Stocks for 2014: High Yield and Fairly Valued Dividend Stocks for High Current Income – Part 5

Introduction Chuck Carnevale Retired investors seeking high income to live off of during retirement, face greater challenges today than almost ever before.  The days of high yields available from bonds and other fixed income vehicles are long gone.  Consequently, generating an adequate level of current income on retirement portfolios is difficult to say the least. Read more about Stocks for 2014: High Yield and Fairly Valued Dividend Stocks for High Current Income – Part 5[…]

Stocks for 2014: Something for Everyone: Part 1

Introduction Chuck Carnevale My biggest pet peeve regarding common stock investing is how so many people have a tendency to over-generalize this asset class.  Commonly held beliefs such as investing in stocks is risky, or that the stock market is overvalued, or that the fed is driving stock prices, etc., are just a few examples Read more about Stocks for 2014: Something for Everyone: Part 1[…]

Finding Great Value In The Energy Sector

This will be the second in a series of articles designed to find value in today’s stock market environment.  However, it will be the first of 10 articles covering the 10 major general sectors.  In my first article (found here), I laid the foundation that represents the two primary underlying ideas supporting the need to Read more about Finding Great Value In The Energy Sector[…]

Kinder Morgan Energy Partners LP Fairly Valued with a 6% Dividend Yield and Growth Potential to Energize Your Portfolios

Kinder Morgan Energy Partners LP (KMP) is the country’s largest pipeline master limited partnership.  Perhaps the clearest way to think about a pipeline MLP is as a toll road. According to their website, Kinder Morgan Energy Partners LP owns an interest in or operates approximately 75,000 miles of pipelines and 180 terminals. The company’s pipelines Read more about Kinder Morgan Energy Partners LP Fairly Valued with a 6% Dividend Yield and Growth Potential to Energize Your Portfolios[…]

Are MLPs a Good Choice for Conservative Dividend Investors?

The primary focus of this series on how to know when and why to buy a stock has thus far dealt primarily with traditional operating companies. In this fourth installment we will alter our focus as we look at master limited partnerships (MLPs). One of the big advantages that a publicly traded common stock has Read more about Are MLPs a Good Choice for Conservative Dividend Investors?[…]