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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7 Simple Budgeting Tips

These budgeting tips can help you reach your financial goals.

Thu Apr 17

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Are These Aerospace and Defense Stocks Cleared for Liftoff?

The SPDR S&P Aerospace & Defense ETF offers an easy, low-cost way to buy into these enforcement-friendly aerospace and defense stocks.

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This Hedge Fund Owns a Town. What Else Has It Bought Lately?

It can pay off to keep an eye on the big investors out there.

Wed Apr 16

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Foreign Stocks: Balance Your Portfolio and Profit From Global Growth

Foreign stocks like Banco Santander, Novartis AG, and Vodafone Group also offer hefty dividends -- one yields 6.6%.

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Here's What This $4.5 Billion Market-Beater Has Been Buying

There are some solid dividend yields in here of 3% or more.

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Gambling Stocks: The Winning Way to Profit From Casinos

Some gambling stocks offer sizable dividends, too.

Tue Apr 15

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Health Care Stocks: Check Out This Low-Cost Market Beater

These health care stocks have been growing by double digits. Should you buy?

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Materials Stocks: Cash In on the Global Recovery

One of these materials stocks has a 3.8% dividend yield. Interested?

Sat Apr 12

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The Smartest Tax Move We Can Make

The smartest tax move is one that Congress must make. It would help us a lot.

Fri Apr 11

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Regulated Utilities Companies Offer Solid Dividends

Here are four regulated utilities companies with yields topping 4%.

Thu Apr 10

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S&P 500 Dividend Aristocrats: Reliably Growing Dividends

Some of these dividend aristocrats offer yields above 3%. Interested?

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Smaller-Company Stocks Offer Lots of Room to Grow

Huge, profitable powerhouses were once smaller-company stocks.

Tue Apr 8

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IT Stocks: Information Technology Offers Growth and Dividends

Some of these IT stocks seem rather undervalued.

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Mid-Cap Value Stocks: Room to Grow and Dividends, Too

You can find yields topping 5% among mid-cap value stocks.

Mon Apr 7

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The Russell 1000: Own 92% of the Market

Collect solid dividends from these companies, too.

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Make Money From Dividends and Stock Buybacks the Easy Way

Dividends offer cash, and stock buybacks can boost the value of your shares.

Thu Apr 3

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Financial Stocks: Some Bigger Dividends Are on the Way

One dividend, for example, is being quintupled.

Wed Apr 2

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Consumer Staples Offer Dividends and Reliable Revenue

There are yields above 4% in this investment.

Tue Mar 25

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Steel Stocks: An Easy Way to Profit From Their Recovery

Patient steel-stock investors can collect some dividends while they wait.

Mon Mar 24

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Undervalued Large-Cap Stocks

Some of these undervalued large-cap stocks yield more than 3%. Interested?

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Score 1277.39
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