Fidelity Viewpoints ®

Manage your taxes in retirement

Withdrawals from traditional 401(k)s and IRAs are taxable, so it pays to manage your tax bracket in retirement.

Real estate rises up

Real estate will soon become the stock market's 11th sector. See what that may mean for investors.

Reasons to contribute to an IRA

Here are some reasons to make a contribution now, get some tax benefits, and save for your future.

Tips for unmarried couples

You don’t have to be married to plan your financial future together—and to protect yourself financially.

Market Insights

Bond check-in: unusual times

Both bonds and stocks are up, some economic data is inconsistent, and it’s unclear when the Fed may raise rates.

Market check-in: a peculiar rally

With valuations of defensive assets high, consider rebalancing into inflation-sensitive assets.

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Investing Ideas

Emerging markets update

Why lower income emerging markets like India, Indonesia and the Philippines may offer opportunities.

Pros' guide to diversification

It has proven its value—in good and bad markets. Find out why diversification makes sense, and how it works.

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Retiring retirement?

As we live longer, retirement is changing and may mean a longer and more flexible working life, says an aging expert.

401(k) dos and don’ts

When you're in a financial bind, a 401(k) hardship withdrawal may be an option. But first consider the alternatives.

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Personal Finance

Get all the tax benefits you can

Almost everyone needs to be saving for something. Why not do it in accounts that can provide tax benefits.

Retiree health costs

We estimate a couple may spend $260,000 on health care in retirement, up $15,000 from 2015.

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Wealth Management

Estate planning for couples

See how to use federal estate and gift tax exclusion amounts without complicated trusts or wills.

Talk to your family

How interactions around money, wealth, and estate planning can predict the future of family relationships.

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Active Trader

A case for bond ETFs

If you’re looking for income and diversification and also like exchange-traded funds, consider bond ETFs.

How to use RSI

The relative strength index can help identify when a stock or index is over or underpriced.

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