In Volatile Markets, Income Investors Must Choose: High Yields or Steady Payouts.

In Volatile Markets, Income Investors Must Choose: High Yields or Steady Payouts.

As 2022 approaches its midpoint with deepening concerns about recession and inflation, stocks with higher yields have performed relatively better than those with faster-growing payouts. But Donald Kilbride, the portfolio manager of the $53 billion Vanguard Dividend Growth fund (ticker: VDIGX), which focuses on rising payouts, not yield, is taking that in stride. As of … Read more

How ETF investors can pull through a bear market

How ETF investors can pull through a bear market

A week of dramatic market swings has given rise to reactionary mistakes from investors who are trying to find their footing. With predictions of peak inflation disintegrated and a more aggressive approach to interest rates hikes from the Federal Reserve, experts say that ETF investors can make use of the volatility by taking certain actions … Read more