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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Mon Jul 28

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Mortgage Interest Rates: Why You Get Offered the Worst Ones

You can influence the mortgage interest rates you're offered.

Sun Jul 27

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401(k) Contribution Limits: Maxing It Out May Be a Bad Idea

You might do better by not maxing out those 401(k) contribution limits.

Sat Jul 26

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Mortgage Interest Rates: You Have It Better Than You Realize

Mortgage interest rates have risen some, but they're still historically low -- very low.

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Why Other Countries Aren't Worried About 30-Year Mortgage Rates

You don't have to go with 30-year mortgage rates. Consider other options.

Fri Jul 25

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Value Investing Explained in 7 Quotes

Value investing, done well, can make you wealthy.

Wed Jul 23

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Are Hewlett-Packard and Valero Energy Bargains Right Now?

These stocks sport great growth potential, too.

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7 Things to Know About Your Brokerage Account

Your brokerage account can help or hurt you more than you might expect.

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Investing for Beginners: 3 Things to Know

Investing for beginners doesn't have to be daunting or confusing.

Tue Jul 22

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Buy 100 Stocks Loved by Insiders

Insiders are snapping up shares of these companies, which include Celgene and Ubiquiti.

Fri Jul 18

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Corning and American Airlines: Poised for Equality-Driven Profits

These stocks could help your portfolio take off.

Thu Jul 17

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2 Small-Cap Stocks Hedge Funds Love

See if either stock makes sense for your portfolio.

Wed Jul 16

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2 Exciting Small Caps With Room to Run

Small caps tend to offer more risk but more potential reward.

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2 Attractive Materials Stocks With Great Growth Potential

There are growing dividends here, too.

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1 Easy Way to Invest in the Growing Networking Industry

Both of these stocks are attractively priced.

Tue Jul 15

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1 Easy Way to Invest in the Growing Food Sector

These companies sport solid growth rates.

Mon Jul 14

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Texas Instruments and Micron Technology: Only Getting Bigger

There's dividend potential here, too.

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Should You Defend Your Portfolio With Altria and Procter & Gamble?

These are long-time dividend payers and dividend hikers.

Fri Jul 11

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Reap Fast-Growing Dividends From Deere and Cummins

Does either or both of these companies belong in your portfolio?

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Do BP's and Banco Santander's Big Dividends Make Them Buys?

They're yielding more than 4% and 6%, respectively.

Wed Jul 9

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Two Massive Dividends: Annaly Capital and American Realty Capital

Do these huge dividends offset their companies' risks?

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CAPS Player Rating 87.32
Player Rank 9510 out of 74988
Score 1579.35
Score Change Today +23.34
Accuracy 50.54%
Active Picks 83
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Board Posts 9294
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