RSSCategory: Closed-End Funds (CEFs)

This Hated 6.8% Payer Is Ready To Pop (Buy Now)

| July 11, 2018 | 0 Comments
This Hated 6.8% Payer Is Ready To Pop (Buy Now)

It’s here again: another stock downturn. But don’t worry, because today I’m going to show you a “1-click” way to profit from it (and collect a nice 6.8% dividend while you do). The key? Dipping into an out-of-favor sector that outperforms when the market gets fearful. I’m talking about consumer staples, which is down a […]

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These 3 Dividends (Up To 12.4%!) Are Traps Set To Spring

| July 2, 2018 | 0 Comments
These 3 Dividends (Up To 12.4%!) Are Traps Set To Spring

Cash payouts of 8% and more (often paid monthly), plus price upside of 10%, 20%, sometimes even higher. That’s what you get with closed-end funds—and you can often get it in just one buy! But as terrific as these off-the-radar funds are, you still need to be careful: of the 500 or so CEFs available to […]

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The Dangers Of Closed-End Funds

| June 25, 2018 | 0 Comments
The Dangers Of Closed-End Funds

With my focus on higher yield investments, I often receive questions about various closed-end funds. CEFs are actively managed investment pools with shares that trade on the stock exchanges. A lot of these funds carry very attractive yields. The danger is that this is an asset class where it is hard to separate the good […]

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A 1-Click Way To Beat the Market This Summer

| June 20, 2018 | 0 Comments
A 1-Click Way To Beat the Market This Summer

The stock market has just started recovering from its early-February lows—and there are 3 ridiculously cheap funds set to jump even higher while paying massive dividends. Before I show them to you, let’s talk a bit about why the market is set to go higher. Right now, the SPDR S&P 500 ETF (SPY) is up 4.8% for 2018, but more importantly, it’s […]

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A “Secret” 10.5% Dividend From Pfizer (Starting Today)

| June 13, 2018 | 0 Comments
A “Secret” 10.5% Dividend From Pfizer (Starting Today)

What if I told you there’s a way you can buy your favorite blue chips and get a dividend up to 6 times bigger than what these stocks pay today? Let’s be honest: with an income stream like that, backed by household names like Pfizer (PFE) and AT&T (T)—more on these two stocks below—you’d leap at the chance, right? The […]

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This Deceiving Chart Is Costing You Money (Guaranteed)

| June 6, 2018 | 0 Comments
This Deceiving Chart Is Costing You Money (Guaranteed)

I saw an interesting tweet the other day—someone commenting on how lots of people have no qualms racking up $100,000 in debt to get a university degree but think putting $5,000 into the stock market is too risky. The foolishness of this thinking is evident to anyone familiar with the stock market. Five-thousand dollars in […]

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This Fund’s “Secret” 9% Dividend Will Shock Investors

| May 14, 2018 | 0 Comments
This Fund’s “Secret” 9% Dividend Will Shock Investors

One of the best things about closed-end fund (CEF) investing is the terrific “bonus” discounts CEFs give us on stocks and other investments. Here’s what I mean by a bonus discount: CEFs often trade at a level far different—and cheaper—than their net asset value (NAV), or the market price of a fund’s portfolio holdings. And these discounts […]

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My No. 1 Strategy For Big Gains (And Dividends) For The Rest Of 2018

| May 2, 2018 | 0 Comments
My No. 1 Strategy For Big Gains (And Dividends) For The Rest Of 2018

Remember when stocks took some of the biggest nosedives in market history back in early February? I know that sounds like a ridiculous question, but I ask because many folks seem to have forgotten, with stocks quite a bit calmer now than they were in those days, even though they’ve seen a little more turbulence […]

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20 Funds To Beat The Fed And Pocket Dividends Up To 12.4%

| April 18, 2018 | 0 Comments
20 Funds To Beat The Fed And Pocket Dividends Up To 12.4%

There are 20 elite closed-end funds (CEFs) that have proven their toughness in the last 10 years (including through the Great Recession, the most brutal test of all) and have still handed investors market-beating returns. And below we’re going to look at all 20 of them. So if you’re looking for a proven dividend payer that will hold its […]

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My Personal 8-Step Plan For 8% Dividends In CEFs

| April 11, 2018 | 0 Comments
My Personal 8-Step Plan For 8% Dividends In CEFs

Today, the 10-year Treasury pays just 2.7%. Put a million bucks in T-Bills, and you’re banking $27,000 per year. Barely above poverty levels! Hence the appeal of closed-end funds (CEFs), which often pay 8% or better. That’s the difference between a paltry minimum-wage income of $27,000 on a million saved or a respectable $80,000 annually. […]

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