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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Wed Jul 9

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Two Massive Dividends: Annaly Capital and American Realty Capital

Do these huge dividends offset their companies' risks?

Tue Jul 8

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Lions Gate and WebMD Health: 2 Media Companies With Big Growth Potential

Does one of these companies belong in your portfolio?

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1 Easy Way to Play Emerging Markets

Foreign industry titans like Petrobras and Sasol present exciting opportunities for American investors.

Mon Jul 7

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Do the Huge Dividends of Windstream and Frontier Communications Interest You?

That 9.9% dividend yield is mighty tempting.

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Grab Fat Dividends With Seadrill or Ensco

Does a 10% yield interest you? Thought so.

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Do Illumina and Incyte Belong in Your Portfolio?

Both stocks have been long-term double-digit gainers.

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How to Reap Big Dividends From the Utilities Sector

Do 3.6% and 4.4% dividend yields interest you? Learn more.

Thu Jul 3

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Do iRobot or D. R. Horton Belong in Your Portfolio?

There are reasons to be bullish about robots and homebuilding.

Mon Jun 30

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Does Dividend-Paying IBM or Altria Deserve a Berth in Your Portfolio?

There's a compelling case for either stock as a long-term holding.

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Corning and EMC Offer Dividends and Big Growth Potential

Does EMC or Corning look right for your portfolio?

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Gilead Sciences and Celgene Corporation Have Great Growth Potential

Each of these biotech companies has many irons in the fire.

Sat Jun 28

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12 Things to Know About Home Equity Loans and HELOCs

Be smart if you tap home equity loans and HELOCs.

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The Best and Worst Cities to Spend the 4th of July

See which American cities are rated the best or worst places to be on the Fourth.

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Refinancing a Home: Why or Why Not?

Here are some reasons why you might consider refinancing a home -- or not doing so.

Fri Jun 27

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Do These Big Yields Make Teekay LNG Partners or Navios Maritime Partners a Buy?

There's much income available from international dividend stocks.

Thu Jun 26

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Why Small-Cap Stocks ARRIS and Questcor Have Huge Growth Potential

See if either or both of these small-cap stocks belongs in your portfolio.

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Energy Stocks: National Oilwell Varco and Kinder Morgan Have a Lot to Offer

These energy stocks have fat or fast-growing dividends.

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Does Priceline or American Airlines Belong in Your Portfolio?

The right consumer-service companies can turbo-charge your portfolio.

Wed Jun 25

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The Best Online Brokers for You

Don't focus on the cheapest online brokers. Think about what you really need.

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How to Get the Best Mortgage Rates

Remember that the best mortgage rates for you might not be the absolute lowest ones.

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CAPS Player Rating 85.84
Player Rank 10619 out of 74970
Score 1603.42
Score Change Today -41.93
Accuracy 49.46%
Active Picks 83
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Board Posts 9295
Recs Received 16433
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