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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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5 Dividend Stocks That’ll Keep You From Drowning In Retirement

5 Dividend Stocks That’ll Keep You From Drowning In Retirement

| July 1, 2019 | 0 Comments

Your 2% bonds are going to make you broke. You need to buy these safe, higher paying dividends instead. We’ll get to these “real yields” (up to 9.3%!) in a moment. First, let’s recap. Treasury yields just took their biggest bath in weeks, sending the 10-year T-note to 2%. Less than a year ago, the […]

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