Business Development Corporations (BDCs)

Buy and Hold This Dividend Stock Forever

Buy and Hold This Dividend Stock Forever

Paying fourteen dividends a year, yielding 7%, and having a four-year track record of superior dividend growth, this may just be the best income stock that exists. Tim Plaehn suggests it should be a core position in every investor’s portfolio. I regularly review a large number of high yield stocks. I try to dig out […]

Earn 15% Annual Returns Forever With This 1 Stock

Earn 15% Annual Returns Forever With This 1 Stock

In the entire stock universe, there is a small sub-sector that has been consistently handing out double digit returns to investors regardless of market conditions. Tim Plaehn reveals how he finds these companies and then shares one of his favorites to add to your portfolio now. I want to spend some time here discussing a different […]

Don’t Overlook These 3 High-Yield Stocks

Don’t Overlook These 3 High-Yield Stocks

Keeping your money safe is paramount in a turbulent market. With yields of 8%, 10%, and a whopping 14% you can bank on these stocks to keep your portfolio healthy. Business development companies (BDCs) are very attractive for investors. It’s hard not to like steady dividend payments and high yields. However, there is a very […]

The Best and Worst Investments for a Rate Hike

The Best and Worst Investments for a Rate Hike

What will happen to my dividend paying investments when the Fed hikes rates? That is a question every income investor should be asking as it is certain that a rate hike will come. The answer? Some will have their profit margins squeezed while others will be boosted, find out which will happen to your investments […]

3 High-Yield Stocks Under $10 Paying Over 10%

3 High-Yield Stocks Under $10 Paying Over 10%

There is a lot of appeal for low priced stocks to individual investors. Just from a feel good point of view, it can be more satisfying to buy 500 shares of a $10 stock than 66 shares of a $75 per share stock, even if your outlay is pretty much the same. Besides the satisfaction […]

Double Your Money AND Double Your Income in 10 Years (Or Less!)

Double Your Money AND Double Your Income in 10 Years (Or Less!)

As a full-time researcher and writer about the stock market, I find it interesting that the mainstream financial news spends so little time discussing dividends, dividend focused stocks such as REITs and MLPs. They often actually discuss dividend payments as a negative for stock investing results. This is contrary to my research that shows a […]

3 high-yield BDCs for monthly dividend paydays

3 high-yield BDCs for monthly dividend paydays

Last week I gave a couple of presentations to income focused investors at the Las Vegas Money Show. When answering questions and talking with investors, our team receives a lot of feedback concerning topics of high interest for dividend income focused investing. Business Development Companies (BDCs) were a topic that generated significant interest. Getting so […]