The author of today’s article has his entire life savings and net worth invested in his recession-proofed “real money retirement portfolio” and is highlighting his latest purchase – a low-risk, high-yield dividend blue chip that is currently significantly undervalued despite “its strong quality score, good long-term growth prospects, and solid management team”, creating the potential for it to deliver total returns around 20% over the next five years. For a comprehensive look at this stock the author describes as “a table-pounding buy right now”, CLICK HERE.
What makes the stock examined in today’s article “a dream investment for retirees” in the eyes of the author – and one of their favorite high-yield picks right now? Among other things (including an attractive valuation and first-rate management team), the author notes the fact it’s “the most dominant blue-chip in its industry and has a recession-proof business model makes it a great high-yield, sleep well at night, or SWAN, stock.” For more on the stock in question – which sports a dividend yield of 7.1% – CLICK HERE.
When it comes to building a healthy retirement portfolio, the authors of today’s article note that it’s important to have a mix of investments covering a variety of asset classes and industries – and to include both growth stocks and value stocks. They proceed to highlight three of the latter – value stocks – that may be ideal picks for retirement accounts. For these three stocks – an e-commerce stock, a top utility stock, and a semiconductor stock – CLICK HERE.
If you’re close to retirement you can thank them for helping to give the return on your retirement savings a boost. But if your retirement is still a ways off, the author of today’s article warns that “you’re going to have a devil of a time getting a decent return on your retirement savings” because of them. The “them” in question is the Chinese middle class, which the author notes is flooding its savings into global markets – pushing up asset prices, pushing down yields, and creating dim prospects for real returns in the future. So what can younger U.S. workers do in light of this grim reality? CLICK HERE.
Which is the better choice for retirees (or any other income investor): building a portfolio of individual dividend stocks or buying a dividend exchange-traded fund? The author of today’s article argues that, “while total return is certainly a very important consideration, there are a number of other factors that can swing the decision one way or the other” – and proceeds to highlight these factors through a comparison of one particular dividend ETF and a portfolio of dividend stocks. To read more, CLICK HERE.
“If you want to have an income-rich retirement, you’ve got to have a diversified basket of dividend stocks that will deliver both capital appreciation and income growth,” states the author of today’s article – and this assertion is backed up by a study that looked at the returns of S&P 500 stocks over a 33-year period. The author proceeds to highlight what he deems to be the seven best stocks when it comes to this winning combination of above-average capital appreciation and income potential. To find out what these seven stocks are, CLICK HERE.
The author of today’s article believes that, with the outsized dividend yields and predictable sources of income the asset class offers, income from real estate investment trusts “should be part of the retirement process.” However, noting that a dividend cut could be devastating to retirees, he cautions that it is important to properly evaluate REIT assets. He proceeds to highlight four REITs rated “SWAN” (sleep well at night) due to their high degree of dividend predictability. To find out what these four REITs are – including a “pure play” on Skilled Nursing buildings and the largest healthcare REIT – CLICK HERE.
Of the stock highlighted in today’s article – which the author believes could do for the retirement portfolios of millennials what stocks like Microsoft did for the retirement portfolios of older generations – the author states “While we can’t promise it’s the next Apple, it has a good chance to be.” To find out what this company – operating in the revolutionary “wireless electricity” space – is, why it may be positioned for “the kind of exponential growth capable of solving millennials’ retirement needs”, and for the author’s recommended action to take, CLICK HERE.
For investors in their 50s looking to both grow their retirement nest eggs and build a steady stream of passive income, today’s article highlights one stock which, “with its powerful wealth-building combination of increasing dividend payouts and share-price appreciation”, may be one of the best picks for achieving both of these goals. To find out what this stock is – as well as to read about the factors fueling its current strong results, its “multiple pathways for continued growth” going forward, and why its profits are downright meaty – CLICK HERE.
Issues relating to retirement did not receive much focus during the presidential campaign. However, the incoming Trump administration (and the Republican-controlled Congress) are positioned to affect a number of issues of importance to impending retirees – including the fate of the fiduciary rule requiring that investment advisers handling retirement accounts act in the best interests of their clients. So what does the uncertainty surrounding these issues mean for those on the verge of retirement? The author outlines some portfolio moves for those in this group to consider. CLICK HERE to read more.