Brian Bollinger

Brian Bollinger

Contributing Writer, Kiplinger.com
Brian Bollinger is President of Simply Safe Dividends, a company that provides online tools and research designed to help investors generate safe retirement income from dividend stocks without the high fees associated with many other financial products. Prior to starting Simply Safe Dividends, Brian was an equity research analyst at a multibillion-dollar investment firm. Brian also is a Certified Public Accountant and triple-majored in finance, accounting and entrepreneurship at Indiana University's Kelley School of Business, where he graduated in the top 1% of his class.
20 Dividend Stocks to Fund 20 Years of Retirement
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20 Dividend Stocks to Fund 20 Years of Retirement

Each of these high-quality dividend stocks yields roughly 4%, and you can expect them to grow their payouts even more. That's a powerful 1-2 combo for…
August 5, 2020
20 Dividend Stocks to Fund 20 Years of Retirement
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20 Dividend Stocks to Fund 20 Years of Retirement

These 20 high-quality dividend stocks yield roughly 4% or higher and should grow their payouts even more -- a powerful 1-2 combo for retirement income…
March 9, 2020
The 9 Best Dow Jones Dividend Growth Stocks
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The 9 Best Dow Jones Dividend Growth Stocks

The Dow Jones Industrial Average, conceived by Charles Dow in 1896 to serve as the market's benchmark, nowadays also serves as a can't-miss index for …
February 11, 2020
20 Best Retirement Stocks to Buy in 2020
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20 Best Retirement Stocks to Buy in 2020

In retirement, investors must figure out how to generate enough income without a job while also ensuring that they don't outlive their income stream.
January 31, 2020
19 Best Retirement Stocks to Buy in 2019
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19 Best Retirement Stocks to Buy in 2019

Generating safe, regular income and preserving capital are two primary objectives in retirement.
December 5, 2019
The 9 Best Dividend Growth Stocks in the Dow Jones
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The 9 Best Dividend Growth Stocks in the Dow Jones

The Dow Jones Industrial Average is one of the oldest and hallowed stock market indices in the world.
January 7, 2019
8 Great Dividend Stocks Yielding 8% or More
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8 Great Dividend Stocks Yielding 8% or More

High-yield dividend stocks typically play a vital role for investors planning for retirement.
July 12, 2018
The “Sweet Spot”: 15 Mid-Cap Dividend Stocks to Buy
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The “Sweet Spot”: 15 Mid-Cap Dividend Stocks to Buy

June 11, 2018
10 Shaky Dividends That Could Harm Your Retirement
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10 Shaky Dividends That Could Harm Your Retirement

May 16, 2018
5 Dividend Stocks to Buy for Quality and Safety
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5 Dividend Stocks to Buy for Quality and Safety

Geopolitical tensions, rising interest rates, and rich asset valuations are only some of the factors holding back American stocks this year.
May 4, 2018
10 Dividends That Are Slowing to a Screeching Halt
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10 Dividends That Are Slowing to a Screeching Halt

Like clockwork, a core appeal of dividend growth investing is receiving steadily higher payouts each and every year.
April 9, 2018
9 High-Quality Dividend Stocks Yielding 5% or More
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9 High-Quality Dividend Stocks Yielding 5% or More

Dividend safety is a core element of conservative income investing and selecting dividend stocks.
March 23, 2018
10 Warren Buffett Stocks With the Fastest-Growing Dividends
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10 Warren Buffett Stocks With the Fastest-Growing Dividends

Many investors are familiar with some of the iconic businesses Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway (BRK.B) has held stakes in for many years, or even …
March 13, 2018
The 9 Best Dividend Growth Stocks in the Dow
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The 9 Best Dividend Growth Stocks in the Dow

The Dow Jones Industrial Average has been around since the late 19th century and consists of 30 of the largest publicly traded companies in America.
March 6, 2018
9 Safe Dividend Stocks to Buy for “Timely” Retirement Yield
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9 Safe Dividend Stocks to Buy for “Timely” Retirement Yield

Two common goals in retirement are to generate safe investment income and preserve capital over the long-term. Certain high-dividend stocks can help a…
March 6, 2018
9 High-Yield Dividend Stocks to Buy on the Dip
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9 High-Yield Dividend Stocks to Buy on the Dip

The market has experienced a meaningful rotation in recent months thanks to a combination of accelerating economic growth, corporate tax cuts and risi…
February 22, 2018
18 Best Retirement Stocks to Buy in 2018
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18 Best Retirement Stocks to Buy in 2018

Building a dependable portfolio of retirement stocks isn’t easy in today’s world of historically low interest rates and record-high stock prices.
December 11, 2017
9 Great Dividend Stocks That Have Gone on Sale
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9 Great Dividend Stocks That Have Gone on Sale

The Standard & Poor’s 500-stock index sits near a record high, and bond yields remain historically low.
November 27, 2017
9 Dividend Aristocrats of the Future
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9 Dividend Aristocrats of the Future

The Dividend Aristocrats – members of the Standard & Poor’s 500-stock index that have increased their annual dividend payments for 25 years or longer …
November 7, 2017
11 Best Tech Stocks to Buy for the Dividends
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11 Best Tech Stocks to Buy for the Dividends

Many investors may be surprised to learn that some of the market’s best dividend stocks for both current yield and payout growth can be found in the t…
October 23, 2017