Author: Tim Plaehn

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 […]

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 […]