Buy These 3 High-Yield Safety Stocks

Buy These 3 High-Yield Safety Stocks

For investors looking to generate the highest potential dividend yield from a stock portfolio, it’s not difficult to find stock market investments with yields greater than 10%. However, a well-known market adage is that the higher the yield, the higher the risk. The worst possible outcome  for an income stock investor is a dividend cut […]

Dividend stocks vs. dividend ETFs: Which is better?

Dividend stocks vs. dividend ETFs: Which is better?

Exchange-traded funds (ETFs) offer many benefits for investors who want to invest in broad or narrow sectors of the investment markets without the need to make specific stock or other individual security investment choices. And you’ve probably at least once thought about getting the best of both worlds with dividend-focused ETFs: income + a basket […]

Buy These 3 Dividend-Paying Gold Stocks

Buy These 3 Dividend-Paying Gold Stocks

While gold provides a hedge against economic financial disruptions and higher inflation, any money you put into gold based investments can be viewed as dead money – i.e. producing no income — while you wait for the price of gold to soar. As a result, buying gold as a long term investment could take a […]

5 MLPs to buy at a 10% discount

A visit to acronym city will let us walk out with a handful of investment choices that offer attractive, tax-advantaged yields couple with strong prospects for growth. To more quickly get to the money-making good stuff let’s start with a few definitions: Master limited partnership (MLP): A business structure where investors own limited partnership units […]

5 high-yield REITs for monthly dividend checks

5 high-yield REITs for monthly dividend checks

The common practice for U.S. dividend paying companies is the quarterly dividend payment. A small portion of the total number of dividend paying companies make monthly dividend payments. Combine the steady returns of a quality real estate investment company (REIT) and monthly checks and you have an attractive addition to your stock portfolio.

Which 2 REITs Will Last the 2014 Rally?

Which 2 REITs Will Last the 2014 Rally?

The first quarter of 2014 has been much better for mortgage REIT share prices. The price gains have been good news for suffering mREIT investors, but the question is whether the gains can continue or even have the share prices stabilize so investors can count on a double-digit yield going forward.