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Avoid These 3 Bond Funds When Interest Rates Rise

| September 19, 2018 | 0 Comments
Avoid These 3 Bond Funds When Interest Rates Rise

Are bond funds a safe haven if the stock market crashes? With interest rates about to rise, is it a good time to invest in a bond fund? These are questions investors may be asking themselves as the stock market may be peaking and the Fed keeps jacking up interest rates. If you are fearful […]

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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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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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Revealed: 4 Fast Buys To Give You $48,000 In Retirement Income

| August 29, 2018 | 0 Comments
Revealed: 4 Fast Buys To Give You $48,000 In Retirement Income

On average, an American retiree spends about $4,000 per month. But few of those retirees are getting $4,000 from their nest egg—which is partly why bankruptcy rates among retirees have been soaring for years. But there is a way to get $4,000 a month (or $48,000 a year) from your savings—even if you aren’t filthy […]

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10 Dividend Funds For Steady Income

10 Dividend Funds For Steady Income

There are dividend funds for almost any kind of investors looking for steady payouts Interest rates are rising in the U.S. and some other markets, but that is not standing in the way of solid dividend growth. Data confirm as much. In fact, global dividends recently ascended to a record high. “Global dividends jumped 12.9% […]

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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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7 Low-Cost Mutual Funds To Love

7 Low-Cost Mutual Funds To Love

Low-cost mutual funds are not too hard to find, but these are among the best to buy Due in large part to the competitive threat from index funds and exchange-traded funds (ETFs), fees across the fund universe, including actively managed mutual funds, are declining. “Our study of U.S. open-end mutual funds and exchange-traded funds found […]

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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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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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