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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Avoid These Turkeys In Your Stock Portfolio

| November 29, 2019 | 0 Comments
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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Three Recession Proof Income Stocks

| October 18, 2019 | 0 Comments
Three Recession Proof Income Stocks

The prediction drums of the financial news media continue to grow louder with predictions of the next economic recession and a possible stock bear market. This has been going on for over a year, and you are probably starting to wonder if these predictions are accurate and if you should make changes in your investment […]

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Three REITs Expected To Raise Dividends In August

| July 10, 2019 | 0 Comments
Three REITs Expected To Raise Dividends In August

July marks the start of the 2019 third quarter, and in a few weeks, earnings season starts, with a flood of quarterly earnings reports. With income stocks, quarterly earnings often are closely led or followed by dividend announcements. Common stock dividends are not sure things until they are announced. It’s even better when a dividend […]

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These 5 Dividend Aristocrats Have High Yields And Growth

| June 19, 2019 | 0 Comments
These 5 Dividend Aristocrats Have High Yields And Growth

There are a handful of basic, popular strategies for investing in the stock market. Growth stock investing gets the headlines. This strategy involves buying stocks that are going up in price, with the assumption that the share prices will continue to rise. Investors like the idea of maybe buying the next Amazon (AMZN) or Apple (AAPL). The challenge […]

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Three High-Yield Stocks For You To Safely Ride Out For The Coming Recession

| March 27, 2019 | 0 Comments
Three High-Yield Stocks For You To Safely Ride Out For The Coming Recession

The next U.S. economic recession is coming. Guaranteed! It is likely that you are reading many predictions concerning the next recession. Last year the pundits were predicting one for 2019. Now I am seeing more predictions for a recession in 2020 or 2021. These predictions are mostly about marketing, because the people making the guesses […]

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Sell These 3 High-Yield Dividend Stocks About To Cut Their Dividends

| February 20, 2019 | 0 Comments
Sell These 3 High-Yield Dividend Stocks About To Cut Their Dividends

There is a tremendous appeal to owning shares of high-yield stocks. In a world where you are lucky if a bank account pays 2%, income stocks that pay 8%, 9% or even 11% can be very attractive. However, high yield stocks are not a bank account or government bond. Dividend cuts happen and when they […]

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Interested In Preferreds? Collect A Safe 8% Yield From This New Preferred Stock ETF

| September 21, 2018 | 0 Comments
Interested In Preferreds? Collect A Safe 8% Yield From This New Preferred Stock ETF

Preferred stock shares are a hybrid security that provide attractive yields with a higher level of safety compared to common stock share dividends. Individual preferred stock issues are difficult to evaluate, so I recommend using an ETF to get preferred stock exposure in your portfolio. There is a new preferred focused ETF now available that […]

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Separating Real News From Fake News In The Stock Market

| June 1, 2018 | 0 Comments
Separating Real News From Fake News In The Stock Market

For an investor trying to build wealth, the massive amount of news coming out of the financial media can be contradictory and confusing. Investors sometimes don’t realize that there are two sides to every stock trade. The seller doesn’t want to own the shares for a range or reasons, and the buyer does so with […]

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Dividend Investors Are Happier People And How You Can Be One Of Them

| May 18, 2018 | 0 Comments
Dividend Investors Are Happier People And How You Can Be One Of Them

This week I have been giving presentations to investors attending the Las Vegas MoneyShow. One of the great parts of what I do at the show is meeting subscribers to my newsletter. My first presentation was a joint discussion of dividend investment strategies with Kelley Wright. Further below I’ll share some of Wright’s top stock […]

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Is This The Best High Yield Stock?

| April 4, 2018 | 0 Comments
Is This The Best High Yield Stock?

What is likely the best performing high-yield stock just went ex-dividend. I recommend adding to big dividend stock positions after the ex-dividend dates, to usually pick up shares at a cheaper price. While I highly encourage income-focused investors to make sure they diversify into at least 20 dividend stocks, there is one that is a […]

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