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A Mutual Fund That Invests in China's Growth

Fri, 08 Dec 2017 00:00:01 -0500

Managers at Matthews China wait for reasonable prices before they buy.



Worst Things to Buy During the Holidays 2017

Wed, 13 Dec 2017 00:00:01 -0500




Red Flags That Could Attract an Audit for Retirees

Wed, 13 Dec 2017 00:00:01 -0500




The Wealthy's Best-Kept Secret to Financial Success

Wed, 13 Dec 2017 00:00:01 -0500

The marathon-long path to wealth isn't a glamorous one, and your success hinges on one simple word.



10 Losers That Will Be 2018's Best Stocks to Buy

Wed, 13 Dec 2017 00:00:01 -0500










3 Tax-Planning Mistakes Retirees Too Often Make

Wed, 13 Dec 2017 00:00:01 -0500

Tax-cutting strategies change once you retire, and some ideas that helped while you were working no longer apply once you start taking Social Security and RMDs. Don't make these three common mistakes.



Gift Cards You Can Buy at a 10% Discount (or More)

Wed, 13 Dec 2017 00:00:01 -0500

Why pay full price for popular gift cards when warehouse clubs and discount websites sell them well below face value.



Adobe Systems (ADBE) May Keep Soaring in 2018

Wed, 13 Dec 2017 00:00:01 -0500

Adobe reports earnings after the market closes Thursday, and analysts expect the red-hot software company to maintain its winning ways.






7 Ways to Travel More in Retirement

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 00:00:01 -0500

Take advantage of one of the most valuable things that almost every retiree has in their arsenal: flexibility.



7 Year-End Strategies to Help You Save On Taxes

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 00:00:01 -0500




Jobs Growth Reflects Good Economy, Hurricane Rebuilding

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 00:00:01 -0500

Kiplinger's latest forecast on jobs



Best Holiday Deals at Dollar Stores

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 00:00:01 -0500

You can pick up gifts, wrapping paper, holiday decor and other seasonal items on the cheap at dollar stores.



37 States That Won't Tax Your Social Security Benefits

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 00:00:01 -0500

Only 13 states will levy taxes on your monthly Social Security checks.



4 Telltale Signs You're Ready to Quit the Rat Race

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 00:00:01 -0500

How do you know when it's time for a change and that you're prepared to leave your comfort zone for a new outlook on life? Ask yourself these four questions. I did. I took the leap and never looked back.



8 Best Cheap Stocks to Buy Now Under $10

Mon, 11 Dec 2017 00:00:01 -0500




10 Top Stock Picks for the Next Decade

Mon, 11 Dec 2017 00:00:01 -0500




Gas Prices to Keep Declining

Mon, 11 Dec 2017 00:00:01 -0500

Kiplinger's latest forecast on the direction of energy prices



Iconic Estate Flops: What Michael Jackson, Whitney Houston and Prince Did Wrong

Mon, 11 Dec 2017 00:00:01 -0500

Even the biggest stars with the best legal help available have made some major mistakes. Here's what the rest of us can learn about our own wills and estate plans from their famous troubles.



Earnings Calendar, Week of Dec. 11-15, 2017 (COST, ADBE, ORCL)

Mon, 11 Dec 2017 00:00:01 -0500

Check out our weekly earnings calendar and read the latest quarterly earnings previews.



Battle the Big 4 Retirement Risks With a Solid Income Plan

Mon, 11 Dec 2017 00:00:01 -0500

Putting your money in the right places and being smart about how you'll draw it down are the keys to defeating the top four retirement foes: taxes, inflation, stock downturns and legacy pitfalls.



Amazing Tax Deductions And Breaks

Fri, 08 Dec 2017 00:00:01 -0500




18 Nice-Try Tax Breaks Rejected by the IRS

Fri, 08 Dec 2017 00:00:01 -0500




Red Flags That Could Increase Your Audit Chances

Fri, 08 Dec 2017 00:00:01 -0500




The 10 Best Acquisitions of 2017

Fri, 08 Dec 2017 00:00:01 -0500




The 5 Best Investments You Can Make in 2018

Fri, 08 Dec 2017 00:00:01 -0500




Last Call for Electric-Car Tax Credit?

Fri, 08 Dec 2017 00:00:01 -0500

Congress is considering pulling the plug on a lucrative tax credit for buyers of electric cars and plug-in hybrids.



