Author: Tim Plaehn

Buy These 5 High-Yield Stocks That Just Raised Dividends

Buy These 5 High-Yield Stocks That Just Raised Dividends

For the income stock focused investor, what could be more appealing than a high current yield combined with steady dividend increases? For the last three years, the energy infrastructure services sector (also called energy midstream) has gone through significant financial restructuring, resulting in no dividend growth, and even dividend rate reductions. The period of restructuring […]

Income Stocks To Buy Before Earnings

Income Stocks To Buy Before Earnings

Much of the income stock universe will report 2019 first quarter results starting on April 28 and running through May 8. Last week there was a 4% to 5% sell-off of many income stocks. The drop was fueled by some negative Wall Street analyst comments that don’t seem to be well grounded in reality. For […]

Stocks to Buy For the Next Government Shutdown

Stocks to Buy For the Next Government Shutdown

This is an era of divisive U.S. politics. The House and Senate are split between Democrat and Republican control. President Trump has very firm ideas on policies he wants to implement. There will be another election next year (do they every stop campaigning?) which means less chances the two parties will want to give the […]

Buy These 3 REITs Increasing Dividends in May

Buy These 3 REITs Increasing Dividends in May

For income stock investors, the best defense against stock market downturns is to own shares in companies that periodically increase their dividend rates. Focusing on a growing income stream changes how you think about stock prices. REITs are active businesses where the good ones are managed to grow income and the dividends paid to investors […]