Author Archive: 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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Buy These High-Yield Stocks With PG&E Going Chapter 11

Buy These High-Yield Stocks With PG&E Going Chapter 11

| January 18, 2019 | 0 Comments

Two months after its stock started to crash, PG&E Corp. (NYSE: PCG) has made it official. The company will file for Chapter 11 bankruptcy at the end of January 2019. The large California utility faces up to $30 billion in legal liabilities stemming from power infrastructure caused Northern California wildfires in 2017 and 2018. Here are a […]

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Buy These 3 High-Yield Contrarian Stocks For Income And Gains

Buy These 3 High-Yield Contrarian Stocks For Income And Gains

| January 9, 2019 | 0 Comments

Investing in stocks with strong dividend growth has historically proven to be a powerful total return strategy. Mathematically, for a stock to stay at a certain yield, the share price must increase at a rate that equals the annual dividend growth rate. Long term results show that dividend growth stocks produce average annual returns that […]

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My Top 2 High-Yield Picks For 2019

My Top 2 High-Yield Picks For 2019

| January 2, 2019 | 0 Comments

Each year I am asked to participate in the MoneyShow “Top Picks” report. The folks at MoneyShow “ask the nation’s leading advisors for their favorite investment ideas for the coming year.” The Top Picks are run in series in January on the MoneyShow.com website. Highlights of the picks will also be featured on Forbes, TheStreet […]

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Buy This High-Yield Stock Paying 150% Of Its Normal Dividend

Buy This High-Yield Stock Paying 150% Of Its Normal Dividend

| December 14, 2018 | 0 Comments

Personally, I get to this point in the month and tell myself to stop spending money. I have been buying gifts, plus stuff on sale from my favorite vendors. If you are in the same boat, or even if you have exhibited outstanding spending discipline through this holiday season, I want to recommend giving your […]

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These 8 High-Yield Dividend Stocks Are About To Disappear For Good

These 8 High-Yield Dividend Stocks Are About To Disappear For Good

| December 10, 2018 | 0 Comments

At the core of stock values is the economic fact of supply and demand. You know how that works. Yet in the world of stocks, supply is generally open-ended. The financial world is happy to put more supply of individual stocks or shares of funds or ETFs into the market. Share price changes are almost […]

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3 Crash Proof Income Investments To Weather Market Volatility

3 Crash Proof Income Investments To Weather Market Volatility

| December 3, 2018 | 0 Comments

I don’t currently believe the higher level of stock market volatility is a sign that the next economic recession is right around the corner. Yet, I could be wrong, and the market could also plunge into a bear market without the drop being triggered by the economy going to negative growth. My income investing strategy […]

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Dump These 3 High-Yield Turkeys Now

Dump These 3 High-Yield Turkeys Now

| November 26, 2018 | 0 Comments

Turkey is the traditional Thanksgiving fare, and I don’t know anyone who doesn’t like to sit down to a full-spread Turkey dinner on the holiday (OK, my sister the vegetarian is an exception. She just wants her dinner to taste like turkey). However, what we don’t want are turkeys in our stock portfolio. In the case of […]

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This 5 High Yield Stock Portfolio Destroys The Most Popular REIT ETF

This 5 High Yield Stock Portfolio Destroys The Most Popular REIT ETF

| November 19, 2018 | 0 Comments

Many income investors own shares of the iShares Mortgage Real Estate Capped ETF (NYSE: REM) as a stock market investment that pays a high (just over 10%) current dividend yield. The problem with REM is that it holds a lot of the highly leveraged, dangerous to your wealth, residential mortgage-backed securities, or as they are regularly referred […]

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Buy These 3 High-Yield Stocks To Protect Your Portfolio

Buy These 3 High-Yield Stocks To Protect Your Portfolio

| November 2, 2018 | 0 Comments

The stock market has turned volatile, and the income stock sectors feel downright unwelcoming. Since I have contact with thousands of investors, I learn there are a thousand different situations in the market. The investor who bought at a higher price doesn’t like to see the share price drops in his portfolio. Another is expecting […]

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Buy These 2 High-Yield Marijuana Dividend Stocks

Buy These 2 High-Yield Marijuana Dividend Stocks

| October 24, 2018 | 0 Comments

The countrywide legalization of Cannabis sales on October 17 by Canada has set off a modern gold rush by investors. Since pot is still illegal by Federal law in the U.S. the handful of Canadian cannabis companies that trade over-the-counter in the U.S. have been bid up to astronomical values. The belief is that legalization […]

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