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Vanguard 500 Index Fund: Low-Cost, But Are There Better Alternatives?

The Vanguard 500 index fund is the epitome of the low-cost fund. Is it right for your portfolio? It almost definitely is.

Vanguard's Best Index Funds

Find out which of this financial giant's mutual funds might be right for you.

Retirement Planning: 3 Dumb Mistakes You Can Easily Avoid

Retirement planning is all about controlling what you can control, and taking the right steps.

Jack Bogle's Index Investing Is Good Enough for Warren Buffett

John Bogle introduced the world to index investing more than 30 years ago with the first-ever mutual fund indexed to the S&P 500. Why don't more investors use this amazing tool?

Retirement Savings: The Young, Rich, and Stupid

By endlessly trading, our nation's young millionaires are squandering their fortunes. Don't follow in their footsteps.

Wall Street's Biggest Debate

Wall Street's big new controversy surrounding high-frequency traders.

The Best Places to Keep Your Money in a Zombie Apocalypse

You've worked hard, saved money, and even started investing. You're prepared for a financially fit future. That is until the hoards of zombie marauders come knocking.

Ask a Fool: What Is the Best Financial Gift for a Child?

What makes a great financial gift for your young child's future?

The Birth of the Index Fund and the Rise of General Motors

Learning from the market's past to understand its present.

Looking at Apple Stock? Why Most Investors Don't Need It

Don't worry about whether to add Apple stock to your portfolio. You probably already own it.

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