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This Stock Now Pays Half Of Each Quarter’s Profits As Dividends

This Stock Now Pays Half Of Each Quarter’s Profits As Dividends

| June 9, 2021

After a year that featured tech stocks as the big winner, many investors (and television talking heads) have expressed shock that the energy sector leads the way so far in 2021. With the price of crude oil rising higher, the Energy Select Sector SPDR ETF (XLE) has gained 43% through the first five months of 2021. […]

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Dividend Prices Will Continue To Rise Even After COVID

Dividend Prices Will Continue To Rise Even After COVID

| May 24, 2021

Annual dividend yields are falling against the backdrop of rising quotations, but the size of the payments themselves are growing. For a significant part of investors, especially after the crisis, dividends are an excellent indicator of the stability and adequate valuation of a company. The Annual Dividend Yield Of S&P 500 Stocks In March 2021, the annual […]

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3 Ways To Safeguard (And Grow) Your Dividends As Inflation Ticks Higher

3 Ways To Safeguard (And Grow) Your Dividends As Inflation Ticks Higher

| May 19, 2021

Inflation worries are everywhere, so let’s dive into what’s behind them—and what we contrarian income-seekers should do right now. The three steps I’m about to show you could hand you a lot of fresh dividend income and price upside, too—even in this (still) overstretched market. First up—is inflation a real fear right now? Let’s look at the […]

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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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