3 Stocks to Buy Before the Fed Raises Rates

3 Stocks to Buy Before the Fed Raises Rates

Since these three companies will start making more money once the Fed raises rates, adding them to your portfolio should be a no-brainer. Every time the market has a pullback because the Fed is mentioned, you will know that your portfolio will continue to make you richer. Rates are nearing an inflection point. The Federal […]

Buy the Dip! 5 REITs on Sale Right Now

Buy the Dip! 5 REITs on Sale Right Now

Ever since the January high, REITs have been slowly shedding value, and some great bargains have appeared as of late. Take advantage, as now is the best time to buy shares in these five high-quality REITs that are still boosting their dividends every year. Equity (those that own real property) REITs were one of the […]

Energy MLPs are Looking Enticing Once Again

Energy MLPs are Looking Enticing Once Again

The oil bottom has been made; meaning high yield energy MLPs should once again have a place in investors’ portfolios. Here are the top three investments to make in this sector right now. The energy master limited partnerships (MLPs) are once again becoming interesting. The overreaction to cheap oil prices and threat of distribution cuts […]

Using MLPs to Play the Energy Recovery

Using MLPs to Play the Energy Recovery

If you haven’t been watching closely, you may have missed the fact that the price of crude oil has started to rally, and quite strongly. The energy sector stocks have experienced an actual bear market, and investors who recognize the recovery cycle can get in early and ride the upswing. Now, I want to show […]

Top 5 Stocks to Avoid This Earnings Season

Top 5 Stocks to Avoid This Earnings Season

This earnings season is shaping up to be one of the worst in years. So far we have seen multiple stocks fall over 20% on bad earnings, and these five stocks are no different. Avoid these value traps at all costs. Earnings overreactions are real. Back in January, we talked about profiting from earnings overreactions. […]

How to Supercharge Your Dividend Investment Returns

How to Supercharge Your Dividend Investment Returns

Use this one strategy to give your returns from dividend investments a huge boost. Over time, it has the ability to turn your traditional dividend investments into unbelievable tools for financial freedom. And the best part is everyone can do it! For the dividend-focused investor, a dividend reinvestment plan can supercharge returns over time. Traditionally […]

2 REITs Raising Dividends in May

2 REITs Raising Dividends in May

With my dividend and yield focused investment strategy, one of the best moments is getting that email which states that one of my holdings is increasing the company’s dividend rate. A stock that pays a stream of steadily growing dividends will produce a total return that works through all stock market cycles. A luxury that […]

Sell These 7 Stocks Insiders are Dumping

Sell These 7 Stocks Insiders are Dumping

A lot of my focus has been bigger picture, such as the strong dollar and the routing of oil prices. Looking at things from a macro perspective is useful, but sometimes you can miss the simple signals that can be your most powerful tools. One such signal is insider trading, just not the illegal kind. […]

The Best and Worst Investments for a Rate Hike

The Best and Worst Investments for a Rate Hike

What will happen to my dividend paying investments when the Fed hikes rates? That is a question every income investor should be asking as it is certain that a rate hike will come. The answer? Some will have their profit margins squeezed while others will be boosted, find out which will happen to your investments […]