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High Yield Dividend Aristocrats

On the whole, high-yield dividend growers can punch far above their weight. But, like with any group of stocks, you need to be selective — if they were all gems, no one would own anything else. That said, here are the best and the worst of the High Yield Dividend Aristocrats…

The Best 6%+ Yields for the New Tax Plan

As income investors react to the new tax plan, it’s a good bet that some are overreacting to certain aspects of it. They always do. There’s confusion between high yielding fixed income, and pure junk. There’s also a flood of tax-advantaged paper about to hit the market, creating bargains for smart buyers. The result? Yields up to 10%, with some price upside to boot!