Tag: Preferred stocks

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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5 High-Yield Preferred ETFs That Are Soaring

5 High-Yield Preferred ETFs That Are Soaring

These preferred ETFs are different than their older rivals, but still carry big yields Amid a more sanguine outlook for U.S. interest rates and investors’ recent preference for defensive asset classes, some high-yield assets are soaring and receiving renewed attention from investors. That includes preferred stocks and preferred ETFs. The iShares Preferred and Income Securities ETF (NASDAQ:PFF), the largest […]

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2 Perfect Retirement Stocks Paying Up To 8% (And 2 Losers Circling The Drain)

| October 5, 2018 | 0 Comments
2 Perfect Retirement Stocks Paying Up To 8% (And 2 Losers Circling The Drain)

It’s the No. 1 fear that keeps retirees (and near-retirees) pacing the halls at night: that their nest egg will expire before they will! It’s easy to see why. After all, many of these folks will need to fund a retirement that’s much longer than their parents’ was: according to the Brookings Institution, nearly one in four […]

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5 Funds That Could Double Your Retirement Nest Egg

| January 30, 2017 | 0 Comments
5 Funds That Could Double Your Retirement Nest Egg

If you want to save a million dollars, you need to save a ton of money over a lifetime. Or at least that’s what we’re constantly told. But it’s not true. The fact is, you can save $1 million a lot quicker by saving just $298 per month. It just takes a contrarian’s view on […]

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3 “Preferred” Dividends For Secure 6% Yields

| December 12, 2016 | 0 Comments
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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Stocks That Pay Monthly Dividends

| October 16, 2015 | 0 Comments
Stocks That Pay Monthly Dividends

Do you ever open up your electric bill and find yourself in a state of shock? Not me… it’s pretty much the same every month.  The only real curve I was thrown came a few months ago. That’s when a State of California windfall, the “California Climate Credit” drove my bill down to $12.66. Not […]

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