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How To Generate A 15% Yield On Cost In Ten Years

How To Generate A 15% Yield On Cost In Ten Years

| April 16, 2018 | 0 Comments

A few years ago I shared the story of one small investment of a beginner income investor I met at the beginning of my own dividend journey. This story shows that anyone can start learning investing, no matter what age, level of money they can set aside. All that truly matters is having the right attitude that […]

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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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Should Dividend Investors Worry About Rising Interest Rates?

Should Dividend Investors Worry About Rising Interest Rates?

| February 9, 2018 | 0 Comments

If you have followed any news stories over the past year, you might have been exposed to a lot of negative information about dividend paying stocks. I have rebutted some of them, such as the story about the end of the dividend craze. Others include the notion that rising interest rates are somehow so bad for […]

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These 3 Dividend Stocks Are Dead Meat On The Next Pullback

These 3 Dividend Stocks Are Dead Meat On The Next Pullback

| January 29, 2018 | 0 Comments

The stock market is overdue for a correction (to say the least). And when the rising tide pulls back, certain dividend dogs will be exposed. It’s all well and good to chase 5% and 6% dividends as “bond proxies” when the market continually grinds higher. It’s another story when stocks begin to wobble – and […]

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Why The Dividend Aristocrats Are Good Investments To Generate Long-Term Wealth

Why The Dividend Aristocrats Are Good Investments To Generate Long-Term Wealth

| December 22, 2017 | 2 Comments

Investing can seem overwhelming, particularly for beginners. But for those willing to put in the time, investing can be one of the most rewarding financial moves a person can make. For most, the destination of investing is financial independence. The stock market is an excellent vehicle to accomplish this. More specifically, dividend growth stocks have […]

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5 Stocks To Buy That Pay Sustainable Monthly Dividends

5 Stocks To Buy That Pay Sustainable Monthly Dividends

| December 18, 2017 | 0 Comments

These dividend stocks pay monthly without diluting themselves It’s not exactly market alchemy to reveal that investors love income. The best kind of income, however, come from dividend stocks that pay on a monthly basis, so you can reinvest the cash right back into the market and watch your money grow. While bills are due […]

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These 4 Big Dividends Will Benefit Big Time From The Tax Plan

These 4 Big Dividends Will Benefit Big Time From The Tax Plan

| December 11, 2017 | 3 Comments

Congressional Republicans are closer than ever to passing wide changes to America’s tax code. From 10,000 feet, they largely feature: Varying levels of tax cuts for individuals, A massive tax cut for businesses, and they Weaken (or negate) the estate tax. There’s debate regarding how much individuals will actually benefit, but there’s little debate that […]

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3 Dividend Stocks To Hold Forever And Pass On To Your Children

3 Dividend Stocks To Hold Forever And Pass On To Your Children

| October 23, 2017 | 0 Comments

Investors who buy stocks for yield and dividend income soon learn that, for most of these investments, they need to keep a close eye on those investments. For many income stocks, the cash flow to pay dividends can be at risk and the business results – revenues, profits and free cash flow – should be […]

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3 Closed End Funds For High Yields, Plus 1 Is Tax-Free

3 Closed End Funds For High Yields, Plus 1 Is Tax-Free

| October 20, 2017 | 1 Comment

Are you open or closed? No… I’m not talking about your personality type! I’m talking about open-end funds versus closed-end funds (CEFs). It’s a question we often get from readers, so allow me to give you a quick rundown on CEFs and follow that with a few specific CEF investments that yield some healthy dividends. […]

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This Popular Retirement Advice Will Leave You 76.2% Broke

This Popular Retirement Advice Will Leave You 76.2% Broke

| October 13, 2017 | 0 Comments

How much money do you need to retire on dividends alone? This is a better question to ask than the typical “magic number” formula that most “first-level” thinking firms tout. Let’s review why their approach is fatally flawed, so that we can derive a more reliable method of our own based in actual reality (and funded […]

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