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The 10 Best Dividend Income Growers In The S&P 500

The 10 Best Dividend Income Growers In The S&P 500

| July 26, 2021

The best dividend stocks are those that deliver income AND capital appreciation Heading into 2020, S&P 500 dividend stocks had averaged 8.1% dividend growth over the previous five years. In 2020, thanks to Covid-19, that growth slowed to a trickle, up by a scant 0.07%. Now halfway through 2021, dividend payouts for the S&P have reversed course, presently down […]

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48 Dividend Raisers Yielding Up To 8.8%

48 Dividend Raisers Yielding Up To 8.8%

| July 7, 2021

For the past few weeks, I’ve been drawing up a roadmap of how income investors like us can fend off inflation’s impending march. Utility stocks. Small banks. Heck, small businesses. But they all center around one central theme you can find in just about any corner of the market: dividend growth. Show me a payout that is heading […]

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3 Dividend Kings To Bank On

3 Dividend Kings To Bank On

| June 14, 2021

These financial stocks have a strong history of boosting payouts to income investors Most investors who want exposure to the financial sector focus on well-known mega-cap stocks such as JP Morgan Chase (NYSE:JPM) and Bank of America (NYSE:BAC). However, some smaller financial services companies have much longer dividend growth streaks. In fact, the only three financial services companies in the […]

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7 Of The Highest-Yielding Dividend Stocks For Your Portfolio

7 Of The Highest-Yielding Dividend Stocks For Your Portfolio

| May 26, 2021

Income investors should consider these picks for their consistent records of producing returns For some investors, regular dividend income is why they’re in the game. That’s why high-yield dividend stocks are often coveted. They can be great low-risk, hassle-free investments. Earlier generations have favored dividend investing because generally higher yields were on offer then. Today, […]

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5 Dividend Yields Up To 13.6%: Buy, Hold Or Sell?

5 Dividend Yields Up To 13.6%: Buy, Hold Or Sell?

| April 19, 2021

It’s a no-yield world we dividend investors are living in. But believe it or not, there are some payers with serious yields that get zero mainstream attention. We’ll discuss five in a moment. I’m talking about dividends between 9.5% and 13.6%! Yes, you read that right—one of these stocks dished 13.6% back to its happy […]

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3 Deep Value Stocks for Income and High Total Returns

3 Deep Value Stocks for Income and High Total Returns

| March 12, 2021

They offer a blend of dividend safety, payout growth, current yield and capital appreciation potential Income investors sometimes take the route of finding the best income stocks to meet their needs based upon criteria like dividend safety, dividend growth potential, or historical dividend streak. These can help investors find great value stocks that will provide them with […]

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BDCs As The “New Bonds,” With Yields Up To 9.1%, But Are They Safe?

BDCs As The “New Bonds,” With Yields Up To 9.1%, But Are They Safe?

| February 26, 2020 | 0 Comments

If you want to live off dividends in retirement, you can’t depend on “blue-chip stocks.” They simply haven’t paid enough yield for years: Even High-Yield Savings Accounts Start to Look Good at These Levels The S&P 500’s yield recently hit 1.7%. Think about it in “retirement spending” terms. If you took an entire million-dollar nest […]

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10 Yields Up To 15.4%: Can You Spot The Safe One?

10 Yields Up To 15.4%: Can You Spot The Safe One?

| November 11, 2019 | 0 Comments

Most stocks that pay more than 10% are, honestly, trash. Their yields usually look big because their stocks have split once or twice “the wrong way.” Take Tupperware Brands (TUP), for example. The party ended abruptly for these shareholders. I feel bad for anyone who was mistakenly holding these shares “just for the dividend.” The yield […]

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Is This $4,424 Monthly Dividend Paycheck For Real?

Is This $4,424 Monthly Dividend Paycheck For Real?

| November 4, 2019 | 0 Comments

I recently illustrated the dangers of trusting the Dividend Aristocrats to take care of your retirement needs. Their average yield of 2.4% is a fraction of what you’ll need to retire on dividend income alone, and their payout growth—while long-standing—isn’t rapid enough to get you where you need to be when it’s time to call it a […]

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7 Safe Dividend Stocks For Investors To Buy Right Now

7 Safe Dividend Stocks For Investors To Buy Right Now

| November 1, 2019 | 0 Comments

Worried about recent market volatility? These seven dividend stocks will help calm your nerves. After several years of people favoring growth names over value and dividend stocks, sentiment has switched gears. That’s because people are looking for sources of yield again. With the Federal Reserve cutting rates once more, the safe sources of fixed-income yield […]

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