Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs)

3 REITs to Sell Now Before Rates Rise

3 REITs to Sell Now Before Rates Rise

Investors in the residential mortgage backed securities owning real estate investment trusts (RMBS REITs) enjoyed a great run in 2017. These stocks have had share price gains of around 20% while paying double-digit dividend yields. The danger is that a quick upward spike in interest rates could quickly wipe out the recent gains. Finance REITs […]

3 Stocks Under $10 Paying Great Dividends

3 Stocks Under $10 Paying Great Dividends

Where do investors go to find dividends when the market continues to trade at all-time highs and valuations are very ‘rich?’ There is one place that remains overlooked. Dividends are fantastic. But finding dividends is a relatively easy task these days, 85% of the S&P 500 companies pay a dividend. Still sometimes dividends are overlooked […]

New Buffett Investment Due for a Dividend Hike

New Buffett Investment Due for a Dividend Hike

One of the current financial press “fake news” themes is the belief that online retail sales will wipe out the businesses with brick and mortar stores. Along with the retail company stocks, the share prices of shopping center real estate investment trusts (REITs) have experienced severe declines. A recent investment by Warren Buffet’s Berkshire Hathaway […]

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The Stock Market’s Least Exciting 8% Yield Stock

Investors who own individual stocks like to watch the markets and financial news websites for new information about the stocks they own. With some companies, there is news every week or every few days, and this stream of information can drive share prices up and down. The flip-flops are hard to predict and are mentally […]

3 Stocks Increasing their Dividends in August

3 Stocks Increasing their Dividends in August

Pencil in a pay raise for August because these three stocks will be boosting their yields in the next couple of weeks. A rising dividend is one of the best signals for the health of a business, and as your dividends comound over time you will watch your wealth incrementally grow to new heights.  When […]

2 Buffett Backed High-Yield Dividend Stocks

2 Buffett Backed High-Yield Dividend Stocks

The Oracle of Omaha made a surprise purchase in the markets recently when he bought a 10% stake in a retail-focused real estate stock. Could this be a sign that the retail gloom is not as bad as it seems? Here are two high-yield dividend stocks that follow Buffett’s thinking and could have the potential […]

Top Dividend Growth Stock to Buy for Income and Returns

Top Dividend Growth Stock to Buy for Income and Returns

Purchasing shares of this yet undiscovered high-yield dividend growth stock comes highly recommended from Investors Alley’s dividend and income expert Tim Plaehn. He sees continued dividend growth powering even more share price gains and loves the 5.5% yield dividend income that comes in like clockwork.  It is hard to beat both the personal satisfaction and […]