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How to retire without a 401(k)

How to retire without a 401(k)
wtop.com — When it comes to retirement planning, fear of the unknown can lead to poor choices and anxious nights. Options are key for retirement. The more you have, the more you can ensure your savings are invested in low-fee vehicles that will build your nest egg over decades.

How to Retire Without a 401(k)

How to Retire Without a 401(k)
money.usnews.com — When it comes to retirement planning, fear of the unknown can lead to poor choices and anxious nights. Options are key for retirement. The more you have, the more you can ensure your savings are invested in low-fee vehicles that will build your nest egg over decades.

Lowe’s vs. Home Depot: Which Is the Best Home-Improvement Stock to Own

Lowe’s vs. Home Depot: Which Is the Best Home-Improvement Stock to Own
fortune.com — The question "Home Depot or Lowe's?" can prompt spirited debates among handy homeowners. But for the past five years the answer for investors has been "Both!" Since the beginning of 2011, Lowe's stock has more than tripled and Home Depot's has nearly quadrupled, with each company trouncing the broader retail sector and the S&P 500.

Dollar Stores Defy Retail Headwinds

Dollar Stores Defy Retail Headwinds
money.usnews.com — There are a few common themes in retail circles these days that are hitting nearly every store, whether fashion retailers, video games or athletic wear. Online retailers are upturning the industry, and many companies are reducing the growth of new stores to counter online growth.

Why Relocating in Retirement Isn't Always the Right Move

Why Relocating in Retirement Isn't Always the Right Move
fortune.com — Columbus, Ohio has much to offer, like Ohio State Buckeyes football, the cultural pluses of a college town, and affordable real estate. But it's certainly not known for its weather, which is why financial advisor Bob Gavlak often finds himself discussing potential moves to warmer locales with his retiring clients.

GM Stock: How General Motors Will Respond to the Tesla Model 3

GM Stock: How General Motors Will Respond to the Tesla Model 3
money.usnews.com — When Elon Musk, CEO of Tesla Motors (ticker: TSLA), unveiled his company's Model 3 electric car, even he must have been relieved to see pre-orders stream in. Orders surpassed 325,000 within a week, even though production won't begin until next year.

GME Stock: 3 Levels of Gauging GameStop's Plan For Change

Why You'll Need to Own More Stocks After You Retire

Why You'll Need to Own More Stocks After You Retire
fortune.com — Retirement planners like to relay best practices to clients via simple, easy-to-understand rules. Whether it's sticking to a 4% yearly withdrawal rate or having your bond exposure match your age, these rules-of-thumb have translated into investing strategies for years now.

3 Ways to Reduce Debt as You Near Retirement

3 Ways to Reduce Debt as You Near Retirement
money.usnews.com — The various types of debt - from credit cards, student loans or even a mortgage - take on a different story in portfolios as people get older. What once was viewed as an achievement can become detrimental. It turns out, though, that the older you are, the more likely you're taking on more debt than those that came before you.

3 Furniture Companies Lounging in High-End Sales

3 Furniture Companies Lounging in High-End Sales
money.usnews.com — The points customers consider when buying quality furniture - product, price and style - could also apply when shopping for furniture company stocks. It's different for each buyer, but for the $100 billion U.S. home furnishing market, the efforts to dictate, sell and profit from couch selections have changed with online firms entering the fray.
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Apr 20, 2016

Dollar stores just aren't like other retailers, and that's a good thing. money.usnews.com/investing/arti… #investing

Apr 20, 2016

Home Depot or Lowe's: The eternal suburban question. But when investing, there's a clearer fave. fortune.com/2016/04/20/low…

Apr 18, 2016

There's far more issues to consider when choosing where to retire than just income taxes. fortune.com/2016/04/18/ret… #retirement

Apr 05, 2016

RT @1patricksanders: GameStop is forging new paths to counter the drop in video game resales. $GME @RyanDerous @USNewsMoney money.usnews.com/investing/arti…RPxz5Yx

Mar 28, 2016

Just cause your working days are over, doesn't mean your stock exposure should be. Increasing risk makes sense fortune.com/2016/03/26/mor…

Mar 17, 2016

How to retire even in a down market. It's possible, but you may need to make a few decisions fortune.com/2016/03/17/why…

Mar 14, 2016

RT @1patricksanders: With prospects of a merger with Office Depot growing dim, $SPLS looks for a way forward. @RyanDerous @USNewsMoney httpmoney.usnews.com/investing/arti…://t.co/3eK08qERV4


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