Boost Your Royal Dutch Shell Dividend Yield

Retirees seek reasonable, consistent yield without a threat to the nest egg. I am continuing my series on my favorite method for achieving this objective. While this is not investment advice for any specific reader, I hope that some will find it both interesting and useful. Introduction The program, simply described, consists of buying a […]

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Boost Your General Mills Dividend Yield

Retirees seek reasonable, consistent yield without a threat to the nest egg. For the last two weeks I have revisited a method for doing this, one I first described six years ago. The Quest for Yield (Part 6): Enhancing the Yield from Your Dividend Stocks, written in March 2012 explained the concept. While I have […]

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Boost Your General Mills Dividend Yield

Retirees seek reasonable, consistent yield without a threat to the nest egg. For the last two weeks I have revisited a method for doing this, one I first described six years ago. The Quest for Yield (Part 6): Enhancing the Yield from Your Dividend Stocks, written in March 2012 explained the concept. While I have […]

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Weighing the Week Ahead: Do Rising Interest Rates Signal the Beginning of the End?

There is a light economic calendar with a focus on inflation data. This is timely given the growing fear about rising interest rates. While these reports have been benign in recent years, even a modest uptick could fuel concerns. If the focus remains non-political, pundits will be asking: Do rising interest rates signal the beginning […]

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Weighing the Week Ahead: Inflation Watch

There is a big economic calendar competing with mid-term election campaign stories. The increase in hourly wages in the employment report offset some market enthusiasm about continuing job market strength. With inflation concerns on a hair trigger, expect special focus on this week’s PPI and CPI. The Beige Book and JOLTS report will also get […]

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