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6 Cheap REITs With Solid Balance Sheets And Reasonable Debt Loads

With all the major US market indexes making new highs and dividend yields falling in concert, it takes a lot of work to find even a handful of stocks with fair valuations and decent dividend yields.

Bond prices are likewise at all time highs driving bond yields to all time lows. I’m so reluctant to put new money to work in either stock or bond mutual funds today, that I’ve stopped my automatic reinvestment of dividends and capital gains distributions in my fund portfolio. I’m waiting for a better time to add money into the broader stock and bond markets.

This article presents seven REITs and one yieldco that are not yet fully valued, have solid balance sheets and reasonable debt loads, have a history of earnings and dividend growth, and currently pay a respectable dividend.

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7 Technology Large Cap Stocks With Yields Over 3%

In the growth at any price world of technology, finding good dividend yielding stocks can be a tall order. It's not just any company that can combine growth and profitability with just the right amount of payout to make things interesting.

With technology companies, it is always important to watch for excess. An ultra high yield can be great for living on dividends in retirement unless it reveals operating or balance sheet troubles. Rapid dividend growth is great also unless it drains the company of growth capital. Here are seven technology companies, each with a yield in excess of 3%.

Several have paying histories that make them blue-chip dividend stocks. All but Ericsson have increased their dividends by at least 5% per year over the last five years.

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10 Highest Yielding Healthcare Dividend Stocks

Healthcare's stable revenue and growing demand due to aging baby boomers makes it a hit with income investors, but not every healthcare stock with a big dividend yield is ripe to buy. 

These 10 healthcare stocks offer the best dividend yields in the sector, yet investors should avoid most of them. 

The 10 best dividend yields in healthcare We'll get into the nitty-gritty of which of these stocks are buys and sells in a minute, but first let's take a look at the list of the top 10 highest-dividend-yielding healthcare stocks:

3 Top Dividend Stocks For A Buy Consideration

The S&P 500 is trading near its all-time high, but that doesn't mean there aren't bargains to be found in the markets. 

In fact, I'd argue that several high-profile companies are trading for cheap valuations right now, and many of them even offer up big dividend yields.

Let's look at three dividend-paying stocks currently trading for below market multiples. These are names I think you can safely purchase today.

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10 Recession-Proof Dividend Stocks With High Yields To Beat The Market Over Years

Some companies, such as Dividend Aristocrats, actually perform well during bad times, while others are extremely affected. 

We strongly believe that stocks with a solid financial performance will do better in crises times.

Dividend Aristocrats are a major popular class of stocks that offer solid financials and most of them have outperformed the market in recent years. Dividend Aristocrats are stocks in the S&P 500 that have increased dividends every year for the past 25 straight years.

Today I like to introduce a couple of Dividend Aristocrats that might look good despite the high market valuation and could hedge you against an upcoming market storm. 

For sure, Dividend Aristocrats are also not safe when the markets under pressure but often they perform better. They have a lower beta ratio and could pay dividends.

Here are 10 high-quality dividend stocks that are bear market beaters and how they do it. Many of these blue-chip stocks are holdings in our Conservative Retirees dividend portfolio, which seeks to avoid dividend cuts, earn a 4% yield and preserve capital.

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