Dividend Investing

These Stocks Give You Twice The Yield Of The Dividend Aristocrats

These Stocks Give You Twice The Yield Of The Dividend Aristocrats

With the near term potential of an economic recession at the front of investor’s minds, I see more and more recommendations to invest in “Dividend Aristocrat” types of stocks. These are companies that have paid growing dividends for years and give investors faith that their stock market investments will emerge relatively unscathed after the stock […]

Is It Time to Jump On the High-Yield, Hated Mall REITs?

Is It Time to Jump On the High-Yield, Hated Mall REITs?

It may be time to make a high-risk bet on the loathed and downtrodden shopping mall real estate investment trusts (REITs). A record number of retail store closings in 2019 have investors fearing a Retail Apocalypse 2.0 and running away from the mall REITs. I realize that the mall owners face serious challenges, but I […]

Value Investing Returns to These High-Yield Stocks

Value Investing Returns to These High-Yield Stocks

The decade long stock market bull market has been led by growth stocks. A few weeks ago, I listened to a podcast on Bloomberg with Chris Meredith, Co-CIO of O’Shaughnessy Asset Management. He noted that using the separate Russell value and growth indexes, that value had underperformed growth by 136% over the last 12 years. […]

These REITs Are Expected to Increase Dividends in October

These REITs Are Expected to Increase Dividends in October

The power of a dividend focused investment strategy is the ability to build a portfolio with an attractive current yield and have the income stream grow over time. Many dividend stocks have histories of regular dividend increases. You can put some extra pop into your brokerage account values by purchasing shares of growing dividend stocks […]