Tag: High yield

4 Market-Shattering Yields: 2 Contenders, 2 Pretenders

4 Market-Shattering Yields: 2 Contenders, 2 Pretenders

| October 7, 2019 | 1 Comment

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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These Popular High-Yield Stocks Will Crush Investors When The Recession Starts

These Popular High-Yield Stocks Will Crush Investors When The Recession Starts

| September 11, 2019 | 0 Comments

Not all high-yield stocks are created equal. Investors looking for yield sometimes forget or are not aware that the same yield does not indicate the same relative safety from stocks in this group. If the economy continues to grow, the majority of high-yield companies will continue to pay the current dividends. The financial news outlets […]

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High-Yield Buyout Prospects As The Energy Sector Finds A Bottom

High-Yield Buyout Prospects As The Energy Sector Finds A Bottom

| August 28, 2019 | 0 Comments

It is starting to look like the long suffering energy midstream sector has found a bottom. This is good news for income investors, since this group of stocks pays growing dividends with very attractive yields. A market bottom for the sector will give positive, double digit annual total returns going forward. The current level of […]

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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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Yes, You Can Retire On $490K (Or Less). Here’s How

Yes, You Can Retire On $490K (Or Less). Here’s How

| May 17, 2019 | 1 Comment

Is your nest egg way smaller than a million bucks? Do you worry you’ll never be able to retire? I know: who doesn’t have this fear, right? Especially in today’s twitchy market. Good news: you absolutely can leave the grind behind. And probably sooner than you think. You can do it on far less than a million, […]

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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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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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Buy These High-Yield Stocks With PG&E Going Chapter 11

Buy These High-Yield Stocks With PG&E Going Chapter 11

| January 18, 2019 | 0 Comments

Two months after its stock started to crash, PG&E Corp. (NYSE: PCG) has made it official. The company will file for Chapter 11 bankruptcy at the end of January 2019. The large California utility faces up to $30 billion in legal liabilities stemming from power infrastructure caused Northern California wildfires in 2017 and 2018. Here are a […]

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3 Crash Proof Income Investments To Weather Market Volatility

3 Crash Proof Income Investments To Weather Market Volatility

| December 3, 2018 | 0 Comments

I don’t currently believe the higher level of stock market volatility is a sign that the next economic recession is right around the corner. Yet, I could be wrong, and the market could also plunge into a bear market without the drop being triggered by the economy going to negative growth. My income investing strategy […]

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5 Cash Machines That Soar With Rates (40% Dividend Growth Ahead)

5 Cash Machines That Soar With Rates (40% Dividend Growth Ahead)

| November 28, 2018 | 0 Comments

If rising rates and this whipsawing market have you wondering where to put your cash now, don’t worry: you’re not the only one. The good news? I’ve got 5 perfect contrarian buys for you to snap up now. Each of these 5 stocks is set to pull off something that’s proven to line shareholders’ pockets […]

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