Richard Band
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Editor, Profitable Investing

Richard Band is editor of Profitable Investing, a value-oriented advisory service designed to help long-term investors achieve their growth and income goals safely and systematically. Richard's straightforward style and low-risk "value" approach to wealth building have won nine awards in the "Best Financial Advisory" category from the Specialized Information Publishers Foundation (formerly the Newsletter and Electronic Publishers Foundation).

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Recent Articles

Coca-Cola (KO) Is OK … And That’s Just Fine

Jul. 24, 2015, 9:15 am EDT – Coca-Cola (KO) isn't setting any records, but given its international exposure, it's doing well enough -- and that's enough reason to keep KO stock. More 

The Wall of Worry Has Crumbled

Jul. 22, 2015, 10:25 am EDT – The market has a head of steam behind it, but we could very well be looking at a hedging situation by the end of July or the first week of August. More 

The Allure of Dividends

Jul. 15, 2015, 10:02 am EDT – I'm buying, and I encourage you to do the same, emphasizing stocks that pump out a generous income here and now. More 

Earn 5% — Even If the World Economy Merely “Muddles Through”

Jul. 8, 2015, 10:18 am EDT – Slow but steady growth in the United States and pockets of strength elsewhere could result in Treasury yields rising less than the consensus expects. If so, here's how investors might find income. More 

It’s OK to Keep Nibbling at Dividends (PG, BRK.B)

Jun. 17, 2015, 10:26 am EDT – We could get a 'July classic,' or we could get a July correction. Either way, some decently valued dividends are fair game. More 

2 High-Yield Plays to Save You From Trading Paralysis

Jun. 10, 2015, 10:42 am EDT – While a stock market correction seems inevitable at this point, take a little cash off the bench to buy discounted high-yield plays like SJI and MUE. More 

3 Dividend Stocks to Buy for Excellent Yields

Jun. 5, 2015, 1:57 pm EDT – Here are two deals and one Aussie bank to add to your portfolio for their delicious dividends. More 

3 Dividend Stocks to Buy for Excellent Yields

Jun. 3, 2015, 9:55 am EDT – Here are two deals and one Aussie bank to add to your portfolio for their delicious dividends. More 

5 Dividend Stocks Yielding Way More Than the S&P 500

May. 29, 2015, 6:45 am EDT – These five dividend stocks hand you solid yields that are at least 50% higher than that of the S&P 500. More 

5 Dividend Stocks Yielding Way More Than the S&P 500

May. 29, 2015, 6:00 am EDT – These five dividend stocks hand you solid yields that are at least 50% higher than that of the S&P 500. More