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7 Reliable Index Funds To Set And Forget For The Long Term

| February 2, 2021
7 Reliable Index Funds To Set And Forget For The Long Term

If you want to set and forget your portfolio, these index funds should make your short list. Index funds are the preferred investment vehicle for the set it and forget it crowd. But not all index funds are created equal. For the best passively-managed funds to hold for the long term, you need to consider […]

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Monthly Payouts (Yielding Up To 9.7%) That Are Jay Powell-Proof

| July 30, 2020 | 0 Comments
Monthly Payouts (Yielding Up To 9.7%) That Are Jay Powell-Proof

“Brett, how you hanging in there?” My CPA leaned into his computer on our latest Zoom call. “Well, every time Gavin Newsom talks, my life seems to get a bit worse.” (The governor of California had just announced that public and private schools would not open in the fall.) He cracked up. “That comment reminds […]

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7 Of The Best Healthcare ETFs To Purchase For 2020

7 Of The Best Healthcare ETFs To Purchase For 2020

These ETFs address many different corners of the exciting healthcare space The healthcare sector is off to a decent start in 2020 with the S&P 500 Health Care Index higher by 2%, indicating some market participants are embracing the group’s defensive and well-valued characteristics. This is a time for investors to focus on the healthcare […]

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3 Monthly Dividend ETFs For Reliable Income

3 Monthly Dividend ETFs For Reliable Income

These monthly dividend-payers offer steady income and some compelling buying opportunities after sharp drops The Federal Reserve took interest rates to near zero and Treasury yields are tumbling, putting added emphasis on steady streams of income, including monthly dividend ETFs. As their name implies, exchange-traded funds with monthly dividends deliver distributions each month, whereas many […]

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3 Great Funds For Investors Interested In Bitcoin

| February 5, 2020 | 0 Comments
3 Great Funds For Investors Interested In Bitcoin

With bitcoin bouncing back, investors may want to consider these funds to participate in the resurgence. In what feels like somewhat quiet fashion, bitcoin is enjoying an excellent start to 2020. On Jan. 1, the largest digital currency by market value resided around $7,160, but has subsequently vaulted to $9,282 as of Feb. 1. In […]

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17 “Crash-Proof” Funds Yielding 8.1%+ (With Upside)

| November 20, 2019 | 0 Comments
17 “Crash-Proof” Funds Yielding 8.1%+ (With Upside)

There’s nothing worse than watching your cash drain away in a downturn—especially if you’re near retirement and don’t have the time to bounce back. That’s why I’m hearing so much fear these days that 2020 could be another 2008. Luckily, there’s a simple way to protect your nest egg. It involves 17 unique funds that […]

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3 Food ETFs To Load Your Plate With

| November 6, 2019 | 0 Comments
3 Food ETFs To Load Your Plate With

Food ETFs can be hard to find, but these funds fit the bill and are suitable for conservative investors Although it’s true to that people have to eat, that notion doesn’t always make for the most valid investment thesis. Still, the Consumer Staples Select Sector SPDR (NYSEARCA:XLP), the largest exchange traded fund (ETF) dedicated to that sector, is […]

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Credit Crisis Concerns? These Are The Worst 1,894 Bonds To Own Now

| October 4, 2019 | 0 Comments
Credit Crisis Concerns? These Are The Worst 1,894 Bonds To Own Now

We all love 7% yields here. But how do you feel about Sprint’s 7.88% bonds that mature in September 2023? Well, the company might make it until then. Shares trade for pocket change at just over $6. Equity investors in Sprint (S), however, have been (wait for it) sprinting to the exits lately: The Stock Feels the Weight of Sprint’s […]

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Big Risk Can Mean Big Growth

| September 11, 2019 | 0 Comments
Big Risk Can Mean Big Growth

Risks and rewards are related. They are usually inversely related. Generally, the more risk you take, the more you can get in reward. The opposite is true too though; the more risk you take, the more you can lose! Therefore, the risks you take should be calculated based on various factors. For the most part, […]

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These 21 Safe Bond Funds Pay Up To 8.5% And Never Go Down

| August 2, 2019 | 0 Comments
These 21 Safe Bond Funds Pay Up To 8.5% And Never Go Down

“Brett, give me some bond funds with big yields. And it’d be great if their prices never went down!” My money manager friend was chasing the holy grail of retirement income. He wanted safe payouts from bonds to balance his clients’ stock exposure. “How about the Artisan High Income Investor Fund (ARTFX)?” I replied. “It pays […]

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