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3 CEF Traps (237 Funds In Total) You Must Avoid

| October 2, 2017 | 0 Comments
3 CEF Traps (237 Funds In Total) You Must Avoid

The term closed-end fund (CEF) is a bit of a double entendre. An unintended one, I’m sure – and one we can leverage for safe 6%, 7% and even 8% yields with upside to boot. The “closed” in CEF technically means that the fund’s number of shares are fixed. Which is why these vehicles can have wild price swings […]

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Here’s The Biggest Mistake People Make With ETFs

| September 27, 2017 | 0 Comments
Here’s The Biggest Mistake People Make With ETFs

Pretty cheap to trade these days—$7 or whatever. Costs less than lunch. Some online brokers will give you the first 50/100/200 trades free. What a deal! But there are consequences. Have you ever gotten nervous about one of your positions, sold out of it, then watched helplessly as it shot up 40% in six months? Chances […]

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How To Avoid 5 Common Investing Mistakes

| September 11, 2017 | 2 Comments
How To Avoid 5 Common Investing Mistakes

Investing is not a game. The stakes are very real. If you make a mistake, real money is lost… money that you have worked very hard to attain. Mess up here and you can foul up your plans for your ‘golden years’ Or perhaps helping your children with skyrocketing college costs. Or whatever you’re planning […]

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This Popular Fund Just Cratered 13% … And It Will Go Lower

| July 17, 2017 | 0 Comments
This Popular Fund Just Cratered 13% … And It Will Go Lower

Something tragic happened at the start of this month—but it’s such a familiar tragedy that no one should have been surprised. If you held the PIMCO CA Municipal Income III Fund (PZC), however, I bet you were surprised—and now you might be panicking. A closed-end fund (CEF) that was soaring for months all of a sudden crashed, going from […]

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7 ETFs That Can Make You Love Retirement

7 ETFs That Can Make You Love Retirement

These funds break the conventional mold for retirement investing When it comes to investing for retirement, most of the prevailing wisdom is just plain wrong. There are many “guides” that suggest a certain weighting of equities and fixed income based on one’s age. That’s not a great approach, however, because everyone has a different risk […]

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10 ETF Dividends In Serious Danger

| May 8, 2017 | 0 Comments
10 ETF Dividends In Serious Danger

Exchange-traded funds (ETFs) can be an easy “one-click way” to diversify your dividends. Instead of grinding on the viability of any single payout stream, why not build a basket of them? But be careful – some pooled payouts are all bad and don’t even keep up with the broader market. In a minute, we’ll review […]

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7 Screaming CEF Buys With 9.3% Yields and 50% Upside

| April 17, 2017 | 3 Comments
7 Screaming CEF Buys With 9.3% Yields and 50% Upside

A few days ago, I showed you exactly why now is the time to be greedy—not fearful—when it comes to stocks. And now, buried deep in the latest gross domestic product (GDP) report is a tiny data point that proves I’m right. It’s the clearest signal in years that now is the time to buy. […]

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2 Stealth Fund Buys For 6.7%+ Yields And Quick 15% Gains

| April 3, 2017 | 2 Comments
2 Stealth Fund Buys For 6.7%+ Yields And Quick 15% Gains

We might be at the start of a correction. This doesn’t mean it’s time to sell, but it does mean it’s time to be really, really choosy. Just look at financial stocks. I’ve been closely following this sector and timing buys and sells for myself based on the market’s irrational overreactions to news. That means […]

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