Baring Your Finances to Your Adviser

Fri, 08 Dec 2017 00:00:01 -0500

That's what it could feel like for some folks, and it could stop them from seeking retirement help. Financial advisers need to put themselves in their clients' shoes to appreciate the other side of the process.



How Much Families Can Contribute to a Health Savings Account

Fri, 08 Dec 2017 00:00:01 -0500

You and a spouse can contribute a total of $6,900 to an HSA in 2018, plus a catch-up contribution if you're 55 or older. And thanks to a quirk in the law, an adult child covered under the family's high-deductible health policy may also be able to contribute $6,900 to his or her own HSA.



13 Financial Steps to Take Before Retiring Abroad

Thu, 07 Dec 2017 00:00:01 -0500

Get your house in order in the U.S. before looking for a home overseas.



The 7 Best ETFs for Trump's Tax Cuts

Thu, 07 Dec 2017 00:00:01 -0500




Saving for Retirement as a Single Parent

Thu, 07 Dec 2017 00:00:01 -0500

To do the right thing for your kids, you need to do the right thing for yourself as well. While it's not easy, you can save. Here's how to start.



Last Call for Deducting Roth IRA Losses?

Thu, 07 Dec 2017 00:00:01 -0500

A provision tucked into the Senate tax overhaul bill would kill a little-used but potentially valuable write-off. If you're sitting on a loss in your Roth IRA, you may want to close the account quickly so you can share the pain with Uncle Sam.



The Potential Tax Hit When High Earners Convert to a Roth IRA

Thu, 07 Dec 2017 00:00:01 -0500

High earners using a "backdoor" strategy to open a Roth IRA can trigger taxes if they own other IRAs.



Defuse the Tax Bomb That Threatens Retirement

Thu, 07 Dec 2017 00:00:01 -0500

If a large part of your retirement savings is in an IRA or a 401(k), you could be facing a significant tax bill in the future. Here are some ways to minimize your taxes while maximizing your retirement income.



Apple (AAPL): A Value That Goes Beyond iPhones

Thu, 07 Dec 2017 00:00:01 -0500

Apple's stock has a lot more going for it than just the hit iPhone X, and the market has yet to fully appreciate it.



Know Thy Tax Brackets -- and How to Manage Them

Thu, 07 Dec 2017 00:00:01 -0500

To keep a lid on your tax liability, check where you are on the income tax bracket spectrum. If you're on the brink of bumping into a higher bracket, there are several ways to step back from the edge.



James Glassman's 10 Stock Picks for 2018

Fri, 08 Dec 2017 00:00:01 -0500

Columnist James K. Glassman consults with experts from top funds and firms to identify 10 stocks to that should outperform the S&P 500.



Where to Invest in 2018

Fri, 08 Dec 2017 00:00:01 -0500

As the bull climbs on and optimism rises, this market is getting closer to its peak.



Stocks to Buy for 2018

Wed, 06 Dec 2017 00:00:01 -0500




18 Best Retirement Stocks to Buy in 2018

Wed, 06 Dec 2017 00:00:01 -0500




Americans Import More Goods for the Holidays

Wed, 06 Dec 2017 00:00:01 -0500

Kiplinger's latest forecast on the direction of the trade deficit.



How to Find Your New Identity After Retirement

Wed, 06 Dec 2017 00:00:01 -0500

Here are some ways to make the transition to your new life smoother.



3 Reasons Why Paying for Retirement Advice Makes Sense

Wed, 06 Dec 2017 00:00:01 -0500

Of course they'll help you with your investments and a plan, but there's one often-overlooked thing good financial advisers do that can be even more valuable than that.



Do Not Let Money Ruin Your Marriage

Wed, 06 Dec 2017 00:00:01 -0500

We all bring our own attitudes about spending, saving and sharing into our relationships. Some styles work great together, and others are destined for disaster. The key to making it work is communication.



18 Best Stocks to Buy for 2018

Tue, 05 Dec 2017 00:00:01 -0500




5 Great REITs to Buy Now

Fri, 08 Dec 2017 00:00:01 -0500

In a field facing challenges, these five stand out.



5 Bargain Vacation Destinations Off the Beaten Path

Fri, 01 Dec 2017 00:00:01 -0500

We picked five destinations that are just as good as their pricey, crowded, touristy counterparts.



How to Shop for a Continuing Care Retirement Community

Fri, 01 Dec 2017 00:00:01 -0500

A continuing care retirement community will handle all your needs for the rest of your life -- at a hefty price. Here's how to shop for one.



