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Between 75 And Death Your Retirement Nest Egg

If you knew you had a short time left to live, would you do anything differently? The movie, “Bucket List” highlighted how two men came to terms with their impending demise and went on quite an adventure before they “kicked the bucket”. Longtime friend Kirk B. sent me an article published in the Watauga Democrat, “Between […]

3 High-Yield Stocks for the Risk Tolerant Investor

3 High-Yield Stocks for the Risk Tolerant Investor

Income stock investors are most interested in the safety of the dividends paid by the stocks they own. However, investors in high-yield stocks need to understand that those yields exist because the investing public believes there is significant potential for a dividend cut. When dividends are viewed as completely secure, yields are lower. On the […]

Betting On The Market Not Moving?

Betting On The Market Not Moving?

The last several weeks have been interesting for stocks to say the least. We simply are not used to the volatility – the daily swings – we’ve been getting nearly every trading day. It’s been years since we’ve had anything close to market conditions like this. Moreover, volatility indicators have remained high but stable throughout […]

3 High-Yield Stocks That Lower Your Taxes

3 High-Yield Stocks That Lower Your Taxes

More than a few subscriber questions cross my desk about the return-of-capital (ROC) dividend reports sent out by brokerage firms. The term return-of-capital sounds like something that is not a benefit to you as an investor. The reality is there are nuances to this income classification, and in the right circumstances, ROC income is very […]