Author: Tim Plaehn

4 Stocks to Buy for a Lifetime of Increasing Dividends

4 Stocks to Buy for a Lifetime of Increasing Dividends

If you are playing catch up with your retirement savings or are still years away, these are the type of stocks that you want to own in your portfolio. Their unmatched track record of increasing dividends regardless of bear markets, international worries, or recessions will systematically increase your wealth year after year. As a cash […]

Secure a Rare 60% Yield in This 1 Stock

Secure a Rare 60% Yield in This 1 Stock

Although it yields 60%, it is not at risk of going bankrupt and even has the potential to hand investors a whopping 100% or more total return in 2016. Those are numbers that are hard to ignore, and investors would be wise to look into this investment opportunity. The energy sector crash has resulted in […]

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5 REITs Increasing Dividends in April

A big dividend increase that sends a share price rallying is just what your portfolio needs to remedy this volatile market. Income analyst Tim Plaehn profiles five companies likely to increase their dividends in April based on historical data. Get in before the stock prices rally on the announcements. After an ugly start to 2016, […]

1 Stock That Pays a Safe and Growing 13% Yield

1 Stock That Pays a Safe and Growing 13% Yield

A yield this high can bring in extraordinary income for investors, but many will not go near a stock with a 13% yield because they fear it is loaded with risk. Although in many cases this is true, Tim Plaehn shows through cash flow analysis how this company can comfortably afford this growing yield. While […]

The 3 Stock High-Yield Income Portfolio

The 3 Stock High-Yield Income Portfolio

To keep things simple, here are three stocks that together should make up the core of a dividend-focused investment portfolio. Their average yield is 5.8%, and the portfolio will generate a growing income with cash flow growth of four to five times the current inflation rate. I review, research, and recommend (or dissuade, mostly dissuade) […]

5 Safe Income Stocks with Accelerating Dividend Growth

5 Safe Income Stocks with Accelerating Dividend Growth

There is nothing more powerful for generating market-beating total returns than an accelerating dividend. It is how Warren Buffett made his billions and can make you richer too. Here are five safe income stocks with accelerating dividends that can give you market-beating total returns. In the big REIT world, there is a small sub-sector that […]

1 Stock to Buy Now for a Lifetime of Increasing Dividends

1 Stock to Buy Now for a Lifetime of Increasing Dividends

If you are playing catch up with your retirement savings or are still years away, this is the type of stock that you want to own in your portfolio. It’s unmatched track record of increasing dividends regardless of bear markets, international worries, or recessions and its ability to increase its cash flow year after year […]

4 Undervalued Dividend Stocks Starting to Rally

4 Undervalued Dividend Stocks Starting to Rally

After moving up 10% since the end of January, this dividend stock sub-sector and the four stocks recommended today are perfect options to buy in this market. And, with possible double-digit dividend increases on the way in February, you can buy now before the stocks rise even higher. The value of most shares in REITs […]

2 Safe-Haven Dividend Stocks with Double-Digit Yields

2 Safe-Haven Dividend Stocks with Double-Digit Yields

Every income investor needs to be sure their dividend stocks will not cut payments as prices continue to fall and yields continue to climb. If you have a stock keeping you up at night, you can replace it with either of these two safe-haven stocks that have double-digit yields and plenty of free cash flow […]