Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs)

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 […]

These REITs Are Expected to Increase Dividends in October

These REITs Are Expected to Increase 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 […]

3 Dividend Stocks From The Best High-Yield Stock Sector

3 Dividend Stocks From The Best High-Yield Stock Sector

High yield stocks come out of a range of different business sectors. At recent MoneyShow investor conferences, I have given a two-hour presentation on the features, pros, and cons of the different higher-yield securities. You may be aware of business development companies (BDCs), real estate investment trusts (REITs), and master limited partnerships (MLPs). Also, on […]

3 Conservative Monthly Dividend Investments

3 Conservative Monthly Dividend Investments

In July, the major stock market indexes hit new record high values. In the few weeks since all three indexes hit those highs, the stock market has had trouble pushing higher. Steep down days have outnumbered the positive days. If companies don’t report second-quarter earnings to justify the current high level of share prices, this […]

Monthly Dividend Stocks Going Ex-Dividend This Week

Monthly Dividend Stocks Going Ex-Dividend This Week

If you invest for income then you likely know that most of the thousands of dividend-paying stocks listed on the U.S. exchanges pay quarterly dividends or once every three months. Quarterly dividends are nice, but most of us pay our bills monthly, so it would be convenient to have investments that pay attractive yields and […]

Three REITs Expected to Raise Dividends in August

Three REITs Expected to Raise Dividends in August

July marks the start of the 2019 third quarter, and in a few weeks, earnings season starts, with a flood of quarterly earnings reports. With income stocks, quarterly earnings often are closely led or followed by dividend announcements. Common stock dividends are note sure things until they are announced. It’s even better when a dividend […]

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 […]