Fighting Financial Fraud and Identity Theft

Fri, 01 Dec 2017 00:00:01 -0500

Learn what it's like on the front lines on our ride along with the scam police.



Should You Be Tempted to Invest in Bitcoin?

Tue, 05 Dec 2017 00:00:01 -0500

The recent eye-popping gains in the cryptocurrency are hard to ignore, but the proposition may not be as sexy as it sounds.



10 Best Stocks I Wish I Bought in 2017

Tue, 05 Dec 2017 00:00:01 -0500







The 9 Best Stocks to Buy on the Dip

Tue, 05 Dec 2017 00:00:01 -0500




Pimco Income Has a Playbook for Rising Interest Rates

Fri, 08 Dec 2017 00:00:01 -0500

Pimco's managers have tremendous latitude to invest wherever the yield is.



3 Ways to Beat the Crowds at Popular Travel Spots

Fri, 01 Dec 2017 00:00:01 -0500

Enjoy your vacation with the masses.



Airline Rewards Cards Without the Fee

Fri, 01 Dec 2017 00:00:01 -0500

You can take advantage of new no-fee card offerings from Delta and United to buy plane tickets with miles or credits.



How to Be a Smarter Investor

Fri, 01 Dec 2017 00:00:01 -0500

Don't overreact to new information, and don't let your biases impair your decisions.



How to Tame Your Student Loans

Fri, 01 Dec 2017 00:00:01 -0500

Don't let the burden bar you from saving for your future.



4 Steps to Avoiding Investment Scams

Fri, 01 Dec 2017 00:00:01 -0500

Be sure to invest safely.



4 Ways to Thwart Elder Abuse

Fri, 01 Dec 2017 00:00:01 -0500

Being prime targets for scams, seniors need to be vigilant about protecting themselves.



Small-Business Success Story: Cops & Doughnuts

Fri, 01 Dec 2017 00:00:01 -0500

Nine policemen buy a doughnut shop and help revive their hometown's main street.



5 Keys to Keeping Your Data Secure

Fri, 01 Dec 2017 00:00:01 -0500

Protect yourself from would-be identity thieves.



Market Strategist: Invest in Tech, Financials in 2018

Fri, 08 Dec 2017 00:00:01 -0500

Stocks of large companies with faster-than-average earnings growth are the best bets for 2018, says J.P. Morgan's Samantha Azzarello.



Investors, Find Bargains Overseas in 2018

Tue, 05 Dec 2017 00:00:01 -0500

Time to check your allocations. The bull run in the U.S. means the better valuations are abroad.



5 Things to Consider Before Signing Up for Social Security

Tue, 05 Dec 2017 00:00:01 -0500

Maximizing your Social Security benefits takes thoughtful planning, discipline and, for many, the ability to wait a few years.



The 4 Best Bond Funds for Retirement Savers in 2018

Tue, 05 Dec 2017 00:00:01 -0500

Bonds are for ballast, not big returns. Plus: Retirees should keep maturities short.



Now More than Ever, It's Time to Diversify

Tue, 05 Dec 2017 00:00:01 -0500

As much as it might pain you to move out of some hot investments for some less exciting ones, if you're near retirement, that's exactly what you should be doing right now.



Stocks to Sell for 2018

Wed, 06 Dec 2017 00:00:01 -0500




10 Stocks That Could Replace GE in the Dow

Mon, 04 Dec 2017 00:00:01 -0500




Tight Inventory Spurs Prices

Mon, 04 Dec 2017 00:00:01 -0500

Kiplinger's latest forecast on housing starts and home sales



The Economy Is on a Roll

Mon, 04 Dec 2017 00:00:01 -0500

Kiplinger's latest forecast for the GDP growth rate



Review Your Portfolio in 3 Easy Steps

Fri, 08 Dec 2017 00:00:01 -0500

The New Year is the perfect time to make sure your investments are on the right track.



How I can Afford Semi-Retirement at Age 56

Fri, 08 Dec 2017 00:00:01 -0500

When you've got a novel to write, but still have bills to pay, well-timed stock sales can help keep the balance.



Keep Student Loans From Strangling Your Retirement Plans

Mon, 04 Dec 2017 00:00:01 -0500

Understand your options for handling student debt.



