Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs)

Understand the Good vs. Bad Mortgage REITs

Understand the Good vs. Bad Mortgage REITs

Over the past weekend I was an invited speaker at the Seattle MoneyShow. One of my presentations was a Master Class titled, “Not All Dividend Investments are Created Equal!” In the two-hour discussion I covered all of the different types of exchange traded income investments, including real estate investment trusts (REITs). REITs fall into one […]

These 3 Stocks Are Expected to Increase Dividends in July

These 3 Stocks Are Expected to Increase Dividends in July

With interest rates falling and the yield curve working towards a recession predicting inversion, investors start to look for safer stock market alternatives. Real estate investment trust (REIT) shares are one sector that typically does well when interest rates are falling. An added push that gives positive returns is quality REITs will grow their dividends. […]

Stocks to Buy For the Next Government Shutdown

Stocks to Buy For the Next Government Shutdown

This is an era of divisive U.S. politics. The House and Senate are split between Democrat and Republican control. President Trump has very firm ideas on policies he wants to implement. There will be another election next year (do they every stop campaigning?) which means less chances the two parties will want to give the […]

Buy These 3 REITs Increasing Dividends in May

Buy These 3 REITs Increasing Dividends in May

For income stock investors, the best defense against stock market downturns is to own shares in companies that periodically increase their dividend rates. Focusing on a growing income stream changes how you think about stock prices. REITs are active businesses where the good ones are managed to grow income and the dividends paid to investors […]