income investing

The Truth About Investing in REITs When Interest Rates Rise

REITs are companies that own or finance income-producing real estate, and investing in REITs is an effective strategy for earning passive income.

Still, many investors believe REITs will underperform as an interest rate hike lingers on the horizon.

Here's why that couldn't be further from the truth...

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Avoid the Sears REIT (Nasdaq: SHLD) – But Buy This One

The idea of a Sears REIT (Nasdaq: SHLD) certainly sounds attractive. And the market was intrigued, sending shares up 31% in one day last week. But as tempting as it might be to buy into a new REIT, Sears is doomed.

But what if there was a way to invest in the smartphone shoppers that are stealing Sears' business and make REIT cash at the same time?

Today we're going look at just such a play...