Author: Tim Plaehn

Buy These 4 REITs Raising Dividends in August

Buy These 4 REITs Raising Dividends in August

After a couple of months with no dividend news, it’s time to return to my monthly list of REITs that should announce dividend increases next month – that’s August 2015. The REIT sector has been in a correction since late January and buying shares before a dividend increase announcement is one way to take advantage of […]

One Dividend Stock With a 35% Annual Return

One Dividend Stock With a 35% Annual Return

Having increased its dividend payout each quarter in the last year, this dividend growth champion now yields 14% more than it did 12 months ago. Add in strong share price performance, and this is one of Tim Plaehn’s favorite stocks, even in a market downturn. The stock market has produced a very bumpy ride over […]

How to Protect Your Wealth From a Market Crash

How to Protect Your Wealth From a Market Crash

One of the great fears, if not the greatest for stock market investors, is that a large portion of their capital will be wiped out in a stock market “crash”. This fear of losing it all is a primary reason why so many investors lose out in the stock market by “buying high and selling […]

The 10% Yield REIT That Will Lose You Money

The 10% Yield REIT That Will Lose You Money

I am sure income focused investors will be drawn to the new, high-yield REIT, Communications Sales & Leasing Inc. (Nasdaq:CSAL) –CS&L. First, for its 10% dividend yield, and second, because the company tells a good story selling this new type of REIT. After reviewing company presentations and looking into the overall telecom sector, my recommendation […]

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A High Yield and High Growth REIT for Every Income Investor

I first recommended New Residential Investment Corp. (NYSE:NRZ) in the August 2014 issue of The Dividend Hunter. At that point in time, NRZ had been recently spun-off by another finance REIT, was very undiscovered by the income investing community, and sported a yield over 11%. Now, about 10 months later, the company has made some […]

Dividends for Income vs. Reinvesting for Growth

Dividends for Income vs. Reinvesting for Growth

The topic of reinvesting dividends or taking distributions in cash has come up several times in my correspondence with The Dividend Hunter subscribers. The Dividend Hunter approach and recommended stocks can be used for either investment goal – reinvesting dividends for long-term growth or generating a high cash flow yield to provide an income off […]

Buy This Solid REIT at a Bargain Price

Buy This Solid REIT at a Bargain Price

Companies use investor or analyst day presentations as venues to show deep dive details on how their businesses operate and how the management team works to build share owner value. The detailed view of a business typically provided helps me evaluate the long-term dividend growth prospects of the company making the presentation. Recently, commercial property […]

The 13.5% Yield MLP You Can Put in Your IRA

The 13.5% Yield MLP You Can Put in Your IRA

One of the biggest problems facing yield-seeking investors has finally been solved. Now, the best quality MLPs can be owned in your retirement account through this ETF solving investors desires for yields and tax efficiency.  Up until late last year, high-yield investors had been counting on the upstream MLPs to generate high-yield, predictable cash flow […]

The Best Stock Tip You’ll Get All Year

The Best Stock Tip You’ll Get All Year

How much attention would you pay to an investment theme that had a very good probability of generating 20% to 25% annual total returns for the next half decade or longer. Yes, there are a handful of companies out there that should put those types of returns into your brokerage account, year after year. This […]

3 High-Yield Stocks 20% Off

3 High-Yield Stocks 20% Off

Pick up these three companies at a 20% discount as the market is indiscriminately selling off high-yielding stocks on fears of a rate hike. Lock-in great yields and strong growth at fire-sale prices as these businesses will actually benefit from a higher rate environment. ​ On June 17th, the Federal Reserve Board released its latest […]