Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs)

Buy These 3 REITs Increasing Dividends in January

Buy These 3 REITs Increasing Dividends in January

To build momentum from your income stocks going into the new year, consider buying into those REITs that should announce higher dividend rates in the first month of 2019. Each month I publish a list of those real estate investment trusts (REITs) that should announce higher dividend rates in the upcoming months. This knowledge can […]

Sell These 3 High-Yield Dividend Stocks About to Crash

Sell These 3 High-Yield Dividend Stocks About to Crash

Turkey is the traditional Thanksgiving fare, and I don’t know anyone who doesn’t like to sit down to a full-spread Turkey dinner on the holiday (OK, my sister the vegetarian is an exception. She just wants her dinner to taste like turkey). However, what we don’t want are turkeys in our stock portfolio. In the […]

Buy These 3 High-Yield “FAANG” Without All of the Risks

Buy These 3 High-Yield “FAANG” Without All of the Risks

The October crash of the FAANG stocks may have popped the infallibility bubble of these popular tech stocks. Investors in these stocks previously assumed that these companies could grow forever, and the stock prices would also go up without interruption. This chart shows how these companies are not infallible and that even slightly below expectations […]

Buy These 3 High-Yield Stocks to Protect Your Portfolio

Buy These 3 High-Yield Stocks to Protect Your Portfolio

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 […]

High Yield Plus Safety from These 3 Commercial Mortgage REITs

High Yield Plus Safety from These 3 Commercial Mortgage REITs

The financial crisis of a decade ago was triggered by skullduggery by banks with their mortgage securitization businesses. One after effect of the crisis is that non-bank companies have taken over a larger share of the residential and commercial mortgage markets. Many of these non-bank mortgage companies are organized as real estate investment trusts (REITs). […]

Buy These 3 REITs Increasing Dividends In November

Buy These 3 REITs Increasing Dividends In November

2018 has been volatile but so far into the year yielded a flat return for income stock investors. If you look at the Vanguard REIT Index Fund (NYSE: VNQ) you see that in 2018 investors have been hot and cold about REITs. Each time the Fed has increased short term rates, REITs have sold off. […]

4 High-Yield REITs Increasing Dividends in October

4 High-Yield REITs Increasing Dividends in October

The power of a dividend focused investment strategy is the ability to build a portfolio with an attractive current yield and have the income stream grow over time. Many dividend stocks have histories of regular dividend increases. You can put some extra pop into your brokerage account values by purchasing shares of growing dividend stocks […]