Tag: closed-end fund

The Best, And Worst, Ways To Buy Preferred Shares

| December 3, 2018 | 0 Comments
The Best, And Worst, Ways To Buy Preferred Shares

As you near (and enter) retirement you probably favor bonds, which provide income with less drama than stocks. However, less drama means less potential upside. With retirees living longer than ever before, it’s important to not go too conservative too early in life. And fortunately today, even 65 or 70 may be too early! One […]

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This Huge 8.3% Dividend Is Hiding In Plain Sight

| October 24, 2018 | 0 Comments
This Huge 8.3% Dividend Is Hiding In Plain Sight

With the recent panic, many people fear there’s just no good way to make good money in stocks anymore. This is really short sighted! And dead wrong. But to make the most profits in a market like this, you simply must choke back your natural instinct to flee when stocks are a sea of red. […]

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7 Closed-End Funds To Consider Buying Today

| October 22, 2018 | 0 Comments
7 Closed-End Funds To Consider Buying Today

Closed-end funds are different from other fund vehicles, but some pack big income potential Closed-end funds (CEFs) do not get the notoriety lavished upon their mutual fund and exchange–traded fund (ETF) counterparts. Statistics support the diminutive status of closed-end funds relative to mutual funds and ETFs. At the end of last year, there were only […]

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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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