33% Cut in Social Security: What You Should Do Now

33% Cut in Social Security: What You Should Do Now

Dealing with the underfunding of Social Security is no longer just the can kicked down the road by our elected officials it’s now just completely ignored, other than the worn out phrase “don’t touch Social Security” while there’s no offering of solutions to the problem. Social Security Disability is already inching to the red and […]

You’re Biologically Hardwired to Fail at Investing

You’re Biologically Hardwired to Fail at Investing

That’s the truth. Human biology acts counter to your success at investing. But, is investing hopeless? Not even close. Tim Plaehn explains how you can beat your biology and succeed in the markets day in and day out by using strategy and logic. One thing that I get really tired of is business news talking […]

How the Market Works When Prices Get Ugly

How the Market Works When Prices Get Ugly

At the end of May, the values of most of The Dividend Hunter recommendations were above the entry prices in effect when the stocks were first recommended. I was feeling pretty good at that time. June and July were not kind to high yield share prices, with typical declines of about 10% over the two […]

How Dividend Investors Can Profit in any Market Conditions

How Dividend Investors Can Profit in any Market Conditions

When the entire stock market drops as quickly as it did last week, investors are more worried with just keeping their money instead of growing it. But, dividend investors have a unique advantage over other equity investors for profiting during troubling market conditions. Tim Plaehn explains how. The stock market is going through a serious […]

The Only Safe Haven in a Bear Market

The Only Safe Haven in a Bear Market

Every 50 cent drop in the price of crude oil seems to knock another 2% off share values. It hurts, but it is during market corrections and the deeper bear markets when dividend investors have an advantage over investors whose primary focus is capital gains. The 60% decline in the price of crude oil has […]

Sell This High Flying Stock Before It’s Too Late

Sell This High Flying Stock Before It’s Too Late

This stock, which is a favorite of retail investors, has been on a tear of late jumping 72% year-to-date. But, the valuation is being stretched beyond any realistic foundations. Now is the time to sell this dangerous stock that may be in your portfolio.  Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN) overtook Walmart (NYSE: WMT) as the most valuable retailer in […]

This Dividend Stock Is Too Good to Be True

This Dividend Stock Is Too Good to Be True

With a recent April 2015 IPO, this new high-yield dividend stock is making an exciting entrance into the market. With a 10% yield and an enthusiastic management team with visions of high growth, is this stock too good to be true, or is it just blowing hot air? If you are an income investor, you […]