This Formerly Private Lender Just Went Public to Pay You a...

A high current yield and monthly dividends are two hot buttons for income focused investors. In the U.S. most companies pay dividends every quarter, while most of us pay our...

US Bonds, Foreign REITs Were Haven From Selling Last Week

Most of the major asset classes lost ground last week, according to a set of exchange-traded funds. Bucking the downside trend: US investment grade bonds and foreign real estate...

A Steady 7% From 3 Stocks For Investors Who Don’t Want...

In the universe of higher yield stock investing, often no news is good news. Income stock investors want to own shares that pay steady dividends from companies that can...

These 5 REITs Are Expected to Raise Dividends in December

We are almost at the end of another year, and I hope your dividend income stream has marched steadily higher throughout 2019. Tracking your dividend income and managing your portfolio...

From Novelty to Necessity: The Growing Tiny Home Movement

Born out of the desire for a simpler, more affordable way of life, the tiny home movement has spread at a furious pace—with the global market estimated to grow...

Housing Falls

The leaves are turning quickly now, and so is housing … down … like autumn’s leaves. Earlier this month, I wrote of how housing sales had started to float upward against...

Real Estate And Tech Continue To Lead US Equity Sectors In...

It’s neck and neck in the US equity sector horse this year between real estate investment trusts (REITs) and technology shares. Both slices of the stock market are leading...

Generation Rent: How Millennials are Fueling the Rental Economy

It’s long been said that millennials have the power to disrupt and reshape entire industries. Most recently, this effect has been seen in the retail landscape, where millennial spending habits...

Is It Time to Jump On the High-Yield, Hated Mall REITs?

It may be time to make a high-risk bet on the loathed and downtrodden shopping mall real estate investment trusts (REITs). A record number of retail store closings in...

These REITs Are Expected to Increase Dividends In November

2019 has been volatile, but so far into the year, a positive one for income stock investors. If you look at the Vanguard REIT Index Fund (VNQ) you see...

Major Asset Classes | September 2019 | Performance Review

Foreign stocks in developed markets rebounded in September, posting the strongest performance for the major asset classes last month. The gain was coupled with a sharp loss for bonds...

US REITs, Bonds Offered Respite From Last Week’s Equity Losses

Most corners of global markets fell last week—with two conspicuous exceptions: US-listed real estate investment trusts and bonds, based on a set of exchange-traded funds. Otherwise, red ink prevailed. Vanguard...