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

Buy Dividend Stocks During the Market’s Timeout

Mar. 13, 2015, 2:16 pm EDT – The major uptrend, dating from Mar. 9, 2009, is still intact, and so far, I've detected no evidence that would point to a big downturn in the offing. More 

Buy Dividend Stocks During the Market’s Timeout

Mar. 11, 2015, 10:32 am EDT – The major uptrend, dating from Mar. 9, 2009, is still intact, and so far, I've detected no evidence that would point to a big downturn in the offing. More 

Utilities: What to Do With Stocks You Love

Mar. 4, 2015, 1:51 pm EDT – Historically, utility stocks have offered significantly higher dividend yields than most other sectors of the stock market. More 

The Best Ways to Play Oil Right Now

Mar. 4, 2015, 12:40 pm EDT – Even though my baseline scenario calls for a gradual rise in oil prices, I recognize that events could take a different turn. More 

Here’s How to Play Utilities for Dividends

Mar. 4, 2015, 9:30 am EDT – I definitely prefer utility stocks over most high-grade bonds because utility stocks, by contrast, can sweeten their dividends over time. More 

4 Simple Reasons to Sell Now

Feb. 25, 2015, 6:00 am EDT – I suggest that you simply use the market's current strength as an opportunity to trim your most vulnerable holdings. More 

Play Rebounding Oil With Dividend Stocks

Feb. 4, 2015, 2:42 pm EDT – If oil really has put in a major bottom here, investors who have been blindly piling into Treasury and high-grade municipal bonds for "safety" may be in for a rude awakening. More 

Play Rebounding Oil With Dividend Stocks

Feb. 4, 2015, 2:30 pm EDT – If oil really has put in a major bottom here, investors who have been blindly piling into Treasury and high-grade municipal bonds for "safety" may be in for a rude awakening. More 

4 Dividend Champions Across the Pond

Jan. 30, 2015, 2:17 pm EDT – If you’re a do-it-yourself stock picker, you can shoot for even bigger profits with individual NYSE-listed British companies. More 

The Winning Ticket for Investors After 25 Years

Jan. 30, 2015, 6:40 am EDT – 'Profitable Investing' celebrates 25 years of helping subscribers profit while keeping them protected More