Contributing to Your IRA? Don't Forget the Deadline

Contributing to Your IRA? Don't Forget the Deadline

The contribution cutoff date for IRAs is quickly approaching. Do you have the information you need to know?

Five Types of IRAs You Need to Know About for Retirement

Five Types of IRAs You Need to Know About for Retirement

Where you work, when you withdraw and how you save could mean different things for different accounts.

Buy This Dividend-Paying Titan Amid Market Decline

Buy This Dividend-Paying Titan Amid Market Decline

Cisco Systems yield 3.2%, has decent growth and a reasonable valuation. Plus, double-digit returns could be in store.

Why Apple Is Still the Best Stock to Own for Your Retirement

Why Apple Is Still the Best Stock to Own for Your Retirement

Apple gives investors everything they want: A low valuation, solid growth and a huge capital return plan.

Why Generation X Isn't Planning for Their Retirement

Why Generation X Isn't Planning for Their Retirement

Time sneaks up on you, hard-working millennials. Best start securing financial future today.

Does Amazon's Battered Stock Belong in Your Retirement Portfolio?

Does Amazon's Battered Stock Belong in Your Retirement Portfolio?

Amazon is a pillar of growth in e-commerce, the cloud and home connectivity. For that reason, it will continue to grow well into the future.

General Electric Is a Terrible Retirement Stock Despite Hitting New Lows

General Electric Is a Terrible Retirement Stock Despite Hitting New Lows

General Electric stock continues to make new lows. However, there's no reason to believe that it has bottomed yet.

Is Mega-Valuation Microsoft the Perfect Retirement Growth Stock?

Is Mega-Valuation Microsoft the Perfect Retirement Growth Stock?

Microsoft is a hybrid stock -- it has a rock-solid balance sheet, solid growth and respectable capital returns to shareholders.

Retirement Savers Should Resist the Bitcoin Lure

Retirement Savers Should Resist the Bitcoin Lure

The problem with owning bitcoin, especially as part of a retirement portfolio, is that it is not a long-term investment.

Taxes Make Asset 'Location' as Important as Asset Allocation

Taxes Make Asset 'Location' as Important as Asset Allocation

Investments are taxed at different rates, which makes knowing when to put them in taxable or tax-deferred accounts important.