High-Yield Investing

These Three BDCs Show Why You Need to Be Careful When Chasing Yield

These Three BDCs Show Why You Need to Be Careful When Chasing Yield

A Business Development Company (BDC) is a finance company operating under special pass-through laws and rules. Pass-through business structures allow companies to not pay corporate income taxes as long as the majority of net income is “passed through” to investors as common stock dividends. Real estate investment trusts (REITs) are another well-known type of pass-through […]

These 5 Dividend Aristocrats Have High Yields and Growth

These 5 Dividend Aristocrats Have High Yields and Growth

There are a handful of basic, popular strategies for investing in the stock market. Growth stock investing gets the headlines. This strategy involves buying stocks that are going up in price, with the assumption that the share prices will continue to rise. Investors like the idea of maybe buying the next Amazon (AMZN) or Apple […]

3 High-Yield Oil Stocks Paying Over 6%

3 High-Yield Oil Stocks Paying Over 6%

Recently there have been two big, interrelated news stories coming out of the U.S. energy sector. The first is that the U.S. crude oil production continues to grow, and the U.S. has become the world’s largest producer of energy liquids. This growth has been led by the Permian Basin play in West Texas. The parallel […]

Sell These 3 High-Yield Dividend Stocks

Sell These 3 High-Yield Dividend Stocks

With my Dividend Hunter service, I provide a list of high-yield investments that I have deeply researched, and my analysis shows an attractive combination of current yield and dividend stability. As a high-yield stock expert, I often get asked questions about other stocks or investments that are not on my recommendations list. Sometimes a question […]