Author: Tim Plaehn

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 […]

7 High Yield REITs to Watch

7 High Yield REITs to Watch

Tim Plaehn has tracked these seven IPOs for a year and some have the marks of becoming winning investments. See which stocks Tim thinks you should be adding to your watchlist and which you should be avoiding. For income-focused investors, real estate investment trusts (REITs) offer the attractive combination of moderate to high yields and […]

5 REITs Upping Their Dividends in March

5 REITs Upping Their Dividends in March

A big dividend increase that sends a share price rallying is just what your portfolio needs to remedy this ugly and volatile market. See which five stocks Tim Plaehn has chosen as his five most likely candidates to raise their dividends in March. As a dividend-focused investor, I put less emphasis on short-term share price […]

Buy These 4 Blue Chip Dividend Stocks

Buy These 4 Blue Chip Dividend Stocks

De-risk your portfolio with these blue chip dividend payers that have some of the safest yields in the market. We’re not talking about 1% or 2% yields either; each of these stocks pays a secure and growing 4% plus yield that can immediately boost your dividend income.  For the stock market, 2016 has started off […]

Bear Market Refuge: Earn a Safe 24% Yield in This ETF

Bear Market Refuge: Earn a Safe 24% Yield in This ETF

Move over 8%, 10%, and even 12% yields. Tim Plaehn reveals a relatively new ETF paying a whopping 24% yield. This ETF has also increased its dividend rate by 1% every quarter since launch. Boost your quarterly dividends with this safe income investment. With the recent declines in the stock market, I have been spending […]