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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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Interested In Preferreds? Collect A Safe 8% Yield From This New Preferred Stock ETF

| September 21, 2018 | 0 Comments
Interested In Preferreds? Collect A Safe 8% Yield From This New Preferred Stock ETF

Preferred stock shares are a hybrid security that provide attractive yields with a higher level of safety compared to common stock share dividends. Individual preferred stock issues are difficult to evaluate, so I recommend using an ETF to get preferred stock exposure in your portfolio. There is a new preferred focused ETF now available that […]

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5 Overhyped Dividend Stocks You Must Avoid Now

| November 23, 2016 | 0 Comments
5 Overhyped Dividend Stocks You Must Avoid Now

Donald Trump’s win has done something extraordinary to the financial sector. Just look at this one-month chart for the Financial Select Sector SPDR ETF (XLF): Banks Love Trump This is unexpected on two levels. First, of course, Trump’s very election came as a shock to many. Second, there was no shortage of people saying stocks […]

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A Simple All-ETF Portfolio That Pays 4.3%

| September 23, 2016 | 0 Comments
A Simple All-ETF Portfolio That Pays 4.3%

The stock market is complicated and volatile. This is why professional investors diversify their investments into a large batch of stocks. But buying many different companies is not easy—the more you diversify, the more research you need to do to make sure you aren’t buying a dud. This is why ETFs have become incredibly popular. […]

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