Dividend Investing

3 Stocks Raising Dividends in July

3 Stocks Raising Dividends in July

There is a general misconception that rising interest rates are always bad for real estate investment trust (REIT) values. However, history shows that REITs have outperformed 75% of the time during the last 16 periods of rising interest rates. One reason is that quality REITs will grow their dividends, and if the dividend increases keep […]

Separating Real News from Fake News in the Stock Market

Separating Real News from Fake News in the Stock Market

For an investor trying to build wealth, the massive amount of news coming out of the financial media can be contradictory and confusing. Investors sometimes don’t realize that there are two sides to every stock trade. The seller doesn’t want to own the shares for a range or reasons, and the buyer does so with […]

3 High-Yield Income Stocks for Conservative Investors

3 High-Yield Income Stocks for Conservative Investors

When it comes to income stocks, my investment strategy is aggressive. By aggressive I mean that I search out the highest yield stocks I can find where my research shows that the dividends should be secure. I understand that with this type of high-yield stock, even the best stock research won’t let me avoid the […]

Buy These 3 High-Yield Stocks as Energy Takes Off

Buy These 3 High-Yield Stocks as Energy Takes Off

Each day it becomes clearer that the recovery in energy infrastructure stocks is underway. This is a sector that has been out of favor with investors since the early months of 2015. The continuing North American growth of crude oil and natural gas production is starting to be realized in the values of those companies […]