Weigh Your Net Worth to Determine Your Financial Fitness

Mon, 04 Dec 2017 00:00:01 -0500

It may sound like something only the rich and famous might do, but everyone really should take a moment to calculate their own net worth. It's the basis for a sound retirement strategy.



Planning for Retirement: Do You Have a Winning Hand?

Mon, 04 Dec 2017 00:00:01 -0500

People preparing for retirement could take a few lessons from expert card players to increase their chances at success.



House, Senate Tax Plans: How They Will Affect You

Sat, 02 Dec 2017 00:00:01 -0500




The 15 All-Time Best-Selling Prescription Drugs

Fri, 01 Dec 2017 00:00:01 -0500




The 10 Biggest Stock Market Failures of 2017

Fri, 01 Dec 2017 00:00:01 -0500




College-Savings Plans Make It Easy to Give a Child the Gift of Tuition

Fri, 01 Dec 2017 00:00:01 -0500

Relatives can contribute to a child's 529 college-savings plan, and in many cases they can get a tax deduction on their gift.



Prepare for a Mild Pullback in Bonds

Fri, 08 Dec 2017 00:00:01 -0500

There's more to this picture than the direction of interest rates.



Put Yourself on a Financial Diet Now for a Happier Retirement Later

Fri, 01 Dec 2017 00:00:01 -0500

Developing some healthy financial habits now can help set you up for a secure retirement. And it may even let you retire sooner than you thought possible.



Your Social Security Income Can Make or Break Your Plan - Don't Mess It Up

Fri, 01 Dec 2017 00:00:01 -0500

There are hundreds of claiming strategies for Social Security benefits, so do your research before you make your move.



The 7 Best Stock Funds for Retirement Savers in 2018

Thu, 30 Nov 2017 00:00:01 -0500

If you choose active fund management, be prepared to be a patient stock investor.






Warning: A Retirement Hurricane Is Coming!

Thu, 30 Nov 2017 00:00:01 -0500

Getting ready for retirement is a lot like preparing for a major storm. If you are approaching retirement and clouds are on the horizon, you still have time to protect yourself. Here's how.



Don't Be Fooled: 6 Common Retirement Misconceptions

Thu, 30 Nov 2017 00:00:01 -0500

Conventional wisdom can steer retirement savers wrong. So, don't just follow the standard financial advice: Challenge convention instead.



Bitcoin Stocks You Won't Lose Your Shirt Over

Wed, 29 Nov 2017 00:00:01 -0500




Tax Bill in Congress Threatens Retirement Savers

Wed, 29 Nov 2017 00:00:01 -0500

A major change could be coming to Roth IRA conversion rules, and the end of the year could be your deadline to capitalize.



Retirement Success Isn't About Net Worth, It's About Net Income

Wed, 29 Nov 2017 00:00:01 -0500

If you're wondering if you have enough saved to retire, you won't find the answer to that critical question on the bottom of your 401(k) statement.



Don't Wait for Congress - Give Yourself a Tax Cut Now

Wed, 29 Nov 2017 00:00:01 -0500

Your 401(k) and traditional IRA may be saving you on taxes today, but you'll owe taxes on them in the future. And who knows what rates will be then? In the meantime, here are two tax-taming strategies to consider instead.



FANG Stocks: Don't Fight Them - Own Them

Wed, 29 Nov 2017 00:00:01 -0500

This clique of tech stocks might seem expensive, but consider the alternatives



How to Change Your Medicare Advantage Plan Outside of Open Enrollment

Wed, 29 Nov 2017 00:00:01 -0500

If you end up unhappy with the Medicare Advantage plan you signed up for, you may be able to switch before next year's open enrollment.



The 7 Worst Stocks to Buy Now

Tue, 28 Nov 2017 00:00:01 -0500




How to Steer Around the Fees of an Actively Managed Mutual Fund

Tue, 28 Nov 2017 00:00:01 -0500

Mutual funds that try to outperform the overall market tend to have to work hard, and thus they cost more than a vanilla index fund. But institutional wealth managers can find ways around some of the costs involved.



7 Interesting Facts I Discovered in Donald Trump's Tax Return

Tue, 28 Nov 2017 00:00:01 -0500

Some thought-provoking gems about income, losses and alimony lie buried in the old document (limited as it is), if you read between the lines.



Fee-Based Annuities May Not Be Your Best Bet

Tue, 28 Nov 2017 00:00:01 -0500

New rule is already having a significant impact on how investors pay for investment products and advice.