Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs)

Beat the Investing Public to this New Growth REIT

Beat the Investing Public to this New Growth REIT

Have you ever looked at a stock chart that has moved up over a period of years and wish you could have bought shares way back when and participated in those gains? Typically, individual investors don’t become aware of an attractive income stock growth opportunity until years after the IPO and the early investors have […]

3 REITs Raising Dividends in May

3 REITs Raising Dividends in May

For income stock investors, the best defense against interest rate increases from the Fed is to own shares in companies that periodically increase their dividend rates. It is a widely held yet inaccurate belief that REIT values must fall if interest rates continue to increase. REITs are active businesses in which the good ones are […]

Is this the Best High Yield Stock?

Is this the Best High Yield Stock?

What is likely the best performing high-yield stock just went ex-dividend. I recommend adding to big dividend stock positions after the ex-dividend dates, to usually pick up shares at a cheaper price. While I highly encourage income-focused investors to make sure they diversify into at least 20 dividend stocks, there is one that is a […]

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3 High Yield Stocks That Benefit from Fed Rate Hikes

Typically, when the Fed raises interest rates, there is a knee-jerk reaction by investors to sell dividend paying income stocks. As with almost every change in the financial world, there are companies that will be hurt by higher rates and others that will see a benefit. Investors who understand the effects of higher rates on […]

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3 REITs Increasing Dividends in April

With a pending interest rate increase from the Fed, I have been receiving questions on whether REIT values will be hurt by rising interest rates. It is a widely held – but inaccurate – belief that REIT values must fall if interest rates continue to increase. The fact that many REITs increase their dividends over […]

3 High-Yield Dividend Stocks in the Income Stock Sweet Spot

3 High-Yield Dividend Stocks in the Income Stock Sweet Spot

The stock market has turned volatile, and the income stock sectors feel downright unwelcoming. Since I have contact with thousands of investors I learn there are a thousand different situations in the market. The investor who bought at a higher price doesn’t like to see the share price drops in his portfolio. Another is expecting […]