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5 Income Plays For 25 More Years Of Dividend Growth

5 Income Plays For 25 More Years Of Dividend Growth

| May 21, 2018 | 0 Comments

Have you always wanted to buy a safe stock like Coca-Cola (KO) and get rich from it like Warren Buffett? It’s doable. But most investors “live in the past” and fixate on dividend track records rather than a payout’s forward prospects. And looking ahead is the key to yearly gains of 10%, 15% or even 20% or […]

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3 Small Stocks To Buy That Offer High Yields

3 Small Stocks To Buy That Offer High Yields

These three stocks may be small, but they offer big payouts When investors think of dividend-paying stocks, they generally think of older, more established, larger companies. But income investors can find yields — and value — by looking for small stocks to buy as well. Indeed, some of the best small-cap stocks are dividend payers. […]

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Sell These 2 Popular Finance REITs Entering The Danger Zone

Sell These 2 Popular Finance REITs Entering The Danger Zone

| May 11, 2018 | 0 Comments

After a decade of zero percent short term rates and 2.0 to 2.5% long term Treasury rates, the interest rate yield curve has started to make dramatic shifts. The financial news coverage seems to shift daily between the dangers of a flat yield curve and the dangers of a rising yield on the 10-year Treasury. […]

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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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3 Dividend Stocks To Buy For $20 Or Less

3 Dividend Stocks To Buy For $20 Or Less

Low-price, high-yield stocks often can be yield traps. But these 3 dividend stocks are perfect for income investors There’s a problem for investors who like lower-priced stocks and are looking for dividends. The universe of dividend stocks that have low share prices is going to include a number of businesses in decline. After all, a […]

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Buy These 3 High-Yield Stocks For Quarterly Earnings Boosts

Buy These 3 High-Yield Stocks For Quarterly Earnings Boosts

| April 23, 2018 | 0 Comments

In my dividend focused advisory services, I continue to stress the importance of investing for the long term instead of trying to “play” the stock market. This means building a portfolio that generates a growing income stream, and not trying to guess when to jump in and out of the market. That doesn’t mean however, […]

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5 Unsteady Dividend Stocks That Will Win Longer Term

5 Unsteady Dividend Stocks That Will Win Longer Term

The recent downturn is a great time to find beaten-down dividend stocks The last few weeks haven’t exactly been that great for investors. Thanks to a variety of factors, volatility has returned with a vengeance and we’ve actually seen some big intraday price swings and declines. In fact, the S&P 500 is barely positive on the year […]

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How To Generate A 15% Yield On Cost In Ten Years

How To Generate A 15% Yield On Cost In Ten Years

| April 16, 2018 | 0 Comments

A few years ago I shared the story of one small investment of a beginner income investor I met at the beginning of my own dividend journey. This story shows that anyone can start learning investing, no matter what age, level of money they can set aside. All that truly matters is having the right attitude that […]

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My Personal 8-Step Plan For 8% Dividends In CEFs

My Personal 8-Step Plan For 8% Dividends In CEFs

| April 9, 2018 | 0 Comments

Today, the 10-year Treasury pays just 2.7%. Put a million bucks in T-Bills, and you’re banking $27,000 per year. Barely above poverty levels! Hence the appeal of closed-end funds (CEFs), which often pay 8% or better. That’s the difference between a paltry minimum-wage income of $27,000 on a million saved or a respectable $80,000 annually. […]

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7 Double-Digit Dividend Stocks For Market Safety

7 Double-Digit Dividend Stocks For Market Safety

Double-digit dividend growth is a sign of a healthy company I happened to read an article recently about dividend increases expected in April, which got me thinking about good dividend stocks to own. Most investors view dividend stocks through the wrong lens. Typically, income investors are interested in yields of 3%-plus when they ought to […]

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