Tag: CEFs

3 Ways To Safeguard (And Grow) Your Dividends As Inflation Ticks Higher

3 Ways To Safeguard (And Grow) Your Dividends As Inflation Ticks Higher

| May 19, 2021

Inflation worries are everywhere, so let’s dive into what’s behind them—and what we contrarian income-seekers should do right now. The three steps I’m about to show you could hand you a lot of fresh dividend income and price upside, too—even in this (still) overstretched market. First up—is inflation a real fear right now? Let’s look at the […]

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These 7 Dividend ETFs Yield Up To 10%

These 7 Dividend ETFs Yield Up To 10%

| May 10, 2021

Exchange-traded funds (ETFs) sure are easy to buy. There’s an ETF for just about anything we can think of—stocks, bonds, commodities, growth, value, sectors, industries and, of course, high yield. Dividends are our beat here at Contrarian Outlook. And ETFs keep us busy, because for every income investing angle, there is a popular dividend fund that we […]

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5 Dividends Paying Up To 8% (Ranked Worst To First)

5 Dividends Paying Up To 8% (Ranked Worst To First)

| April 28, 2021

Fact: there are still lots of big, cheap and safe dividends out there—but they’re going fast as this market floats higher. So today we’re going to get right to it and look at four options for your portfolio now, ranked from worst to first. “Worst to First” Income Play No. 4: 10-Year Treasuries The 10-year Treasury offers […]

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5 Dividend Yields Up To 13.6%: Buy, Hold Or Sell?

5 Dividend Yields Up To 13.6%: Buy, Hold Or Sell?

| April 19, 2021

It’s a no-yield world we dividend investors are living in. But believe it or not, there are some payers with serious yields that get zero mainstream attention. We’ll discuss five in a moment. I’m talking about dividends between 9.5% and 13.6%! Yes, you read that right—one of these stocks dished 13.6% back to its happy […]

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These 7.3% Dividends Are Safe (If You Follow These 3 Steps)

These 7.3% Dividends Are Safe (If You Follow These 3 Steps)

| April 12, 2021

If you’re on the hunt for big dividends (and who isn’t these days?), closed-end funds (CEFs) must be on your shopping list. As I write this, there are more than 500 CEFs in existence, yielding an outsized 7.3%, on average. Compare that to the yield on the typical S&P 500 stock: a measly 1.4%! Ten-Year Treasuries? A […]

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Invest In Monthly Dividend Stocks For Steady Cash Flow

Invest In Monthly Dividend Stocks For Steady Cash Flow

| April 7, 2021

The idea of living off dividend income in retirement attracts a lot of attention, especially in times of low interest rates. Monthly dividend payments can provide significant support. They are a great addition to Social Security benefits or a pension for retirees. By developing a well-balanced and diversified portfolio, investors can secure their post-work income. […]

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The Best, And Worst, Dividend Funds Out There (No. 3 Pays A 7% Dividend)

The Best, And Worst, Dividend Funds Out There (No. 3 Pays A 7% Dividend)

| March 22, 2021

If you’re not one to invest through individual stocks, a fund is the way to go. And if you invest in one totally overlooked type of fund, you can get the best of all worlds: diversification, the profit-making power only the stock market can provide—and a 7% dividend, too! 1-Click Diversification With a fund, you […]

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These Three CEFs Are Worth Another Look

These Three CEFs Are Worth Another Look

| February 24, 2020 | 0 Comments

Every month, I ask subscribers to my Dividend Hunter Insiders service to send in any stock they want for a deep dive analysis. Out of the submissions, I pick one stock to analyze and share my thoughts with all Insider subscribers. Each month, when the email to send in stock picks goes out, I am […]

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The Secret To Safe 7% Dividends (With Upside) In 2020

The Secret To Safe 7% Dividends (With Upside) In 2020

| February 12, 2020 | 0 Comments

I’m annoyed with this bubbly stock market. It’s making it nearly impossible for regular people to find decent dividends. Sure, we’ll always take upside, and despite overdone drops due to the coronavirus, the market has handed us a 4% total return since the New Year, building on the 31% it delivered last year. But where the heck do we […]

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These 15 Funds Crush Their Index (And Pay 7% Dividends, Too!)

These 15 Funds Crush Their Index (And Pay 7% Dividends, Too!)

| February 7, 2020 | 0 Comments

You’ve probably heard that less than half of active funds beat their index, and a low-cost index fund is your best bet for long-term investing. Well, today I want to show you why that is 100% wrong. I’ll also reveal 15 funds paying dividends from 5.6% to 7%, while crushing their index, too. First, the facts. When […]

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