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All-Weather ETFs for a Challenging Stock Market

September 5, 2019

The US stock market remains volatile. Whether it’s the daily mania or depression over ongoing trade negotiations between the US and China or other economic challenges, you need to make sure that your stock portfolio is set up to deal with risk while still generating growth and income.

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US Consumers Drive More Dividend Income

August 29, 2019

The United States is a nation of consumers. We spend and spend and then spend some more. And even with some arguing that consumers want less stuff and more experiences, that’s still money being spent.

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REITs & Utilities Still Provide Great Value & Defense

August 21, 2019

Two of the most dependable market segments during the past year have been real estate investment trusts (REITs) and utilities.

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Why Yields Will Head Even Lower

August 15, 2019

The US economy is in one of its longest periods of sustained growth in history, yet there’s little to no inflation. That’s a conundrum.

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Cash in on Lower Rates with High Yield at a Discount

August 8, 2019

US inflation is low and shows all indications of remaining so. And I’m looking for the Federal Reserve’s Open Market Committee (FOMC) to make further cuts in its three remaining meetings this year in addition to the other steps it has taken to guide more liquidity and to affect market interest rates.

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What is Working with Lower Rates for More Income & Gains

August 1, 2019

The Federal Reserve and its Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) are adapting to lower inflation with lower interest rates. I recommend buying gold right now as one of the prime ways to cash in on lower rates.

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How to Build a Simple ETF Portfolio for Growth & Income

July 25, 2019

Many investors want and need to have a portfolio that’s simple to build and maintain and which will provide a balance of growth and income over time. Exchange-traded funds (ETFs) provide an easy and less expensive means to do this, particularly if you are just beginning to build a portfolio.

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No Need to Bet on Oil Prices for More Dividend Income

July 18, 2019

US crude oil is up almost 22% year to date. The Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries, plus non-members including Russia, recently conducted one of its regular meetings and has committed to extending its production cutbacks of 1.2 million barrels per day.

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Dividend Stocks for both Young & Older Investors

July 12, 2019

It is never too early to begin investing…

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Bank-Beating Alt-Financials Take Charge

July 3, 2019

A lot has changed in the market for banking and finance over the past decade. Let’s review…

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