Retirement

  1. 3 Income-Oriented Investments That are Top Bets for Retirement in 2016 (MO, JNJ)

    Discover the three best income investments for 2016. Learn how to protect yourself and profit from Federal Reserve interest ...
  2. Financial Boiler Rooms: Do They Still Exist?

    High-pressure sales environments pitching inflated penny stocks or faux companies exist and cost investors millions every ...
  3. Long-Term Care: How Technology Can Defray the Cost

    The chances of needing long-term care are high which means an added and costly expense. Thankfully technology can play a ...
  4. Top Stories for Investopedia Professionals in 2015

    Professional financial advisors and wealth managers rely on Investopedia for the latest information and industry trends. ...
  5. IYW: iShares US Technology ETF

    Understand how the iShares US Technology exchange-traded fund (ETF) is managed, how it tracks its benchmark and for which ...
  6. 6 Blackrock Mutual Funds with Long Track Records

    Discover which BlackRock mutual funds have the longest track records, and learn about how well each of these funds has performed ...
  7. 5 Low-Fee Vanguard Mutual Funds

    Learn about five Vanguard mutual funds that fit into your investment portfolio while charging a fraction of the fees that ...
  8. The Top 5 Intermediate Bond Funds for 2016

    Discover the top five intermediate-term bond mutual funds that invest in fixed-income securities with an average maturity ...
  9. 4 Best T. Rowe Price Mutual Funds

    Learn about four of the best T. Rowe Price mutual funds that have shown strong performance with reasonable net expense ratios, ...
  10. 6 Ways to Avoid Brokers' Sketchy Sales Tactics

    Many finance professionals use illegal, high-pressure sales tactics to sell bad securities to investors. Here's how to know ...
  11. 5 Goldman Sachs Mutual Funds with Long Track Records

    Learn more about Goldman Sachs' history in the mutual fund industry and discover which funds in its lineup have been around ...
  12. 6 Low-Fee Franklin Templeton Mutual Funds (BEN)

    Learn about six Franklin Templeton funds with low expense ratios and the key characteristics of each fund including total ...
  13. 3 Global Economic Challenges for Investors in 2016

    Read about areas of concern for the global economy in 2016. See how China's economy may be slowing down, although it is difficult ...
  14. 5 Lord Abbett Mutual Funds with Long Track Records

    Learn about Lord, Abbett & Company's history in the mutual fund industry, and discover which funds in its lineup have ...
  15. Should You Buy Variable Universal Life Insurance ?

    A guide to when it is best to buy universal life insurance.
  16. The Top 5 International Equity Mutual Funds for 2016

    Learn about the five mutual funds that specialize in investing in international equities and that have different investment ...
  17. 5 All-star Fidelity Portfolio Managers

    Get to know five of the top performing mutual fund managers at Fidelity Investments, stars who have regularly outperformed ...
  18. BlackRock Target-Date Funds: Are These the Best? (LPRAX, STLAX)

    Are these two BlackRock target-date funds good long-term bets?
  19. Jesus Christ, Financial Adviser

    t’s that time of year again, when folks reflect on the year that was and contemplate the year that will be.
  20. Financial Planning for the Freelancer

    While freelancers have greater autonomy, they also face different financial challenges. Here are some tips on financial planning ...
  21. The Top 5 Small-Cap Growth Mutual Funds for 2016

    Understand how small-cap growth stocks fit into an investor's portfolio, and learn the best mutual funds in the category ...
  22. Is It Time To Buy The Solar Sector? (TAN, FSLR)

    The solar industry has grown rapidly in the last decade but faces major roadblocks in 2016.
  23. 2 Stocks Below Net Currrent Asset Value (GEOS, TWMC)

    Investing in net current asset bargains is not easy but it can be very profitable
  24. The Top 5 REITS for 2016 (PSB, PSA, EQR, SPG, HTA)

    Read about REITs investors may want to consider for 2016. Understand why investors may want to consider the impact of rising ...
  25. The Top 5 Materials ETFs for 2016 (XLB, VAW, GNR, MXI, IYM)

    Read about five of the best materials exchange-traded funds available for 2016, and learn how you can get the exposure you ...
  26. Value Momentum Based on Book Value

    Combining value and momentum can lead to favorable results.
  27. Value Momentum Based on EV/EBIT (ANTM, VLO)

    Combining value and momentum is a winning strategy.
  28. 4 Signs Your Retirement Investment Plan Has Lost Focus

    Even the best retirement plans can lose focus along the way. Spotting the signs it is happening can be tough to do, but are ...
  29. Is It the Right Time to Buy a Home in London?

