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Selena Maranjian

Selena Maranjian


Selena Maranjian has been writing for the Fool since 1996 and covers basic investing and personal finance topics. She also prepares the Fool's syndicated newspaper column and has written or co-written a number of Fool books. For more financial and non-financial fare (as well as silly things), follow her on Twitter...

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This ETF Could Help Grow Any Retirement Nest Egg

This low-fee index fund has averaged annual gains of 16% over the past 10 years.

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3 Stocks That Could Double Your Money

You'll find some double-digit and triple-digit growth rates in here.

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3 Ways an IRA Is a Perfect Supplement to Social Security

IRAs and Social Security working together according to a plan can boost your future financial security -- by a lot.

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If You're Retired, Consider Buying These 3 Stocks

Put the power of dividends to work for you.

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3 Social Security Strategies to Bankroll Your Retirement

Here are some steps to take to strengthen your future financial security.

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Don't Claim Social Security Benefits Until You Can Answer These 3 Questions

Being hasty or not thinking things through can cost you -- a lot.

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3 Stocks to Help You Build Retirement Wealth

How does a 5.4% dividend sound?

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3 Stocks to Bankroll Your Retirement

How does a 4.6% dividend yield sound?

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3 Top Stocks You Can Buy and Hold for the Next Decade

Frequent trading can hurt your portfolio's performance, so find some great companies to hang on to for the long haul.

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Love Dividends? Here Are 3 Stocks You Might Want to Buy

How do dividend yields of 2.4%, 6.2%, and 8.4% sound?

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Win Big in the Stock Market by Preparing to Fail. All the Best Investors Do.

Don't let blunders and errors keep you from building a financially secure future.

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3 Dividend Stocks Ideal for Retirees

These stocks have been yielding 2%, 4.3% ... and 7.7%.

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Love Dividends? 3 Stocks You Might Want to Buy

How does a 5.85% dividend yield sound?

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Investing in These Stocks Could Make You a Millionaire Retiree

Amassing $1 million may be much more achievable than you think.

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3 Stocks for Beginning Investors

Start with companies that are easy to understand -- many of them are profitable powerhouses that can build your wealth.

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3 Stocks I'm Never Selling

Stocks you can hold forever are the best kind, offering long-term growth and peace of mind.

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2 Ways to Grow $100,000 Into $1 Million for Retirement Savings

If you have a lot of time, a lot of money, or can grow your money at a good clip, becoming a millionaire is very possible. Here's the scoop.

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3 Great Stocks You Can Buy and Hold Forever

Holding on to stocks for the long haul is a good way to build wealth -- as long as you've picked strong and growing enterprises. Here are three to consider.

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5 Moves to Ensure You're a Retirement Multi-Millionaire

Here's how to get much wealthier than you thought was possible.

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Don't Let These 3 Social Security Surprises Ruin Your Retirement

Some Social Security surprises can leave you with smaller checks. Learn more about these possibilities.