TMFSelena

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, which appears in scores of newspapers across the country, and has written or co-written a number of Fool books, such as "The Motley Fool Investment Guide for Teens" and "The Motley Fool Money Guide." For more financial and non-financial fare (as well as silly things), follow her on Twitter...

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3 Stocks to Invest In for Beginners

If you're looking for promising stocks to invest in, here are three compelling ones.

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Is a Self-Directed IRA Right for You?

Learn the pros and cons of the self-directed IRA before investing in one.

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3 Investment Opportunities to Take Advantage of Now

For best results, choose the most effective investment opportunities.

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The PowerShares QQQ ETF: 2 Big Reasons to Buy

The PowerShares QQQ ETF has a lot to offer.

Thu Dec 11

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Top Investors Have Sold These 3 Stocks

You might want to sell them, too -- or buy them!

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6 of the Best Global Stock Funds

The best global stock funds add vital diversification to your portfolio.

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John Bogle: A Critical Lesson From an Investing Pioneer

Compounding can really help you -- or really hurt you.

Wed Dec 10

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Top Investors Have Bought These 3 Stocks

Do these impressive companies make sense for your portfolio?

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The PowerShares QQQ ETF: 3 Reasons to Sell

This fund may not be exactly what you think it is.

Tue Dec 9

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The iShares Russell 2000 ETF: 3 Reasons to Buy

Here's an easy and inexpensive way to invest in fast-growing small-cap stocks.

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12 Ways to Lower Your Taxes in 2015

These tips can lower your tax bill in 2015 and beyond.

Fri Dec 5

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The SPDR S&P 500 ETF: 3 Reasons to Sell

The SPDR S&P 500 ETF offers many advantages, but in some ways it's suboptimal.

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Why Chasing Hot Stocks Could Burn You

Unpopular stocks often outperform hot stocks.

Wed Dec 3

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3 Reasons to Sell the iShares Russell 2000 ETF

Does the iShares Russell 2000 ETF have a place in your portfolio? Read this before buying into it.

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The SPDR S&P 500 ETF: 3 Reasons to Buy

Buy most of the market inexpensively with the SPDR S&P 500 ETF.

Mon Dec 1

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Average Retirement Income: It's Grim, but You Can Beat It

Don't aim for the average, because it's not nearly enough.

Sun Nov 30

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3 of the Best Dividend Stocks Revealed

You may not have heard of some of these top-notch dividend stocks.

Sat Nov 29

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Preferred Stock: What It Is and How to Invest in It

How do reliable big dividends sound? Learn more about preferred stock.

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Here's the Average 401k at Retirement. Are You on Track?

Don't shoot for the average -- unfortunately, many Americans are far behind.

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CAPS Stats & Trivia

CAPS Player Rating 92.66
Player Rank 5514 out of 75071
Score 1232.18
Score Change Today +5.52
Accuracy 55.77%
Active Picks 94
Total Picks 105
Best Pick AAPL (+447.78)
Worst Pick GTATQ (-134.89)
Average Score per Pick 11.74
Charms Earned 10
Highest Rated Favorite Gumpster
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Boards Stats & Trivia

Big gold star, 5000 posts Old School Fool CAPS All Star
Board Posts 9294
Recs Received 16432
People who have rec'd these posts 3397
Recs to Posts Ratio (last 30 days) N/A
Threads Started 4948
Threads Started Percentage 53.24 %
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Very First Post some numbers (4/23/1997)
Percentage of Posts Rec'd 45.43 %
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