Tag: dividend yields

7 Winning High-Yield Dividend Stocks With Payouts Over 5%

7 Winning High-Yield Dividend Stocks With Payouts Over 5%

It’s not easy separating the winners from the losers Editor’s note: This story was previously published in May 2019. It has since been updated and republished. Google the question “What’s considered a high dividend yield?” and you get more than 65 million results. That’s because many investors are on the hunt for dividend stocks to […]

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These Three BDCs Show Why You Need To Be Careful When Chasing Yield

These Three BDCs Show Why You Need To Be Careful When Chasing Yield

| August 7, 2019 | 0 Comments

A Business Development Company (BDC) is a finance company operating under special pass-through laws and rules. Pass-through business structures allow companies to not pay corporate income taxes as long as the majority of net income is “passed through” to investors as common stock dividends. Real estate investment trusts (REITs) are another well-known type of pass-through […]

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10 Best Dividend Stocks To Buy For The Rest Of 2019 And Beyond

10 Best Dividend Stocks To Buy For The Rest Of 2019 And Beyond

In a tough market for income investors, these 10 dividend stocks look attractive It’s not terribly easy out there for income investors at the moment. Dividend stocks to buy are tough to find. Equity markets are at all-time highs, meaning valuations are stretched — and dividend yields are lower. Treasury yields have fallen amid expectations […]

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These 5 Dividend Aristocrats Have High Yields And Growth

These 5 Dividend Aristocrats Have High Yields And Growth

| June 21, 2019 | 0 Comments

There are a handful of basic, popular strategies for investing in the stock market. Growth stock investing gets the headlines. This strategy involves buying stocks that are going up in price, with the assumption that the share prices will continue to rise. Investors like the idea of maybe buying the next Amazon (AMZN) or Apple (AAPL). The challenge […]

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6 Big Dividend Stocks To Buy As Yields Plunge

6 Big Dividend Stocks To Buy As Yields Plunge

Yields are plunging, and that makes big dividend stocks look that much more attractive A lot happened in financial markets in May. One of the more important things that happened was in the bond market. Fixed income yields plunged in May on concerns that the global economy is slowing and will continue to slow as […]

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Dump These 5 High-Yield Funds Before They Blow Up Your Portfolio

Dump These 5 High-Yield Funds Before They Blow Up Your Portfolio

| May 22, 2019 | 0 Comments

Last week I was an invited speaker at the Las Vegas MoneyShow and made several presentations concerning income and dividend stock investing. I like the Q&A portion at the end of each talk. I benefit from learning what income focused investors are most interested in. One topic that came up several times was my opinion […]

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5 Rules For Recession-Proof 15% Returns Per Year (Bull Or Bear!)

5 Rules For Recession-Proof 15% Returns Per Year (Bull Or Bear!)

| May 10, 2019 | 0 Comments

Did the latest tariff tiff set the stage for the next pullback in stocks? Will this bull market actually die of old age? The macro picture is dicey and stock valuations are pricey, but we must stay invested. The stock market goes up about two-thirds of the time. Permabears miss out on compounding and it’s not as easy to […]

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Dump These 3 High-Yield Stocks Fast As The Yield Curve Flattens

Dump These 3 High-Yield Stocks Fast As The Yield Curve Flattens

| May 8, 2019 | 0 Comments

After a decade of zero percent short term rates, in 2016 the Federal Reserve Board started to increase its Fed Funds Rate, which is the rate that drives all short term interest rates. That rate is now effectively 2.5%. Over the same period, rates at the longer end of the yield curve have not risen […]

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Sitting On Cash? 3 Dividends Up To 7.5% That’ll Sail If Markets Sink

Sitting On Cash? 3 Dividends Up To 7.5% That’ll Sail If Markets Sink

| April 19, 2019 | 2 Comments

If your mattress is a bit heavy on cash these days, you’re probably grinding your teeth every day as the markets tick higher. Should you be in the market? Shouldn’t the market pull back eventually? Here’s a solution that’ll get your “buy and hope” friends out of your face: buy some dividend machines that’ll pay you […]

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Buy And Hold These Three High-Yield Stocks With A Long Track Record Of Dividend Growth

Buy And Hold These Three High-Yield Stocks With A Long Track Record Of Dividend Growth

| April 3, 2019 | 1 Comment

Stocks that qualify for near permanent buy and hold status are rare. It’s the nature of investing in stocks to have companies that lose their way or don’t live up to expectations. Then there are the new stocks we find that may be exciting opportunities, and to invest in them current holdings may need to […]

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