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How to Buy Structured Settlements

There are many ways to create an income. Investing in dividend stocks is one option, buying treasuries for the yield, or perhaps purchasing a single premium immediate annuity are others. And then there is the possibility of buying a structured settlement. What is a structured settlement? When a person brings a lawsuit against another, say, […]

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How Much Income Do You Need To Be Upper Class?

Although some people believe economic status is overrated; many people want to know how much income you need to be considered part of the upper class. Poorer people typically earn less than $30,000 per year while lower middle class individuals have incomes estimated at ranging from $30,000-60,000. Based on the testimonials of Dr. Leonard Beeghley, […]

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Do You Know How to Read Stocks?

It’s hard to be a success at the stock market and not know how to read stocks. It doesn’t matter if you are a fundamental investor or a technical investor; if you have anything to do with stocks, it is highly recommended that you learn how to take in various forms of data and intelligence […]

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Invest In Stocks And Bonds With Safe Mutual Funds

When it comes to the market, there is one cold, stark reality: any investment is a risky one. Granted, you could choose to invest solely in U.S. Treasurys, which are the world’s safest investment, but that certainly won’t make you rich or provide fully for your retirement. The truth is, if you want a decent […]

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What About Monthly Dividend Stocks?

Most companies that pay dividends do so on a quarterly basis. Others pay semi-annually or annually. For those investors that require a monthly income for budgeting purpose, this would seem to rule dividend stocks out of the list of options for creating income, leaving the poorer rates of cash savings accounts, certain fixed income products, […]

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Dividends vs Stock Repurchases/Share Buybacks

Both dividends and stock repurchase schemes are ways that a company can boost the returns of its shareholders. However, whilst it is reasonably easy for an investor to understand how the payment of a dividend rewards him, many find the mechanism of stock repurchases more complex, especially when it comes to their benefits to shareholders. […]

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5 Men Who Know How To Invest Money

Whatever the field of interest, it is natural for a devotee to look at the qualities of already highly successful participants, analyze those qualities, and then try to simulate them into his own life. Whether it is sport, cooking, motor racing, or any area where those that excel reap high rewards, much can be gained […]

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The Basics Of Dividend Investing

A company has a number of options for the profits it makes through its operations. It can retain the money within the business, perhaps using it for expansion, or it can invest in the business by paying down debt or conducting a share repurchase program. It can also elect to pay its profits, or part […]

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Can you Make a Living off Dividends?

Most financial planners argue that a person in retirement should withdraw four percent of his portfolio each year, and this will be by a combination of income from bonds and capital from stocks. This rule is designed to provide longevity to income, providing regular ‘income’ to the retiree. However, with yields from treasury bonds now […]

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Rising Dividend Stocks: Creating income, securing growth

Many investors want to create an income from their investments, perhaps to meet the expenses of everyday life, pay for a child’s education, or meet mortgage payments without reducing capital. Other investors look for capital growth, but want to achieve this with a cautious outlook. Often, fixed income investments are recommended to these investors. Cash […]

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