Author: Tim Plaehn

Why Now Is the Best Time to Buy

Why Now Is the Best Time to Buy

It may go against your emotions, but there is strong proof from the stock market’s history that now is a great time to buy stocks. Tim Plaehn shares this proof as well as two stocks he is accumulating right now. We all know that the goal of investing is to buy low and sell high. […]

3 Safe Dividend Stocks to Earn Double-Digit Yields Forever

3 Safe Dividend Stocks to Earn Double-Digit Yields Forever

Take advantage of the bargain prices that have lifted these stocks’ yields to new highs and lock in double-digit yields forever. This is a rare buying opportunity for three profitable and growing companies dragged down by the immense fear currently gripping the market. Bear markets happen. It’s a fact of investing in the stock market. […]

5 Double-Digit Dividend Increases Coming in February

5 Double-Digit Dividend Increases Coming in February

Add these five stocks to your income portfolio as they are set to boost their dividends by double-digits in February. The dividend increases will immediately boost your income stream and send the share price rallying.   A dividend increase is one event that can help a share price rebound when the stock market is volatile. In […]

5 Safest Income Stocks to Own in 2016

5 Safest Income Stocks to Own in 2016

They are facing little of the headwinds that are currently souring the market and have strong, growing dividends that will propel share price growth and total returns. In what could be a challenging investing year for most, it will pay to stay cautious. As much as I think it is short sighted most of the […]

4 All-American Dividend Stocks to Buy

4 All-American Dividend Stocks to Buy

It’s no secret that the global economy is on a weak footing. Many multi-nationals are taking hits to their growth and will have tough times booking gains in 2016, but a great strategy to avoid this trap is to start making investments in companies that only do business in the States. The stock markets started […]

3 Dividend Stocks for Double-Digit Gains in 2016

3 Dividend Stocks for Double-Digit Gains in 2016

Dividend stocks aren’t usually known for bringing quick and large gains to your portfolio, but these 3 stocks are different. With high yields and strong dividend growth prospects, these not-so-boring dividend stocks could bring income and share price growth to your portfolio. After a six-year bull market run, the stock market took a breather in […]

Sell These 4 Popular High-Yield Stocks

Sell These 4 Popular High-Yield Stocks

With extremely high chances of dividend reductions that could send their stock prices plummeting, these four stocks should not be in any investor’s portfolio in 2016. Given their popularity, there is a good chance you own at least one. Plus: Tim Plaehn previews the entire high-yield investing environment for 2016. In some ways, 2015 was […]

7 REITs Boosting Their Dividends 10% or More

7 REITs Boosting Their Dividends 10% or More

Add some dividend growth horsepower to your portfolio with any of these seven REITs increasing their dividends by double digits and start collecting a growing stream of income. One of my goals for 2016 is to add some more dividend growth horsepower to my dividend-focused investing strategy. My best results in 2015 have been from […]

This Little-Known Tech Stock Will Pay You a 10% Yield

This Little-Known Tech Stock Will Pay You a 10% Yield

Bankrolling some of the hottest tech startups in the country, this must-own stock gives you exposure to a fast-growing sector while getting consistent income. Now is the time to pick up shares of this below-the-radar, high-yield company. New technology companies are a driving force in the current economy. With overall growth flat or declining in […]

4 Dividend Stocks Giving a New Year’s Pay Raise

4 Dividend Stocks Giving a New Year’s Pay Raise

Higher dividend rates are right around the corner for these four stocks. The increased payouts should bring higher share prices too, which could be a nice bonus for your portfolio to begin 2016. Regular readers of my writings know that I preach that a REIT worth owning should reward investors with regular dividend increases. The […]