Mar 21, 2023
Real Estate Investment Trusts, or REITs, offer investors the opportunity to invest in real estate, without having to own property. Real Estate Investment Trusts are appealing for income investors due to their high-dividend yields.
Mar 20, 2023
Income investors value reliability and consistency, as well as high dividend yields. Some stocks provide a combination of these factors, such as the Dividend Champions -- stocks that have raised their payouts for at least 25 years in a row.
Feb 28, 2023
The term "blue-chip" typically refers to companies with strong business models that generate consistent profits, and pay high dividend yields to shareholders.
Feb 20, 2023
The average dividend yield in the S&P 500 Index remains low at 1.6%. As a result, income investors should focus on higher-yielding securities if they want additional income from their stock portfolios.
Feb 14, 2023
Most stocks pay dividends on a quarterly schedule. But some investors such as retirees might desire even more frequent dividend payments. Fortunately, there are stocks that make monthly dividend payments, which can help smooth out cash flows for shareholders.
Feb 3, 2023
Income investors should focus on stocks that pay solid yields, but also those that have sustainable payouts and strong business models.
Feb 1, 2023
While there are many paths investors can take to generate long-term wealth, our preferred method is to buy-and-hold quality dividend stocks for the long run.
Jan 20, 2023
Business development companies, or BDCs, offer generous yields because they're required to distribute substantially all of their earnings to shareholders. BDCs receive favorable tax treatment, and in return, they aren't allowed to retain earnings.