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These Turbo-Charged Dividends Are Growing by 10% – 24%
October 23, 2020
Firms increasing their dividends in 2020, of all years, are sending a powerful “payout confidence” signal to Wall Street: Our dividend is safe—so secure, in fact, that we’re hiking it. Watch our stock...
A “2020-Proof” Way to Get 11% Dividends and a Lifetime of Wealth
October 22, 2020
It’s the most common rule in investing: if you want to cut your risk (and protect your dividends!), you need to diversify. Yes, we’ve all heard it before, but what most people don’t get is just how...
5 Simple Steps to Double-Digit Yearly Returns with Dividends
October 21, 2020
Successful dividend investing is simple, though not necessarily easy. There are nuances which trip up many investors (including most professionals!). These twists and turns create “yield alpha”...
This “Double Discount” Strategy Has Beaten the Market, Yields 8.7%+
October 20, 2020
My indicators are pointing to one thing right now: higher stock prices, with new all-time highs next year. So this is a great time to lock in some fresh 8%+ payouts—before their prices race away from...
This Steady 11.3% Dividend Is Hiding in Plain Sight
October 19, 2020
If you have $100,000 to invest, you can easily use it to unleash a dividend stream that pays you $940 a month. That’s $11,280 a year in dividends— on just $100K! I know you’re probably thinking this...
3 Dividend Traps Tempting Investors With 8%-10.5% Yields
October 16, 2020
We can’t take every dividend we see at face value. Especially when we’re talking about 8%, 9% and even 10% yields. Bull markets, government stimulus, money printing and the scent of all-time highs...
100% Upside, 9% Dividends From Bonds? Here’s How.
October 15, 2020
These days, you can be forgiven for thinking a wave of bankruptcies is going to hit your portfolio (and your dividends!). But there’s no need to worry: this so-called “wave” is way overhyped—in fact,...
How to Trade 5%+ Dividends for 75% Yearly Gains
October 14, 2020
Earlier this year, we added Synovus (SNV) to our Contrarian Income Report portfolio. We’ve enjoyed 36% total returns—including a couple of fat dividends—in the six months since. On a yearly basis,...
4 Stocks Begging Us to Take Their Cash (56%+ Dividend Growth)
October 13, 2020
Even with the S&P 500 back on the rise, we still have a shot at serious upside. And we’ll double up our dividends in short order, too. We’ll do it by snagging some of the fastest-growing payouts on the...
These 11% Dividends Have Crashed 43% (They’re Just Getting Started)
October 12, 2020
You may not know it, but big pension funds are pulling billions of dollars out of one sector, leaving behind a group of stocks these big players will never buy again. That’s a clear signal that we need...
Earn $60,000 in Monthly Dividends on Just $500K
October 09, 2020
The mortgage. The car payment. The power bill. The cell phone bill. Your regular dividend check. One of these things, I’m sorry to say, is not like the others. While almost every one of your...
Buy This, Not That: These 7%+ Alternatives Crush High Yielding Stocks
October 08, 2020
The market’s fall pullback is starting to reverse itself, but don’t worry: there are still bargain dividend payers yielding 7.4%+ dividends to be had out there. But investing (along with everything in...
Retire This: 60/40 is Out, These 8% Yields are In
October 07, 2020
It was a simpler time years ago in America when my grandfather shared some nutritional advice with me: “So, you’ve got the tomato sauce. Tomatoes. They’re good for ya,” as he put out his thumb to...
2 “Tollbooth” Dividends Growing Payouts 135%+
October 06, 2020
Election chaos—especially after Friday’s bombshell—could be a knockout blow for this market bounce. I’m worried. And going by our Contrarian Outlook mailbag, plenty of readers are, too. A typical...
Get 10.6% Dividends (Paid Monthly!) From These 4 High-Yield Closed-End Funds
October 05, 2020
There are four funds sitting right under investors’ noses throwing off rich 10.6% dividends today. What’s more, these high-yield closed-end funds (CEFs) deliver these rich payouts monthly. We can thank...
Growth? Sizzling Dividends? Why Not Both?
