A REIT Fund Checks Out of Hotels
investing

A REIT Fund Checks Out of Hotels

Real estate stocks are sizzling. But TIAA-CREF Real Estate Securities is playing defense.
August 30, 2019
The 11 Best ETFs to Buy for Portfolio Protection
recession

The 11 Best ETFs to Buy for Portfolio Protection

The stock market took a gut punch recently as a number of on-again, off-again headwinds started to blow at the same time.
August 29, 2019
11 Stocks to Buy That Prove Boring Is Beautiful
stocks

11 Stocks to Buy That Prove Boring Is Beautiful

Stocks aren’t all that different than cars, in some ways.
July 30, 2019
5 Stock Picks for America's Everlasting Trade War
stocks

5 Stock Picks for America's Everlasting Trade War

With a “Tariff Man” in office, investors have been buffeted by volatility and uncertainty.
July 29, 2019
The 20 Best Small-Cap Dividend Stocks to Buy
stocks

The 20 Best Small-Cap Dividend Stocks to Buy

Small-cap stocks aren’t generally viewed as income-oriented investments.
July 26, 2019
Cheap CEFs: 7 Closed-End Funds With Unusually Low Fees
REITs

Cheap CEFs: 7 Closed-End Funds With Unusually Low Fees

July 2, 2019
5 Safe Ways to Earn 3%
Investing

5 Safe Ways to Earn 3%

June 13, 2019
6 Apartment REITs to Buy for Steady Yields
REITs

6 Apartment REITs to Buy for Steady Yields

In a world of minuscule interest rates, investors are searching far and wide for yield.
June 10, 2019
33 Ways to Get Higher Yields
investing

33 Ways to Get Higher Yields

For more than a decade, income investors have been plagued by paucity wrapped in misery.
May 29, 2019
The 7 Best ETFs to Beat Back Trade War Worries
ETFs

The 7 Best ETFs to Beat Back Trade War Worries

The trade war between the United States and China is well into its second year.
May 22, 2019
20 of Wall Street’s Newest Dividend Stocks
dividend stocks

20 of Wall Street’s Newest Dividend Stocks

Investors may cherish dividend stocks, which provide a regular stream of income that allows you to realize regular profits along the way without havin…
May 17, 2019
My Preference for Preferred Stocks
stocks

My Preference for Preferred Stocks

Preferred stocks are having a great year. Here are six investments to buy into the category.
May 9, 2019
10 High-Yield Monthly Dividend Stocks and Funds to Buy
stocks

10 High-Yield Monthly Dividend Stocks and Funds to Buy

Monthly dividend stocks align investors' income with their regular expenses.
May 1, 2019
The 19 Best ETFs to Buy for a Prosperous 2019
ETFs

The 19 Best ETFs to Buy for a Prosperous 2019

Wall Street pros, the analyst community and individual investors alike were thrown for a loop in 2018.
April 18, 2019
50 Top Stocks That Billionaires Love
stocks

50 Top Stocks That Billionaires Love

April 18, 2019
Tax Tip: New Line on Form 1099 for REITs
retirement

Tax Tip: New Line on Form 1099 for REITs

Income from real estate investment trusts can qualify for a new tax deduction on 2018 returns.
March 26, 2019
A Dozen Great REITs for Income AND Diversification
REITs

A Dozen Great REITs for Income AND Diversification

One of the essential first lessons that investors learn is diversifying a portfolio reduces risk.
February 17, 2019
The 10 Best Closed-End Funds (CEFs) for 2019
REITs

The 10 Best Closed-End Funds (CEFs) for 2019

Closed-end funds (CEFs) joined the rest of the market in steeply selling off late last year.
January 28, 2019
How to Invest in Real Estate Without the Headaches
real estate

How to Invest in Real Estate Without the Headaches

Those investing in real estate have to be prepared for the baggage that comes with it. If you'd rather not bother, there are two investment opportunit…
November 6, 2018
8 REITs to Buy for Bargain Prices, Bloated Dividends
REITs

8 REITs to Buy for Bargain Prices, Bloated Dividends

Real estate investment trusts (REITs) have been on a wild ride over the past several years.
September 18, 2018
16 High-Yielding Monthly Dividend Payers
stocks

16 High-Yielding Monthly Dividend Payers

What income investor doesn’t love the frequent payout and reliable cash flow that can come from owning monthly dividend stocks, trusts and other entit…
September 7, 2018
Look to REITs for Retirement Income as Inflation Heats Up
retirement

Look to REITs for Retirement Income as Inflation Heats Up

Find bargains among real-estate investment trusts focused on shopping centers, senior housing, data centers and more.
August 27, 2018
The 6 Best REIT Funds to Buy
REITs

The 6 Best REIT Funds to Buy

Rising interest rates and the decline of shopping malls have weighed on real estate investment trusts (REITs) over the past few years.
August 9, 2018
The 10 Best Vanguard ETFs for a Dirt-Cheap Portfolio
investing

The 10 Best Vanguard ETFs for a Dirt-Cheap Portfolio

Vanguard has built a sterling reputation on low-cost index investing.
July 19, 2018
The 8 Best Income Funds for a Scared Market
mutual funds

The 8 Best Income Funds for a Scared Market

If 2017 was the year without fear, 2018 feels like the year of … well, fear.
May 30, 2018
5 Ways to Earn 4% to 9% from Real-Estate Investment Trusts
investing

5 Ways to Earn 4% to 9% from Real-Estate Investment Trusts

Real estate investment trusts had a great run. They're discounted now, and still hold promise.
May 10, 2018