Author: Tim Plaehn

Buy These 3 High-Yield Stocks to Survive Split Government

Buy These 3 High-Yield Stocks to Survive Split Government

The midterm elections left the U.S. with the House of Representatives controlled by the Democrats, Republicans tightened their hold on the Senate, and President Trump has the bully pulpit and veto power. That is a formula for real bi-partisan compromise or a government that will have trouble just passing a budget. I will be a […]

Buy These 3 High-Yield “FAANG” Without All of the Risks

Buy These 3 High-Yield “FAANG” Without All of the Risks

The October crash of the FAANG stocks may have popped the infallibility bubble of these popular tech stocks. Investors in these stocks previously assumed that these companies could grow forever, and the stock prices would also go up without interruption. This chart shows how these companies are not infallible and that even slightly below expectations […]

Buy These 3 High-Yield Stocks to Protect Your Portfolio

Buy These 3 High-Yield Stocks to Protect Your Portfolio

The stock market has turned volatile, and the income stock sectors feel downright unwelcoming. Since I have contact with thousands of investors I learn there are a thousand different situations in the market. The investor who bought at a higher price doesn’t like to see the share price drops in his portfolio. Another is expecting […]

Buy These 2 High-Yield Marijuana Dividend Stocks

Buy These 2 High-Yield Marijuana Dividend Stocks

The countrywide legalization of Cannabis sales on October 17 by Canada has set off a modern gold rush by investors. Since pot is still illegal by Federal law in the U.S. the handful of Canadian cannabis companies that trade over-the-counter in the U.S. and have been bid up to astronomical values. The belief is that […]

High Yield Plus Safety from These 3 Commercial Mortgage REITs

High Yield Plus Safety from These 3 Commercial Mortgage REITs

The financial crisis of a decade ago was triggered by skullduggery by banks with their mortgage securitization businesses. One after effect of the crisis is that non-bank companies have taken over a larger share of the residential and commercial mortgage markets. Many of these non-bank mortgage companies are organized as real estate investment trusts (REITs). […]

Buy These 3 REITs Increasing Dividends In November

Buy These 3 REITs Increasing Dividends In November

2018 has been volatile but so far into the year yielded a flat return for income stock investors. If you look at the Vanguard REIT Index Fund (NYSE: VNQ) you see that in 2018 investors have been hot and cold about REITs. Each time the Fed has increased short term rates, REITs have sold off. […]