Retirement

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

3 Growth Stocks That Will Blow the Doors off of Your Retirement

You cannot ignore growth stocks as you build a portfolio for retirement investing. Here are three of the best growth stocks for retirement. Read Article

The 10 Best Stocks for Your 401k

The best stocks for your 401k don't always have to be snoozers. This eclectic mix of retirement ideas will demonstrate this fact. Read Article

Do You Have Too Much Risk in Your Retirement Portfolio?

Protect your retirement portfolio by lowering your risk. You need to replace your ETFs with their lower volatility counterparts. Read Article

5 REITs That Are Just Right for Retirement

Real estate investment trusts (REITs) are a must-have holding for any and all retirement accounts. The five REITs I'm about to show you are pivotal... Read Article

How Much Money Do I Need to Retire?

Retirement planning can be difficult, but answering "How much money do I need to retire" is a key part of the puzzle. Read Article

The 5 Best Retirement Funds for 2018

Managing your retirement is no easy feat, but some of the best retirement funds can help boost your portfolio in the long-term. Here are five that stand out. Read Article

7 Investments Every Retirement Investor Should Own

When it comes to retirement, some funds and asset classes are essentials. Here are seven essential picks for retirement investors. Read Article

7 Retirement Stocks That Offer More Than Dividends

These retirement stocks to buy have capital appreciation potential along with appealing dividends. Here's what you need to know about each stock. Read Article