Author: Tim Plaehn

3 Safe REITs That Regularly Increase Their Dividends

3 Safe REITs That Regularly Increase Their Dividends

Add some stability to your portfolio this week by picking up shares in any of these three stocks that regularly boost their dividends. One even has a high probability of an upcoming double-digit increase that will move its stock price higher. After a third quarter the crushed the share prices of most stocks, a dividend […]

Buy These 3 REITs for Dividends and Growth

Buy These 3 REITs for Dividends and Growth

Business is booming, and they are printing money hand over fist right now. And the best part is that 90% of every dollar these companies make legally has to be paid to their shareholders. In the universe of real estate investment trusts (REITs), the norm for business operations is generating steady revenues and cash flows […]

Earn 15% Annual Returns Forever With This 1 Stock

Earn 15% Annual Returns Forever With This 1 Stock

In the entire stock universe, there is a small sub-sector that has been consistently handing out double digit returns to investors regardless of market conditions. Tim Plaehn reveals how he finds these companies and then shares one of his favorites to add to your portfolio now. I want to spend some time here discussing a different […]

Don’t Overlook These 3 High-Yield Stocks

Don’t Overlook These 3 High-Yield Stocks

Keeping your money safe is paramount in a turbulent market. With yields of 8%, 10%, and a whopping 14% you can bank on these stocks to keep your portfolio healthy. Business development companies (BDCs) are very attractive for investors. It’s hard not to like steady dividend payments and high yields. However, there is a very […]

4 High-Yield Stock IPOs to Watch

4 High-Yield Stock IPOs to Watch

Investors looking for high dividend yields have a small universe of stocks to choose from, and that group shrinks even more when you weed out the duds. That is why any new IPOs in the sector provide great opportunity for new investment prospects. Tim Plaehn goes over what these four new stocks have to offer. […]

This High Profile REIT Merger is a Big Win for Shareholders

This High Profile REIT Merger is a Big Win for Shareholders

The just-announced merger between Starwood Waypoint Residential Trust (NYSE:SWAY) and Colony American Homes has the potential to form a top-performing REIT. SWAY was spun off by finance REIT Starwood Property Trust (NYSE:STWD) in January 2014. Since the IPO, the company has grown its portfolio from 5,300 rental homes/46% leased to 12,500 homes/92% leased at the […]

6 REITs Boosting Dividends in October

6 REITs Boosting Dividends in October

The announcement of an increased dividend can be one of the best events for a dividend focused investor. Tim Plaehn highlights those REITs that have historically announced dividend increases in the coming month. From the REIT universe we have an even half dozen REITs that should announce dividend increases next month. I maintain a database […]

You’re Biologically Hardwired to Fail at Investing

You’re Biologically Hardwired to Fail at Investing

That’s the truth. Human biology acts counter to your success at investing. But, is investing hopeless? Not even close. Tim Plaehn explains how you can beat your biology and succeed in the markets day in and day out by using strategy and logic. One thing that I get really tired of is business news talking […]