Buy This High-Quality REIT on Sale Today

Buy This High-Quality REIT on Sale Today

For 2014, REITs were one of the hot, hot sectors in the stock market. The REIT indexes and ETFs put up total returns for the year in excess of 30%. In an income-focused sector like REITs, that level of returns is not sustainable. If you own some REIT shares, you know firsthand that the market […]

Major Headwinds for Oil Prices Still Ahead

Major Headwinds for Oil Prices Still Ahead

The recent spike in the price of oil stems from a report showing U.S. production finally leveling off. But, U.S. oil production does not equal global production. With many strong headwinds building, including more global supply to come, be wary of investing in oil just yet. Oil markets have bounced back in recent weeks. After […]

4 Smart Investments for Growing Tax-Free Paychecks

4 Smart Investments for Growing Tax-Free Paychecks

Increasing distributions streams, especially those that are tax shielded, are one of the best ways to compound your income from dividend stocks. With these four investments, you can expect bigger and bigger dividend checks every quarter and pay zero taxes on them. It’s a win-win for income-focused investors. The last six months have been a […]

3 High-Yield Stocks Under $10 Paying Over 10%

3 High-Yield Stocks Under $10 Paying Over 10%

There is a lot of appeal for low priced stocks to individual investors. Just from a feel good point of view, it can be more satisfying to buy 500 shares of a $10 stock than 66 shares of a $75 per share stock, even if your outlay is pretty much the same. Besides the satisfaction […]

Top 8 Dividend Stocks to Buy Before the Fed Hikes Rates

Top 8 Dividend Stocks to Buy Before the Fed Hikes Rates

When the Fed hikes rates, some of the most widely held high-yield investments will become more volatile. With that uncertainty looming, income investors should take refuge in these eight low-volatility dividend payers whose businesses will grow in a higher rate environment. Finding yield hasn’t been easy of late and it’s about to get a lot […]