Author: Tim Plaehn

5 Stocks to Buy Before Dividend Increases

5 Stocks to Buy Before Dividend Increases

A surprise dividend increase announcement could be the beginning of a yearly trend of accelerating payments and share price gains. With the increases expected soon, purchasing before the news will only increase the potential for returns from these stocks. My research for income stock investment prospects primarily focuses on companies that have historically announced and […]

Top 3 Dividend Stocks to Buy for the Summer

Top 3 Dividend Stocks to Buy for the Summer

Watch as profits and dividends skyrocket this summer for these three seasonal businesses that perform best in the second and third quarter of the year. Now is the time to start accumulating a position in these stocks that could return high double-digits by late fall of this year. You have probably noticed that gasoline prices […]

A New High-Yield IPO for Dividend Investors

A New High-Yield IPO for Dividend Investors

The market hasn’t seen an IPO for an income stock of this size and caliber in a long time. But, should you jump right in and purchase shares when this stock starts trading on Wednesday? Tim Plaehn digs through the finances and has the answer for you. MGM Resorts International (NYSE:MGM) has announced it will […]

2 Stocks with Attractive Yields and Growing Dividends

2 Stocks with Attractive Yields and Growing Dividends

An increasing dividend combined with an attractive yield will produce a growing cash income stream and capital gains that are an unmatched tool for increasing your wealth. These two stocks are perfect starting points for investors looking to earn an accelerating income stream and market-beating returns. To call the stock markets “choppy” so far in […]

5 Dividend Growth Stocks with Bond-Like Safety

5 Dividend Growth Stocks with Bond-Like Safety

In a small sub-sector of the dividend stock universe, there can be found some of the most consistent and reliable dividend growth stocks in the entire market. Backed by strong contracts with guaranteed price increases, these stocks can be safe investments that produce an accelerating dividend stream year after year. The approximately 200 publicly traded […]

3 Stocks Increasing Dividends in May

3 Stocks Increasing Dividends in May

Investing in an accelerating dividend is one of the best ways to consistently increase your wealth over the long-term. With these three stocks expected to increase their dividends in May, now is a great time to add them to your portfolio. My investing strategies for dividend stocks all focus on finding, owning, and trading dividend […]

5 High-Yield Stocks to Buy for Steady Retirement Income

5 High-Yield Stocks to Buy for Steady Retirement Income

These five stocks pay very safe and healthy dividends up to 14% with strong share price stability. Each has ample cash flow to cover current dividends and fund dividend increases in the future for accelerating income. The first calendar quarter of 2016 produced a wild ride for stock market investors. By mid-January, the markets were […]

3 Undervalued REITs Increasing Dividends

3 Undervalued REITs Increasing Dividends

Even as profits and dividends grew in 2015, share prices fell for these three high-yield REITs. With future dividend increases still in the cards and profit growth continuing throughout 2016, buying these three safe income stocks is a smart investment. In 2015, the markets soured on the hotel/lodging REIT subsector. Even as the benchmark Dow […]

Sell These 5 Dangerous High-Yield Stocks

Sell These 5 Dangerous High-Yield Stocks

These five high-yield stocks are popular among income investors because of their large dividend payments, but their businesses are at risk of cutting these payments or even suspending them completely. If that happens their share prices will plummet, so Tim Plaehn is recommending investors avoid or sell these five widely-owned dividend stocks. The generally accepted […]