Category: Retirement

Understanding the Expected 10-Year Return in the Stock Market: Factors and Considerations

Investing in the stock market is often viewed as a long-term endeavor, with investors aiming to grow their wealth steadily over time. However, predicting the exact return one can expect over a specific period, such as 10 years, is challenging due to various factors influencing market performance. Nonetheless, understanding the key determinants and historical trends […]

Is the Stock Market a Good Long-Term Investment?

Investing in the stock market has been a topic of fascination, debate, and opportunity for generations. For many, it’s a pathway to wealth accumulation, financial security, and achieving long-term goals. However, the stock market’s inherent volatility and occasional downturns often raise questions about its reliability as a long-term investment vehicle. In this exploration, we’ll delve […]

Understanding the DRIP Method of Dividend Investing

If you are looking for ways to invest in the stock market and are interested in generating a steady and passive income, dividend investing might be the right path for you. Among several strategies of dividend investing, one that stands out is DRIP or Dividend Reinvestment Plan. It is a powerful investment approach that enables […]

As a Recession Approaches should you move Money into the Utilities Sector?

Should you move some of your investments into the Utilities Sector? We may be heading into a recession, what sectors should you focus on to protect your investments? Utility companies tend to perform relatively well during a recession or economic downturn, as they provide essential services such as electricity, gas, and water that people and […]

What is a derivative income EFT?

  A derivative income ETF is an exchange-traded fund (ETF) that invests in financial derivatives to generate income for investors. Derivatives are financial contracts that derive their value from an underlying asset, such as a stock, bond, or commodity. Derivative income ETFs typically invest in a variety of derivative contracts, such as options, futures, and […]

Why would you invest in a lower paying dividend stock verses a higher paying one?

I get this question myself a number of times as well as see it in a lot of dividend group chats. People look at something like QYLD which pays 13.21% and SCHD which pays 3.41% and ask, why would you buy SCHD over QYLD? I get it, 13.21% is higher than 3.41% right? Before I […]

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