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March 2017

The 7 Best Dividend Stocks for the Second Quarter

We all knew that 2017 would be a year full of surprises. With an unpredictable new president in the White House and the animal spirits returning to the stock market, it was a combustible mix. But despite ...

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March 2017

10 Monthly Dividend Stocks to Buy to Pay the Bills

I like making money in the stock market. But I love dividends. You see, the problem with capital gains is that in order to actually enjoy them, you have to sell you shares. But the beauty of dividend stocks ...

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March 2017

10 Dangerous Dividend Stocks to Dump Now

I love dividend stocks. If dividends could be personified, I would marry them and sire children by them. OK, that might have gotten a little weird. But in all seriousness, dividend stocks are an important ...

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March 2017

The 3 Best Oil Stocks to Buy for Retirement Investors

Oil stocks might not normally be what you’d consider ideal stocks for retirement. Energy prices are notoriously volatile and cyclical, and those aren’t qualities you usually want to see in a retirement ...

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March 2017

Warren Buffett’s Letter: Valuable Lessons From the Oracle

Warren Buffett published his annual letter to investors this past weekend, and when Buffett speaks, the rest of us mere mortals sit up and listen. At 86 years old, Mr. Buffett has a lifetime of insight ...

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February 2017

The 10 Best Stocks to Buy and Hold Forever

Forever is a long time to hold a stock. Most investors hold on to a stock for less time than the late Elizabeth Taylor held on to a husband. Depending on who you ask, the average holding period for a stock ...

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January 2017

10 Stocks That Will Hurt Your Retirement, Not Help It

The first rule of medicine is to do no harm. Your retirement, like your health, is something that you can’t afford to screw up. And as with your health, having a safe and stable retirement is generally ...

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January 2017

The 7 Best Monthly Dividend Stocks for 2017

The second half of 2016 was not kind to income investors. As bond yields rose, the prices of virtually everything paying an income stream got slammed. Some of my favorite dividend stocks, REITs and closed-end ...

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December 2016

10 Stocks the Smart Money Likes Right Now

It’s that time again, and no, I’m not talking about the holiday shopping season. Forty five days after each quarter end, the SEC requires large institutional money managers — what we think of as ...

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November 2016

3 High-Yield Dividend Stocks for Retirement

Bond yields have been soaring for months and particularly since the presidential election. The 10-year Treasury yield is up nearly 70% from its mid-summer lows. Yet even after a run like that, the 10-year ...

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