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The 5 Best Monthly Dividend Stocks To Hide In

The 5 Best Monthly Dividend Stocks To Hide In

| February 28, 2020 | 0 Comments

While most income-based stocks pay shareholders quarterly, some of the best pay out each month There’s no denying the obvious. Right now, financial markets across the globe are unstable, with the U.S. stock market dropping 3% on back-to-back days in late February (the market has only done that 15 times in the past 80 years). […]

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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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5 Cheap High-Yield Dividend Stocks Set To Grow Their Dividends

5 Cheap High-Yield Dividend Stocks Set To Grow Their Dividends

| February 21, 2020 | 0 Comments

These stocks have yields over 6.5% that are well covered by earnings and low price-to-earnings ratios This article discusses five high-yield dividend stocks that have grown their dividends in the past five years and also have low price-to-earnings ratios. In addition, the dividends are well covered by their earnings. This means that each company can […]

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How To Buy Tomorrow’s Dividend Aristocrats At A Discount Today

How To Buy Tomorrow’s Dividend Aristocrats At A Discount Today

| February 19, 2020 | 0 Comments

The blue-chip corporations that make up the Dividend Aristocrats are a tribute to the power of dividends. They have raised their payouts for 25 straight years or more and, most importantly, made many of their investors quite wealthy in the process. Unfortunately for us, everyone already knows these firms are great. And as a result, their […]

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Coronavirus Fears Select High-Yield Stocks Are On Sale Now

Coronavirus Fears Select High-Yield Stocks Are On Sale Now

| February 17, 2020 | 0 Comments

The Coronavirus outbreak is a real threat to human life and business results. However, when unexpected tragedies like this outbreak occur, the stock market almost always overreacts to the perceived risks to company results. During the sell-off, stock prices fall too far, even if short to intermediate-term business results will be affected. It takes guts […]

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Dividend vs Share Buyback: Which Is Better?

Dividend vs Share Buyback: Which Is Better?

| February 14, 2020 | 2 Comments

For well over a century, dividends were the preferred means for corporations to return excess cash to their shareholders. But companies began focusing more on share buybacks in the 1980s to return capital to shareholders. According to Morningstar, stock buybacks have now surpassed dividends as the means to return excess capital to shareholders. In this dividend vs share […]

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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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7 Utility Stocks To Buy That Offer Juicy Dividends

7 Utility Stocks To Buy That Offer Juicy Dividends

| February 10, 2020 | 0 Comments

Strong utilities offer investors both reliable growth and inflation-beating dividends When growth is going, people look askance at utilities. They’re boring. They aren’t big growers. They’re reliable. I remember when the dot-com boom was near its height, there were plenty of brokers and financial talking heads saying growth was the new income. Ditch your boring […]

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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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These REITs Show It’s Better To Be The Landlord Than The Renter

These REITs Show It’s Better To Be The Landlord Than The Renter

| February 5, 2020 | 1 Comment

This week I will be making presentations to investors at the Orlando MoneyShow. The MoneyShow folks have now been asking me to come back for six years. Each year is a great time, and I love to get in front of the investing public. So, I thought it would be appropriate to cover some gaming-related […]

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