after taxes and inflation. That increases, not decreases, the odds of running out of money. A comprehensive retirement strategy starts with an analysis of what you think it costs to live in monthly after-tax dollars. What does retirement
By Regarded Solutions : The 10-year Treasury rate "sky-rocketed" to a lofty 2.60% last week, and many interest rate stocks took it on the chin. Many of my subscribers have asked how a rising interest rate environment will affect the core holdings of the portfolios I follow for their consideration.
By Regarded Solutions : On 8/11, I wrote this article displaying how my own personal formula works for either buying a stock or adding to an existing position. I used the Buy The Dips Portfolio as my illustration to further demonstrate how this might work. While my original illustration also shows
By Regarded Solutions : If I was not managing a portfolio here on Seeking Alpha, I could simply dip into my own cash reserves ( which I will be doing ) to add a somewhat overlooked company that has a solid yield, and a dividend aristocrat label. As it is, the Buy The Dips Portfolio or BTDP is short
By Regarded Solutions : By now, I will make a bold assumption that most of the more than 11,000 followers of Regarded Solutions know my strategy for building a retirement portfolio for a more secure financial future. Our latest one, the Buy The Dips Portfolio , is just five months old now and is ...
By Regarded Solutions : As of right now, our new portfolio of dividend income stocks, or the BTDP, has out performed the S&P 500 in just 5 months. At first, I was using this portfolio as a way of demonstrating how a stock only portfolio could outperform an ETF only portfolio, but it has quickly ...
By Regarded Solutions : My previous article on dividend investing garnered nearly 600 comments thus far, and I believe blew enough holes in the belief that dividends do NOT matter in retirement, that some folks have reconsidered their own investing approach. Of course, the more stubborn some folks
By Regarded Solutions : To further show how I either open positions or add to positions for my own retirement portfolio, I will use the Buy The Dips Portfolio , or BTDP, as my guide to show how there are currently some stocks within this portfolio, at or near my target price, to consider buying ...
young, had just two children, and never divorced. To be clear, I'm not suggesting social engineering as a retirement strategy , but the reality is that milestone events in life have an outsized impact on one's financial well-being
Series generally don’t use underlying funds that have Negative ratings; the Negative-rated AllianceBernstein Retirement Strategy series is somewhat of an exception, though not technically so. Rather than investing in funds, the series invests