DIVIDEND, INCOME

Tim Plaehn

Lead Income Analyst,

The Dividend Hunter

  • Expertise in Creating High-Yield Income Streams
  • Former Certified Financial Planner, Stockbroker, and F-16 Fighter Pilot
  • United States Air Force Academy Graduate with a Degree in Mathematics

About Tim

Tim Plaehn is the lead investment research analyst for income and dividend investing at Investors Alley. He is the editor for The Dividend Hunter, an investment advisory delivering income investments with double-digit growth in share price and dividend payments, 30 Day Dividends, a specialty income service that takes advantage of opportunities for relatively fast, attractive profits around potential dividend payouts, and Automatic Income Machine. Mr. Plaehn has previously written for USA Today, The Motley Fool, eHow, SFGate, and Seeking Alpha, among others, and has contributed vast firsthand research to a major provider of data on master limited partnerships.

Tim's Articles

Preferreds get their name from the fact that these types of shares have preference over common shares for dividend payments, notes Tim Plaehn, editor of The Dividend Hunter — and a participant in The Interactive MoneyShow Virtual Expo on February 16-18. Register for free here.
With a $32 billion market cap, Simon Property Group (SPG) is a top-five REIT by size — and is my top conservative investment idea for 2021, asserts Tim Plaehn, editor of The Dividend Hunter.
New Residential Investment Corp. (NRZ) — an aggressive stock for 2021— is a finance real estate investment trust (REIT) that faced near-collapse during the early days of the pandemic-fueled economic crisis, explains Tim Plaehn, editor of The Dividend Hunter.
There is frustration among numerous management teams of companies with high-dividend yields that the stock market has not credited for continued dividend payments, asserts dividend expert Tim Plaehn, editor of The Dividend Hunter.

Tim's Videos

When the pandemic-induced lockdowns started last year many companies suspended or severely cut back their dividend payments to conserve cash. Some have restarted, some are waiting, some may be a while until they restart, and some may not even survive. Those that haven't restarted dividends or won't for a while are close to dead money for investors. Those already paying dividends again—even in small amounts to start—are what Tim Plaehn considers to be alive. In this discussion he will look at some of the better-known names in the high-yield space to determine which stocks you should consider dead, which to consider alive, and how to make the call.
The energy sector, especially Master Limited Partnerships (MLPs) have crashed. Do they have further to go? Probably reports Tim Plaehn.
Tim Plaehn breaks down what you need to know when investing in high yield stocks.
Learn why energy-focused Master Limited Partnerships (MLPs) could be one of the strongest investments over the next few years.


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