Income Investing

Hot Stock Picks from My MoneyShow Panel

Hot Stock Picks from My MoneyShow Panel

Last month, I was a speaker at the MoneyShow investor conference in Las Vegas. I enjoy presenting there very much. I also love to learn what other investment services like mine are recommending to their subscribers. So I took some notes. At the MoneyShow, I gave two solo presentations. I discussed the rapidly expanding universe […]

Making Money With Higher-for-Longer Interest Rates

Making Money With Higher-for-Longer Interest Rates

Stock traders and capital gains-focused investors have their fingers crossed and capital bets on the Federal Reserve starting to cut interest rates soon. Based on recent inflation and employment data, I think it’s very possible that the Fed will not be that quick to cut rates. I am in the higher-for-longer camp and believe investing […]

Another Covered Call ETF Lands – But Is It Any Good?

Another Covered Call ETF Lands – But Is It Any Good?

Over the last year, the YieldMax single-stock covered call ETFs have been one of the hot, high-yield investment stories. Since November 2022, the fund sponsor has rolled out an increasing number of ETFs tracking covered call results on individual stocks. With distribution yields up to 80%, it’s unsurprising that these funds excite investors. Now, a […]

Get the Tax Advantages of MLP Investing Without the K-1 Hassles

Get the Tax Advantages of MLP Investing Without the K-1 Hassles

Energy midstream companies organized as master limited partnerships (MLPs) offer significant tax advantages to investors. However, there are a few “gotchas” with MLP investing, so it is essential to correctly structure how you get exposure to this very attractive type of income investment. Let me show you. Believe me, you’ll be grateful you read this […]

What to Look Out for As More Option ETFs Keep Coming

What to Look Out for As More Option ETFs Keep Coming

Over the last couple of years, ETF sponsors have flooded the market with new funds that use options strategies to enhance income or protect principal values. These funds use very advanced options strategies to achieve their goals, so by definition, they are not easy to understand or evaluate. Our Investors Alley team has assembled a […]

Start Off 2024 With Even More Dividend Growth

Start Off 2024 With Even More Dividend Growth

As I start a new year, I work through strategies that will let me make more money as we go through the year. The first quarter brings dividend increase announcements, and they put my focus on dividend growth investing. Every day, news crosses my desk highlighting the power of dividend growth. Investing in growing dividends […]

This Growing Dividend ETF Will Make You Rich

This Growing Dividend ETF Will Make You Rich

For dividend investors, an excellent yield combined with regular dividend increases is the holy grail of wealth building. Dividend growth produces share price appreciation, so an income investment that grows dividends will almost certainly produce tremendous compounding annual total returns. Today, I want to show you my favorite ETF that does just that. In January […]

Where to Find Dividend Growth in 2024

Where to Find Dividend Growth in 2024

For dividend growth-focused investors, the 2020 coronavirus pandemic-triggered shutdown threw a monkey wrench into dividend income expectations. In response to the shutdown, companies stopped increasing dividends, cut dividend rates, or suspended dividends entirely. Four years after the shutdown, it’s time to see how dividend policies have changed… And where the next big dividend growth opportunities […]