5 Ways to Earn 4% to 9% from Real-Estate Investment Trusts
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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
10 “Unusual” REITs to Buy for Yields of Up To 7.7%
REITs

10 “Unusual” REITs to Buy for Yields of Up To 7.7%

When real estate investment trusts (REITs) are mentioned, most investors think of office space, apartment buildings and shopping malls.
May 2, 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
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
15 Great ETFs for a Prosperous 2018
ETFs

15 Great ETFs for a Prosperous 2018

How do you follow up a performance like what the market did in 2017?
February 20, 2018
5 Dirt-Cheap Index Funds That Invest in Dividend Stocks
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5 Dirt-Cheap Index Funds That Invest in Dividend Stocks

Dividend investors typically rely on their regular income payments to either pay the bills or grow their nest eggs via reinvestment.
February 19, 2018
Alternatives to 1031 Exchanges
REITs

Alternatives to 1031 Exchanges

Depending on how you got into a passive real estate investment, such as a private real estate investment trust or a Delaware Statutory Trust, you may …
February 13, 2018
10 Housing REITs to Buy for the “Rise of the Renters”
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10 Housing REITs to Buy for the “Rise of the Renters”

The number of Americans who prefer renting to home ownership is rapidly rising.
February 9, 2018
10 REITs That the Insiders Love
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10 REITs That the Insiders Love

Real estate investment trusts (REITs), like bonds, are high on the list of income investments the experts think will get hit as the Federal Reserve co…
February 5, 2018
Stocks Bounce Around on a Big Day for Earnings
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Stocks Bounce Around on a Big Day for Earnings

As earnings season heats up the stock market went on a roller-coaster ride Thursday, with Facebook stock flourishing and DowDuPont stock floundering.
February 1, 2018
5 Investment Strategies That Could Shine in 2018
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5 Investment Strategies That Could Shine in 2018

The five FAANG stocks – Facebook (FB), Amazon.com (AMZN), Apple (AAPL), Netflix (NFLX) and Google parent Alphabet (GOOGL) – soared to vertiginous heig…
January 5, 2018
10 Preferred Stock Funds for Safe, Substantial Yields
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10 Preferred Stock Funds for Safe, Substantial Yields

Investors often must accept a bit more risk to get more income out of their investments – often, but not always.
December 13, 2017
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
5 Great REITs to Buy Now
REITs

5 Great REITs to Buy Now

In a field facing challenges, these five stand out.
December 6, 2017
7 Monthly Dividend Stocks for Income You Can Count On
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7 Monthly Dividend Stocks for Income You Can Count On

Cash management can be one of the biggest challenges in retirement.
December 5, 2017
The 15 Best REITs for Retirement Income
REITs

The 15 Best REITs for Retirement Income

Few asset classes are better suited to retirement portfolios than real estate.
November 22, 2017
Investments That Should (And Shouldn’t) Go Into Your IRA
IRAs

Investments That Should (And Shouldn’t) Go Into Your IRA

An Individual Retirement Account (IRA) is a tax-advantaged home for your retirement investments.
November 16, 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
A Real Estate Mutual Fund that Succeeds With Limited REIT Holdings
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A Real Estate Mutual Fund that Succeeds With Limited REIT Holdings

Baron Real Estate has cashed in by owning everything from builders to cruise lines.
September 22, 2017
7 Reliable Dividend Stocks to Buy Now
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7 Reliable Dividend Stocks to Buy Now

Plenty of stocks yield more than the market average of 2% for large companies.
August 10, 2017
Alternative Investments Can Help Combat Slow Growth
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Alternative Investments Can Help Combat Slow Growth

In times of low bond yields and interest rates and high stock market volatility, it could pay to look beyond the usual stock/bond mix. Three alternati…
May 18, 2017
A 2-Pronged Strategy for Retirees Seeking Safe Cash Flow: Non-Traded REITs and Annuities
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A 2-Pronged Strategy for Retirees Seeking Safe Cash Flow: Non-Traded REITs and Annuities

Non-traded REITs and annuities can provide a lifetime income stream with a principal that could possibly grow over time, leaving a richer legacy for y…
May 9, 2017
3 Great Picks to Earn 8% - 11% From Mortgage REITs
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3 Great Picks to Earn 8% - 11% From Mortgage REITs

The main hazard to these high-yielding investments is a gap between short- and long-term rates.
April 21, 2017
4 Great Picks to Earn 4% - 6% From REITs
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4 Great Picks to Earn 4% - 6% From REITs

Real estate investment trusts have had a great run — and still hold promise.
April 21, 2017
Alternative Investments for Your Portfolio
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Alternative Investments for Your Portfolio

Beyond traditional mutual funds, stocks and bonds, you can find greater income and lower volatility.
March 20, 2017
Can You Save Too Much in Your 401(k)?
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Can You Save Too Much in Your 401(k)?

Over-investing in your 401(k) can lead to a taxing retirement. It's one of the biggest mistakes investors tend to make, and it’s avoidable.
March 10, 2017