Author: Tim Plaehn

Buy These 3 REITs for High Yield and Tax Breaks

Buy These 3 REITs for High Yield and Tax Breaks

Before the passage of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act qualified dividends paid by corporations had a perceived tax advantage over fully taxable dividends paid by pass-through businesses like real estate investment trusts (REITs). The new tax law levels the tax playing field for REIT dividends, putting the advantage for investors even more in the […]

5 REITs Increasing Dividends in February

5 REITs Increasing Dividends in February

With the start of a new year, it is natural to look for ideas to help your stock portfolio grow during the year. One bit of assistance I like to provide is to list those real estate investment trusts (REITs) that should announce higher dividend rates in the upcoming months. This knowledge can give you […]

3 High-Yield Energy Winners from Corporate Income Tax Changes

3 High-Yield Energy Winners from Corporate Income Tax Changes

The energy infrastructure sector requires a lot of capital to develop assets. The energy infrastructure sector develops and operates assets such as pipelines, processing plants and terminals. Real assets allow a company to tax-shelter cash flow with non-cash depreciation expense. This is not a sector that you might expect to benefit from the new corporate […]

3 High Yield Stocks to Sell on the Fed Rate Increase

3 High Yield Stocks to Sell on the Fed Rate Increase

Last week the Federal Reserve Board announced another interest rate hike. The Fed increased its target short term interest rate by 0.25% to a range of 1.25% to 1.5%. The new Fed Funds rate is up from 0.50% a year ago, after three quarter point increases this year. While many investor fears concerning higher interest […]

Buy These 3 High Yield REITs Increasing Dividends in January

Buy These 3 High Yield REITs Increasing Dividends in January

To build momentum from your income stocks going into the new year, consider buying into those REITs that should announce higher dividend rates in the first month of 2018. Each month I like to list those real estate investment trusts (REITs) that should announce higher dividend rates in the upcoming months. This knowledge can give […]