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E Reasons To Invest In Dividend Payers For Retirement
When investing for retirement when one is younger, it makes sense not only to take more risk in the stock market, but to invest more in growth stocks rather than value stocks that pay a higher dividend.
Watch Out For High Fund Fees
It's hard to believe that a year has gone by since Vanguard founder Jack Bogle died. It is also hard to overstate Vanguard's impact on the investing landscape in the U.S.
What To Do When Retirement Is Near
Where are you on the retirement timeline? If you're in the early years of your career, you may have barely given it a thought other than to regularly contribute to your retirement accounts.
Do You Need An Annuity For Retirement?
The even-more-ridiculously-acronymed-than-usual SECURE Act (that's Setting Every Community Up for Retirement Enhancement) has made it through the House of Representatives.
Volatility Proofing Your Portfolio In Retirement
Can anything be done to mitigate market volatility? And do you even need to worry about it in the first place?
Use Altria's High Dividend For Retirement Portfolios
The stock price of Altria (MO) is down over 27% this year.But continuing declines in smoking rates in the United States has sparked fears that there is no way Altria can continue its earnings growth over the long run.
Protecting Your Retirement From A Flattening Yield Curve
If you're reading this, you're probably an investor in equities. There's a good chance you invest almost exclusively in stocks, via mutual funds and ETFs. If so, you might not have noticed one of the most important developments in finance recently.
E Dividend Payers To The Rescue
If you retirement expenses are greater than your after-tax retirement income, your investments will begin to dwindle as you use the principal to pay for expenses.
How Volatility Impacts Retirement Plans
There really was nowhere to hide during the latest downturn. Very similar to 2008/2009, most assets were correlated and fell together. But also just like in the 2008/2009 downturn, some equities were less volatile than others.
Inflation, The Markets, And Your Retirement Plan
One of the reasons the market has been so volatile lately is the fear of inflation rearing its ugly head. If this forces the Federal Reserve to push up interest rates more than expected, the stock market is in for a serious fall.
Strong Dividend Stocks Can Change Your Retirement Odds
With the stock market powering ever higher, dividend yields continue to fall on most stocks. This will lead many investors to simply search for high yielding stocks and buy those. But this could be a major mistake.
Are Utility Stocks Still Good For Retirement?
Even without speculating about the direction of interest rates, which is largely a fool’s game, a 3% yield on utility stocks is too low.
Great Dividend Stocks For Retirement
What do we want? Income! When do we want it? Now! And quarterly, on a perpetual, tax-advantaged basis, please.
HH Great Income Producers For Retirement
Income in retirement - especially of the sure-thing variety - can be tough to come by these days. Lower interest rates have meant that you need to have saved a lot to generate a decent fixed-income stream.
Consolidated Edison For Retirement Income
If you listen to some market prognosticators, good dividend yields from great companies are nearly impossible to find these days. But if you look hard enough, you can still find great dividend payers that will make your retirement much easier.
3M For Your Retirement Portfolio
My strategy is to find strong dividend-growth stocks who have shown they will not cut their dividends when times get tough. 3M (MMM) is one of these companies. For 58 years in a row they have increased their dividends.
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