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10 Stocks to Invest in During the Holidays

These companies are poised for a big holiday blitz and that might make them good stocking stuffers for your portfolio.

Stabilize Your Portfolio With These 11 Dividend Stocks

With interest rates stuck at historic lows, stocks that pay dividends can generate cash income. These dividend stocks are definitely worth a look.

What's the Right Percentage of Cash for Your Portfolio?

Cash can play an important role when it comes to investing, but it can also slow overall portfolio growth. What's stability actually worth?

Should You Buy VW Shares? 10 Battered Stocks Worth Considering

Some stocks have taken a real beating this year. Could this be the right time to jump in?

6 Things Investors Should Know About the October Effect

October is perhaps the scariest month for investors. Or is that just a spooky myth?

10 Deliciously Profitable Food and Beverage Stocks

Everybody needs to eat, right? Put some extra food on your table with food and beverage industry shares that offer a nutritious return.

The Stock Market Has Been Really Tough on These 10 Industries

Let's face it — this past August was a terrible month for stocks. Here's a look at the industries that performed the worst.

The 9 Best State 529 College Savings Plans

College isn't cheap. Give your kids a savings jumpstart with one of these nine best 529 plans across the country.

8 Ways to Prepare for a Stock Market Dive

Got a little bit jumpy after the last market downturn? Relax. Here's how you can be prepared for the next one.

10 Best Stock Markets in the World in 2015

If you're looking for big gains and can tolerate a little risk, it's time to look abroad. Global stocks may be the answer to your investment needs.

8 Reasons to Stay Calm When the Market Tanks

Panicking over the recent market downturn? Deep breaths. Your money will be okay this time, and next time, too. Here's why.

11 Investment Mistakes We All Make

If you've ever fumbled with your investments, you aren't alone. How many of these investing mistakes are you guilty of?

10 Ways Bonds Can Hurt Your Portfolio

Bonds can be an important part of your investment strategy, but they can also be a drag. Find out if bonds are sapping the life from your portfolio.

8 Times to Avoid Dividend Stocks

Dividends can be a neat way to watch "free money" roll in, but beware. Sometimes you're better off without the cash.

7 Times It's Okay to Raid Your 529 Plan

While you shouldn't tap a 529 plan willy-nilly, sometimes it's okay to dip into school savings, especially if you have better options.

9 Crazy Investments of the Rich and Famous

The rich and famous are no strangers to wild money matters. Do any of these crazy investments ring a bell?

The 12 Best Performing Stocks of the 2000s

If you jumped in early with these top performers of the new millennium, odds are you may be reading this from your very own private island.

14 of the Coolest Sayings About Investing

It's easy to get frustrated by the complexity that is investing, so take a moment to chill in wisdom of some well turned phrases about making money.

The 9 Best Performing Mutual Funds of the 2000s

How's the market been treating you? If you've dosed up on biotech and health care over the past 15 years, your portfolio should be pretty healthy.

Save Your Retirement by Avoiding These 10 Risky Investments

You could get motion sickness from the ups and downs of these volatile stocks. Keep more of your money by steering clear of these investments.