    The "Help to Buy" scheme has been sweetened further for first time home buyers in London. Should you jump to buy a home in ...
  30. The Best Yacht Clubs in New York

    A manifest of the best gathering places for the maritime crowd in New York.
  31. How to Reduce Real Estate Investment Taxes

    Real estate tax law is not the same for rental properties as it is for residences. These tips can help you pay less in taxes. ...
  32. How SparkGift Works and Makes Money

    If you are looking to find a way to give the gift of stocks or index funds to friends or family then look no further than ...
  33. Top 10 Luxury Airline Cabins in the World (AF.PA, AIR.PA)

    Luxury aloft these days means flat beds, showers and Michelin-starred meals, even as the gap between premium and economy ...
  34. Retirement Savings: Top Tips for Saving More

    Americans aren’t saving enough for retirement. Here are some tips for financial advisors who must convince them to change ...
  35. Buying Swiss Francs as a Long-Term Investment: Risks & Rewards

    Learn about the risks and rewards of investing long term in Swiss francs and the history of the Swiss franc's exchange rate ...
  36. These Are the 5 Financial Products/Services the Ultra-Rich Care About

    Learn about the financial products and services that wealthy individuals make use of to cater to their planning and wealth ...
  37. Millennial Portfolios: Do They Take Too Little Risk?

    Financial advisors to millennials need to pay heed to this generation’s aversion to risk and help them understand how to ...
  38. How Do Workers' Compensation Benefits Work?

    What you need to know about Workers' Compensation benefits.
  39. Principal-Protected Notes: What You Should Know About Them

    Principal-protected notes are complicated and aren't for amateurs, but they can turn out some upside if used correctly.
  40. Investing in Africa: A Look at West African Debt

    Promising high yields that the Eurozone and U.S. can't match, West African sovereign debt has caught the attention of savvy ...
  41. Unclaimed Assets: How to Find Them

    Locating unclaimed money or other property for clients can be a very useful additional service that can help you to add value ...
  42. 3 Mutual Funds That Are Closed to New Investors

    Discover why some mutual funds choose to close to new investors, and learn about some of the factors that go into deciding ...
  43. A Guide to Building a Portfolio with Crowdfunded Investments

    Crowdfunding has moved beyond fundraising for personal projects and it now represents a new frontier for beginning and seasoned ...
  44. Should I Ditch the Target-Date Fund?

    It is a popular 401(k) option, especially if you have little investment savvy. But its disadvantages may limit the growth ...
  45. Best Performing Target-Date Funds

    Learn about the three best-performing target-date mutual funds (TDFs) from T. Rowe Price, Schwab and Vanguard with target ...
  46. The Top ETFs For a Fast Recovery After a Recession

    Recession and recovery cycles are imminent in the markets. Here are the ETFs, which provide the best performance for a fast ...
  47. Asset Manager Ethics: Acting With Competence and Diligence

    Managers must make investment decisions based on their personal investment process, which in turn should be based on solid ...
  48. A Look At Britney Spears' Net Worth and Her Conservatorship

    Discover how Britney Spears' net worth plunged in 2007 and has since been growing under the management and direction of her ...
  49. Top 5 Billionaires Living In Dallas

    Learn who the richest of the rich are in a city known for creating some of the world's wealthiest people, and read how they ...
  50. Schwab's Top Funds for Retirement (SWDRX, SWERX)

    These Schwab funds are strategically designed and have performed well on a historical basis, meaning they're solid options ...
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