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Suffering Stock Market Stress? Consider This Market with Negligible Volatility and Consistently Rising Values Instead!

2016-02-05

Research Articles

Introduction It would be an understatement to call the recent stock market activity turbulent.  High stock price volatility makes investors anxious and some people even become downright frightened.  These emotional responses are often exaggerated for people in or near retirement.  Therefore, I contend that all investors need to find ways to keep their emotions in […]

MisterValuation Stock of the Week: Consider Getting Your Portfolios on Target

2016-01-29

Research Articles

  Introduction I am offering Target (TGT) as this week’s MisterValuation Stock of the Week because I believe it offers an opportunity to provide important lessons about the significance of valuation.  As I’ve written about many times in the past, I consider it an absolute fact that Mr. Market will often improperly price or value […]

10 Undervalued Dividend Champions For 2016: Be Greedy When Others Are Fearful

2015-12-23

Research Articles

Introduction Dividend Champions/Aristocrats are the go-to dividend paying stocks for prudent investors desirous of a safe, predictable and growing stream of income on the common stock portion of their retirement portfolios.  As most investors are aware, in order to be classified as a Dividend Champion/Aristocrat a company must meet the stern test of consecutively increasing their […]

10 Undervalued Dividend Champions for 2016: Be Greedy When Others Are Fearful

2015-12-21

Research Articles

Introduction Dividend Champions/Aristocrats are the go-to dividend paying stocks for prudent investors desirous of a safe, predictable and growing stream of income on the common stock portion of their retirement portfolios. As most investors are aware, in order to be classified as a Dividend Champion/Aristocrat, a company must meet the stern test of consecutively increasing […]

How Much Bond Duration Could You Endure?

2015-07-16

Research Articles

Introduction In my most recent article titled “Designing a Retirement Portfolio That’s Just Right for You” I opined that a retirement portfolio should be designed to meet the individual investor’s specific goals, objectives and risk tolerances.  I also suggested that the highest total return is not always the best approach because if the investor needs […]

Safe Large-Cap Blue-Chip Dividend Champions For Your Retirement Portfolios: Part 2

2014-08-28

Research Articles

Summary Retired investors should appropriately be more concerned about safety and growth of income than about earning high returns. Retired investors no longer have the opportunity for pay raises associated with working. Most recognized blue-chip dividend paying stocks have been in business for many decades, and in some cases for a century or more. Many […]

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