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3 Preferred Pretenders (And “Real Deals” Yielding 10%)

| November 17, 2020 | 0 Comments
3 Preferred Pretenders (And “Real Deals” Yielding 10%)

Wall Street can have its casino. We’re going to look past the suits’ “common shares” and instead dial in some steady dividends—up to 10%!—that, for whatever reason, aren’t widely talked about on financial news channels and websites. We income investors could care less what the S&P 500 or, heaven forbid, glue-sniffing NASDAQ, did in their daily session. […]

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A Convenient Way To Avoid Paying Taxes On Reinvested Dividends

| October 29, 2020 | 0 Comments
A Convenient Way To Avoid Paying Taxes On Reinvested Dividends

If you live in a state with a high income tax rate, the extra taxes need to be considered. One of the reasons I chose to live in Nevada when returning from South America – besides the beautiful outdoors – is no state income taxes. The area in which I live is booming as Californians […]

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3 Dividend Traps Tempting Investors With 8%-10.5% Yields

| October 20, 2020 | 0 Comments
3 Dividend Traps Tempting Investors With 8%-10.5% Yields

We can’t take every dividend we see at face value. Especially when we’re talking about 8%, 9% and even 10% yields. Bull markets, government stimulus, money printing and the scent of all-time highs might give the impression that any stock is safe. Unfortunately that isn’t the case. Even in a bull market, there are dividend traps paying 8% to […]

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5 Dividends Up To 10.8% To Buy On This Dip

| September 29, 2020 | 0 Comments
5 Dividends Up To 10.8% To Buy On This Dip

Are you trying to grind out a livable retirement on dividends alone? It’s possible, and it doesn’t require millions and millions already in the bank. (Even today, with interest rates in the tank.) However, we must step outside the mainstream to achieve this. After all, why mess around with a standard $15,600 a year in retirement income […]

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Double Digit Dividend Yields And The Potential For 100% Stock Price Gains

| September 10, 2020 | 0 Comments
Double Digit Dividend Yields And The Potential For 100% Stock Price Gains

For the broader U.S. stock market, the pandemic-triggered crash has come and gone. In February and March, the S&P 500 stock index experienced a short-term bear market, dropping by over 35% from its early-February peak to the late-March bottom. The S&P 500 steadily recovered the losses and then some, with the index now up 11% […]

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5 Stocks Set To Roar Into 2021 (And 8 Laggards About To Crash)

| September 8, 2020 | 0 Comments
5 Stocks Set To Roar Into 2021 (And 8 Laggards About To Crash)

Sometimes, picking the best contrarian stocks can be fairly straightforward. For instance, back in early spring, it seemed obvious to anyone who went a bit deeper than the daily headlines to see that the market wasn’t giving tech stocks their due, given its importance during the lockdown and its potential for big post–COVID-19 growth. So […]

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These 3 “Perfect” REIT Dividends Are Still On Sale

| August 27, 2020 | 0 Comments
These 3 “Perfect” REIT Dividends Are Still On Sale

The economy is a mess—and that’s presenting quite the opportunity for these landlords, and contrarians like us. Tenants are still paying, but these stocks are priced like a few are flaking. That’s not the case. Plus, one firm is about to take advantage of a weak 2020 market to go shopping and secure future cash […]

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7 Monthly Dividend Stocks That Will Support Your Retirement

7 Monthly Dividend Stocks That Will Support Your Retirement

These seven monthly dividend stocks are good values today It’s no secret that interest rates are slumping. Many banks offer no return on savings accounts nowadays. Even certificates of deposits and government bonds often yield 1% or less in today’s environment. With that in mind, investors are looking to other types of assets to fill […]

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2 Questions You Need To Ask If You’re Worried About More Dividend Cuts

| August 11, 2020 | 0 Comments
2 Questions You Need To Ask If You’re Worried About More Dividend Cuts

The effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on the economy and business resulted in a stock market crash and severe business disruption for many companies. One impact of the economic slowdown/shut-in was that many companies were forced or chose to slash common stock dividends. For example, out of the 165 equity REITs tracked by Hoya Capital […]

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Monthly Payouts (Yielding Up To 9.7%) That Are Jay Powell-Proof

| July 30, 2020 | 0 Comments
Monthly Payouts (Yielding Up To 9.7%) That Are Jay Powell-Proof

“Brett, how you hanging in there?” My CPA leaned into his computer on our latest Zoom call. “Well, every time Gavin Newsom talks, my life seems to get a bit worse.” (The governor of California had just announced that public and private schools would not open in the fall.) He cracked up. “That comment reminds […]

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