ETFs

7 Energy ETFs To Buy For A Rebound In 2020

7 Energy ETFs To Buy For A Rebound In 2020

These energy ETFs could prove to be good deals if the sector leaves its doldrums behind this year Compared to the broader market, energy stocks weren’t the stocks to own last year. The Energy Select Sector SPDR (NYSEARCA:XLE) rose just 11.7%, including dividends paid, against a 31.2% gain for the S&P 500. Also consider that the energy sector […]

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What You Need To Know Before You Invest In Mutual Funds

What You Need To Know Before You Invest In Mutual Funds

When I was struggling to pay off my debt, all I wanted was enough money to pay my bills. Even though I worked in a financial firm out of college, I was not in a position to think about the future or investing for myself. However, no matter where you are on your debt journey, I want […]

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5 ETFs For Oodles Of Monthly Dividends

5 ETFs For Oodles Of Monthly Dividends

Dividend ETFs can provide plenty of needed monthly income in retirement For investors in or near retirement, there’s only one thing that really matters: income with a capital “I.” Without it, even the best-laid retirement plans can’t happen. One of the hardest portions of retirement is turning your hard-earned savings into a steady stream of […]

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Commodities

What Silver (SLV) Needs Most

What Silver (SLV) Needs Most

Now that the impact of the US-Iran situation is apparently absorbed by the financial community, we can look at its effects on silver and see if they tell us anything. And they sure do.  Here’s a very simple 3-month chart of SLV, the unleveraged US silver ETF that trades on US markets. If we look at the relationship […]

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Silver Prices Pop After Recent Fed Statement

Silver Prices Pop After Recent Fed Statement

After last week’s outstanding employment figures, investors expected a fairly dull FOMC release yesterday. After all, what more is there to say other than “gee, things seem to be going well, so we’re going to wait for a while before we do anything.” And that’s what we got.  The FOMC statement said current monetary policy is […]

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Trading War For Money, For The Moment

Trading War For Money, For The Moment

Seven or eight years ago, I gave a speech in L.A. for a friend of mine, Chris Cordoba. Afterwards, we went out to dinner with some of his friends. They asked economic questions, and eventually the conversation turned to concerns about hotspots around the world. I had one big worry… the relationship between China and […]

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Dividend Stocks

These Stocks Are Expected To Raise Dividends With February Earnings Reports

These Stocks Are Expected To Raise Dividends With February Earnings Reports

The stock market is an interesting world. Stocks trade every business day. Analysts and financial writers publish numerous opinion pieces every day. For popular stocks, you can find new things to read every day. Even less popular companies are reviewed and rated several times a month. Conversely, publicly-traded corporations typically release “real news” financial information […]

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5 Dividend Stocks That Drenched Investors In Cash This Year

5 Dividend Stocks That Drenched Investors In Cash This Year

Dividend growth is the secret to a comfortable retirement. Today, we’re going to discuss five stocks with big “payout momentum” heading into 2020. As dividends grow, stock prices, are likely to follow, so pay attention. How do I know? The dividend-growth strategy in my Hidden Yields research service has resulted in 17%-plus annual returns since inception. Do the math, […]

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Avoid These Turkeys In Your Stock Portfolio

Avoid These Turkeys In Your Stock Portfolio

Turkey is the traditional Thanksgiving fare, and I don’t know anyone who doesn’t like to sit down to a full-spread Turkey dinner on the holiday. (OK, my sister the vegetarian is an exception. She just wants her dinner to taste like turkey.) However, what we don’t want is turkeys in our stock portfolio. In the […]

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Stocks

7 Stocks That Are Screaming Buys Right Now

7 Stocks That Are Screaming Buys Right Now

These are the names making their way onto the Street’s 2020 wish list With New Year’s resolutions in hand, market watchers are hitting the Street, searching for the new decade’s showstoppers. However, an impressive 2019 market rally coupled with a general sense of uncertainty as we enter a U.S. presidential election year makes this task […]

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5 Stocks Under $10 Worth The Risk

