stocks to Buy Despite Irrational Markets

While gold stocks are underwhelming the markets, their disappointing performance can’t last indefinitely amid geopolitical tensions. Read Article

4 High Dividend Stocks in the S&P 500 to Buy for Income

These picks from the S&P 500 are dividend stocks that will pay high dividends and should grow in value in the long run. Read Article

10 Small-Cap Oil & Gas Stocks to Watch

Brent crude has hit $80-a-barrel in overnight trading as a combination of geopolitical concerns, rising demand and tight inventories are sending energy prices soaring. Here are 10 small-cap oil and gas stocks to buy for the rally in energy. Read Article

7 Stocks That Should Stay Away From Stock Buybacks

Amazon hasn’t done any stock buybacks for 24 consecutive quarters. Here are seven others that shouldn’t do them. Read Article

10 Stocks to Buy for Surefire Gains in 2018 and Beyond

With the new year looming, now is the time for a quick portfolio refresh. We've pinpointed 10 stocks to buy with a 'Strong Buy' rating from the Street that are primed to outperform the market in 2018. Read Article

7 Consumer Goods Stocks to Get Excited Over

Together, the company will have $11 billion in annual revenue. It expects the merged entity to generate $600 million in annual synergies by 2021. Keurig Dr. Pepper plans to use the company’s strong cash flow to pay down some of the $16.6 billion in debt it will have post-merger to bring net debt below three times EBITDA. Read Article

My 7 Must-Own Stocks to Build Up Your Retirement

There's no wrong way and right way to invest for your retirement, but I have a completely different philosophy for retirement stocks than virtually anybody else in the financial markets. Here's how I save for my retirement: Read Article

7 Retirement Stocks for the 30-and-Under Crowd

These seven retirement stocks all offer strong moats, growing markets and the likelihood of decades of strong returns. Read Article

Build a Tower of Wealth With REITs

The Tax Cut and Jobs Act (TCJA), the new tax bill President Donald Trump signed into law in December, now allows investors to deduct 20% of the ordinary income they receive in REIT dividends. That effectively means that if you’re in the top bracket with a tax rate of 37%, the tax bite on your REIT payouts drops to only 29.6% (at worst). In other words, the new law makes each of our REIT dividend yields all the more valuable -- more than offsetting the impact of rising rates. Read Article

7 CEOs Who Are Honest With Their Shareholders

The best executives are CEOs who are honest with their shareholders. These seven CEOs fit the bill and then some. Read Article

3 Essential Investments for Every Portfolio

Alternative investments and non-correlated investments are critical elements of any portfolio, and you probably don't own any of them. Read Article

3 Unexpected But Necessary Retirement Investments

The chances are good that your retirement portfolio is significantly underweighted in important assets. Here are three retirement investments that can fix this problem. Read Article

3 Battered Dividend Stocks to Fund Your Retirement

You shouldn't count these dividend stocks out just yet, as the long-term case for each makes them ideal stocks to buy for retirement. Read Article

3 Vanguard Retirement Funds for Conservative, Moderate and Aggressive Investors

Retirement investing is more of a challenge today than it used to be. Before the financial crisis, the standard approach was to have a very hefty allocation to bonds supplemented with blue-chip dividends. But no matter what kind of investor you are, Vanguard has a fund for you. Read Article

The 7 Best Vanguard Funds for 2018

The Vanguard funds lineup has many outstanding choices for 2018. We highlight the seven best funds for your portfolio. Read Article

10 Retirement Stocks to Buy and Hold for the Rest of Your Life

Buy-and-hold is the key to a long-lasting, fruitful retirement. These 10 retirement stocks will provide income and safety for years to come. Read Article

10 Simply Safe Dividend Stocks to Buy for Retirement

High yields are nice, but the best dividend stocks for retirement offer not just pure income, but dividend growth and a huge margin of safety. Read Article

10 More Retirement Stocks to Buy and Hold for the Rest of Your Life

These are 10 of the best retirement stocks to buy and hold for your golden years, and each offers safety and security you can count on. Read Article