Three Lessons From a Turbulent 2018

Three Lessons From a Turbulent 2018

“The financial memory is very short.” – John Kenneth Galbraith 2018 was a lousy year for investors. Despite a heroic post-Christmas Santa Claus rally, the U.S. stock market closed its worst year since the financial crisis of 2008. The Dow industrials...
Altria Dividend History and Safety

Altria Dividend History and Safety

The tobacco industry is protected by the government. The tobacco tax revenue in the U.S. topped $18 billion back in 2015. Altria is one of the major tobacco companies stuffing Uncle Sam’s pockets. Many investors consider tobacco to be an unethical investment but...
A Magically Delicious 5% Yield

A Magically Delicious 5% Yield

Editor’s Note: General Mills (NYSE: GIS) is considered a top dividend achiever, and for good reason – 119 years of uninterrupted payouts prove that this packaged foods retailer is the real deal. With reliable investments like this one, investors can...