Capital gains exemption and real estate investing

Capital gains exemption and real estate investing

Learn about capital gains exemption and REITs for real estate investing
Owning your house is a great tax shelter. That’s because gains on your principal residence involve a capital gains exemption. Note, though, that this benefit only applies to your principal residence. You must still pay… Read More

Here’s how to spot the best stocks for DRIP investing

Here’s how to spot the best stocks for DRIP investing

The best stocks for DRIP investing are high-quality, well-managed companies with a history of making dividend payments. Here’s how to find them.
Some dividend stocks give their shareholders the opportunity to participate in dividend reinvestment plans (DRIPs). This lets investors use their dividends to buy new… Read More

How to find (the safest) stocks paying the highest dividends

How to find (the safest) stocks paying the highest dividends

Stocks paying the highest dividends can be a big part of a successfully portfolio—but watch out for the risks
If you stick with top-quality stocks paying the highest dividends, the income you earn can supply a significant percentage of your total return—as much as a third… Read More