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3 Great Funds For Investors Interested In Bitcoin

| February 5, 2020 | 0 Comments
3 Great Funds For Investors Interested In Bitcoin

With bitcoin bouncing back, investors may want to consider these funds to participate in the resurgence. In what feels like somewhat quiet fashion, bitcoin is enjoying an excellent start to 2020. On Jan. 1, the largest digital currency by market value resided around $7,160, but has subsequently vaulted to $9,282 as of Feb. 1. In […]

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17 “Crash-Proof” Funds Yielding 8.1%+ (With Upside)

| November 20, 2019 | 1 Comment
17 “Crash-Proof” Funds Yielding 8.1%+ (With Upside)

There’s nothing worse than watching your cash drain away in a downturn—especially if you’re near retirement and don’t have the time to bounce back. That’s why I’m hearing so much fear these days that 2020 could be another 2008. Luckily, there’s a simple way to protect your nest egg. It involves 17 unique funds that […]

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3 Food ETFs To Load Your Plate With

| November 6, 2019 | 0 Comments
3 Food ETFs To Load Your Plate With

Food ETFs can be hard to find, but these funds fit the bill and are suitable for conservative investors Although it’s true to that people have to eat, that notion doesn’t always make for the most valid investment thesis. Still, the Consumer Staples Select Sector SPDR (NYSEARCA:XLP), the largest exchange traded fund (ETF) dedicated to that sector, is […]

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Credit Crisis Concerns? These Are The Worst 1,894 Bonds To Own Now

| October 4, 2019 | 0 Comments
Credit Crisis Concerns? These Are The Worst 1,894 Bonds To Own Now

We all love 7% yields here. But how do you feel about Sprint’s 7.88% bonds that mature in September 2023? Well, the company might make it until then. Shares trade for pocket change at just over $6. Equity investors in Sprint (S), however, have been (wait for it) sprinting to the exits lately: The Stock Feels the Weight of Sprint’s […]

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Big Risk Can Mean Big Growth

| September 11, 2019 | 0 Comments
Big Risk Can Mean Big Growth

Risks and rewards are related. They are usually inversely related. Generally, the more risk you take, the more you can get in reward. The opposite is true too though; the more risk you take, the more you can lose! Therefore, the risks you take should be calculated based on various factors. For the most part, […]

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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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Forget $1 Million: Here’s How To Retire On A Lot Less

| May 10, 2019 | 0 Comments
Forget $1 Million: Here’s How To Retire On A Lot Less

You’ve no doubt heard the “wisdom” that you’ll need a million bucks to have any hope of retiring. If you’re like most folks, you’ve probably wondered how you’ll manage to save such a huge stash. Maybe you’ve given up and resigned yourself to working till you’re 100. I can’t blame you. Because with the rising […]

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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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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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The 3 Best Big Dividends (Up To 9.5%) for This Uncertain Market

| October 24, 2018 | 0 Comments
The 3 Best Big Dividends (Up To 9.5%) for This Uncertain Market

Dividends or growth? Why choose? There’s a widespread belief that stocks and funds can deliver red-hot capital gains or substantial income, but not both. Fortunately for us that’s not true. It is possible to collect big dividends and capital appreciation. I’m going to show you how to safely collect 32% in total returns in less than a year from a big […]

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