Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs)

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4 High-Yield Dividend Traps to Sell Now

I review a lot of high-yield investments. You likely are aware that an investment gets priced for a higher-than-typical yield because of the potential or possibility of a dividend rate reduction. The interesting part about a company’s decision to change its dividend is that it is a binary event. Either the dividend is cut, or […]

Safety In a Bear Market With These Two Preferred Shares

Safety In a Bear Market With These Two Preferred Shares

The COVID-19 crisis-induced stock market crash induced a lot of investors to dump their stock market holdings. Now they sit on cash, which earns nothing, and wonders whether to get back into the market or maybe find an alternative investment strategy. With the U.S. economy falling into a deep recession, and conquering the virus remains […]

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How You Can “Buy” the Retirement of Your Dreams Today

The COVID-19 outbreak has shown us once again that life can be unpredictable. The uncertainty produced by these situations is real. Many people give in to the fear, leading to actions such as hoarding toilet paper and dumping investments to lock in their losses. Others look for opportunities to improve their futures. A rearview mirror […]

An Easy Way for Conservative Investors To Get Into Preferreds

An Easy Way for Conservative Investors To Get Into Preferreds

I have direct contact with hundreds of individual investors. I am a speaker at the MoneyShow investor conferences. I host webinars for subscribers to my newsletter services, including the Dividend Hunter. I get dozens of emails daily with questions about income stocks and investing strategies. I often see that individuals are confused about the structure, […]

Two “Screaming Buy” Dividend Stocks From the Orlando MoneyShow

Two “Screaming Buy” Dividend Stocks From the Orlando MoneyShow

At the end of last week I spent two days at the Orlando MoneyShow. I attend MoneyShow conferences across the country as an invited speaker, giving presentations on income-focused investing strategies. I also use these trips as an opportunity to talk one-on-one with some of the sharpest money managers, investor relations representatives, and analysts in […]