Income Investing

A 10% yield is high in any market. In today’s market, it’s stratospheric. The S&P 500 is only yielding 2% and a three-year CD currently pays about 1.77% on average. Is a 10% yield too good to be true? Often it is. A… Read More

The Bush tax cuts are pre-set to expire at the end of this year. If nothing is done before then, taxes will increase for everyone earning more than $37,450 a year. So far, nothing has been done. On May 23, 2003, Congress signed the Jobs and Growth… Read More

It’s coming. You know it is. Another recession. A “correction.” A one-day meltdown. Whatever you call it, the stock market is a fickle goddess to those who hear her siren’s call. Question is, how secure do you feel about being prepared for when —… Read More

Retirees and others that rely on income from their investments will be the first to tell you that interest rates are not what they used to be. Prior to the credit crisis, an individual with $2 million saved up could achieve a six-figure income just by holding a diversified basked… Read More