Tag: closed-end fund

Forget The Fed: These 5 Funds LOVE Rising Rates (And Pay 7%)

| October 8, 2018 | 0 Comments
Forget The Fed: These 5 Funds LOVE Rising Rates (And Pay 7%)

A lot more investors have been emailing me lately, fearful of a market downturn. This tells me one thing: today’s market is a scared market. But you don’t need to be scared. In fact, thanks to overhyped investor fears, you can easily lock in 7% dividends and prepare yourself for a downturn with less risk than you’d get buying […]

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4 Cash Machines That Soar With Rates (And Pay 7%+ Dividends)

| October 1, 2018 | 0 Comments
4 Cash Machines That Soar With Rates (And Pay 7%+ Dividends)

Right now, there are 2 fears giving first-level investors night terrors (and costing them huge gains and income). Rising interest rates will kill stocks, and… Nosebleed valuations (along with more record highs for the S&P 500) will kill stocks. The problem? Both are nonsense! Let’s take the second one first—then we’ll push on to 4 buys […]

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Complete Beginners Guide To Closed End Funds

| September 26, 2018 | 0 Comments
Complete Beginners Guide To Closed End Funds

There are many investment options for investors to choose from. While mutual funds are a huge business, many investors are unaware that there are two types of mutual funds, open end and closed end funds. In this post, I am going to focus on talking about closed end funds, which are much smaller than their […]

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Earn $40K In Dividends On $500K? My 8-Step Plan To 8% Yields

| September 17, 2018 | 0 Comments
Earn $40K In Dividends On $500K? My 8-Step Plan To 8% Yields

Even with the 10-year Treasury “rallying” of late, it still pays just 2.9%. Put a million bucks in T-Bills, and you’re banking $29,000 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 $29,000 on a million saved or […]

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25 Popular Funds To Sell, 5 To Buy Instead (For 7.2% Dividends!)

| August 15, 2018 | 0 Comments
25 Popular Funds To Sell, 5 To Buy Instead (For 7.2% Dividends!)

The average yield among the 25 largest dividend exchange-traded funds is a meager 2.7% right now. That means if you plunked a $1 million on ETFs dedicated to dividend stocks, you’d only make $27,000 every year. That’s barely higher than the 2018 federal poverty level for a family of four ($25,100)! But you and I […]

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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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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 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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