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 Buy With Dividends Yielding More Than 7%

If you're looking for stocks to buy that offer generous income, check these three out.

Sun Feb 22

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3 Stocks to Buy With Dividends Yielding More Than 5%

These stocks offer hefty payouts and likely healthy stock price appreciation, too.

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Don't Let These 3 Financial Disasters Happen to You

Be prepared, lest these financial disasters wipe you out.

Sat Feb 21

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Forget About "Fixing" Social Security. Can We Make It Better Than Ever?

Why just shore up the system to keep it at current levels of benefits? We can do more.

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You're More of a Money Expert Than You Think

You already know many things that a money expert would use to invest wisely.

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Dividend Yield: Here’s How to Get a Low-Risk One Topping 20%

There's more to a dividend yield than you may think.

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How to Make Your Money Live Longer Than You Do

There are some perhaps surprising upsides and downsides to growing really old.

Fri Feb 20

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3 Surprising Facts About Lotteries

Would you believe that many winners never even collect their money?

Wed Feb 18

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Borrowing Against a 401k: Proceed at Your Own Risk

There are a few instances when borrowing against a 401k makes sense.

Mon Feb 16

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What Is an ETF? An Investment You Should Consider

It’s useful to know what an ETF is -- your portfolio might thank you.

Sun Feb 15

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How Did a Janitor Amass $8 Million? The Same Way You Can

Learn from Ronald Read and you may end up surprising yourself and others with your investing success.

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The Top ETFs Used by the Top Wealth Managers: Are They for You, Too?

These ETFs are inexpensive and offer solid dividend yields, too.

Sat Feb 14

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How Life Insurance Is Changing for the Better

Lower rates and more options are here. Should you buy?

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401(k) Contribution Limits: Should You Max Them Out?

The 401(k) contribution limits are surprisingly generous.

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Your 401(k) Can Make You a Millionaire – Here’s How

Learn why some make it to a million and others don’t.

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The 1 Invaluable Investing Quote We Can't Quote in a Headline

In some ways, it's all you need to know about attaining investment success.

Sun Feb 8

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You'd Better Love Your Job. Here's Why

Many people will end up working longer than expected. You can try to avoid that, though.

Fri Feb 6

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Asset Allocation by Age: What Investments Should You Hold and When?

Give some thought to your asset allocation by age, as it can make a big difference in your investing success.

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7 Things to Know About the Social Security Trust Fund

The Social Security trust fund is scheduled to become insolvent, but that's a solvable problem.

Thu Feb 5

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3 Stocks to Buy With Dividends Yielding More Than 4%

If you're looking for stocks to buy that offer generous income, check these three out.

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Score 1593.42
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