If you’re an investor that is fortunate enough to have amassed a portfolio capable of producing the income you require to live off of comfortably in retirement, today’s article outlines some fundamental principles to consider when designing a dividend growth portfolio for retirement, with the author advising that “These principles can be utilized to reconstitute a portfolio that has previously been more growth oriented when in the accumulation phase. Additionally, these principles can be utilized to effectively manage the portfolios of already retired investors focused on income.” For more, CLICK HERE.
What’s the best investment choice right now for investors who are retired or nearing retirement (and thus are looking for reliable income)? The author of today’s article notes that, while income investors turned to investments such as high-yield bonds, master limited partnerships, high-yield dividend stocks and more in recent years, “Today’s best investment choice for investors in or near retirement just might be one they heavily favored before the financial crisis but ignored in recent years.” For more, CLICK HERE.
Large, established companies with recognizable brand names. Dividend yields of at least 5%. Low volatility. Relatively cheap. These are four criteria that the author of today’s article believes make stocks well-suited for investors in retirement – and are thus the criteria that he employed in screening for stocks for retirees. Three stocks that fit the bill and which retirees may want to consider are highlighted. To find out what these stocks are – including a utility stock which the author notes “promises a more immediate payback for new buyers” thanks to a planned $5 billion in share buybacks and “special dividends” – CLICK HERE.