Michael Scherloski

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20 Dividend Stocks to Fund 20 Years of Retirement

The conventional approach to funding retirement is to withdraw 4% of your savings in the first year, followed by “pay raises” in each subsequent year …

Retirement

BEST EVER Mac and Cheese Recipe

"Creamy comfort food!"<p>Ingredients<p>1 (16 ounce) package elbow macaroni<p>1 (16 ounce) package cottage cheese<p>1 cup sour cream<p>1/2 cup butter<p>1 (8 ounce) …

Recipes

Never Mind Tesla, BMW's the Real Deal for a Buyout

No sooner had Elon Musk tweeted his tentative proposal to take Tesla Inc. private, than a debate raged about whether that’s even possible at a company that bleeds billions of dollars in cash. But Musk’s idea isn’t a terrible one for a carmaker, it’s just Tesla is the wrong one. Germany’s BMW AG is …

Financial Services

How To Build A High-Yield Dividend Retirement Portfolio: Part 1

<i>(Source: imgflip)</i><p><i>Note that due to reader requests I've decided to break up my weekly portfolio updates into three parts: commentary, economic update,</i> …

Retirement

Your Complete Guide to Vanguard ETFs

Vanguard is an index fund pioneer and has more than 50 ETFs to choose from.<p>Exchange-traded funds, or ETFs, have become extremely popular investments, …

Investing

The 4 Cheapest 'Dividend Kings' to Buy Today

In the world of investing, Dividend Kings are the best of the best when it comes to returning cash to shareholders over the long term. These are …

Investing

Keep It Simple, Sweetheart: Vanguard ETFs Are The Way To Go

Main thesis<p>While value stocks have trailed growth in this low interest rate environment, dividend growth investing can indeed make sense for those …

Investing

These 10 companies have recently raised their dividends by at least 10%

The pace of dire warnings in the stock market seems to have picked up lately.<p>They’ve been stoked by the recent declines in share prices for large …

Investing

Value Vs. Growth Stocks -- Which Will Come Out on Top?

Investors have shunned bargain-priced stocks in favor of fast growers for years. Is value due for a comeback?<p>Legends of investing, including Benjamin …

Investing

There Is Always A Bull Market Somewhere: Sector Rotation

Successful investing is not just about picking the best individual names in a particular sector or industry. Selecting the right areas of the market …

Investing

A favorite Warren Buffett stock market metric is at all-time high

Without question, Warren Buffett and the rest of Berkshire Hathaway's investment team incorporate many different metrics when evaluating prospective …

Investing

How To Invest In An Era Of $100 Trillion Financial Obligations: Part II

In Part I, I described how burdened the U.S. economy has become by the growth of private and public debt over the past forty years. Excessive financial obligations are not just a problem in the United States; while the combined private and public debt/GDP ratio is 252% in the United States, …

Investing

13 Lucky Blue Chip Stocks to Buy With the Market Looking Shaky

So far it has been a "meh" year for investors.<p>We did see a bit of volatility in the first half with the market peaking in January, a good, …

Investing

AbbVie's Stock Is Incredibly Cheap

AbbVie's downward spiral is unwarranted. Here's why.<p>At around 10-times forward-looking earnings, <b>AbbVie</b> (NYSE:ABBV) sports one of the cheapest …

Investing

Using Google Trends To Predict Stocks

For those of you who have not heard of Google Trends, it is a tool produced by Alphabet/Google (GOOG) (NASDAQ:GOOGL) that allows users to see search …

Investing

How to Build a Dividend Portfolio

The complete guide to building a dividend portfolio for passive income from the stock market.<p>A select group of stocks have beaten the market, …

Investing

These 7 ETFs Could Make a Complete Retirement Portfolio

Source: Getty Images<p>Continue<br>Reading<p>1 of 9<p>Diversify your retirement savings<p>Many investors are intimidated by the idea of buying individual stocks. The …

Investing

If you’re not changing as a person then you’re not intelligent (according to Einstein)

If you’re not changing, you’re not growing. If you’re not growing, you’re not being intelligent. Humans thrive in change and expansion — yet there …

Motivation

Despite The Market Rally, These 5 Big, Brand Name Stocks Are Weak

The major stock market indices have rallied steadily since the April lows — it’s been a decent 3-month run for both the Standard & Poor’s 500 and for the Nasdaq Composite. Although overall market strength is measurably good, some well known stocks with highly recognizable brand names have not been …

Stock Markets

Five solid stocks with dividends above 5 per cent

Summer is the perfect time to grab a cold beverage, put out the lawn chair – and start picking some great dividend stocks.<p>Even though many dividend payers have started to recover from the interest rate-related sell-off earlier this year, plenty of companies still offer attractive valuations, …

Investing

Buying Dividend Growth Stocks Without Looking - More Than 3 Years Later.

In early 2015 I purchased 15 of the largest (capitalization) Dividend Achievers (VIG). The Dividend Achievers Index holds larger cap companies that …

Investing

This Defense Stock Just Became a Bargain

Find out who's building Australia's new navy frigates.<p>It was a long time coming, but Australia has finally made its decision. As part of a multiyear, …

Military

How To Retire At 62 With A Measly Million

Retirees need to plan their cash flows and build a steady portfolio with reasonable expectations. It is heartbreaking to hear from retirees who say …

Investing

2 Top Dividend Stocks With Yields Over 3%

These two massive companies are preparing for the future, but also paying investors more than a 3% dividend yield in the meantime.<p>A stock dividend is …

Investing

2 Stocks to Buy With Dividends Yielding More Than 4%

These high-yield investments can turbocharge your portfolio income.<p>Investors are often told that they can safely withdraw 4% of their portfolios …

Investing

AT&T: Buy Or Sell?

The world is accelerating into an energy crisis, and a recession is looming.<p>I am transitioning the Value Portfolio from its current energy-tilt, …

Investing

3 Dividend Stocks That Should Pay You the Rest of Your Life

These buy-and-hold dividend stocks can be counted on for income.<p>Picking dividend stocks with high yields is only part of the equation for dividend …

Investing

How To Trade Growth Stocks: A Big Dog on Wall Street Has Big Earnings, Sales Gains

You may have heard the saying, "It's not the size of the dog in the fight. It's the size of the fight in the dog." (Substitute "cat" for "dog" if …

Beat The IRS With These Snubbed 6%+ Dividends

Still feeling the taxman’s sting from April? Then you probably need to consider getting some tax-free income.<p>Having an income stream the IRS can’t touch may sound like pie in the sky, but it’s a reality if you hold municipal bonds. That’s because the tax code provides an exclusion for these bonds, …

Investing

Opener launches BlackFly fixed-wing VTOL flying car that doesn't require a license

Canadian-based aviation firm Opener Inc. has unveiled its new BlackFly single-seater aircraft, which it bills as a Personal Aerial Vehicle (PAV) and …