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Three Blue Chips About To Raise Their Dividends

Three Blue Chips About To Raise Their Dividends

Last year, the Federal Reserve said it planned to hike interest rates three times in 2019. Thanks to the market’s slide late last year, those plans have been shelved. Now there are some folks on Wall Street who think the Fed will cut interest rates three times this year. How times have changed! With lower interest rates, […]

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10 Smart Dividend Stocks For The Rest Of The Year

10 Smart Dividend Stocks For The Rest Of The Year

If you’re looking to scale back on aggressive exposure and beef up safety-minded holdings, start here The market has managed to back itself away from imminent danger, bouncing back from a relatively serious stumble from a couple of weeks ago. It’s too soon to say stocks will be able to remain out of trouble, though. […]

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The Next GameStop? 5 Zombie Dividends Up To 13.3% (Sell Now)

The Next GameStop? 5 Zombie Dividends Up To 13.3% (Sell Now)

| June 10, 2019 | 0 Comments

I told you GameStop’s (GME) dividend was toast. Did you sell, or better yet, short the stock? Just one quarter ago, we chatted about the inevitability of this paper payout ending in tears: Brick and mortar video game retailer GameStop (GME) is a throwback to yesteryear. It’s survived the rise of digital distribution for video games thus far because Microsoft, Sony […]

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Building A Diversified 3 Stock Portfolio With High-Yield All-Stars

Building A Diversified 3 Stock Portfolio With High-Yield All-Stars

We’re living in a low-rate world. Get used to it. At the start of the year, the Federal Reserve had plans to raise interest rates a few times. Well, you can forget about that. Over the past few months, the Fed has made it clear that it’s shelved any rate hike plans. In fact, some […]

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6 Big Dividend Stocks To Buy As Yields Plunge

6 Big Dividend Stocks To Buy As Yields Plunge

Yields are plunging, and that makes big dividend stocks look that much more attractive A lot happened in financial markets in May. One of the more important things that happened was in the bond market. Fixed income yields plunged in May on concerns that the global economy is slowing and will continue to slow as […]

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5 Safe, “Secret” Dividends Up To 11.9%

5 Safe, “Secret” Dividends Up To 11.9%

| June 3, 2019 | 0 Comments

I love “secret dividends.” They’re one of the few safe ways to collect yields up to 11.9% in a 1.9% world! They’re also a great way to protect your portfolio against big market pullbacks, too. If you find yourself wincing every time you check your stocks, perhaps some secret dividends would help steady the ship. “I’m 11 […]

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Separating Real News From Fake News In The Stock Market

Separating Real News From Fake News In The Stock Market

| May 31, 2019 | 0 Comments

For an investor trying to build wealth, the massive amount of news coming out of the financial media can be contradictory and confusing. Investors often don’t realize that there are two sides to every stock trade. The seller doesn’t want to own the shares for a range of reasons, and the buyer does so with […]

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Top 7 Service Sector Stocks That Will Pay You To Own Them

Top 7 Service Sector Stocks That Will Pay You To Own Them

Service-sector dividend stocks offer diverse options and passive income to overcome pensive markets Editor’s note: This story was previously published in March 2019. It has since been updated and republished. Despite common economic challenges, services stocks present a viable opportunity. The most obvious tailwind is that American society mostly transitioned to a service-based economy. According […]

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These “Pullback-Proof” Dividends Soared 64% (They’re Just Getting Started)

These “Pullback-Proof” Dividends Soared 64% (They’re Just Getting Started)

| May 24, 2019 | 0 Comments

Let’s ride this “tariff tiff” to a cash stream that’s double (and maybe even triple) the 2% and 3% payouts your friends are likely “grinding it out” with today. I’m talking about a stout 5% yield here. And that’s just the start, because that payout has surged 64% in the last 10 years, and is set to […]

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Dump These 5 High-Yield Funds Before They Blow Up Your Portfolio

Dump These 5 High-Yield Funds Before They Blow Up Your Portfolio

| May 22, 2019 | 0 Comments

Last week I was an invited speaker at the Las Vegas MoneyShow and made several presentations concerning income and dividend stock investing. I like the Q&A portion at the end of each talk. I benefit from learning what income focused investors are most interested in. One topic that came up several times was my opinion […]

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