After sitting at near-record lows for quite some time, market volatility is back – and investors are contending with the question of what this means for them. Older investors nearing retirement (and who don’t have the luxury of time on their side) may be feeling especially anxious. On top of that, there is the question of where to turn for advice in these choppy markets: a financial advisor or robo advisors. The author of today’s article believes that “the February correction is a natural occasion to explore how advice by algorithm compares with human-provided financial advice in times of high anxiety” – and proceeds to do just that. CLICK HERE.
With high-dividend-yielding stocks feeling the pain as interest rates rise, the author of today’s article argues that, while older investors should not scale back on their dividend holdings, “the challenge is to pick the right dividend stocks and funds” – and the right dividend stocks and funds right now might not be the usual suspects! As such, she proceeds to outline several tips for how income-focused investors can maximize their dividend income despite rising rates and slowing dividend growth. To find out what these tips are – as well as for some specific stock and fund recommendations based on them – CLICK HERE.