Tim Plaehn

Tim Plaehn is the lead investment research analyst for income and dividend investing at Investors Alley. He is the editor for The Dividend Hunter, an investment advisory delivering income investments with double digit growth in share price and dividend payments, and 30 Day Dividends, a specialty income service that takes advantage of opportunities for relatively fast, attractive profits around potential dividend payouts.

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Top-Rated Monthly Income Stock On Sale

Top-Rated Monthly Income Stock On Sale

| June 6, 2022

In a market like this, share prices are down across the board, and high-quality monthly income stocks become great bargains for investors focused on the long term. While there are many choices for income investors to grab a great deal on dividend-paying stocks, I like to use these market correction opportunities to pick up shares […]

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The Future Of Energy – And How To Play It

The Future Of Energy – And How To Play It

| May 18, 2022

Energy. Every aspect of our lives requires some form of energy, from transportation, to the growing of food, to powering your Facebook feed. For example, the internet is forecast to soon consume one-fifth of all the world’s electricity. The recent double whammy of pandemic restrictions and sanctions on Russia has revealed how fragile the global energy system […]

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Why Growth Investors Panic – And I Don’t

Why Growth Investors Panic – And I Don’t

| May 4, 2022

Of the two types of stocks in which to invest – growth stocks and value stocks – investors naturally gravitate to growth stocks. At first glance, it makes sense to invest in rapidly growing companies and see rapidly increasing share prices and capital gains. However, it’s not that simple, and investors often get burned chasing […]

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A New Dividend Growth Star Is Born

A New Dividend Growth Star Is Born

| April 20, 2022

Last week, AT&T (T) spun off Warner Media. Now, I’ve recommended AT&T in my The Dividend Hunter service since November 2020. The dividends since then have been great. But now that the spin-off is done, it’s time to evaluate the prospects of both companies. My subscribers are ready for some share price appreciation to counter the price decline that […]

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The Power Of Compounding Dividends During Rough Markets

The Power Of Compounding Dividends During Rough Markets

| March 14, 2022

I have encouraged my Dividend Hunter subscribers to put our high-yield, monthly dividends on automatic dividend reinvestment for at least the last six months. I contend that automatic reinvestment through a market downturn and recovery will quickly build wealth. Today, let me show you a little math to prove that investment hypothesis – and give you a […]

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How I’ve Made Money “Every Day” Through The Crash

How I’ve Made Money “Every Day” Through The Crash

| February 21, 2022

The market volatility that has started 2022 is making many investors nervous about their portfolios. But not me: I have been pleased with how well the high-yield investments recommended in my Dividend Hunter service have performed. One high-yield category in particular has really stood out, with great dividends and share price appreciation through the first six weeks […]

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A New Breed Of Dividend Growth ETFs Is Here

A New Breed Of Dividend Growth ETFs Is Here

| February 7, 2022

As technology stock investors rotate out of money-losing, used-to-be growth stocks, focusing on dividend growth should serve investors well in these volatile times. Two newer ETFs, offering both current yield and potential dividend growth, may be just what investors are looking for. With a dividend growth strategy, dividend income provides a current cash return on […]

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Profit From The Coming Rise In Interest Rates

Profit From The Coming Rise In Interest Rates

| January 17, 2022

Last week, the stock markets were shocked to discover from the Federal Reserve that interest rates might actually move higher this year. Too many years at near-zero interest rates have corrupted the investing process. While we should welcome higher interest rates, getting there won’t be painless. Investors should prepare for more stock market volatility as […]

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The Speculative Dividend Stock To Buy For 2022

The Speculative Dividend Stock To Buy For 2022

| January 3, 2022

Last Monday, I showed you my pick for the conservative dividend stock to buy for the New Year. Today, it’s time for my more speculative pick – higher stock and income upside, but with a tad more risk. Let’s get to it… On May 20, Blue Owl Capital, Inc. (OWL) started trading on the New York Stock […]

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Uncle Sam’s 7% Income Christmas Gift

Uncle Sam’s 7% Income Christmas Gift

| December 20, 2021

Those of us out in the real world, buying gasoline, bacon, Christmas gifts, and renting homes, understand that inflation is real and probably higher than the official government inflation number. However, interest rates on fixed-income investments such as Treasury bonds and CDs remain very low. One exception is the U.S. government’s inflation-linked savings bonds, which […]

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