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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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Sell These Big 12%+ Yield Traps Now

| May 23, 2016 | 0 Comments
Sell These Big 12%+ Yield Traps Now

There are a growing number of stocks and funds yielding over 12%, luring in unsuspecting investors. Earning $12 in income for every $100 invested sounds great – unfortunately, it’s often too good to be true. Generally, stocks have outsized yields when the market thinks that their income source is threatened. When that happens, a dividend […]

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A Timely Strategy For Boosting Your Portfolio’s Yield

| November 19, 2012 | 0 Comments
A Timely Strategy For Boosting Your Portfolio’s Yield

Short-term interest rates are stuck near zero for the foreseeable future.  Ben Bernanke said as much when he announced a third round of quantitative easing in September. In his September speech, the Fed Chairman said the fed funds rate would stay between 0% and 0.25% at least through 2015.  This is bad news for income […]

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