Income Investing

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Beaten Down Income Stocks to Buy For the Recovery After COVID

In my high-yield investment service, the Dividend Hunter, the economic and social disruptions of 2020 forced a host of changes in my recommended investments and portfolio management guidance. As we move into 2021, I suspect investors will need to remain vigilant about business conditions as the coronavirus pandemic hopefully comes under control. Here are things […]

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Turn Any Stock into a Source of Steady Income

My email inbox regularly fills with questions about how to reach a certain level of monthly retirement income. The notes typically come from retired or nearly-retired individuals who realize their retirement savings at the financial advisor-recommended 4% annual withdrawal rate will not produce the amount of income wanted or needed. I want to share one […]

Targeting Safe Income?  Preferred Stocks Can Help

Targeting Safe Income? Preferred Stocks Can Help

In early 2020, much of the world went into a lockdown due to a medical pandemic. Governments warned millions could die. The world was scared. Headlines like, “Coronavirus sparks stock market chaos” were common. Wikipedia reports: “During March 2020, global stocks saw a downturn of at least 25%, and 30% in most G20 nations. …. […]

How To Generate Income While Owning Stocks

How To Generate Income While Owning Stocks

Although the market has been extremely volatile, it doesn’t mean investors are only looking at directional trades in which they try to make money on big market moves. There are plenty who are still want to generate a regular income from their investments. Of course, dividend stocks are the primary form of income generation through […]

Bedrock Wealth: How To Get It And How To Keep It

Bedrock Wealth: How To Get It And How To Keep It

It’s hard to build wealth. The coronavirus outbreak in early 2020 illustrates how quickly a long-term plan can go bust and accumulated wealth can disappear. From my 30 years of being part of the investment world, my biggest recommendation is to have a strategy that is flexible enough to adapt with changing markets. Let’s start […]

Three High-Yield Investments to Sell Now

Three High-Yield Investments to Sell Now

With my Dividend Hunter service, I provide a list of high-yield investments that I have deeply researched, and my analysis provides 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 recommended list. I also keep […]

Three Recession Proof Income Stocks

Three Recession Proof Income Stocks

The prediction drums of the financial news media continue to grow louder with predictions of the next economic recession and a possible stock bear market. This has been going on for over a year, and you are probably starting to wonder if these predictions are accurate and if you should make changes in your investment […]

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Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness

I hope everyone is enjoying their 4th of July. My webmaster sent me a link to a cool website that offers some history about the Declaration of Independence as well as the full text. As I read it, I realized the message from our founding fathers is more profound than anything I planned on writing. I encourage […]