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High Yield Investing For Today's 'Mask On' Life

Published Tue, 21 Jul 2020 08:35:00 -0400 on Seeking Alpha

Seeking AlphaDividend IdeasHigh Yield Investing For Today's 'Mask On' LifeJul. 21, 2020 8:35 AM ET|| Includes: BDCS, BIZD, NEWT, NEWTI, NEWTL, SACC, SACH, SAF, SAR, SCCB, T.PAby: Rida MorwaRida Morwa High Dividend OpportunitiesThe #1 Service for Income Investors and Retirees, 9-10% dividend yield.SummaryWhile we all may not like it, facemasks are quickly becoming 2020's biggest fashion accessory.
Searching for a livable yield in a low-interest-rate environment has become a greater necessity for retirees and investors.
Finding and building a secure income stream should be your number one goal.
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Here are High Dividend Opportunities, you can talk to us without a facemask, namely because we're online and more than 6 feet apart! While we claim no medical expertise and do not desire to see our comment section devolve into a mask vs no mask debate, we do acknowledge that mask mandates are rapidly spreading.
That being said, many sections of the economy will have slower recoveries due to restrictions and companies will continue to use COVID-19 as the catch-all excuse for cutting their dividends or reallocating capital to new projects. In the meantime, income investors' and retirees' classic hideouts of CD's and Treasury notes are proving to provide next to ZERO yield.
The Hunt for Yield in Safe Havens
The desire to make enough income from your securities while also fearing any capital volatility or loss in the process has historically made Treasury notes and CDs popular choices.
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1-year and 10-year Treasury note yields remain exceptionally low, furthermore, a US 2-year CD remains low as well. Essentially if you factor in inflation, you're losing ground holding these options.

With inflation rates around 1.95%, your battle against the slow and steady erosion of inflation is a losing battle. So much for the ultimate in capital and income security, if your income is unable... Read more

Stock name Last trade   P/E Earnings/Share Dividend/Share Dividend yield
SARATOGA INVESTMENT 24.98   8.4 2.97 2.24 8.59
NEWTEK BUSINESS SERVICES 22.91   0.0 0.00 2.32 8.09

SARATOGA INVESTMENT - SAR
SARATOGA INVESTMENT - SAR  


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