The 10 highest yield dividend stocks going ex-div this week. These are some of the top dividend stocks for 2020.
The opportunity for a higher return is why investors trade options on Robinhood. For example, if you were offered the choice between a 2% gain from a stock and a 71% gain from an option, which would you choose? Let me ask that another way: If you had an opportunity to make $20 on every […]
We’ll explain why income-producing assets can be beneficial for all investors and where to look for these income-generating investments.
When investors hear the term “meme stock,” the first thing to come to mind is typically something like AMC, GME, or the Robinhood investing app. Meme stocks are the ones that get popular on Reddit forums like Wall Street Bets. They can have huge daily swings and are often traded on Robinhood. But with all […]
I often refer to covered calls as the third leg of a balanced, income-focused investment approach. (Three legs because it takes at least that many to make any chair or table stable and functional—the others are cash flow with high-yield stocks like in the Dividend Hunter and stocks consistently growing dividends like those in my […]
This year, I developed a great interest in funds, usually ETFs, that use covered call strategies to boost the dividend income paid to investors. I currently include three of this type of funds on my Dividend Hunter recommendations list. Beyond these, I have put together a list of more than 20 covered call ETFs, and […]
Investing in dividend stocks is a great way to grow your wealth. “Most dividends are cash dividends, which are cash payments made on a per-share basis to investors. For instance, if a company pays a dividend of 20 cents per share, an investor with 100 shares would receive $20 in cash. Stock dividends are a […]
Because I research and recommend high-yield investments, I often receive questions about individual closed-end funds, sometimes referred to as CEFs. According to CEF Connect, 285 closed-end funds yield between 5% and 28%. It is easy to understand why closed-end funds attract yield-hungry investors like moths to the flame. When asked about a closed-end fund, my […]
The coronavirus pandemic put the ultimate stress test on income investments. Hundreds of companies cut or suspended dividend payments. Companies that did not cut dividends through the pandemic should be high on the list for income-focused investors—and companies that grew their dividends in 2020 deserve gold stars and a place in your portfolio. In February […]
I’m often asked, “what are stock options?” by some of my newer readers. Stock options are derivatives based on the value of the stock and offer the trader the opportunity to buy or sell the stock at a stated price within a specific time. The most common option trades, especially for beginners, are covered calls. […]