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11 Great Dividend Stocks for Income Investors

The best income strategy in this low-rate environment is to leaven your portfolio with stocks that pay solid dividends.

The Federal Reserve’s decision to raise interest rates by one-quarter of a percentage point provides little solace to investors who have been trying to squeeze a decent stream of income from their portfolios over the past seven years. Yields on bonds remain near record lows, and it’s unlikely they will rise much this year.

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James K. Glassman, a visiting fellow at the American Enterprise Institute, is the author, most recently, of Safety Net: The Strategy for De-Risking Your Investments in a Time of Turbulence. He owns none of the investments mentioned.

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