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My Ranking Of The Best 6%+ Yielding Income Investments

My Ranking Of The Best 6%+ Yielding Income Investments

| April 10, 2024

Let me start today’s article with an admission: Closed-end funds (CEFs) are my passion—but not only for their 8%+ dividends (often paid monthly). The main reason I’ve been investing in these terrific high-yield vehicles for years is, in fact, very personal: Over a decade ago, CEFs’ high yields gave me enough passive income to quit my job. […]

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The High-Yield Way To Play Spiking Oil Prices

The High-Yield Way To Play Spiking Oil Prices

| April 8, 2024

As tracked by the price of WTI, crude oil that serves as one of the main global oil benchmarks, crude oil has climbed from the recent $65 to less than $80 per barrel trading range. A few weeks ago, the WTI price rose above $80, and recent trading shows that level might become a new […]

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The Most Intriguing ETF I’ve Ever Seen

The Most Intriguing ETF I’ve Ever Seen

| March 25, 2024

I see newly announced ETFs hit my inbox almost daily, usually two or three at a time. We research, review, and recommend ETFs that use options strategies to boost yields or returns. Many of these funds, especially some of the single stock covered call ETFs, sport eye-popping yields. While distribution yields are not the whole […]

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7 Life-Changing Dividends Up To 18%

7 Life-Changing Dividends Up To 18%

| December 13, 2023

A safe double-digit yield makes it a lot easier to retire. Today we’ll discuss a portfolio that pays 14.1% (that’s no typo). The math on 14.1% looks awesome. This yield generates $14,100 on a $100K every year. Or $141,000 on a million dollar portfolio. Contrast this with “the market”—$1 million plunked into the S&P 500 would only […]

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Five Preferred Stocks For Massive Yields In 2024

Five Preferred Stocks For Massive Yields In 2024

| December 6, 2023

Preferred stock issues can include a lot of specific features, such as whether they are cumulative or not, convertible or not, and whether there are extraordinary call provisions. With the massive increase in interest rates, preferred stocks with fixed-to-floating coupon rates are poised for significant, locked-in yield increases. That’s a massive 2024 profit opportunity just […]

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3 Funds That Profit From “Economic Grumpiness” (Yields Up To 9.8%)

3 Funds That Profit From “Economic Grumpiness” (Yields Up To 9.8%)

| November 29, 2023

Here’s something you might be surprised to hear: according to the numbers, the US economy is actually doing well—and yet (almost) nobody wants to admit it! It’s a misconception we income investors can exploit with the three high-yielding picks we’ll cover below. It’s a weird turn of events, but it makes sense. Since the pandemic, […]

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This Just Became The Best BDC For Income

This Just Became The Best BDC For Income

| November 22, 2023

Business development companies (BDCs) operate under special rules that limit the amount of debt they can use, and they must pay out 90% of net investment income as dividends to investors. That makes them excellent investments for those looking for income. And the best one in the business IPOd just four years ago, and has […]

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Big Yields, Little Stocks: 5 Small-Caps Paying Up To 14.7%

Big Yields, Little Stocks: 5 Small-Caps Paying Up To 14.7%

| November 6, 2023

Small dividend stocks are dirt cheap right now. I’m talking about stocks trading for less than one year’s worth of sales. Yields up to 14.7%. And single-digit P/E ratios. Why such deals? Well, because they’ve been pummeled into bargain territory of late. A number of high-yield bargains are staring us right in the face. Small firms, straight up, are the […]

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Got $15 Or $20? If So, These Stocks Pay Up To 11.1%

Got $15 Or $20? If So, These Stocks Pay Up To 11.1%

| October 25, 2023

Let’s talk income investments that are usually reserved for rich folks: deal-making private-equity (PE) funds! Usually there’s a sizable fee to get into PE. Unless you know the secret knock at the back-door entrance, which is more our style anyway. I’m talking about yields from 7% all the way up to 11%. With a cover charge as […]

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How To Snag Yields Up To 13% Without Sticking Your Neck Out

How To Snag Yields Up To 13% Without Sticking Your Neck Out

| October 2, 2023

It’s a great time to be an income investor. We have yields averaging 11.1% staring us in the face. All we need to do is step past the broader fear, and we can dial in these dynamic dividends. Which oh by the way, pay us monthly. To do so we’ll look past traditional ETFs in favor of select […]

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