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Are Stock Buybacks Good For Dividend Investors?

Are Stock Buybacks Good For Dividend Investors?

| May 12, 2021

As I review 2021’s first-quarter earnings results, I have been struck by how company after company announced new or increased share buyback programs. Companies describe buybacks as “returning cash to shareholders.” I think that is a load of crap, and I have several thoughts on why widespread stock buybacks are a terrible idea. Alphabet Inc. […]

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Choosing Between Chaff & Flares Versus Eject For Dividend Investors

Choosing Between Chaff & Flares Versus Eject For Dividend Investors

| May 3, 2021

I get to communicate with a lot of investors. Many express fears about a potential stock market crash, primarily triggered by eyeball-seeking financial news sources. Sure, investors should plan for the next market downturn…but to use a fighter pilot expression, pulling the ejection handle is not the answer. After graduating from the U.S. Air Force […]

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5 Dividends Paying Up To 8% (Ranked Worst To First)

5 Dividends Paying Up To 8% (Ranked Worst To First)

| April 28, 2021

Fact: there are still lots of big, cheap and safe dividends out there—but they’re going fast as this market floats higher. So today we’re going to get right to it and look at four options for your portfolio now, ranked from worst to first. “Worst to First” Income Play No. 4: 10-Year Treasuries The 10-year Treasury offers […]

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Secure Your Retirement With Dividend Growth Investing

Secure Your Retirement With Dividend Growth Investing

| April 22, 2021

Inexperienced investors often chase “hot” or “trending” stocks hoping that they’ll buy at the right time and the right price. Those investors also hope that the share price will rise. That’s a lot of hoping — and maybe praying too. But, living on a prayer just isn’t realistic, no matter how great the song is. […]

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5 Dividend Yields Up To 13.6%: Buy, Hold Or Sell?

5 Dividend Yields Up To 13.6%: Buy, Hold Or Sell?

| April 19, 2021

It’s a no-yield world we dividend investors are living in. But believe it or not, there are some payers with serious yields that get zero mainstream attention. We’ll discuss five in a moment. I’m talking about dividends between 9.5% and 13.6%! Yes, you read that right—one of these stocks dished 13.6% back to its happy […]

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These 7.3% Dividends Are Safe (If You Follow These 3 Steps)

These 7.3% Dividends Are Safe (If You Follow These 3 Steps)

| April 12, 2021

If you’re on the hunt for big dividends (and who isn’t these days?), closed-end funds (CEFs) must be on your shopping list. As I write this, there are more than 500 CEFs in existence, yielding an outsized 7.3%, on average. Compare that to the yield on the typical S&P 500 stock: a measly 1.4%! Ten-Year Treasuries? A […]

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Invest In Monthly Dividend Stocks For Steady Cash Flow

Invest In Monthly Dividend Stocks For Steady Cash Flow

| April 7, 2021

The idea of living off dividend income in retirement attracts a lot of attention, especially in times of low interest rates. Monthly dividend payments can provide significant support. They are a great addition to Social Security benefits or a pension for retirees. By developing a well-balanced and diversified portfolio, investors can secure their post-work income. […]

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Growth Or Income? Dividend Investing Is The Best Of Both Worlds

Growth Or Income? Dividend Investing Is The Best Of Both Worlds

| March 29, 2021

Those nearing retirement have heard talk about having to retire later in order to avoid outliving their savings. But retirement should be achievable for everyone. So the solution is finding a new investing strategy. A new approach that provides cash flow, reliable growth, and a chance to secure the retirement you always thought you’d have. That approach […]

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Top 10 Reasons I Love Dividends, And You Should Too

Top 10 Reasons I Love Dividends, And You Should Too

| March 15, 2021

Over the decades, I have seen friends, relatives, and acquaintances lose their entire investment portfolios due to stock market crashes. Some of these folks, along with many, many other investors, gave in to fear and sold at the worst time in the markets. In truth, the human nature pushes most investors to follow the greed […]

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3 Deep Value Stocks for Income and High Total Returns

3 Deep Value Stocks for Income and High Total Returns

| March 12, 2021

They offer a blend of dividend safety, payout growth, current yield and capital appreciation potential Income investors sometimes take the route of finding the best income stocks to meet their needs based upon criteria like dividend safety, dividend growth potential, or historical dividend streak. These can help investors find great value stocks that will provide them with […]

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