The “Dividend Kings” Shine

There are 27 stocks in the S&P 500 that have raised dividends every year for at least 50 years—so-called Dividend Kings. Here are the three best now.


Pros and Cons of Electronic Wills

Electronic Wills 101. Some long-established rules governing wills are changing. The result could be increased convenience—or an invalid will.


Reduce Your Financial Stress with These Low-Volatility Investments

If you thought that you could handle a volatile stock market, this year’s market crash put that belief to the test.


How to Get the Best Rates Now on Mortgages and Other Loans: Coronavirus Fallout Pushes Down Borrowing Costs

Amid the extreme turbulence in financial markets and in people’s everyday lives, the plunge in interest rates that has accompanied the coronavirus pandemic is providing some reli...

Aging for Beginners

Piggy-Back PR: How Marketers Are Capitalizing on Coronavirus

Marketers are masters at taking advantage of a good crisis. Here, some insights, into staying ahead of their game.

Mutual Funds & ETFs

Some Foreign Funds Are Not Foreign Enough

Your foreign stock fund may have a heavy dose of US stocks, possibly throwing off your asset allocation plan


Best IPOs for 2020–And Those To Avoid

Four IPOs to consider in 2020 despite some big IPO failures in 2019.


How to Do a Job Search Without Your Employer Knowing

Your career—and bank account—could suffer if your current employer learns that you're looking for a new job. Here’s how to keep the search quiet.

Real Estate

Navigating Life Under a Homeowners Association Is Tricky in So Many Ways

To avoid unexpected problems when living under a homeowners association, you have to know what the rules are and how to make them work for you.

Retirement Planning

401(k) vs. IRA Early Withdrawal Mistakes

In a financial crunch? Consider an early withdrawal from your retirement account but beware of these mistakes.

Health Insurance

How to Be Heard in the Health Care Debate

Health care is vital for everyone, so it’s important to voice your concerns during this political season. Here are the best ways to be heard…

Life Insurance

Indexed Universal Life Policies Are Not as Appealing as They Seem

Indexed Universal Life Insurance policies promise more than they can deliver.


Even the Tone Deaf Can Make Money In Music

Small investors can buy stakes in songs by musical artists including Beyoncé, Bieber Madonna and Elmo. Here’s how.


Report Shows Seniors Lose Bigger Amounts to Fraud

Seniors aren’t fooled by fraudsters as often as you might expect, but when they are, they lose big. Here’s what you need to know.


Go For it! Profiting From Your Passion in Your Next Career Move—with Jane Pollak and Nancy Collamer

Top experts share advice on how to take the leap into the business you have always dreamed of—guidance on where to start…how to overcome roadblocks…and more.