5 Stocks Under $10 Worth The Risk

These low-priced stocks under $10 can lead to big-time gains As Warren Buffett likes to say “Price is what you pay; value is what you get.” It’s the reason why Berkshire Hathaway (NYSE:BRK.A) at $300,000 per share is actually cheap, while a $2 stock could be very expensive. But there can be value to be had in […]

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4 Essential Tips For Investing In Stocks

4 Essential Tips For Investing In Stocks

The stock market is the right place to invest for long-term goals, according to an article in the Business Insider. Stocks are a viable investment opportunity for beginners and experienced investors. Unfortunately, most people have the mistaken impression that making money from stocks is just a matter of buying low and selling high. In reality, it […]

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Real Estate

How To Build Your Pension Plan With A Few Rental Properties

How To Build Your Pension Plan With A Few Rental Properties

How would you rather spend your retirement? Vacationing perhaps, absorbing fanciful sights, smells and tastes from all over the world. Even if your vision of retirement doesn’t have a lot of vacationing in it, I bet this period is one where you want to relax and enjoy your work-free years. But there’s a catch: to […]

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Generate Millions For Your Real Estate Portfolio… All On The Side

Generate Millions For Your Real Estate Portfolio… All On The Side

As real estate investors, we are always looking for the best deals to add to our portfolios. Some of us work our day jobs and do real estate on the side… which is a great way to make extra income. As a matter of fact, we can still make millions with this basic strategy! This […]

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How To Buy And Hold Real Estate

How To Buy And Hold Real Estate

Profiting from real estate as part of a short-term or a long-term investment strategy (for example, to complement your retirement plan) is a common goal for many investors. The flexibility of real estate investing makes it ideal as a full-time career path, a part-time business, or just as a hobby. Either way, there are some tactics […]

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Personal Finance

Financial Planning For Early Retirees

Financial Planning For Early Retirees

Recently I came across an article of someone who retired early making less than $50,000 and whose plan is to continue to live frugally in retirement. I thought to myself that is interesting and to each his own. But then I thought, if you’re working hard to eventually retire, you must be working super-hard to retire early […]

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8 Steps For Planning For Your Financial Future

8 Steps For Planning For Your Financial Future

With so many of us falling into the trap of immediate self-gratification, we often neglect the financial planning that’s needed for our future. And as Scott Langdon from MoneyTaskForce.com says, “if you fail to plan for your financial future, you’re basically planning to fail. And we all know that the consequences of poor financial planning can be […]

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4 Tips To Consider For Financial Security During Retirement

4 Tips To Consider For Financial Security During Retirement

Retirement planning should start today because when the time comes that you can’t work like you used to, your finances are going to change a lot. You might have questions such as what your end retirement savings goal should look like, the kind of investments that would help you reach that goal, what kind of […]

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These Stocks Are Expected To Raise Dividends With February Earnings Reports

These Stocks Are Expected To Raise Dividends With February Earnings Reports

| January 24, 2020 | 0 Comments

The stock market is an interesting world. Stocks trade every business day. Analysts and financial writers publish numerous opinion pieces every day. For popular stocks, you can find new things to read every day. Even less popular companies are reviewed and rated several times a month. Conversely, publicly-traded corporations typically release “real news” financial information […]

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7 Energy ETFs To Buy For A Rebound In 2020

7 Energy ETFs To Buy For A Rebound In 2020

| January 22, 2020 | 0 Comments

These energy ETFs could prove to be good deals if the sector leaves its doldrums behind this year Compared to the broader market, energy stocks weren’t the stocks to own last year. The Energy Select Sector SPDR (NYSEARCA:XLE) rose just 11.7%, including dividends paid, against a 31.2% gain for the S&P 500. Also consider that the energy sector […]

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How To Build Your Pension Plan With A Few Rental Properties

How To Build Your Pension Plan With A Few Rental Properties

| January 17, 2020 | 0 Comments

How would you rather spend your retirement? Vacationing perhaps, absorbing fanciful sights, smells and tastes from all over the world. Even if your vision of retirement doesn’t have a lot of vacationing in it, I bet this period is one where you want to relax and enjoy your work-free years. But there’s a catch: to […]

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