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On Wednesday, the Federal Reserve held interest rates at a range of 1.5% to 1.75%.
Rates have remained low for more than a decade.
And they are likely to go lower, not higher, in the months ahead.
If you're mainly looking for fixed income from your investments, it's clear the Federal Reserve wants to limit your options.
But they can't lower the yields on our top dividend-paying stocks this week.
In fact, our top pick today just raised its dividend 25%.