A strategy that looks like it may work during a raging bull market can fail miserably when the market turns bearish.
It takes a special kind of stock to truly deserve a place in a 70-year old's portfolio.
When you choose to take Social Security makes a difference to how large your net benefit will be after considering your end-to-end financial picture.
On the surface, it seems to make sense to wait and get the largest possible monthly benefit.
Money may not be able to buy happiness, but it can buy a more comfortable retirement.
Five key factors help the greatest dividend stocks stand out from all the rest.
If you want your portfolio to last throughout your retirement, you need to invest in a way to protect your long-term purchasing power as well as your current costs of living. These three companies could very well play a solid role in that part of your portfolio.
These three ETFs represent a time-tested approach to investing to build your retirement nest egg.
If customer loyalty leads to outperformance, the online brokers at the top of this list have an incredible opportunity in front of them.
If you haven't started building up your nest egg yet, you're approaching your last shot to retire on time and in comfort.
Not many companies are willing to project double-digit dividend growth several years into the future. This one is, and it makes it worth your consideration.
It's your money -- keep it working for you.
Companies that pay dividends, have increased their dividends in the past, and look capable of continuing to increase those payments can be great places to hunt for ways to provide supplemental income.
One quick look at both the 2017 Social Security Trustees Report and an actuarial table leads to a grim conclusion.
It's a trade-off between risk and potential reward. Balance the two to make the right decision for yourself.
While these three companies may be appropriate for other investors, they each have at least one good reason to remain out of a retiree's portfolio.
Money you sock away for your retirement in qualified plans is generally tied up until you're age 59 1/2. Here are four approaches to get at that money sooner.
Although it's still recovering from its previous balance sheet scare, Kinder Morgan's operations remain strong.
You take risks by investing. Why not own businesses that directly reward you for those risks?
Having a dividend-focused strategy can be a lucrative way to invest. Just be sure to focus on more than just the cash payment itself to improve your chances of success.