October 02, 2020
Dividend safety matters more than ever today. And we can’t take the continued presence of a payout for granted, either. There are still shoes waiting to drop on dividends that are widely thought to be...
2 Big Dividend Blunders Everyone Makes (and how we’ll tap them for payouts up to 12.7%)
October 01, 2020
There is a proven way to grab sturdy double-digit dividends in this income-starved market. Today we’re going to follow it. The secret? Take a contrarian approach to a group of stocks most folks have...
How to “Double Dip” This Dip (and Lock in Yields Up to 10.8%)
September 30, 2020
Is it time to buy the dip? Almost. And when we do, let’s not just “buy” an index fund (or worse, a lame ETF!) and “hope” that we timed it right. No, no, we contrarian income seekers can do better....
Buy These 3 Monthly Dividend Stocks While They’re Cheap
September 29, 2020
Finally—a selloff! It’s the perfect time for us to add secure monthly dividend stocks to our portfolio now that their valuations have landed back here on Planet Earth. I’m talking about every-30-day...
5 Ways to Get up to 14.6%+ Dividends (Not All Are Safe)
September 28, 2020
If we can be sure of one thing these days, it’s that millions of investors are fed up with the pathetic 0.7% yields offered by so-called “safe” plays like Treasuries. And the 1.7% dividend that the...
5 Dividends Up to 10.8% to Buy on This Dip
September 25, 2020
Are you trying to grind out a livable retirement on dividends alone? It’s possible, and it doesn’t require millions and millions already in the bank. ( Even today , with interest rates in the tank.)...
Here’s a “No-Withdrawal” Strategy for $45,000 in Dividend Income
September 24, 2020
You’ve probably heard of the “4% rule.” It refers to the amount you can safely take out of a portfolio without running out of money in retirement. It even comes with a catchy acronym: SWR, or “safe...
Election-Proof Bonds That Pay Up to 11%
September 23, 2020
Last week, Federal Reserve Chair Jay Powell reiterated his stance that he’s keeping rates at zero for a while. It was no surprise, but it confirms that we’ll continue to ignore US Treasury bonds. They...
Buy This Dip? Nah. Here’s What I’d Do Instead (for 8%+ Dividends)
September 22, 2020
I know you’re struggling to find cheap stocks to buy these days (or at least stocks that aren’t cheap for a reason!). This pullback is a bit helpful, but not enough for us dividend investors—the...
3 High-Yield Closed-End Funds Paying 11.5% (and 1 ETF to Sell Now)
September 21, 2020
Here’s something most people don’t realize: in the world of high-yield closed-end funds (CEFs) , 7% dividends are actually on the smaller side. While the more conventional ETFs will pay you 3% if...
5 Gaudy, Garish Dividends You Can’t Help But Gawk At
September 18, 2020
What if I told you that, even in this expensive stock market, that we can still find yields of 9%, 10%… heck, even 20%? Volatility is back , and with it, some discounted stocks with generous yields...
These “ETF Cousins” Plunged 80%+ (it won’t get better)
September 17, 2020
If there’s one trap I’ve seen investors fall into time and time again, it’s “chasing yield”: getting pulled in by a high dividend yield and not digging deeper to see if that payout is really...
The Best Dividend Growth Utility Stocks
September 16, 2020
Who doesn’t like a safe, stable utility dividend? In today’s zero-rate, VIX-spiking world, it’s a throwback to simpler times—the “old school” type of dividend we’d like to accumulate sufficiently to...
These Dividends Grow 111%+ (They’re Perfect for 2021)
September 15, 2020
Let’s not assume our retirement savings will benefit from the Federal Reserve’s bout of 2020 money printing. Inflation could be a real problem, as soon as 2021. So let’s talk about stocks that are not...
Here’s an Easy 8.5% Dividend (with upside) You Can Buy Now
September 14, 2020
Closed-end funds (CEFs) are the ultimate “sleeper” investment—if you hold them, you know they hand out massive dividends (7% yields, on average!). Plus, their often-discounted share prices set you up...
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