Author: Tim Plaehn

6 Strong Buys for the Fed Rate Hike

6 Strong Buys for the Fed Rate Hike

With an almost certain increase in the Fed funds rate for this Wednesday, it is time to look ahead into the stocks that will outperform in a higher rate environment. These six stocks fit the bill and can offer investors both stable high yields and strong share price appreciation in the year to come.  As […]

5 Stocks to Buy Before January Dividend Increases

5 Stocks to Buy Before January Dividend Increases

Give yourself a pay raise every year with these five REIT stocks that are growing their dividends at impressive rates. Be sure to buy them soon as all five have histories of raising their dividends in early January. A REIT worth owning should reward investors with regular dividend rate increases. The typical REIT announces a […]

Buy These 4 REITs Increasing Dividends

Buy These 4 REITs Increasing Dividends

These four recent REIT IPOs are growing their cash flows and look ready to pay out their first dividend increase. And, since the market isn’t expecting an increase this early, a small bump to their dividend could result in a nice pop in their share price. The best income investments are stocks that currently pay […]

3 Ways to Play an Energy Price Recovery

3 Ways to Play an Energy Price Recovery

It has been just over a year since OPEC surprised the energy markets by refusing to reduce production targets to prop up the price of oil. The result has been a 60% drop in the price of a barrel of crude and 40% to 70% declines for most of the energy sector stocks. Now it […]

The Safest 10% Yield Available Today

The Safest 10% Yield Available Today

A 10% yield usually suggests a high amount of risk, but not in this case. This stock may actually be the safest double-digit yielding stock available in the investing universe. Immediately boost your dividend income by purchasing this wrongly underestimated company. I think it might be a side-effect of the intense focus on market sectors, […]

3 Dividend-Growing REITs Capitalizing on a New Trend

3 Dividend-Growing REITs Capitalizing on a New Trend

They are part of a REIT subsector experiencing a wave of intense growth throughout the entire United States, and Tim Plaehn’s analysis reveals that these three investing ideas could be a lucrative and safe way to make money in the long-term. One of my associates at Investors Alley recently made this observation: “All over Atlanta […]

Get Paid Twice Every Month With These 4 Dividend Stocks

Get Paid Twice Every Month With These 4 Dividend Stocks

Start receiving multiple dividend paychecks every month for a steady and growing stream of income that can help fund your retirement. Tim Plaehn profiles four safe stocks that pay frequent dividends with an average yield of 8.6%. In my The Dividend Hunter newsletter, there is a well received and loved feature that I have created […]

Get Stock Insurance with These Top 2 High-Yielders

Get Stock Insurance with These Top 2 High-Yielders

Market volatility is ramping up so pick up shares of these two reliable high-growth dividend stocks to protect your investment capital. I hear about it regularly, and experience it myself, that sinking feeling when the share prices of your high-yield stocks decline dramatically. A steep drop in stock values can cause investors to panic, sell […]

Buy and Hold This Safe Stock for a 14% Dividend Yield

Buy and Hold This Safe Stock for a 14% Dividend Yield

Yielding a retirement-saving 14% with a rock solid business model and crystal clear cash flows, you may not find a better dividend paying stock in this market. And, as an added bonus this company’s profits will actually increase when the Fed hikes rates. This is a no-brainer investment in a market that’s starved for yield. […]

These 6 REITs Are Increasing Dividends in December

These 6 REITs Are Increasing Dividends in December

Buy shares in these six stocks for a steady and increasing income stream that is much safer than junk bonds and yields much higher than CDs. Once these stocks announce their dividend increases look for their shares to pop. I live for dividend increases. My investment approach is to find stocks with attractive yields that […]