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Melinda Melendez

Melinda Melendez


Melinda Melendez is a writer and editor from Tallahassee, FL.

Recent articles

The Huge Retirement Mistake Millennials Are Making

Millennials' distrust of the stock market could make it a lot harder for them to retire.

Are ETFs Preventing You From Retiring Rich?

Are excessive ETF trading and an abundance of choices tipping the scales in favor of brokers?

3 Mid-Cap ETFs to Buy and Hold

Mid-cap ETFs provide investors with an excellent balance of performance, risk, and expenses and should be a substantial part of most long-term investment portfolios.


Retire Rich With Just 3 ETFs

A portfolio with three key ETFs can ensure that even the laziest long-term investors retire millionaires.

Are ETFs a Good Fit for Your Retirement Portfolio?

ETFs can be a great choice for active investors and can offer savings that blow mutual funds out of the water.

These 3 New Year’s Resolutions Could Save J.C. Penney in 2014

J.C. Penney and Abercrombie & Fitch are sticking with their CEOs for now while Lululemon Athletica has already made major changes. Will J.C. Penney bring about meaningful change in the new year?

Lululemon Gives Chip Wilson the Boot -- and Why These 2 Companies Should Follow Suit

Lululemon hopes to turn its bad year around with the exit of Chip Wilson and former CEO Christine Day. J.C. Penney and Abercrombie & Fitch could do the same, but they need a change at the top.

What Does the Future Hold for Lululemon?

With The Gap Athleta brand nipping at their heels and chatty executives alienating customers, can Lululemon recover? Or will the cool kids abandon the high-end retailer like they did Abercrombie & Fitch this year?

Retirement Planning for 20-Somethings

If you’re not 100% in stocks, you’re missing out.

Socially Responsible Funds: Should You Bother?

Socially responsible funds sound great, but are you getting what you are paying for?

What Do I Buy? 3 ETFs for First-time Retirement Investors

These three Vanguard ETFs will give you a solid foundation on which to start building your retirement portfolio.