Lisa Springer

Lisa Springer

Contributing Writer, Kiplinger.com
Lisa has served as an equity research analyst for Singular Research and Management CV covering both large- and small-cap stocks. She began her career as a buy-side analyst for Kemper Financial after earning a MBA in finance from the University of Chicago business school, then spent the next 15 years in investor relations, first as director of analysis for a large IR consulting firm, then as the Director of Investor Relations for a NYSE-listed REIT.
10 Best REITs for the Rest of 2021
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10 Best REITs for the Rest of 2021

Real estate stocks have done well in 2021; several signs suggest this outperformance could continue. These are 10 of the best REITs to watch through y…
August 31, 2021
10 Super Small-Cap Value Stocks to Buy
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10 Super Small-Cap Value Stocks to Buy

History shows that small-cap value stocks have been one of the best-performing asset classes. Here are the ones to have on your radar.
August 20, 2021
7 REIT ETFs for Every Type of Investor
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7 REIT ETFs for Every Type of Investor

Real estate investment trusts have performed well over the long term. These REIT ETFs allow investors diversification across the real estate sector, a…
August 19, 2021
7 Best Value REITs for Income Investors
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7 Best Value REITs for Income Investors

These value REITs are benefiting from a rebounding real estate sector – and offer attractive dividend yields to boot.
July 14, 2021
The 16 Best Value Stocks for the Rest of 2021
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The 16 Best Value Stocks for the Rest of 2021

Value stocks have been en vogue this year. These names could see upside as the U.S. economy continues to recover from the COVID-19 pandemic.
June 15, 2021
15 Dividend Aristocrats You Can Buy at a Discount
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15 Dividend Aristocrats You Can Buy at a Discount

Stock valuations are in the clouds, but several Dividend Aristocrats can be had at cheaper prices than their blue-chip peers.
May 26, 2021
13 Stocks Activist Investors Are Buying
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13 Stocks Activist Investors Are Buying

Poorly managed companies may not be on everyone's radar, but they're top picks for activist investors looking to boost shareholder value.
May 5, 2021
Dividend Increases: 15 Stocks Announcing Massive Hikes
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Dividend Increases: 15 Stocks Announcing Massive Hikes

Looking for more than token dividend increases? Consider this list of 15 companies announcing substantial payout hikes over the past few months.
April 27, 2021
The 13 Best REITs to Own in 2021
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The 13 Best REITs to Own in 2021

Real estate offers diversification and much more income than the market average. These are 13 of the best REITs you can buy as 2021 comes into focus.
April 21, 2021
European Dividend Aristocrats: 39 Top-Flight International Dividend Stocks
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European Dividend Aristocrats: 39 Top-Flight International Dividend Stocks

The European Dividend Aristocrats don't have quite the payout-growth longevity of their American counterparts, but they still offer dividend hikes and…
April 8, 2021
9 Stocks With Surprisingly Reliable Special Dividends
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9 Stocks With Surprisingly Reliable Special Dividends

Special dividends typically are one-time windfalls for investors. But a few companies regularly weave these payouts into their broader dividend strate…
March 3, 2021
The 15 Best Value Stocks to Buy for 2021
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The 15 Best Value Stocks to Buy for 2021

Wall Street's experts predict that the late-2020 rotation into value will continue into the new year. These are 15 top value stocks to capitalize on t…
December 21, 2020
11 High-Yield REITs for Big Income
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11 High-Yield REITs for Big Income

The old '4% rule' has recently crept up to be the '5% rule.' This collection of high-yield REITs can still help you reach that threshold in pure incom…
November 20, 2020
10 Best European Stocks for an Income-Rich Recovery
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10 Best European Stocks for an Income-Rich Recovery

Wealth managers suggest that U.S. investors delve into foreign equities. These are some of the best European stocks you can buy for bargain prices and…
October 12, 2020
12 Low-Volatility Stocks to Stabilize Your Portfolio
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12 Low-Volatility Stocks to Stabilize Your Portfolio

Have a look at a dozen low-volatility stocks, many paying rich dividends, that make worthy additions to any defensive investment portfolio.
October 2, 2020
15 Dividend Aristocrats You Can Buy at a Discount
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15 Dividend Aristocrats You Can Buy at a Discount

Several Dividend Aristocrats haven't fully caught up to their peers. As a result, new money can buy lower prices and higher yields on these longtime i…
September 10, 2020
11 Best Value Stocks for This Overpriced Market
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11 Best Value Stocks for This Overpriced Market

The new bull market has sent stocks back to nosebleed levels. These 11 picks represent some of the best remaining value stocks on offer.
September 2, 2020
14 Stocks to Sell or Stay Away From
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14 Stocks to Sell or Stay Away From

These 14 stocks look like sells for a variety of reasons, whether it's lingering COVID pain, deteriorating fundamentals or, in a couple cases, overdon…
July 21, 2020
21 Dividend Increases During the COVID Crisis
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21 Dividend Increases During the COVID Crisis

These 21 stocks were doling out dividend increases as the coronavirus crisis accelerated – and as many stocks were cutting or outright suspending thei…
July 3, 2020
17 Wonderful Work-From Home Stocks
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17 Wonderful Work-From Home Stocks

Is the run in work-from-home stocks over? The pros don't think so. These 17 "WFH" stocks appear poised to continue climbing on the longer-term remote-…
July 1, 2020
14 Best Tech Stocks That Aren't on Your Radar
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14 Best Tech Stocks That Aren't on Your Radar

These are 14 of the best tech stocks (and tech-adjacent companies) that don't see as much sunlight as some of Wall Street's beloved story stocks.
May 29, 2020
9 Best REITs to Buy for COVID-19 Protection
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9 Best REITs to Buy for COVID-19 Protection

Here are nine of the best REITs to buy not just for their COVID-resistant business models, but also their financial strength and dividend coverage.
May 28, 2020
10 Health and Pharmaceutical Companies Fighting the COVID-19 Coronavirus
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10 Health and Pharmaceutical Companies Fighting the COVID-19 Coronavirus

Coronavirus fears have triggered volatility, a correction and ultimately a bear market in U.S.
May 18, 2020
7 Bank Stocks That Could Get a Lift From SBA Loans
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7 Bank Stocks That Could Get a Lift From SBA Loans

A select group of bank stocks are in the midst of facilitating what might be the most ambitious lending program in U.S.
April 22, 2020
8 Safe High-Yield Dividend Stocks Offering 5% or More
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8 Safe High-Yield Dividend Stocks Offering 5% or More

Income investors have a multitude of high-yield dividend stocks to swing at, but how many of those payouts will still be around in a month or two? Her…
April 21, 2020
19 Dividend Aristocrats That Have Gone on Deep Discount
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19 Dividend Aristocrats That Have Gone on Deep Discount

Dividend Aristocrats aren't completely impervious to bear markets. But new money can get lower prices and higher yields on these longtime income growe…
March 31, 2020
10 Stock Picks With Peter Lynch Qualities
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10 Stock Picks With Peter Lynch Qualities

Peter Lynch, as manager of the Fidelity Magellan Fund (FMAGX) between 1977 and 1990, rode masterful stock picks to outsize gains.
February 21, 2020