Fidelity Viewpoints ®

Don’t miss the MRD deadline

Missing a minimum required distribution can be costly, and may mean a significant tax penalty.

Low volatility to high growth?

A new pro-growth administration could kick-start stocks and a stagnant U.S. economy, but bring higher inflation, too.

Sector impact of rate hikes

Defensive sectors have outperformed in a slowing economy, cyclicals in an accelerating one.

Year-end charitable moves

Consider these four tax‐savvy strategies that can help you make the most of your giving this year.

Market Insights

Now what for markets?

Jurrien Timmer explains why we may have a rocky road ahead as markets react to the unexpected election results.

Economy on a slow roll

The business cycle is progressing toward the late-cycle phase as recession risks remain low.

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Investing Ideas

The post-election rotation

Health care, financials, and energy have rallied, while utilities, telecom, and REITs have not. What’s next?

Successful investors’ habits

Planning, consistency, and sound fundamentals can improve results.

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Five Social Security myths

We clear up some common myths and misperceptions to help you make a decision about claiming your benefit.

Secure later-in-life income

Want to delay retirement income into your 70s and 80s? Here’s how to do that with your traditional IRA or 401(k).

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Personal Finance

Bridging a gap to Medicare

Our new tool helps you choose a path to secure health care coverage before you enroll in Medicare.

Get the most out of Medicare

Our experts take your questions on enrollment deadlines, switching Medicare plans, Medigap, and more.

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Financial Foundations

Money lessons from TV

Gilmore Girls® follows three generations as they grow up, grow wiser, and navigate financial challenges.

Why you need good credit

Taking on too much debt isn't good, but you need to make sure you have some credit history.

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Wealth Management

Giving to loved ones

Plan properly and understand the potential tax implications when giving financial gifts.

Special needs estate planning

Here are some strategies you may want to consider if you’re supporting dependents with special needs.

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Active Trader

Election impact

The election shouldn’t alter your long-term investing strategy, but it might create trading opportunities.

Moving averages

Unleash this simple yet powerful tool to unlock a wealth of information within your charts.

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