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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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5 Safe, “Secret” Dividends Up To 11.9%

5 Safe, “Secret” Dividends Up To 11.9%

| June 3, 2019 | 0 Comments

I love “secret dividends.” They’re one of the few safe ways to collect yields up to 11.9% in a 1.9% world! They’re also a great way to protect your portfolio against big market pullbacks, too. If you find yourself wincing every time you check your stocks, perhaps some secret dividends would help steady the ship. “I’m 11 […]

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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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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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