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  • Exxon Or AT&T For Retirement Portfolios?

    by Doug Carey | Dec 03, 2014
    With the recent major decline in oil prices, Exxon's (XOM) stock price has taken a hit. It is now down about 10% from its peak. Given the price decline, it dividend yield is now up to 3%.
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  • Dividend Payers To Power Through A Recession

    by Doug Carey | Oct 22, 2014
    The stock market has once again shown that the days of nerve-wracking volatility are not over. Economic growth in the developed world remains sub-par to say the least and many still believe that most of the stock market here is propped up with easy money from the Federal Reserve.
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  • How A Company Like Procter & Gamble Can Save Your Retirement

    by Doug Carey | Sep 24, 2014
    Every day we see articles about how so many of those in their 60s cannot stop working for at least another decade. Many of those approaching retirement age simply did not have enough money saved and were not prepared. This, combined with losses from the crash of 2008 and 2009, has left many people struggling to figure out how they might retire before they’re 65 or even 70 years old.
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  • Living Off Of Dividend Income In Retirement

    by Doug Carey | Aug 27, 2014
    I recently had a prospective client come to me with an interesting case. He and his wife have $800,000 saved, half of which is in an IRA. He and his wife are both currently 45 years old. They want to retire by age 58 and they never want to worry about the principal. They only want to live off of dividends and/or interest income.
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  • Retirement Income Planning With Altria Group

    by Doug Carey | Jul 14, 2014
    Most investors know by now that income planning in today's low interest rate world has become exceedingly difficult.
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