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Yes, You Can Retire On $490K (Or Less). Here’s How

Yes, You Can Retire On $490K (Or Less). Here’s How

| May 17, 2019 | 1 Comment

Is your nest egg way smaller than a million bucks? Do you worry you’ll never be able to retire? I know: who doesn’t have this fear, right? Especially in today’s twitchy market. Good news: you absolutely can leave the grind behind. And probably sooner than you think. You can do it on far less than a million, […]

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The Top 2 “Screaming Buy” Dividend Stocks From The Las Vegas MoneyShow

The Top 2 “Screaming Buy” Dividend Stocks From The Las Vegas MoneyShow

| May 15, 2019 | 1 Comment

From the Las Vegas MoneyShow, Paris Hotel. This week the Investors Alley editorial team is at the annual Las Vegas MoneyShow. As I have for the past five years, I will be making presentations covering different dividend stock investment strategies. This is a good time to share my stock picks for the show’s annual Top […]

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10 Monthly Dividend Stocks To Buy To Pay The Bills

10 Monthly Dividend Stocks To Buy To Pay The Bills

If you want dependable income, look no further than monthly dividend stocks [Editor’s note: This story was previously published in March, 2019.  It has since been updated and republished.] I like making money in the stock market, but I love dividends. You see, the problem with capital gains is that to actually enjoy them, you have to […]

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5 Rules For Recession-Proof 15% Returns Per Year (Bull Or Bear!)

5 Rules For Recession-Proof 15% Returns Per Year (Bull Or Bear!)

| May 10, 2019 | 0 Comments

Did the latest tariff tiff set the stage for the next pullback in stocks? Will this bull market actually die of old age? The macro picture is dicey and stock valuations are pricey, but we must stay invested. The stock market goes up about two-thirds of the time. Permabears miss out on compounding and it’s not as easy to […]

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Dump These 3 High-Yield Stocks Fast As The Yield Curve Flattens

Dump These 3 High-Yield Stocks Fast As The Yield Curve Flattens

| May 8, 2019 | 0 Comments

After a decade of zero percent short term rates, in 2016 the Federal Reserve Board started to increase its Fed Funds Rate, which is the rate that drives all short term interest rates. That rate is now effectively 2.5%. Over the same period, rates at the longer end of the yield curve have not risen […]

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10 High-Yield Monthly Dividend Stocks

10 High-Yield Monthly Dividend Stocks

Income investors looking for more consistent cash flow may want to check out these names [Editor’s note: This story was previously published in March 2019. It has since been updated and republished.] Do you ever wish your dividend stocks paid out monthly rather than quarterly? For income-oriented investors who cover their monthly expenses with dividend income, it […]

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3 Steps To Big Dividends (And 18% Upside) In 2019

3 Steps To Big Dividends (And 18% Upside) In 2019

| May 3, 2019 | 1 Comment

When it comes to stocks, it takes a strong stomach to bet against the crowd. But the truth is, you can pull in big profits doing just that. Today I’m going to show you how to push straight through the hype and peer pressure—and cash in. It’s easy to see how shunning the crowd pays […]

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Buy These 5 High-Yield Stocks That Just Raised Dividends

Buy These 5 High-Yield Stocks That Just Raised Dividends

| May 1, 2019 | 0 Comments

For the income stock focused investor, what could be more appealing than a high current yield combined with steady dividend increases? For the last three years, the energy infrastructure services sector (also called energy midstream) has gone through significant financial restructuring, resulting in no dividend growth, and even dividend rate reductions. The period of restructuring […]

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5 Hot Dividend Stocks To Buy As The Weather Heats Up

5 Hot Dividend Stocks To Buy As The Weather Heats Up

Sell in May? No way with these dividend stocks Flowers are starting to bloom. The sound of lawn mowers is beginning to fill the air. And the weather is getting warmer. That means it’s time to start hearing about how we should “sell in May and go away.” But that old adage continues to be […]

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How To Boost Your Portfolio’s Yield By 194%

How To Boost Your Portfolio’s Yield By 194%

| April 26, 2019 | 0 Comments

As investors near retirement, they tend to favor bonds, which provide income and less drama than stocks. However, less drama means less potential upside. With retirees living longer than ever before—which means much more time for inflation to eat away at your nest egg’s purchasing power—it’s important to not go too conservative too early in […]

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