Tag: business development company

Where To Find 10% Yields At 20%-30% Discounts

Where To Find 10% Yields At 20%-30% Discounts

| June 20, 2022

Get your dip-buying lists ready, because it’s almost time to pounce. Just recently, I explained to investors that, as a contrarian, we only want to fully dive into the market when we have a clear edge—the kind of edge you get when Wall Street has fully capitulated: “We only want to fully invest when the regular investor has […]

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7 High-Yield Monthly Dividend Stocks To Buy In 2021

7 High-Yield Monthly Dividend Stocks To Buy In 2021

| June 28, 2021

Passive income is in fashion again, and these dividend stocks can provide a high monthly payout Speculation is running rampant in the market, and while the future isn’t certain, chances are the phenomenon will end. It really comes down to the scarcity argument. If everyone’s bidding up real estate and cryptocurrencies, for instance, very few […]

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BDCs As The “New Bonds,” With Yields Up To 9.1%, But Are They Safe?

BDCs As The “New Bonds,” With Yields Up To 9.1%, But Are They Safe?

| February 26, 2020 | 0 Comments

If you want to live off dividends in retirement, you can’t depend on “blue-chip stocks.” They simply haven’t paid enough yield for years: Even High-Yield Savings Accounts Start to Look Good at These Levels The S&P 500’s yield recently hit 1.7%. Think about it in “retirement spending” terms. If you took an entire million-dollar nest […]

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Sorting Out The Few Good BDCs From The Many Bad Ones

Sorting Out The Few Good BDCs From The Many Bad Ones

| December 18, 2019 | 0 Comments

Years ago, an Air Force Academy classmate and a close friend went on a rant about how he disliked the widespread use of jargon and acronyms in the Air Force. To this day, my memory can’t unstick “ficknip” (flight navigation and control panel), and I haven’t used one for over 30 years. The investing world […]

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These Three BDCs Show Why You Need To Be Careful When Chasing Yield

These Three BDCs Show Why You Need To Be Careful When Chasing Yield

| August 7, 2019 | 0 Comments

A Business Development Company (BDC) is a finance company operating under special pass-through laws and rules. Pass-through business structures allow companies to not pay corporate income taxes as long as the majority of net income is “passed through” to investors as common stock dividends. Real estate investment trusts (REITs) are another well-known type of pass-through […]

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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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Sell These 3 Popular High-Yield Stocks Before They Crash

Sell These 3 Popular High-Yield Stocks Before They Crash

| September 25, 2017 | 0 Comments

Sometimes what looks like a great investment deal is just the opposite. I see many investors and financial writers who view stocks trading at a discount to book value as “good deals”. The reality is that these “good deals” are often a danger to your portfolio value. This especially applies to the business development company […]

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