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3 Incredible 8% Dividends No One Talks About

3 Incredible 8% Dividends No One Talks About

| November 29, 2019 | 0 Comments

I run into far too many investors who think the best way to build their bond income is to buy through an ETF. It makes sense. After all, buying corporate bonds “direct” means playing in the murky over-the-counter market, or forking over a hefty brokerage commission. What’s more, the media—with help from ETF providers’ marketing […]

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My Personal 8-Step Plan For 8% Dividends In CEFs

My Personal 8-Step Plan For 8% Dividends In CEFs

| April 9, 2018 | 0 Comments

Today, the 10-year Treasury pays just 2.7%. Put a million bucks in T-Bills, and you’re banking $27,000 per year. Barely above poverty levels! Hence the appeal of closed-end funds (CEFs), which often pay 8% or better. That’s the difference between a paltry minimum-wage income of $27,000 on a million saved or a respectable $80,000 annually. […]

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