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

Scoop Up Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd (ADR) on Every Dip

Jan. 18, 2018, 12:33 pm EST – Drug company Teva Pharmaceutical is down but not out. The turnaround plan has TEVA stock in an excellent position. More 

Healthcare Trust of America Inc Stock Is Solid Long-Term Choice

Jan. 11, 2018, 1:02 pm EST – HTA stock is a worthy long-term healthcare choice. Here's what investors need to know about Healthcare Trust of America. More 

Is AT&T Inc. Stock Still Worth Its 5%-Plus Dividend?

Jan. 10, 2018, 11:56 am EST – Although AT&T stock has had a rough road lately, you shouldn't count it out. T stock can still weather storms that would sink others. More 

The Vanguard Health Care ETF Is a Strong Buy After Its Powerful Rally

Jan. 3, 2018, 11:06 am EST – Now that the tax bill is done, healthcare will be back in 2018 and VHT will shine. Here's what investors need to know about the Vanguard Health Care ETF. More 

Microsoft Corporation Has Plenty of Potential in 2018

Dec. 27, 2017, 10:56 am EST – Microsoft still has a lot going for it, which is great news for investors looking for a blue-chip tech stock with plenty of growth but little premium. More 

Buy the Vanguard Consumer Staples ETF (VDC) When the Market Turns Over

Dec. 20, 2017, 10:30 am EST – Low expenses and rock-solid performance make the Vanguard Consumer Staples ETF (VDC) a foundation pick. Here's what you need to know. More 

Go Long Verizon Communications Inc. on Its NFL Deal

Dec. 13, 2017, 12:06 pm EST – Verizon looks well position in 2018, as VZ stock benefits from multiple tailwinds, including a whale of a content deal in the NFL. More 

Pay Less for Inflation-Beating Gains With BCE Inc. (USA)

Dec. 6, 2017, 10:13 am EST – While it may not light the world ablaze, this Canadian telecom is a great choice for growth and income. Buy BCE stock for the long haul. More 

This Is the Ideal Plan for Carnival (CCL) Stock

Nov. 29, 2017, 10:48 am EST – Carnival has a number of good harbingers coming together at once, which bodes well for CCL stock owners. More 

Merck & Co., Inc. Stock’s Decline Is a Reason to Get In Now

Nov. 20, 2017, 6:00 am EST – Merck stock is a tempting contrarian play. Here's why investors should consider picking up MRK stock at its current discount. More