Author Archive: Tim Plaehn

Tim Plaehn is the lead investment research analyst for income and dividend investing at Investors Alley. He is the editor for The Dividend Hunter, an investment advisory delivering income investments with double digit growth in share price and dividend payments, and 30 Day Dividends, a specialty income service that takes advantage of opportunities for relatively fast, attractive profits around potential dividend payouts.

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The Worst Dividend Investing Habit Costing You Money

May 15, 2017 | By | Reply More
The Worst Dividend Investing Habit Costing You Money

Almost every dividend investor is guilty of this bad habit at one point, and if you’re doing it, it’s costing you money. Here’s how to stop making this costly mistake and how to turn it around to start making you money.  It seems like an easy and surefire way to generate higher returns from high-yield […]

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My Top High-Yield Stock To Own In 2017

May 5, 2017 | By | Reply More
My Top High-Yield Stock To Own In 2017

With an 11% yield, growing cash flows, and a whip-smart management team, this stock takes the podium as one of Tim Plaehn’s “Top Stocks to Own in 2017.” If you don’t own this stock, then you’re missing out on a once-a-year opportunity to earn a high-yield income on a stock that also has huge upside […]

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3 Safe Haven Dividend Stocks To Protect Your Portfolio

April 19, 2017 | By | Reply More
3 Safe Haven Dividend Stocks To Protect Your Portfolio

It might be time to trim some of the more risky stocks in your portfolio and start buying some stock “insurance”. Consider these three stocks that would do very well if the market declines.  Gold has long been the go-to safe haven investment during times of uncertainty. Things are looking quite uncertain right now. Insurance […]

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3 Safe Dividend Investments For Long-Term Growth

March 15, 2017 | By | Reply More
3 Safe Dividend Investments For Long-Term Growth

Unlike many dividend stocks, these three picks have the potential to hand investors share price gains and big dividend checks. Find out what makes these under-the-radar dividend growth stocks smart additions to your portfolio. The stock market has tripled since the financial crisis, Yet, low rates are still squeezing savers. Investors are now faced with […]

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The 3 Stock Income Portfolio Earning A Safe 9.7% Yield

February 27, 2017 | By | Reply More
The 3 Stock Income Portfolio Earning A Safe 9.7% Yield

Don’t settle for small dividend payments that won’t even help you pay the bills. With yields of 11.9%, 8.4%, and 9.0%, these three stocks with rock-solid cash flow and big dividends should be owned in every income investor’s portfolio, but there’s a great chance you haven’t seen them on CNBC.  With the market setting new […]

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My Favorite Income Stock Sector For A Corporate Tax Cut

February 22, 2017 | By | Reply More
My Favorite Income Stock Sector For A Corporate Tax Cut

With a new tax cut plan due to be out in weeks, Tim Plaehn shares his favorite income stock sector that will benefit the most from lower taxes. The three companies shared in this article will be able to boost dividends by a large amount if the proposed tax cuts go through. If you can […]

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Here’s The Best Time To Buy These 2 High-Yield Dividend Stocks

January 23, 2017 | By | Reply More
Here’s The Best Time To Buy These 2 High-Yield Dividend Stocks

Buying the dips on these two stocks, like Tim Plaehn explains in this article, effectively boosts the yield he earns on his investment and makes sure he puts more cash in his pocket. With his intimate knowledge of share price swings, Tim knows exactly the right time to recommend these two stocks.  When it comes […]

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Gold’s Bull Run Has Just Begun: Top 5 Stocks For Growth

November 18, 2016 | By | Reply More
Gold’s Bull Run Has Just Begun: Top 5 Stocks For Growth

After pulling back this week, investors can now buy shares of gold ETFs, gold mining stocks, and gold royalty stocks at a massive discount. With the long-term bull thesis still well intact, use this market sell-off to purchase cheap shares that will turn into long-term winners.  Why to Own Gold and Gold Stocks Gold tumbled […]

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3 Popular High-Yield Stocks I Don’t Recommend Owning

November 16, 2016 | By | Reply More
3 Popular High-Yield Stocks I Don’t Recommend Owning

While these three high-yield stocks are popular among many income investors, for Tim Plaehn’s rigorous standards, they don’t make the cut. See why Tim doesn’t recommend these three seemingly attractive stocks and his recommended replacements.  For The Dividend Hunter recommendations list of high yield stocks, I follow and analyze the financial results from several hundred […]

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2 Dividend Stocks That Will Outperform No Matter Who Wins The Election

November 2, 2016 | By | Reply More
2 Dividend Stocks That Will Outperform No Matter Who Wins The Election

Buy these two dividend stocks that will continue to pay their shareholders a safe and growing income stream no matter who ends up taking the White House. While everybody figures out how to prepare their portfolios for our next President, you can rest easy owning these dividend growth stocks built to last a lifetime.  We […]

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