Carving Out an Income Stream

Over the weekend, I was asked by a longtime reader to comment on the outlook for income-seeking investors. Specifically, he asked about closed-end funds and other vehicles that pay monthly dividends.

That is a challenge in this environment. The whole income sector has been pretty well picked over as investors have rushed to snap up anything that looks like it may have an adequate payoff to help them meet their specific income needs. Those featuring monthly payouts have received particularly strong attraction from people who are used to bank products that pay monthly, and who like that the regular check basically replaces the paycheck they got during their working years....715 more words left in this article. To read them, just click below and try Real Money FREE for 14 days.

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