For generations Baby Boomers were told to follow certain rules and, with Social Security, then later Medicare, they were guaranteed a safe, comfortable retirement. Oops! For many it is not happening; did they fail to read the small print, or understand things? Dictionary.com defines guarantee, with some examples: noun “a promise or assurance, especially one in writing, that something […]
Preferred shares combine characteristics of both common stocks and bonds. We’ll take a look at this investment option and its benefits.
If you’re serious about earning dividend income, you should be using a dividend tracker. We’ll explain what you should be tracking and how.
REIT stocks give high yields and exposure to real estate without having to own property. We’ll explain what REITs are and what to look for.
As the editor/writer for three income-focused investment services here at Investors Alley, I interact a lot with the subscribers to my services. I receive a lot of positive feedback, probably because my somewhat unique investment strategies work. I also invest alongside my subscribers. I am an income-focused researcher and investor. I decided long ago it […]
A covered call strategy is another way to get returns from your portfolio. We’ll explain what a covered call is and how you can profit from one.
If you’re looking for extra income and you feel neutral or slightly bullish about a stock, selling covered calls might be the right strategy for you.
The stock market can pave the road for a comfortable retirement. But many investors don’t put in the work it takes to become informed, instead treating the stock market like a trip to Vegas. They’re not investing — they’re gambling. The right strategy will not only help you secure a super-cushy nest egg, but it […]
Many companies couldn’t survive without their shareholders. The funding from shareholders and the stock market provides invaluable liquidity for companies. Shareholders essentially grease the wheels of capitalism. So, when companies earn profits, many choose to return a portion of those profits to their shareholders. Of course, they also retain some to reinvest in the company, […]
I am surprised about how many questions I get concerning investments that may lose money. For many investors, the first question about any investment recommendation is how it can lose money. In one way, the concern makes sense since my focus is on income-producing investments. On the other hand, I wonder if they have been […]