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How To Earn Up To 12x More Yield Than The Market

How To Earn Up To 12x More Yield Than The Market

| January 24, 2022

“Buy and hope” investing has never been more hopeless. With bond yields doing a “moonshot” to 1.8%, they are now looking down at the S&P 500’s sad 1.3% yield. Still, let’s admit—these aren’t enough for us to be able to retire on dividends alone. Plus, we’re seeing serious volatility as the Federal Reserve hits the Pause button […]

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No More “Lumpy” Retirement Checks With This Monthly Income Portfolio

No More “Lumpy” Retirement Checks With This Monthly Income Portfolio

| December 13, 2021

If the past few weeks are any indication of what’s ahead, we’d better buckle up for a volatile 2022. Which means we should invest in the relative calm provided by monthly dividend stocks before the mainstream crowd starts looking this way. After all, what’s more soothing than thousands of dividend dollars paid every single month? Monthly dividends are […]

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4 Market-Shattering Yields: 2 Contenders, 2 Pretenders

4 Market-Shattering Yields: 2 Contenders, 2 Pretenders

| October 7, 2019 | 0 Comments

A blue-chip dividend portfolio pays about 2% today. Put a million bucks into a bucket of these stocks and you’ll bank just $20,000 in yearly dividends. That’s barely extra change–on a million invested! There’s a better way. I prefer to focus on stocks and funds that simply aren’t as familiar as the big names to […]

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3 “High Yield Leaders” To Buy For 5% To 12% Payouts

3 “High Yield Leaders” To Buy For 5% To 12% Payouts

| May 7, 2018 | 0 Comments

It’s been a rough year thus far for many high paying investments. From utilities to REITs (real estate investment trusts) to high yield bonds, many are getting crushed as rates rise: Why High Yield Shortcuts are for Losers But we don’t dumbly buy these indices. We cherry pick the very best of the high yield lot. […]

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5 Bulletproof Dividend Stocks That Yield At Least 5%

5 Bulletproof Dividend Stocks That Yield At Least 5%

| June 19, 2017 | 0 Comments

The bear growl is rising. Hot-running tech stocks suffered a huge multiday crack after Goldman Sachs raised bubble worries. The “smart money” is increasingly sounding the risk alarm. Many analysts and prominent investors say the market could use a healthy pullback … but others are now concerning themselves with the potential for an outright crash. […]

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10 Best Dividend Stocks For The Market’s 10 Sectors

10 Best Dividend Stocks For The Market’s 10 Sectors

Diversification matters. So when you’re scouring the market for income, don’t throw all your money at just one or two sectors. I’ve been a big believer in piling money into the best dividend stocks, then staying there for a long time. Perhaps because the start of my career coincided with the nasty 2000-02 bear market, […]

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Thirty Dividend Champions To Consider

Thirty Dividend Champions To Consider

I have written about my dividend investing journey for almost a decade now. One of the most common question I get asks how I identify companies for further research. In today’s post, I will discuss the simple steps I use to obtain a manageable list of companies for further research. These are all used for […]

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