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How I Plan To Grow My Money 2X (With 50% More Dividends)

| October 25, 2019 | 0 Comments
How I Plan To Grow My Money 2X (With 50% More Dividends)

I know you’ve got cash lying around you’d love to double. Heck, even the most buttoned-down investor wouldn’t turn down a quick 2X gain. So let’s go ahead and double your stake—and do it safely, too. Before you ask, no, this isn’t some wild pot-stock speculation: my 2X money plan only works on companies paying—and […]

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Three Recession Proof Income Stocks

| October 18, 2019 | 0 Comments
Three Recession Proof Income Stocks

The prediction drums of the financial news media continue to grow louder with predictions of the next economic recession and a possible stock bear market. This has been going on for over a year, and you are probably starting to wonder if these predictions are accurate and if you should make changes in your investment […]

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Don’t Let Your Cash Become Lazy

| October 9, 2019 | 0 Comments
Don’t Let Your Cash Become Lazy

Around mid-month, I start to project how much I’ll have left in cash that can be deployed into investments. I also keep tabs on dividends coming in and how they should be reinvested. I do all of this via simple budgeting and have been for many years. This planning and projection process allows my brain to explore […]

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Five Reasons Why It’s Great To Be A Dividend Growth Investor During Market Turmoil

| August 7, 2019 | 0 Comments
Five Reasons Why It’s Great To Be A Dividend Growth Investor During Market Turmoil

I’m sure I don’t need to tell anyone out there that the US stock market has been volatile over the last few days. An escalation of the US-China trade war, along with what now might be a currency war on top of it, has only added to concerns after a Federal Reserve interest rate cut […]

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These 21 Safe Bond Funds Pay Up To 8.5% And Never Go Down

| August 2, 2019 | 0 Comments
These 21 Safe Bond Funds Pay Up To 8.5% And Never Go Down

“Brett, give me some bond funds with big yields. And it’d be great if their prices never went down!” My money manager friend was chasing the holy grail of retirement income. He wanted safe payouts from bonds to balance his clients’ stock exposure. “How about the Artisan High Income Investor Fund (ARTFX)?” I replied. “It pays […]

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Three REITs Expected To Raise Dividends In August

| July 10, 2019 | 0 Comments
Three REITs Expected To Raise Dividends In August

July marks the start of the 2019 third quarter, and in a few weeks, earnings season starts, with a flood of quarterly earnings reports. With income stocks, quarterly earnings often are closely led or followed by dividend announcements. Common stock dividends are not sure things until they are announced. It’s even better when a dividend […]

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These 5 Dividend Aristocrats Have High Yields And Growth

| June 19, 2019 | 0 Comments
These 5 Dividend Aristocrats Have High Yields And Growth

There are a handful of basic, popular strategies for investing in the stock market. Growth stock investing gets the headlines. This strategy involves buying stocks that are going up in price, with the assumption that the share prices will continue to rise. Investors like the idea of maybe buying the next Amazon (AMZN) or Apple (AAPL). The challenge […]

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17 Monthly Dividends That Pay $2,629 Per Month

| May 29, 2019 | 0 Comments
17 Monthly Dividends That Pay $2,629 Per Month

Mortgage payments. Car payments. Cell-phone bills. Power bills. Water bills. Credit card bills. What do they all have in common? Nobody likes them, of course. But more importantly, they all arrive relentlessly month after month. That’s fine when you have a normal job that pays you every couple of weeks or every month. But that […]

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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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I Love CEFs – But I Hate These 212 Loser Funds

| March 15, 2019 | 0 Comments
I Love CEFs – But I Hate These 212 Loser Funds

Closed-end funds (CEFs) are increasingly becoming favorites of retirees looking for income. And why not? Many pay 5%, 6% and even 7% or more today. In a world where stocks yield 2% and bonds just 3% or so, the extra dividends can be the key to a comfortable retirement. The “closed” in CEF technically means […]

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