Tag: Closed-end funds

3 Hopeless ETFs Ranked From “Disastrous” To “Poor” (You Likely Own #1)

| August 7, 2019
3 Hopeless ETFs Ranked From “Disastrous” To “Poor” (You Likely Own #1)

Is last week’s rate-cut temper tantrum the start of a bigger meltdown? That’s the big question—and today we’re going to do what we have to do to protect our nest egg—and set ourselves up for big gains (and dividends) in the long run. That means we may only have days to prepare—maybe even hours. The […]

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These 2 “Silent Wealth Builders” Are Set To Soar (And Yield 6.8%+)

| July 31, 2019 | 0 Comments
These 2 “Silent Wealth Builders” Are Set To Soar (And Yield 6.8%+)

Real estate investment trusts (REITs) sound boring, but the truth is they’re the hottest investments out there. And today I’m going to give you two great ways to buy in: both are REIT-focused funds with big yields—I’m talking 6.8% and up! You’ve no doubt noticed that REITs get little attention in the financial press. That’s […]

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Revealed: The 5 Best CEFs For 17%+ Yearly Gains, 6%+ Dividends

| July 24, 2019 | 0 Comments
Revealed: The 5 Best CEFs For 17%+ Yearly Gains, 6%+ Dividends

Something unusual has happened in closed-end funds (CEFs) lately—a lot of new names are showing up in the leaderboard of the top long-term performers. According to my CEF Insider service, there are now 36 funds that have delivered over 15% annualized total returns over the last decade, and three have delivered over 20% annualized returns, including their hefty dividend […]

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Sell These 5 Risky Funds Luring Investors Looking For High Yields

| July 1, 2019 | 0 Comments
Sell These 5 Risky Funds Luring Investors Looking For High Yields

I receive a lot of questions concerning the different investments on closed-end funds (CEFs); particularly the category of high yield investment types. A lot of investors see the yields and monthly dividends and decide to jump into CEFs without understanding what they are buying. You can find several danger signals that will tell when to […]

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This “3-Buy” Portfolio Protects Your Loved Ones And Yields 8%

| June 24, 2019 | 0 Comments
This “3-Buy” Portfolio Protects Your Loved Ones And Yields 8%

Our Contrarian Income Report mailbag served up an important question from a reader this week. What are the perfect retirement dividends to buy and hold forever? Our subscriber is retired and manages investments for him and his wife. He asked me how to build a portfolio that will give her reliable income, with little maintenance, if he […]

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Dump These 3 Popular Income Funds Before They Blow Up Your Portfolio

| June 17, 2019 | 0 Comments
Dump These 3 Popular Income Funds Before They Blow Up Your Portfolio

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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3 Simple Steps To 73% Gains And 6% Dividends (Starting Now)

| June 12, 2019 | 0 Comments
3 Simple Steps To 73% Gains And 6% Dividends (Starting Now)

What if I told you I’d found a way for you to bank 7%+ in cash (often paid monthly, no less) from real estate? And no, we’re not going to send you out on the streets, pounding the pavement with your real estate agent, trooping through one disappointing house after another. And you won’t have to deal […]

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5 Ways To Profit From The Trade War (And Grab 14.5% Dividends)

| June 5, 2019 | 0 Comments
5 Ways To Profit From The Trade War (And Grab 14.5% Dividends)

There’s really just one way to cushion your portfolio from this trade war. It’s one of the oldest pieces of advice there is: Diversify. I know. You’ve heard that one tons of times before, right? Well, there’s a twist. Because I’m not going to just tell you that you need to spread your money out […]

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Warning: These 10 Funds Could Pull A 2008 Repeat (Sell Now)

| May 29, 2019 | 0 Comments
Warning: These 10 Funds Could Pull A 2008 Repeat (Sell Now)

I want to show you 10 funds that yield up to 9.4%—and that you should sell now (or steer clear of if you don’t own them). Of course, near-10% yields are attractive, and I often see attractive funds yielding as much as (and more than) the 10 funds I’ll reveal in a second. But sometimes […]

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Dump These 5 High-Yield Funds Before They Blow Up Your Portfolio

| May 20, 2019 | 0 Comments
Dump These 5 High-Yield Funds Before They Blow Up Your Portfolio

Last week I was an invited speaker at the Las Vegas MoneyShow and made several presentations concerning income and dividend stock investing. I like the Q&A portion at the end of each talk. I benefit from learning what income focused investors are most interested in. One topic that came up several times was my opinion […]

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