Income Investing

Carla Pasternak's picture
High-Yield Government-Backed Debt

With tax rates rising, municipal bonds are looking more attractive than ever.  There is one  bond fund in particular that looks especially promising.  And if you act now, you can lock in high-yields, protect your portfolio from the tax man and have the peace of mind that the underlying securities are backed by the government.

by Carla Pasternak | March 14, 2009
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Is Your Dividend Endangered?

With so many companies cutting and even suspending dividends, how can investors protect themselves?  Carla Pasternak -- editor of High-Yield Investing --  explains how to find healthy funds that are unlikely to suspend dividend distributions.

by Carla Pasternak | March 14, 2009
Andy Obermueller's picture
A Safe, 14.4% Yield Backed by Uncle Sam Is Now for the Taking

Seven U.S. companies have "AAA" credit ratings, the highest available from Standard & Poor's. Among these titans of industry are such names as Johnson & Johnson, Microsoft and Berkshire Hathaway.  But one -- and only one -- entity is even more highly rated.....Your Uncle Sam.

by Andy Obermueller | March 04, 2009
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Three Value Strategies You Can Use to Beat the Market Today

The market is in turmoil, economic growth has flat-lined, companies are struggling to survive and investors are in full panic mode. This is the perfect recipe for value investors.  With valuations at their lowest levels in years, the market is offering some of the best opportunities I've ever seen. Three areas in particular are showing the best chance for value investors right now.

by Nathan Slaughter | February 10, 2009
The Timeless Investment Every Serious Portfolio Should Have

Forward-looking, billionaire investors like Warren Buffett are placing big bets on this scarce investment. Here's why you should consider doing the same...


by NICKW | December 31, 1969