These 2 REITs Pay Dividends Every Month!

These 2 REITs Pay Dividends Every Month!

Income investors are in a tough spot right now. The interest rates on CDs and savings accounts are negligible and won’t even keep pace with inflation. At the same time, bonds (while offering slightly higher yields) are staring ahead to a market that almost...
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Putnam Managed Municipal Income Trust (PMM)

This diversified muni fund provides monthly income at a high yield. Putnam Managed Municipal Income Trust (PMM) From Forbes/Lehmann Income Securities Investor Putnam Managed Municipal Income Trust, Current Indicated Yield 5.89%; Exchange NYSE; Discount from Net Asset Value -8.54%; Pay Cycle Monthly; Expense Ratio 0.85%; 24.17%;...
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Four Top Trends for 2016

One of my father’s favorite investing aphorisms is this: “Trends tend to last longer, and go further, than anyone expects.” I haven’t been in this business as long as he has, but I’ve already seen him proven right many times over. seen...
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Eagle Energy Trust (EGL.UN, ENYTF)

Today’s recommendation is a very high-yielding Canadian trust that makes monthly payouts. With a market cap of only $255 million (all dollar amounts in Canadian dollars) these shares are appropriate for aggressive income investors. The Toronto-listed shares (EGL.UN) are much more liquid than U.S....
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BlackRock Limited Duration Income Trust (BLW)

Income investors have more options than ever today, from simple dividend-paying stocks to tax-advantaged investments like REITs and municipal bonds. Today's recommendation is a unique closed-end fund that provides exposure to a range of income investments, including bank loans, high-yield bonds and mortgages. Jack...
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A Primer on Preferreds

Preferred stocks can be a great way for investors to secure fixed-rate divdends while benefitting from a company’s growth. Below, Richard Moroney, editor of Dow Theory Forecasts, explains why preferreds can be the income investor’s best friend. “When we profiled preferred stocks March 2009,...
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