Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs)

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Producing 100% Total Returns From Busted Dividend Stocks

In the early days of the coronavirus pandemic, hundreds of companies slashed common stock dividends. Many saw business operations significantly affected and did not have the cash to pay the previous dividend rate. Others chose to cut dividends as a defense against a suddenly uncertain future. In both cases, income-focused investors were devastated as share […]

NRZ Doubles It’s Dividend and Looks to Increase Again

NRZ Doubles It’s Dividend and Looks to Increase Again

At the start of the pandemic-triggered economic crisis, a large portion of stocks in the high-yield sectors slashed or suspended dividend payments. For example, Hoya Capital Real Estate reports that 31 of 42 mortgage real estate investment trusts (REITs) cut or suspended dividends from March through June. Other sectors, such as equity REITs, business development […]

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4 High-Yield Dividend Traps to Sell Now

I review a lot of high-yield investments. You likely are aware that an investment gets priced for a higher-than-typical yield because of the potential or possibility of a dividend rate reduction. The interesting part about a company’s decision to change its dividend is that it is a binary event. Either the dividend is cut, or […]

Safety In a Bear Market With These Two Preferred Shares

Safety In a Bear Market With These Two Preferred Shares

The COVID-19 crisis-induced stock market crash induced a lot of investors to dump their stock market holdings. Now they sit on cash, which earns nothing, and wonders whether to get back into the market or maybe find an alternative investment strategy. With the U.S. economy falling into a deep recession, and conquering the virus remains […]

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How You Can “Buy” the Retirement of Your Dreams Today

The COVID-19 outbreak has shown us once again that life can be unpredictable. The uncertainty produced by these situations is real. Many people give in to the fear, leading to actions such as hoarding toilet paper and dumping investments to lock in their losses. Others look for opportunities to improve their futures. A rearview mirror […]