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3 Tax-Advantaged Dividend Stocks That Take The Sting Out Of Tax Day

3 Tax-Advantaged Dividend Stocks That Take The Sting Out Of Tax Day

| April 17, 2019 | 0 Comments

It’s Federal income tax filing day. It’s a stressful day for many people. Investors get the added bonus of paying extra taxes on their investment gains, interest and dividend income. Investors and financial advisors can get fixated on reducing taxes, because no one likes to write a check to the IRS. I want to burst […]

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3 Steps To Save You From A 23% Dividend Cut

3 Steps To Save You From A 23% Dividend Cut

| April 12, 2019 | 0 Comments

In February, I wrote this about the PIMCO Global Stocks+ and Income Fund (PGP): “If you have PGP in your portfolio, this is the time to ditch it.” Then in early April, this happened: Warning Becomes Reality What was behind this nosedive? A whopping 23% dividend cut! Worse, PGP owners who didn’t heed my sell call are now […]

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Buy These 3 REITs Increasing Dividends In May

Buy These 3 REITs Increasing Dividends In May

| April 10, 2019 | 0 Comments

For income stock investors, the best defense against stock market downturns is to own shares in companies that periodically increase their dividend rates. Focusing on a growing income stream changes how you think about stock prices. REITs are active businesses where the good ones are managed to grow income and the dividends paid to investors […]

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5 Data Center Buys That Deliver Sizable Income

5 Data Center Buys That Deliver Sizable Income

Data center REITs offer the safety of a real estate investment with the profit potential of a technology stock A real estate investment trust (REIT) is dedicated first to income. It is required to send 90% of earnings back to investors in the form of dividends. This means it’s unusual to find a REIT that also […]

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This “Miracle” 8% Dividend Actually Cuts Your Tax Bill

This “Miracle” 8% Dividend Actually Cuts Your Tax Bill

| April 5, 2019 | 0 Comments

Here’s something you may not know about closed-end funds (CEFs): they can give you a much lower tax bill than if you buy and sell stocks yourself. And if you follow the first-level strategy most folks do and invest through an index fund like the SPDR S&P 500 ETF (SPY), you’re almost certainly paying more tax than 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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Why Income Investors Should Avoid Amazon And Buy Tech Dividend Stocks

Why Income Investors Should Avoid Amazon And Buy Tech Dividend Stocks

Growth stocks are typically purchased for their high rate of revenue and EPS growth. When everything goes according to plan, shareholders can earn excellent returns through a rising share price. Amazon (AMZN) is among the top growth stocks in the entire market. In the past five years, Amazon has produced annual returns of 39%, compared […]

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Sell These 3 High-Yield Dividend Stocks

Sell These 3 High-Yield Dividend Stocks

| March 25, 2019 | 1 Comment

With my Dividend Hunter service, I provide a list of high-yield investments that I have deeply researched, and my analysis shows provide an attractive combination of current yield and dividend stability. As a high-yield stock expert, I often get asked questions about other stocks or investments that are not on my recommendations list. Sometimes a question will […]

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5 Of The Best Dow Jones Stocks To Buy For Solid Dividends

5 Of The Best Dow Jones Stocks To Buy For Solid Dividends

Some of the best dividend stocks to buy are also Dow Jones stocks The Dow Jones Industrial Average takes a fair amount of criticism from market pundits and financial experts. Some of that criticism is justified and often stems from just how the index its weighted. But you can’t deny that the Dow Jones stocks are still […]

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The 32% Dividend Buffett Would Love To Buy (But Can’t)

The 32% Dividend Buffett Would Love To Buy (But Can’t)

| March 20, 2019 | 0 Comments

Don’t be fooled: imitating the picks of famous stock pickers is a road to retirement ruin. I get it: gurus like Warren Buffett, Dan Loeb and Ken Fisher are the cream of the crop. Too bad the big cash wads these guys toss around limit them to the lamest dividend investments. And you can bet […]

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