Tag: Closed-end funds

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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4 Buys To Sail Through The Next Crash (Dividends Up To 7.4%)

| September 10, 2018 | 0 Comments
4 Buys To Sail Through The Next Crash (Dividends Up To 7.4%)

Readers often ask me how to build a portfolio that holds its own in down times but hands them more income than the measly 2.6% long-term US Treasuries pay. So today I’ll show you how to do that. With the 4 bargain-priced closed-end funds (CEFs) I’ll show you below, which also boast strong track records and high […]

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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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How To Buy Your Favorite Stocks At 14% Off (With Yields Up To 7%)

| August 8, 2018 | 0 Comments
How To Buy Your Favorite Stocks At 14% Off (With Yields Up To 7%)

If you’ve read the headlines about tech’s woeful slump in the past couple weeks, you might think stocks are out of favor. You’d be wrong—and this chart proves it: Forget the Headlines: Stocks Are Rolling After February’s gut-wrenching plunge, the S&P 500 has more than recovered and is up 6.2% year to date. If this […]

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3 Buys For Windfall Gains (And 6% Dividends)

| August 1, 2018 | 0 Comments
3 Buys For Windfall Gains (And 6% Dividends)

Remember the panic selling in February? It all seems silly now—the economy is surging, companies are beating high earnings expectations and American consumers are more confident than ever. And the stock market is finally catching on—the S&P 500 is up a solid 5.9% in 2018, and the momentum for stocks to go higher is clearly […]

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3 Ways To Cash In On Trump’s Trade Wars (And Grab Dividends Up To 10%)

| July 18, 2018 | 0 Comments
3 Ways To Cash In On Trump’s Trade Wars (And Grab Dividends Up To 10%)

With the recent market downturn, you might be worried that stocks are headed for trouble. Don’t be. Because there’s one really good reason to be greedy now that the market has become fearful again, and it can be summed up in two words: earnings season, which “officially” kicks off when Alcoa (AA) reports its results on July […]

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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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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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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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