The Biggest Plus for Investors in 2019

The Biggest Plus for Investors in 2019

A year ago, I argued that tax reform would boost the economy, employment, wages, research and development, capital spending, and corporate earnings. Prominent critics like economist Larry Summers disagreed. Summers insisted that – thanks to low productivity and...
Ignite Your Income Portfolio

Ignite Your Income Portfolio

Investors love buying dividend stocks, and Wealthy Retirement readers are no exception. In fact, dividend investing is our most popular subject. Companies know that investors love dividends too – so it’s not surprising that about 42% of our readers...
Three Simple Steps to Higher Returns This Year

Three Simple Steps to Higher Returns This Year

2018 was a year many investors would just as soon forget. While there were many standout opportunities along the way, most stocks, bonds, commodities and real estate investment trusts did a whole lot of nothing. Let’s hope 2019 is better. However, there are...
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...