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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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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5 REITs With A Long History Of Double Digit Dividend Increases

| March 2, 2018 | 0 Comments
5 REITs With A Long History Of Double Digit Dividend Increases

The last six weeks have shown that trying to guess the direction of share prices is a tough way to make money in the stock market. The previous two years made it look easy to generate great profits in the market. The reality is that the stock market is much more likely to be like […]

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2 High-Yield Dividend Stocks To Buy Before The Next Correction

| January 24, 2018 | 0 Comments
2 High-Yield Dividend Stocks To Buy Before The Next Correction

At least several times a week, I get a note from a newsletter subscriber or other investor who has heard a stock market correction or bear market is coming soon. The next statement is that the investor either plans to sell his stocks until prices drop or wait for the prices to drop before buying […]

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Buy These 3 High Yield REITs Increasing Dividends In January

| December 11, 2017 | 0 Comments
Buy These 3 High Yield REITs Increasing Dividends In January

To build momentum from your income stocks going into the new year, consider buying into those REITs that should announce higher dividend rates in the first month of 2018. Each month I like to list those real estate investment trusts (REITs) that should announce higher dividend rates in the upcoming months. This knowledge can give […]

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Buy This 5 Stock Portfolio To Beat The Popular High Yield ETFs

| November 15, 2017 | 0 Comments
Buy This 5 Stock Portfolio To Beat The Popular High Yield ETFs

A lot of income investors own shares of the iShares Mortgage Real Estate Capped ETF (NYSE: REM) as a stock market investment that pays a high (almost 9%) current dividend yield. The problem with REM is that it holds a lot of the highly leveraged – dangerous to your wealth – residential mortgage-backed securities, or as they […]

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3 Warning Signs That Your Dividend Is About To Be Cut

| October 13, 2017 | 0 Comments
3 Warning Signs That Your Dividend Is About To Be Cut

Dividend focused investors want to earn the highest possible yield, but also want the highest level of safety. At the same time, the higher the yield the market puts on the stock, the more the market believes there is a probability of future dividend reduction. The market may be right about a dividend cut for […]

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Three High-Yield Dividend Stocks To Pick Up On A Short Term Dip

| August 9, 2017 | 0 Comments
Three High-Yield Dividend Stocks To Pick Up On A Short Term Dip

The financial news outlets put out a lot of information every day. Yet for individual stocks, there actual, real news comes out just a few times a year. The most important of this news is the quarterly earnings reports and management explanations. Sometimes these reports result in big stock price declines. Sometimes the market is […]

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3 Stocks Increasing Their Dividends In August

| July 24, 2017 | 0 Comments
3 Stocks Increasing Their Dividends In August

Pencil in a pay raise for August because these three stocks will be boosting their yields in the next couple of weeks. A rising dividend is one of the best signals for the health of a business, and as your dividends compound over time you will watch your wealth incrementally grow to new heights.  When interest rates […]

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