Accelerating Dividends

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Where Energy Dividend Stocks are Headed Next

Dear Investor, For 2021, the energy sector was the top-performing of the eleven S&P-designated sectors, and the Energy Select Sector SPDR ETF (XLE) posted a 52% return for the year. Energy midstream – the pipeline, terminals, and storage subsector – was up a similar 45%. For 2021, the energy sector rode the wave of crude […]

How to Calculate Your Impressive Covered Call Returns

How to Calculate Your Impressive Covered Call Returns

Dear Reader, Talking about investment yields and returns can be confusing, and actually understanding what happens can be even more daunting. However, we are trying to make money on our money, and understanding potential returns – both as percentages and dollars – helps separate good opportunities from those that are less attractive. If you have […]

Get 10%+ Yield Today with this “Automated Trading” Stock

Get 10%+ Yield Today with this “Automated Trading” Stock

Covered calls are one of my favorite strategies. They’re safe… Simple to make (once you get the hang of them)… And can create double-digit yields on stocks that don’t pay any dividends. The thing is, getting started with covered calls can be tricky. Especially if you’re new to options. That’s where today’s ETF comes in. […]

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Add a 7.36% Inflation-Proof Yield to Your Portfolio

Dear Reader, The official numbers finally show what we’ve all felt in our wallets for months if not years: Inflation is here. No wonder – 40% of U.S. dollars in circulation were printed in the last 12 months. Whether that inflation is here to stay or not, we as investors have to adapt. That’s why […]

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Finding Safety and Yield Out of 581 Preferred Stocks

Nearly every day, I hear from my newsletter subscribers expressing concern about a possible stock market “crash.” The crash prediction gig is a good one, with excellent compensation and no accountability. Still, whether or not the markets are due for a tumble, we should be aware of the risks in our portfolios and have some […]