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Straight Talk Money: More Ramblings on Bitcoin

I joined Chase Robertson and Peggy Tuck to discuss the only topic that anyone seems to care about these days: Bitcoin. We also give our two cents on stocks, gold and plenty more.     This article first appeared on Sizemore Insights as Straight Talk Money: More Ramblings on Bitcoin

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On Straight Talk Money: Auto Stocks, Venezuela’s Bitcoin Rival and More

I joined Peggy Tuck earlier this week on Straight Talk Money. In the first segment, we chat about the recent selloff in the Nasdaq. Is this simply a little year-end profit taking, or is it the start of a bigger shift in the market towards value?    Up next, we talk about some exciting new […]

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Dividend Growth Portfolio November 2017 Letter to Investors

If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it. That was the approach I took this past month. Apart from some modest rebalancing, I made no major portfolio changes. And barring any expected new opportunities, I’m not expecting to make many major changes between now and year end. Frankly, we are already well allocated to the sectors […]

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Today on Straight Talk Money: Tax Bills and Bitcoin

Today on Straight Talk Money, Peggy Tuck and I dig into the new tax bill and talk about the latest in the Bitcoin bubble.       This article first appeared on Sizemore Insights as Today on Straight Talk Money: Tax Bills and Bitcoin

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The Best ETFs for Yield-Starved Investors

The following first appeared on InvestorPlace.com as The 10 Best ETFs to Buy for Yield-Starved Investors  Call it the tyranny of choice, but investors looking for income via dividend exchange-traded funds have almost too many options to choose from these days. A simple screen returns nearly 200 dividend-focused ETFs. But in a list that long, how do go […]

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Monthly Dividend Stocks for Income You Can Count On

The following first appeared on Kiplingers.com as 7 Monthly Dividend Stocks for Income You Can Count On Cash management can be one of the biggest challenges in retirement. Your bills – everything from your mobile phone service to your rent or house payment – come on a monthly cycle. When you work, and get paid […]

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All About Bitcoin

I joined Peggy Tuck Wednesday on Straight Talk Money. The topic of conversation? Bitcoin, of course. The crypto currency has gone parabolic, which raises the question: How high can it go?   In the next segment, I reminisce about the last time I got wrapped up in a bubble… I was 10, and it was […]

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Best Dividend Stocks for 2018

The following first appeared on InvestorPlace.com as 10 Blue-Chip Dividend Stocks to Buy for 2018 As we enter the homestretch of 2017, it’s already time to start planning ahead for 2018. And if next year proves to be anything like this year, we should expect the unexpected. I’m a big believer in finding the best […]

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15 REITS for Retirement Income

The following first appeared on Kiplingers.com as The 15 Best REITs for Retirement Income Few asset classes are better suited to retirement portfolios than real estate. If managed sensibly, a portfolio of real estate investment trusts (REITs) can provide a steady stream of retirement income that will last a lifetime. To start, REITs are incentivized […]

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On CNBC: What to Buy in the Final Weeks of 2017

I joined CNBC’s Oriel Morrison to chat about some of the best investment destinations for the final weeks of 2017:   Is it time to look at midstream oil and gas pipelines? from CNBC.    This article first appeared on Sizemore Insights as On CNBC: What to Buy in the Final Weeks of 2017

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