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How To Find The Best Preferred Stocks

| January 4, 2022
How To Find The Best Preferred Stocks

Because of their high level of dividend safety, I think individual preferred stocks should account for a portion of any investor’s high yield holdings. I regularly look at different preferred stocks, looking for candidates that I can recommend to The Dividend Hunter members. I also monitor the current list of preferreds, making sure they still meet my […]

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How To Work Today’s Inflation Fears For 6%+ Dividends And Big Upside

| November 23, 2021
How To Work Today’s Inflation Fears For 6%+ Dividends And Big Upside

I’m hearing from a lot of CEF Insider members who are worried about inflation these days, and there’s a good reason why: consumer prices raced up 6.2% in October from a year ago! The good news is that we’ve got an easy setup that lets us work inflation fears to our advantage, grabbing ourselves bigger dividends, and […]

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3 Punchy Preferred Funds Yielding 6.2%-6.9%

| October 26, 2021
3 Punchy Preferred Funds Yielding 6.2%-6.9%

Most income investors limit themselves to mere “common” dividends. But there’s no need for us to settle for 2% blue-chip yields when we can bank 6%+ payouts from the same companies. Let’s use Bank of America (BAC) as our example. The stock should keep sailing as the 10-year Treasury rate grinds higher. Common shares of BAC yield […]

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What To Look For In Earnings Reports From Dividend Stocks

| October 19, 2021
What To Look For In Earnings Reports From Dividend Stocks

Every quarter, companies report their earnings. And every quarter new investors ask what to look for in earnings reports from dividend stocks. Most companies follow a calendar quarter, so I will be digging through a flood of third-quarter earnings reports over the next four weeks. While I review hundreds of company earnings reports, I focus […]

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5 Dividends Growing Up To 20% Per Year

| September 14, 2021
5 Dividends Growing Up To 20% Per Year

Dividend Aristocrats are popular. Too popular, if you ask me. I’ll concede that the surest, safest way big stock market gains is dividend growth. Over time, stock prices are literally pulled higher by their payouts. Their dividends act as magnets that pull their shares higher and make their shareholders rich. The Aristocrats have delivered plenty of wealth. […]

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3 Funds That Could Pay You Huge 7%+ Dividends Ranked Worst To First

| August 17, 2021
3 Funds That Could Pay You Huge 7%+ Dividends Ranked Worst To First

These days, many of the dividend investors I talk to feel squeezed between: Weak yields (which have plunged as stocks have surged) and High taxes (which are likely to rise further). You’re no doubt feeling this pinch, too. The good news is that there’s an investment that lets you wiggle out of this trap, regularly offering steady-as-she-goes […]

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3 Huge Monthly Dividends Set To Soar (One Yields An Incredible 7.6%)

| July 1, 2021
3 Huge Monthly Dividends Set To Soar (One Yields An Incredible 7.6%)

When it comes right down to it, we dividend investors really only need three things: Bargain stocks with … High current yields and ideally … Monthly payouts—so we can line up our income with our bills and reinvest our dividend cash without having to wait for three long months. I know—this list is cute, but it sounds […]

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The Simplest, Safest Way To Earn 14.6% Per Year From Stocks

| May 20, 2021
The Simplest, Safest Way To Earn 14.6% Per Year From Stocks

Let’s chat about making some real money in stocks. I’m talking about 14.6% returns per year, every single year. I know, my 14.6% annual number sounds pedestrian in a world where peddlers are hawking virtual (pretend?) coins with pups on the cover. But my returns are real—and spectacular for investors who are patient. With this method we can double […]

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A 3-Fund Portfolio for 10% Dividends

| April 20, 2021
A 3-Fund Portfolio for 10% Dividends

This “stocks-up, yields-down” market is clobbering income investors. With stock prices floating higher, yields are crumbling to dust: with the 1.3% payout on the typical S&P 500 stock—a 20-year low—you’d need to invest $2.2 million to get just $2,500 a month in dividends! (And let’s not forget that the typical S&P 500 stock pays dividends quarterly, not […]

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7 Dividend Stocks You Can Trust Your Retirement To

| March 30, 2021
7 Dividend Stocks You Can Trust Your Retirement To

Dividend investing isn’t sexy, but it’s still safer than buying risky spec plays Dividend investing is no longer as sexy as it used to be. The markets nowadays have gone hyperbolic. When most stocks are experiencing exponential capital appreciation, most investors are chucking dividend investing to the side. However, completely ignoring dividend stocks is not […]

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