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This Is WAY Better Than An Annuity

This Is WAY Better Than An Annuity

| December 5, 2022

This is better than an annuity – 5 options for better returns at a lower cost. I was online just 10 minutes ago and I saw it again… A crappy little advertisement offering me an annuity. WHAT… A… SCAM! I’m sorry but for 95% of the people out there… annuities are a scam. Let’s cover […]

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7 Minutes To Calculate A Real Retirement Savings Goal

7 Minutes To Calculate A Real Retirement Savings Goal

| November 14, 2022

The other day I wrote about a simple formula to calculate what you need to save for retirement in a post called “What’s your retirement number?”, It’s the million dollar question… How much do you need to save for retirement?  In that article we calculated your retirement needs in literally 1 minute. But that level of […]

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What’s Your Retirement Number?

What’s Your Retirement Number?

| November 7, 2022

Have Enough to Retire? This simple formula will calculate how much you need to retire. This is the million dollar question… Do I have enough to retire? Well, like anything in the world, you can make this easy or hard.  Today, I’m going to keep this as simple as possible… 1 Minute to Calculate Your Retirement […]

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Are You Expecting Social Security?

Are You Expecting Social Security?

| October 31, 2022

Every day I get emails from subscribers asking about retirement planning.  A lot of people are counting on, and expecting Social Security.  They expect Social Security to replace a big portion of their income when they sail off into their golden years. It’s a nice dream… but it’s only a dream. For many of us, what […]

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Recession-Proof Stock Of The Week: Eli Lilly

Recession-Proof Stock Of The Week: Eli Lilly

| July 20, 2022

Few sectors can withstand the economic headwinds that come during periods of economic upheaval, including recession and inflation. Recession stocks are sought out by retail and institutional investors alike. But one sector that can thrive is food—people will always need to eat. Another area largely insulated from market turmoil is the pharmaceutical sector. Prescription drugs are not […]

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Uncle Sam’s 7% Income Christmas Gift

Uncle Sam’s 7% Income Christmas Gift

| December 20, 2021

Those of us out in the real world, buying gasoline, bacon, Christmas gifts, and renting homes, understand that inflation is real and probably higher than the official government inflation number. However, interest rates on fixed-income investments such as Treasury bonds and CDs remain very low. One exception is the U.S. government’s inflation-linked savings bonds, which […]

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My Prediction For The Next Stock Market Crash

My Prediction For The Next Stock Market Crash

| October 18, 2021

I regularly host webinars for subscribers to my Dividend Hunter and Dividend Hunter Insiders services. Over recent months, I have fielded numerous questions about a coming potential market crash. I know many investors believe a crash is imminent and are scared about the values of their portfolios. I want to share my thoughts on the […]

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Turn Any Stock Into A Source Of Steady Income

Turn Any Stock Into A Source Of Steady Income

| July 12, 2021

My email inbox regularly fills with questions about how to reach a certain level of monthly retirement income. The notes typically come from retired or nearly-retired individuals who realize their retirement savings at the financial advisor-recommended 4% annual withdrawal rate will not produce the amount of income wanted or needed. I want to share one […]

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When Not To Sell Call Options

When Not To Sell Call Options

| June 23, 2021

I’m often asked, “what are stock options?” by some of my newer readers. Stock options are derivatives based on the value of the stock and offer the trader the opportunity to buy or sell the stock at a stated price within a specific time. The most common option trades, especially for beginners, are covered calls. […]

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This Popular Retirement Advice Will Leave You 76.2% Broke

This Popular Retirement Advice Will Leave You 76.2% Broke

| October 13, 2017 | 0 Comments

How much money do you need to retire on dividends alone? This is a better question to ask than the typical “magic number” formula that most “first-level” thinking firms tout. Let’s review why their approach is fatally flawed, so that we can derive a more reliable method of our own based in actual reality (and funded […]

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