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Lisa Springer

Contributing Writer
Kiplinger.com

Lisa has served as an equity research analyst for Singular Research and Management CV covering both large- and small-cap stocks. She began her career as a buy-side analyst for Kemper Financial after earning a MBA in finance from the University of Chicago business school, then spent the next 15 years in investor relations, first as director of analysis for a large IR consulting firm, then as the Director of Investor Relations for a NYSE-listed REIT.

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November 2018

The 22 Best Sector Funds to Buy to Juice Your Portfolio

Sector funds can be a good choice for investors of several stripes. They can help aggressive investors who want to maximize their exposure to a part of the economy they expect will outperform. Sector funds ...

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October 2018

101 Best Dividend Stocks to Buy for 2019 and Beyond

Dependable dividend stocks that routinely grow their payouts are welcome in any environment. But they seem especially attractive nowadays. Stock market volatility is back with a vengeance. The Dow Jones ...

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October 2018

12 Alternative Strategies for High Yield and Stability

The return of volatility to the U.S. stock market in October serves as a timely reminder that bull markets don’t last forever. Every investor must rebalance occasionally to shield portfolios from downside ...

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September 2018

The Accelerators: 13 Dividend Stocks Growing Payouts

Dividend growth stocks are a time-honored tool for building wealth. Implementing a dividend growth strategy begins with identifying well-managed companies that have solid balance sheets and steadily rising ...

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September 2018

16 High-Yield Monthly Dividend Stocks to Buy

What income investor doesn’t love the frequent payout and reliable cash flow that can come from owning monthly dividend stocks, trusts and other entities? The ability to offset predictable expenses such ...

See More From: REITs

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August 2018

Royalty Trusts: 10 Little-Known High-Yield Plays

Royalty trusts can be great holdings for investors who want income that rises in sync with commodity prices. These trusts hold interests in oil, gas or mineral production and collect more income when energy ...

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July 2018

39 European Dividend Aristocrats for International Income Growth

Most income investors are already familiar with the S&P 500 Dividend Aristocrats, a group of 53 American companies that have increased dividends at least 25 years in a row. As a group, these have been ...

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June 2018

10 Double-Digit Dividend Growth Stocks to Buy

If you’re an investor losing sleep over big market price swings, one of the best ways to protect your portfolio is to own dividend growth stocks. Reliable, regular dividend hikes boost cash payments ...

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June 2018

10 High-Yield BDCs That Could Get a Lift From D.C.

Business development companies (BDCs), with dividend yields averaging between 8% and 11%, already are well worth considering as income investments. Now, thanks to a recent regulatory change, BDCs have ...

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May 2018

10 “Unusual” REITs to Buy for High Yields of Up To 7.7%

When real estate investment trusts (REITs) are mentioned, most investors think of office space, apartment buildings and shopping malls. However, the REIT universe includes a much wider variety of properties. ...

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March 2018

6 Telecom Stocks to Profit Off 5G Technology

Telecom stocks are favorites of income investors because of their sometimes generous yields. However, as leading telecommunications firms begin rolling out 5G technology, investors may find new reasons ...

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February 2018

10 Housing REITs to Buy for the Rise of Renters

The number of Americans who prefer renting to home ownership is rapidly rising. According to analysis by Pew Research Center, renter households currently represent nearly 37% of all American households ...

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