Tag: CEF

The Best, And Worst, Ways To Buy Preferred Shares

| November 30, 2018 | 0 Comments
The Best, And Worst, Ways To Buy Preferred Shares

As you near (and enter) retirement you probably favor bonds, which provide income with less drama than stocks. However, less drama means less potential upside. With retirees living longer than ever before, it’s important to not go too conservative too early in life. And fortunately today, even 65 or 70 may be too early! One […]

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2 Top Contrarian Buys For The Rest Of 2018

| September 19, 2018 | 0 Comments
2 Top Contrarian Buys For The Rest Of 2018

Remember seven months ago, when investors were freaking out over North Korea and a future trade war? They were also wringing their hands over popular volatility funds like the VelocityShares Daily Inverse VIX (XIV), which blew up in February and destroyed millions of dollars of invested cash. All of these shocks sent the S&P 500 tumbling over 10% […]

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3 Quick Buys For Dividends Up To 6% (And 112% Upside)

| August 15, 2018 | 0 Comments
3 Quick Buys For Dividends Up To 6% (And 112% Upside)

There’s been a massive discount building in a pocket of the market where you can get big dividends that are entirely tax-free. And I’m going to show you three “1-click” ways to tap this income investor’s wonderland today. I know that tax-free anything these days sounds impossible, but in this case, I assure you it’s not. […]

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13 Sky-High Yields Of 7%-Plus: 4 Bombs, 9 Buys

| August 6, 2018 | 0 Comments
13 Sky-High Yields Of 7%-Plus: 4 Bombs, 9 Buys

What do most exchange-traded funds (ETFs) and many blue-chip stocks have in common? They’re big, they’re popular with Wall Street pundits … and they don’t deliver nearly as much income as investors need to retire. Not even close. I want to share some ugly and eye-opening numbers with you about the skinflint ETF industry. I […]

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Why You Need To Invest In Closed-End Funds

| September 6, 2017 | 0 Comments
Why You Need To Invest In Closed-End Funds

By now you probably either invest in closed-end funds (CEF) or have heard more folks talking about them. There’s a good reason why: dividends! With 10-Year Treasuries yielding around 2.3% and your typical S&P 500 stock paying even less—just 1.9%—there’s a very good chance none of the folks you know are clocking dividends that can even beat […]

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4 Monthly Dividend Stocks To Bankroll Your Retirement

| May 31, 2017 | 0 Comments
4 Monthly Dividend Stocks To Bankroll Your Retirement

Here’s a fact: if you want to clock out of the workforce in any kind of comfort, you’ll need $4,000 a month—$4,074, to be exact. How do I know? Because that’s what your average 65- to 74-year-old couple shells out every month, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. It comes out to $48,885 a […]

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5 High-Yield CEF ETFs For Tactical Income Investors

5 High-Yield CEF ETFs For Tactical Income Investors

These ETFs of closed-end funds are not for everyone. But those who dive in will enjoy yields in the 6%-7% range. Many investors are making the right choice to build their core portfolios around low-cost, liquid and diversified exchange-traded funds (ETFs) geared towards dividend paying stocks and bonds. These funds provide transparent exposure to a broad […]

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3 Retirement Stocks To Buy Right Now – And 6 To Avoid

| March 1, 2017 | 1 Comment
3 Retirement Stocks To Buy Right Now – And 6 To Avoid

With the Trump bump squeezing stocks higher, retirees (and near-retirees) are asking me two questions a lot these days: Is it still a good time to buy? And if so, what the heck should I buy? The answer to the first is, undoubtedly, yes. And it’s no secret what’s behind the second: according to FactSet, […]

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