Preferred Stocks

income investing

Preferred Stock vs. Common Stock: What's the Difference?

Preferred stock and common stock are the two main types of stock that companies issue to investors.

But we frequently hear the same question from our readers: What's the difference between preferred stock vs. common stock?

Here's a breakdown of the two types of securities...


What Is a Preferred Stock ETF?

In the ongoing hunt for yield, many investors have turned to a preferred stock ETF (exchange-traded fund).

To understand these ETFs, it's necessary to understand preferred stocks.

Here's what you need to know - plus three ETF picks...

Income Investing

Three "Dead Money" Investments, Plus One "Living Large" (Part II)

Yesterday we looked at what may now be the single greatest risk to your retirement dreams – a seemingly benign 1% move in the 10-year Treasury yield. (See Part I.)

So now I'm going to show you what to do about it…

Remember, if we're going to keep increasing our wealth at a significant pace, we need to make a big adjustment.

Only a handful of companies can grow your money by 10% or more a year now. I'm going to show you three of them.

But please, before you buy these shares…

Sell your "dead money."

There are three brand-new forms of it.

The first one is obvious, but I'm going to cover it anyway. Any cash you have tied up in this asset will be in "zombie zone" far longer than anyone thinks. And millions of American investors own the other two investments.

Perhaps you own some of these companies, too.

Either way, beware…

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