Stephen Mauzy

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Stephen Mauzy is a CFA charter holder, equity analyst, and financial and economics writer with over 25 years of investing experience. Steve is consultant and contributing editor for the High Yield Wealth newsletter published by Wyatt Investment Research. Steve is a recognized investment voice: He has provided commentary on CNBC, and his work has appeared in Wealth Manager, CFA Magazine, Institutional Investor News, Barron's, Institutional, Investor News, Registered Rep., and other publications. Steve's curriculum vitae includes a stint as editor-in-chief for two financial trade magazines. He also served as editor for a Forbes-recognized financial Web site. Steve's forte is income investing and value investing. Like many value investors, he is a practitioner of the quantitative principles espoused by legendary value investor Ben Graham. But Steve has added his own twist based on the precept that business world is divided into two types of companies: ones that have trouble and ones that are going to have trouble. Steve favors the former (as long as they continue to pay dividends), because value is often found in uncertain and troublesome situations.

How I Overcame This Common Fear to Capture High Yield Returns

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How to Protect Your Wealth from Wall Street’s Sharks

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Why Income Investors Should Avoid Bank of America Stock

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4 Exceptional Dividend Growers Hiding in Plain Sight

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The Best High-Yield Stock for the Housing Recovery

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3 High-Yield Dividend Stocks to Buy Now

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Why Investors Should Be Wary of Rising Rate ETFs

When a new class of investments hits the market I prefer to remain on the sidelines and watch from a distance. In the past

How to Invest Like the Richest Man Who Ever Lived

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From Russia, A Little Love for Income Investors

Nothing like a little mayhem and political posturing to generate a bit of value. I refer to the turmoil stirred up in Russ

Don’t Get Suckered by the Bank of America Dividend Increase

If it were any other company, I'd have applauded the move; because it's Bank of America (NYSE: BAC), I rolled my eyes. The