Why Income Investors Should Avoid Bank of America Stock

I warned readers about this train wreck earlier this month.  I refer to Bank of America (NYSE: BAC), the sorry excuse for a bank that wooed investors with a $4-billion stock buyback and a 400%- dividend increase. When BofA declared its openhandedness, I was less than impressed. The 400%-dividend increase would have lifted the annual … Continue reading Why Income Investors Should Avoid Bank of America Stock

Top 10 Dividend Stocks To Own Forever

Finding great stocks isn’t always about investing in the next Facebook (NYSE:FB). Rather, some of the best stocks are dividend stocks investors can own forever. There are a number of studies that show dividend paying stocks outperform companies not paying dividends. The big part of forever dividend stocks is that they have paid dividends for … Continue reading Top 10 Dividend Stocks To Own Forever

4 Exceptional Dividend Growers Hiding in Plain Sight

Paying attention goes a long way to improving your chance of success – investing is no different. This obvious notion was driven home to me in college.  One day a finance professor, delving into the particulars of regression analysis, stopped, turned to the class and said, “Sometimes it’s worthwhile to eyeball the joint.” I understand … Continue reading 4 Exceptional Dividend Growers Hiding in Plain Sight

Create Your Own Dividend Using DaVita HealthCare Partners Stock

Today I’d like to show you how to generate your own dividend using an under the radar mid-cap stock named DaVita HealthCare Partners (NYSE: DVA). Most investors don’t realize they can produce income on investments they already own. It’s one of the most overlooked sources of income in the investment world today and when coupled … Continue reading Create Your Own Dividend Using DaVita HealthCare Partners Stock

Generate Safe Income With My Covered Call Options Strategy

Income investors rejoice, there’s finally a way we can boost returns on a weekly basis. Over the past year, I’ve been teaching investors how to collect safe and steady income using covered calls every month or two. My covered call options strategy is simple. You buy shares of a specific stock and then sell a … Continue reading Generate Safe Income With My Covered Call Options Strategy

How to Invest Like the Richest Man Who Ever Lived

Warren Buffett and Bill Gates are certainly wealthy individuals, but in the annals of history they’re not the richest men of their time – not even close. This coveted distinction belongs to John D. Rockefeller, co-founder and leader of the great Standard Oil Company. How expansive was Rockefeller’s fortune? If measured in today’s dollars, Rockefeller … Continue reading How to Invest Like the Richest Man Who Ever Lived