Fact: there are still lots of big, cheap and safe dividends out there—but they’re going fast as this market floats higher.
So today we’re going to get right to it and look at four options for your portfolio now, ranked from worst to first.
“Worst to First” Income Play No. 4: 10-Year Treasuries
The 10-year Treasury offers a “safety feature” mainstream investors love: no matter what happens, you’ll get your principal back after 10 years.
That’s actually a trap, though, because inflation gnaws at your nest egg the whole time, and your yield—1.6% today—won’t help you: it’s 40% below the rate of inflation, which jumped 2.6% year over year in March!… Read more