The financial news has been full of stories about a rapidly slowing housing market. Higher mortgage rates have reduced affordability for new home buyers. Home builder and mortgage company stocks have taken a hit in the stock market. However, there’s one sector of housing that should benefit from the turmoil with home buying… If someone […]
Recently I received a note from a long-time subscriber asking what was going on with the Dividend Hunter recommended preferred stock ETFs. During the Covid crash, these ETFs and preferred shares in general were a great buy. With lower risk than regular shares, pre-fixed dividends, and fire-sale prices, those of my Dividend Hunter subscribers who […]
It doesn’t take much time on Google before you find headlines like these: The Last Thing the Polarized US Needs Is a Spike in Food Prices and a Collapse In 401(k)s… It’ll Probably Get Both (source) Financial expert urges caution as $7T stock market slump sends 401(k)s tanking and some joke their retirement accounts are […]
Stock market disruptions create opportunities for investors who can differentiate between investments that are in trouble versus those that are not. Lower prices provide the potential for great long-term returns, and with rising interest rates and stocks in correction territory, preferred stocks offer an excellent opportunity to lock in long-term high yields. Here are a […]
Dear Investor, When the coronavirus pandemic triggered a stock market crash in the first quarter of 2020, I added, for the first time, individual preferred stocks to the Dividend Hunter recommendations list. It has now been more than a year since that first recommendation, and I am convinced more than ever that preferred stock investments, […]
Nearly every day, I hear from my newsletter subscribers expressing concern about a possible stock market “crash.” The crash prediction gig is a good one, with excellent compensation and no accountability. Still, whether or not the markets are due for a tumble, we should be aware of the risks in our portfolios and have some […]
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Preferred stocks combine features of common stocks and bonds to offer higher yields. Keep reading to learn all about this investment option.
The early days of 2021 sure feel a lot different for investors compared to the first quarter of 2020. Last year we survived through a stock market crash that was especially hard on the different types of high-yield investments. At the time, I recommended great income opportunities to my Dividend Hunter subscribers on the cheap […]
Before the coronavirus pandemic and resulting financial crisis, I was lukewarm about preferred stocks. For my Dividend Hunter service, I felt that high-yield common shares provided all the opportunity needed to build an attractive income stream. The pandemic-triggered stock market crash and numerous dividend reductions and suspensions pushed me to reevaluate my thoughts about individual […]