50 Reasons to Take the American Consumer Seriously

Power to the people. Specifically, the American consumer. There's a reason why the June retail sales report dominated the headlines: its a critical U.S. sector More 

Increase Current Yields with Master Limited Partnerships

As a buy and hold investor, I usually refrain from selling, unless something drastic occurs. However I recently swapped out of an MLP position: here's why More 

Dividend Investing: A Perfect Strategy for Young Investors

It's simple: Investing in high-quality dividend stocks is the best way anyone can start to save for retirement. More 

Ride Dividend Income Into A Stable Retirement

Capital appreciation in the stock market is fleeting. Instead of counting on it, stick with dividend paying stocks for retirement stability and income. More 

Tech, Real Estate Top This Week’s 7 IPOs

This week's seven scheduled IPOs include a homebuilder, an apartment REIT and a cloud operator. More 

5 Overlooked MLPs With Hefty Yields

As investor interest in MLPs has swelled, yields have diminished. If you look off the beaten path, though, you can still find huge payouts. More 

Opportunity Costs for Dividend Investors

Some investors believe that holding overvalued dividend stocks represents a lost opportunity cost. However, before you decide to sell, understand the decision More