Tag: dividend income

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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3 Dividend Growth Stocks To Buy Now

3 Dividend Growth Stocks To Buy Now

| February 3, 2020 | 0 Comments

Looking for dividend stocks? The key is in dividend growth rather than yield. With the Federal Reserve set to pause once again on interest rates, investors have been given freedom to buy high-yielding assets. Bonds to REITs have seen their stars shine over the last few months. However, investors may want to focus beyond just […]

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This “Dividend Time Machine” Lets You Buy 7% Payouts At 2019 Prices

This “Dividend Time Machine” Lets You Buy 7% Payouts At 2019 Prices

| January 31, 2020 | 1 Comment

Let’s be honest: our lives would be much easier if we could just buy the typical S&P 500 stock, get the 7%+ dividends we need for retirement, and call it a day. Trouble is, the popular kids only pay high yields when the market’s in flames! Like Pfizer (PFE), which yields a ho-hum 3.8% now. But if you’d bought […]

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This Simple Move Could Give You 486% Returns, 8%+ Dividends

This Simple Move Could Give You 486% Returns, 8%+ Dividends

| January 15, 2020 | 0 Comments

Today we’re going to talk about the biggest threat to your portfolio (and dividends!) you face in 2020. It’s not a recession. It’s a near-irresistible human impulse—purposely amped up by the financial press—that could lock in big losses for you, or cause you to miss out on a huge gain, like the 486%+ some investors left on […]

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5 Great Dividend Stocks For Young Investors

5 Great Dividend Stocks For Young Investors

| December 9, 2019 | 0 Comments

It’s not a common focus, but young investors should at least consider dividend stocks When people think about dividend investing, they may often think about retirees. After all, those regular payouts can come in handy for someone who’s retired from the workforce. But they’re not the only ones who can benefit. In fact, all investors […]

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Pay Your Holiday Bills With These Monthly Dividend Stocks Going Ex-Dividend Soon

Pay Your Holiday Bills With These Monthly Dividend Stocks Going Ex-Dividend Soon

| December 4, 2019 | 1 Comment

The general practice among dividend paying U.S. corporations is to declare and pay dividends quarterly, or four times a year. This contrasts with how we pay our bills and expenses. The credit card, mortgage, power, and other bills show up every month. For an investor using dividend income to pay living expenses, this mismatch makes […]

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4 Small-Cap, Big-Dividend Stocks

4 Small-Cap, Big-Dividend Stocks

| December 2, 2019 | 0 Comments

These hidden gems among dividend stocks can boost the returns on your portfolio One of the bigger challenges for investors in the U.S. stock market is the increased concentration of larger stocks into many leading and widely followed indexes. And those indexes, in turn, have become the underlying basis for bigger exchange-traded funds (ETFs). The […]

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Is This $4,424 Monthly Dividend Paycheck For Real?

Is This $4,424 Monthly Dividend Paycheck For Real?

| November 4, 2019 | 0 Comments

I recently illustrated the dangers of trusting the Dividend Aristocrats to take care of your retirement needs. Their average yield of 2.4% is a fraction of what you’ll need to retire on dividend income alone, and their payout growth—while long-standing—isn’t rapid enough to get you where you need to be when it’s time to call it a […]

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These Stocks Give You Twice The Yield Of The Dividend Aristocrats

These Stocks Give You Twice The Yield Of The Dividend Aristocrats

| October 23, 2019 | 0 Comments

With the near term potential of an economic recession at the front of investor’s minds, I see more and more recommendations to invest in “Dividend Aristocrat” types of stocks. These are companies that have paid growing dividends for years and give investors faith that their stock market investments will emerge relatively unscathed after the stock […]

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10 High-Yield Monthly Dividend Stocks To Buy

10 High-Yield Monthly Dividend Stocks To Buy

| October 11, 2019 | 1 Comment

Income investors looking for more consistent cash flow may want to check out these names [Editor’s note: “10 High-Yield Monthly Dividend Stocks to Buy” was previously published in May 2019. It has since been updated to include the most relevant information available.] Do you ever wish your dividend stocks paid out monthly rather than quarterly? For income-oriented investors […]

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