Six exchange-traded funds (ETFs) that track the major indexes

Six exchange-traded funds (ETFs) that track the major indexes

More and more, exchange-traded funds (ETFs) are finding their way into the portfolios of investors.
That’s because, unlike many other financial innovations, they don’t load you up with heavy management fees, or tie you down with high redemption charges if you decide to get out of them… Read More

Sustainability zeroes in on your top concerns

Sustainable Investing (“SI”) is the practice of including environmental, social and governance factors in investment decisions. It aims to combine lower risk holdings with improved portfolio returns, and to reflect sustainability in its investment strategy. At the same time, it uses traditional financial analysis and… Read More

Pad your profits with these tech leaders

In the past few years, long-time technology leaders Intel and Texas Instruments have become reliable sources of dividends in addition to presenting you with the potential for above-average capital gains. We continue to see both as buys for our investors.
INTEL CORP., $52, is a buy. The… Read More

Dividend Advisor Hotline – Friday, August 2, 2019

SNC-LAVALIN GROUP INC., $17.81, Toronto symbol SNC, is a leading Canadian engineering and construction company that specializes in large-scale infrastructure projects such as roads, bridges, transit systems and water-treatment plants.

To conserve cash for debt repayments, SNC is cutting its quarterly dividend by 80.0%. Starting with… Read More

These tech giants offer you rising dividends

MICROSOFT CORP. $125 (Nasdaq symbol MSFT; High-Growth Dividend Payer Portfolio, Manufacturing & Industry sector; Shares outstanding: 7.7 billion; Market cap: $962.5 billion; Dividend yield: 1.5%; Dividend Sustainability Rating: Highest; is the world’s largest computer software company. Its Windows operating system powers about 80% of the world’s personal… Read More