Tag: dividend payouts

The 10 Best Dividend Income Growers In The S&P 500

The 10 Best Dividend Income Growers In The S&P 500

| July 26, 2021

The best dividend stocks are those that deliver income AND capital appreciation Heading into 2020, S&P 500 dividend stocks had averaged 8.1% dividend growth over the previous five years. In 2020, thanks to Covid-19, that growth slowed to a trickle, up by a scant 0.07%. Now halfway through 2021, dividend payouts for the S&P have reversed course, presently down […]

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Secure Your Retirement With Dividend Growth Investing

Secure Your Retirement With Dividend Growth Investing

| April 22, 2021

Inexperienced investors often chase “hot” or “trending” stocks hoping that they’ll buy at the right time and the right price. Those investors also hope that the share price will rise. That’s a lot of hoping — and maybe praying too. But, living on a prayer just isn’t realistic, no matter how great the song is. […]

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Invest In Monthly Dividend Stocks For Steady Cash Flow

Invest In Monthly Dividend Stocks For Steady Cash Flow

| April 7, 2021

The idea of living off dividend income in retirement attracts a lot of attention, especially in times of low interest rates. Monthly dividend payments can provide significant support. They are a great addition to Social Security benefits or a pension for retirees. By developing a well-balanced and diversified portfolio, investors can secure their post-work income. […]

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Growth Or Income? Dividend Investing Is The Best Of Both Worlds

Growth Or Income? Dividend Investing Is The Best Of Both Worlds

| March 29, 2021

Those nearing retirement have heard talk about having to retire later in order to avoid outliving their savings. But retirement should be achievable for everyone. So the solution is finding a new investing strategy. A new approach that provides cash flow, reliable growth, and a chance to secure the retirement you always thought you’d have. That approach […]

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3 Top Retirement Stocks For Reliable Dividends

3 Top Retirement Stocks For Reliable Dividends

| March 17, 2021

Utilities can be an income investor’s best friend Investors in retirement may desire additional income. Those who don’t have a pension are likely relying on Social Security, and their retirement portfolio to cover their expenses. For retirees, investment income from retirement stocks needs to be safe and reliable. This is especially true for high-yielding stocks. […]

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Dividend vs Share Buyback: Which Is Better?

Dividend vs Share Buyback: Which Is Better?

| February 14, 2020 | 0 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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Sorting Out The Few Good BDCs From The Many Bad Ones

Sorting Out The Few Good BDCs From The Many Bad Ones

| December 18, 2019 | 0 Comments

Years ago, an Air Force Academy classmate and a close friend went on a rant about how he disliked the widespread use of jargon and acronyms in the Air Force. To this day, my memory can’t unstick “ficknip” (flight navigation and control panel), and I haven’t used one for over 30 years. The investing world […]

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These 118 Funds Are Cheaper Than Stocks (and pay an average 7%, too)

These 118 Funds Are Cheaper Than Stocks (and pay an average 7%, too)

| December 13, 2019 | 0 Comments

“Buy low, sell high.” It’s the oldest investor slogan there is—and the deadliest one, too! You simply cannot afford to give in to this “wisdom” today, even though it’s tempting. Now that we’ve seen a couple of days of weakness, you might be wondering if the recent all-time high was a sign to sell—and if […]

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Dividend Growth Stocks For Investors Who Like Monthly Dividends

Dividend Growth Stocks For Investors Who Like Monthly Dividends

| October 2, 2019 | 0 Comments

If you invest for income you likely know that most of the thousands of dividend-paying stocks listed on the U.S. exchanges pay quarterly dividends or once every three months. Quarterly dividends are nice, but most of us pay our bills monthly, so it would be convenient to have investments that pay attractive yields and pay […]

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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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