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5 Wildly Popular – And Overrated – Funds. Sell Today!

July 5, 2017 | By | Reply More
5 Wildly Popular – And Overrated – Funds.  Sell Today!

As we speak, $376 billion is locked up in five of Wall Street’s most overrated, overloved funds. And the sad reality is that there’s a high chance a few thousand bucks of that are courtesy of … well, you. The good news? I can show you seven far better options. While Wall Street still rolls out hundreds of […]

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3 Vanguard ETFs For International Income

May 26, 2017 | By | Reply More
3 Vanguard ETFs For International Income

Vanguard ETFs offer some compelling opportunities for international income Vanguard is the second-largest U.S. issuer of exchange-traded funds (ETFs), so it is fair to say plenty of investors know about the fund giant and that plenty are also clients of the firm. It is also accurate to say that many investors are aware of the […]

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10 ETF Dividends In Serious Danger

May 10, 2017 | By | Reply More
10 ETF Dividends In Serious Danger

Exchange-traded funds (ETFs) can be an easy “one-click way” to diversify your dividends. Instead of grinding on the viability of any single payout stream, why not build a basket of them? But be careful – some pooled payouts are all bad and don’t even keep up with the broader market. In a minute, we’ll review […]

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5 High-Yield CEF ETFs For Tactical Income Investors

April 17, 2017 | By | Reply More
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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The 7 Best ETFs For Retirement Investors

March 6, 2017 | By | Reply More
The 7 Best ETFs For Retirement Investors

ETFs and retirement go hand and hand Exchange-traded funds have surged in popularity over the years. And it’s easy to see why. The passively managed baskets of stocks, bonds and other assets allow for intraday tradability at a dirt cheap cost. Perhaps more importantly, they allow investors to customize their portfolios by honing in on […]

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3 Diversified Funds Paying Up To 9.5%

February 15, 2017 | By | Reply More
3 Diversified Funds Paying Up To 9.5%

Instead of meticulously picking one high paying stock after another – in hopes of building a secure dividend stream – how about simply buying a fund or two that does everything for you? After all, you’ve already made the correct asset allocation in choosing dividend stocks – which outperform non-payers by a wide margin. There […]

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5 Diversified Vanguard Funds Paying 4% Or More

January 13, 2017 | By | Reply More
5 Diversified Vanguard Funds Paying 4% Or More

Vanguard’s offerings don’t usually attract much attention from income investors. But they should – and I’m going to analyze five of the firm’s highest yield (and low cost) offerings shortly. Three of them are compelling portfolio conveniences, while two have lagged their competitors in disappointing un-Vanguard-like manners. While Vanguard provides a few actively managed funds, […]

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3 “Preferred” Dividends For Secure 6% Yields

December 12, 2016 | By | Reply More
3 “Preferred” Dividends For Secure 6% Yields

If you could earn 5% to 6% in income every year from a stock you don’t have to watch … you’d hold it today, right? Well, if you don’t already, here’s your wake-up call. Preferred stocks are a rarely talked about type of corporate equity that packs a one-two punch of high yield and low […]

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Russian Roulette

March 21, 2014 | By | Reply More
Russian Roulette

Tensions are running high as Russian troops remain in control of the Crimea region of Ukraine.  Russian President Putin hasn’t given any indication he’s going to back down.  Now there’s the very real possibility of UN and US sanctions against the former Super Power. There’s no doubt about it, these sanctions will be felt not […]

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