Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs)

Avoid These Turkeys in your Stock Portfolio

Avoid These Turkeys in your Stock Portfolio

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 is turkeys in our stock portfolio. In the […]

Fake News Means These High-Yield Stocks Just Got Cheaper

Fake News Means These High-Yield Stocks Just Got Cheaper

The financial news media has been pushing the retail apocalypse belief for the last several years. It comes from the closing of numerous North American brick-and-mortar retail stores. The theory is that online retailing will take over most retail sales and that real estate retailing will continue into a death spiral. Malls and shopping centers […]

These 5 REITs Are Expected to Raise Dividends in December

These 5 REITs Are Expected to Raise Dividends in December

We are almost at the end of another year, and I hope your dividend income stream has marched steadily higher throughout 2019. Tracking your dividend income and managing your portfolio to grow that income makes it easier to go through market corrections as we saw in the final quarter of last year. (If you’re having […]

These 3 Monthly Payers Go Ex-Div Tomorrow

These 3 Monthly Payers Go Ex-Div Tomorrow

To my Dividend Hunter readers, I often discuss how a focus on income stock investing will help you navigate the swings of the stock market and help you reach your financial goals. I like to talk about the fact although I don’t know what the stock market will do over the next three months, I […]

These Stocks Give You Twice The Yield Of The Dividend Aristocrats

These Stocks Give You Twice The Yield Of The Dividend Aristocrats

With the near term potential of an economic recession at the front of investor’s minds, I see more and more recommendations to invest in “Dividend Aristocrat” types of stocks. These are companies that have paid growing dividends for years and give investors faith that their stock market investments will emerge relatively unscathed after the stock […]

Is It Time to Jump On the High-Yield, Hated Mall REITs?

Is It Time to Jump On the High-Yield, Hated Mall REITs?

It may be time to make a high-risk bet on the loathed and downtrodden shopping mall real estate investment trusts (REITs). A record number of retail store closings in 2019 have investors fearing a Retail Apocalypse 2.0 and running away from the mall REITs. I realize that the mall owners face serious challenges, but I […]