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How To Play Tech For 6% Dividends And 300% Upside

How To Play Tech For 6% Dividends And 300% Upside

| October 14, 2019 | 0 Comments

New funds are rare in the closed-end fund (CEF) world. But there’s a new kid on the block throwing off a monthly 6% dividend. Today we’re going to run through this new fund to see if it might have a place in your portfolio. 6% Dividends and Netflix-Like Growth—in 1 Fund I’m talking about the BlackRock Science and […]

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Dividend Growth Stocks For Investors Who Like Monthly Dividends

Dividend Growth Stocks For Investors Who Like Monthly Dividends

| October 2, 2019 | 2 Comments

If you invest for income you likely know that most of the thousands of dividend-paying stocks listed on the U.S. exchanges pay quarterly dividends or once every three months. Quarterly dividends are nice, but most of us pay our bills monthly, so it would be convenient to have investments that pay attractive yields and pay […]

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5 Safe Oil Yields Up To 8.5% (With Stocks That May Spike, Too)

5 Safe Oil Yields Up To 8.5% (With Stocks That May Spike, Too)

| September 23, 2019 | 0 Comments

Energy stocks are en fuego again after a drone strike on a Saudi oil facility. We’re going to (as usual) skip the geopolitical talk and discuss oil dividends that will benefit from this disruption. While “buy and hope” investors ponder basic ways to play the spike, you and I know that about half of energy […]

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Why I’m Fascinated With Dividend Investing

Why I’m Fascinated With Dividend Investing

| August 30, 2019 | 1 Comment

I’ve been fascinated with dividend investing for many years. It goes back long before I started my journey to financial independence and early retirement. It seems so simple. You buy a company stock that is stable and has dividend history on their side. A stock that figures for a potential future of continued business with […]

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Exposed: How I’m Grabbing (Monthly) 7.9% Dividends As Rates Plunge

Exposed: How I’m Grabbing (Monthly) 7.9% Dividends As Rates Plunge

| August 23, 2019 | 0 Comments

If you ever want to retire (or stay retired!), you’ve got a big problem. Bonds don’t pay much now, and they’re likely to pay less and less in the months and years ahead. I probably don’t have to tell you that the yield on the 10-year Treasury note has crashed to 1.6%. In other words, a $500K investment would get you […]

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Two “Trade War Proof” Dividends Paying 6.6% And 6.7%, Trading Dirt Cheap

Two “Trade War Proof” Dividends Paying 6.6% And 6.7%, Trading Dirt Cheap

| August 19, 2019 | 0 Comments

Markets went off the rails this week, as the 10- and 2-year Treasury yields invert. In fact, the 10-year Treasury bond yield just slipped to 1.627%, which was below the 1.632% yield on the 2-year.  That was the first time that’s happened since 2007. Even the yield on the 30-year bond just fell to an […]

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Five Reasons Why It’s Great To Be A Dividend Growth Investor During Market Turmoil

Five Reasons Why It’s Great To Be A Dividend Growth Investor During Market Turmoil

| August 12, 2019 | 1 Comment

I’m sure I don’t need to tell anyone out there that the US stock market has been volatile over the last few days. An escalation of the US-China trade war, along with what now might be a currency war on top of it, has only added to concerns after a Federal Reserve interest rate cut […]

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Dividend Stocks: 4 Criteria For Finding The Best Of The Best

Dividend Stocks: 4 Criteria For Finding The Best Of The Best

You’ve got to choose wisely. In a narrow market, you only want to own the cream of the crop. In a bull market that’s so well-established, some of you might be asking yourselves: “Why bother with dividend stocks?” People are especially surprised that I recommend so many dividend stocks. “Aren’t you the growth guy?” And, in a […]

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These “Rich Guy” Dividend Favorites Yield 8.8% To 9.9%

These “Rich Guy” Dividend Favorites Yield 8.8% To 9.9%

| July 22, 2019 | 0 Comments

Not yet as rich as you always wanted to be? Don’t worry, because today we’re going to dial you in for some “rich guy” dividend favorites that’ll pay you up to 9.9% every year. Private equity is a lucrative and secretive world. It’s often limited to accredited investors, which means these funds require you to […]

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Three Blue Chips About To Raise Their Dividends

Three Blue Chips About To Raise Their Dividends

Last year, the Federal Reserve said it planned to hike interest rates three times in 2019. Thanks to the market’s slide late last year, those plans have been shelved. Now there are some folks on Wall Street who think the Fed will cut interest rates three times this year. How times have changed! With lower interest rates, […]

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