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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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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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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