Carla Pasternak is a leading income investing expert, serving as Director of Income Research for High-Yield Investing and Dividend Opportunities. Together, these newsletters put her expertise in the hands of more than 200,000 subscribers each month. A highly successful income investment analyst, Carla has excelled in the industry for almost three decades. In addition to her work as a writer for several nationally recognized financial publishers, her previous experience includes a position as the Investment Relations Manager of Aberford Resources (now Talisman Energy), where she produced prize-winning annual reports and shareholder communications. It was this in-depth experience in the high-yield Canadian energy sector that began to attract Dr. Pasternak to income investing. Later, Carla founded Canada Corporate Communications, which was responsible for writing, designing, and producing shareholder reports for companies in Canada. The company handled upwards of 50 clients per year at its peak, including many of the most popular Canadian trusts. For over 20 years Dr. Pasternak also taught several courses in the Bissett School of Business at Mount Royal University in Calgary. On the educational front, Carla holds an MBA from the University of Calgary and a Ph.D. from the University of Wisconsin. When not watching the market, she enjoys outdoors activities, including hiking, kayaking, and horseback riding. Carla Pasternakon

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Income stocks have a reputation. They’re boring. They’re stodgy. If you want to earn 4-5% a year — the conventional wisdom goes — then income stocks are for you. If you want to earn higher returns, then you better look elsewhere. In fact, income payers have even… Read More

There is one thing is on every investor’s mind right now: safety. As of last week, fears of a global economic slowdown erased close to $3 trillion in market value from U.S. stocks since July 22. #-ad_banner-#And the… Read More

Amid the drumbeat of weak U.S. economic data and continuing European debt worries, global stock markets sold off in the week of Aug.1. Then came the U.S. credit downgrade from Standard & Poor’s. The U.S. stock market dropped between 4-5% on… Read More

If you’re a longtime Dividend Opportunities subscriber, you might remember an issue back in November where I hunted down the safest dividend in the S&P 500. The response to the article was overwhelming. So I decided to provide an update… Read More