D.D. HighlightsOur monthly e-mailed newsletter, D.D. Highlights, includes our most popular features including Monthly Commentary, Model Portfolios, Dividend Monsters, Corp. Bonds, and D.D. at a Glance, which lists all followed stocks and funds, including yields and buy/sell ratings.
Model PortfoliosFour portfolios, each with seven stocks/funds,tailored to different investing goals. Monthly Paying Retirement: diversified portfolio offering a steady monthly income stream. Conservative: minimizing risk is priority #1. Growth & Income: Dividend payers in fast growth sectors. Typically outperforms in hot markets, and vice-versa. High yield/Speculative: Higher potential returns, but also higher risk.
Dividend ListsNeed dividend Ideas? Here are six different lists of high-dividend paying stocks and funds to get you started.
Breaking News Earnings reports, analyst buy/sell rating changes, acquisitions, other news affecting our stocks and funds that you need to know.
Specialty PortfoliosPreferred Stocks: Although they trade like stocks, Preferreds are more like bonds, offering relatively low-risk 5% to 8% annual returns.Preferred Speculators: Higher return potentials, but also, higher risk than our Preferred Stocks portfolio. Closed-End Funds, Monthly Income: Managed fixed-income monthly-paying funds yielding 6% to 7.5%. CEF Growth Opportunities: Participate in growth sectors such as technology and financials while remaining diversified. Managed funds yielding 4% to 8%.ETF Monthly Income: Typically index funds, mostly paying 5% to 6%, tracking fixed-income products including Federal tax-free muni bonds. ETF Growth Opportunities: Similar to CEF Growth except ETFs track indexes, 2% to 7% yields.Dividend Speculators: Dividend paying stocks with strong growth potential but too risky to qualify for our Industry Portfolios.