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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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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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These 3 REITs Are Expected To Announce Dividend Increases In January

These 3 REITs Are Expected To Announce Dividend Increases In January

| December 11, 2019 | 0 Comments

To build momentum from your income stocks going into the new year, consider buying into those REITs that should announce higher dividend rates in the first month of 2020. Each month I publish a list of those real estate investment trusts (REITs) that should announce higher dividend rates in the upcoming months. This knowledge can […]

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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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These Popular High-Yield Stocks Will Crush Investors When The Recession Starts

These Popular High-Yield Stocks Will Crush Investors When The Recession Starts

| September 11, 2019 | 0 Comments

Not all high-yield stocks are created equal. Investors looking for yield sometimes forget or are not aware that the same yield does not indicate the same relative safety from stocks in this group. If the economy continues to grow, the majority of high-yield companies will continue to pay the current dividends. The financial news outlets […]

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How Much Could You Make When Your Dividend Stock Pays An 18% Yield?

How Much Could You Make When Your Dividend Stock Pays An 18% Yield?

| August 21, 2019 | 1 Comment

I feel like we have moved into a Dr. Strangelove type of financial world. The economic data shows that the U.S. economy is doing fine. We have growth in the economy, low unemployment, and rising wages. Home prices continue to increase. In contrast, on the financial markets side of the universe, traders are pushing bond […]

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Two “Trade War Proof” Dividends Paying 6.6% And 6.7%, Trading Dirt Cheap

Two “Trade War Proof” Dividends Paying 6.6% And 6.7%, Trading Dirt Cheap

| August 19, 2019 | 0 Comments

Markets went off the rails this week, as the 10- and 2-year Treasury yields invert. In fact, the 10-year Treasury bond yield just slipped to 1.627%, which was below the 1.632% yield on the 2-year.  That was the first time that’s happened since 2007. Even the yield on the 30-year bond just fell to an […]

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Five Reasons Why It’s Great To Be A Dividend Growth Investor During Market Turmoil

Five Reasons Why It’s Great To Be A Dividend Growth Investor During Market Turmoil

| August 12, 2019 | 1 Comment

I’m sure I don’t need to tell anyone out there that the US stock market has been volatile over the last few days. An escalation of the US-China trade war, along with what now might be a currency war on top of it, has only added to concerns after a Federal Reserve interest rate cut […]

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Dividend Stocks: 4 Criteria For Finding The Best Of The Best

Dividend Stocks: 4 Criteria For Finding The Best Of The Best

You’ve got to choose wisely. In a narrow market, you only want to own the cream of the crop. In a bull market that’s so well-established, some of you might be asking yourselves: “Why bother with dividend stocks?” People are especially surprised that I recommend so many dividend stocks. “Aren’t you the growth guy?” And, in a […]

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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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