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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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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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3 High-Yield REITs For Conservative Investors

3 High-Yield REITs For Conservative Investors

| March 18, 2019 | 0 Comments

It has been a challenging start to 2019 for real estate investment trust (REIT) investors. At the start of the year, the REIT indexes zoomed higher. The last few weeks have investors wonder if the party is already over for the year. The financial media is placing blame in many places including trade wars, slowing […]

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Pick Up These 3 High-Yield Stocks Raising Dividends In April

Pick Up These 3 High-Yield Stocks Raising Dividends In April

| March 8, 2019 | 0 Comments

While the Fed has for now put interest rate increases on hold, I continue to receive questions on whether REIT values will be hurt by rising interest rates. It is a widely held –but inaccurate– belief that REIT values must fall if interest rates continue to increase. The fact that many REITs increase their dividends […]

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Own These 3 High-Yield Stocks While Experts Flip Flop On Interest Rates

Own These 3 High-Yield Stocks While Experts Flip Flop On Interest Rates

| February 15, 2019 | 0 Comments

Just a few months ago, bond “experts” were all over the financial news networks predicting the yield curve would soon invert. An inverted curve, where short-term rates are higher than long-term rates, is a reliable indicator that the economy will go to negative growth – a recession. At that time, the stock market was setting […]

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Buy These 3 High-Yield Contrarian Stocks For Income And Gains

Buy These 3 High-Yield Contrarian Stocks For Income And Gains

| January 9, 2019 | 0 Comments

Investing in stocks with strong dividend growth has historically proven to be a powerful total return strategy. Mathematically, for a stock to stay at a certain yield, the share price must increase at a rate that equals the annual dividend growth rate. Long term results show that dividend growth stocks produce average annual returns that […]

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Buy This High-Yield Stock Paying 150% Of Its Normal Dividend

Buy This High-Yield Stock Paying 150% Of Its Normal Dividend

| December 14, 2018 | 0 Comments

Personally, I get to this point in the month and tell myself to stop spending money. I have been buying gifts, plus stuff on sale from my favorite vendors. If you are in the same boat, or even if you have exhibited outstanding spending discipline through this holiday season, I want to recommend giving your […]

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These 8 High-Yield Dividend Stocks Are About To Disappear For Good

These 8 High-Yield Dividend Stocks Are About To Disappear For Good

| December 10, 2018 | 0 Comments

At the core of stock values is the economic fact of supply and demand. You know how that works. Yet in the world of stocks, supply is generally open-ended. The financial world is happy to put more supply of individual stocks or shares of funds or ETFs into the market. Share price changes are almost […]

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This REIT Pays A 5.5% Yield With Monthly Dividends

This REIT Pays A 5.5% Yield With Monthly Dividends

| October 26, 2018 | 0 Comments

Most dividend stocks make their payouts to shareholders on a quarterly schedule. But some companies choose to pay dividends once per year, or semi-annually. In rarer cases, companies pay dividends each month. Receiving 12 dividends per year provides investors a boost, as monthly payouts allow shareholders to compound their dividends slightly faster than with quarterly, […]

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Buy These 3 High-Yield Stocks Raising Dividends In October

Buy These 3 High-Yield Stocks Raising Dividends In October

| October 5, 2018 | 0 Comments

I always look forward to the start of a new calendar quarter. Within a few weeks, stocks with policies of quarterly dividend increases will start to declare the next dividend rates. It is an interesting market effect that the investing public doesn’t take into account that some companies grow dividends every quarter. The market acts […]

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