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  • A MUCH Better Alternative For Safe Income [View article]
    Thanks for a very informative article. I am now retired with no income and have invested in everything in the world except municipals!!! So my question: is IIM a good selection for the IRA or ROTH?
    Sep 6, 2014. 09:20 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Memorial Production Partners: Making Sense Of The Recent Secondary Offering [View article]
    Thanks for a great tip. I have been waiting for a good entry.
    Sep 4, 2014. 09:48 AM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Boosting Yield In The ETF Retirement Portfolio [View article]
    Thanks for the great articles.

    Wondering if anyone knows of an ETF that is primarily in ETD.
    Aug 14, 2014. 10:48 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • The Fool-Your-Friends Income Portfolio [View article]
    I tried to edit my response which was snide.....but unable to. Hope the author doesnt get mad at me.
    Jul 26, 2014. 01:12 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • The Fool-Your-Friends Income Portfolio [View article]

    I have the highest respect for this author but the lack of a response is telling. I have researched these funds numerous times...they appear simple but then questions always arise. I do own one just to see how it plays out. If you have the funds individual corporates are the best, but of course they are paying nothing right now. I would really like to see some commentary addressing your points.
    Jul 26, 2014. 11:51 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • The Bond Market Explained For CNBC [View article]
    I think there is valuable information here. But it is written in such a manner that my simple mind cannot comprehend it....the SA editors are slacking off me thinks.

    Hopefully someone will synthesize the article into an actionable or useful instrument.
    May 28, 2014. 11:06 AM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Kinder Morgan: Rich Kinder Backs Up The Truck [View article]
    I want to buy. But the momentum has been declining for a year and it appears a turnaround is not imminent. I can see no advantage to buying this right now. The direction is down. I hope someone can explain why this is a buy.
    May 13, 2014. 12:20 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • A Primer On Exchange Traded Debt [View article]
    Very useful information for income investors. Look forward to your future articles. In this interest rate environment I would suggest you stress the risk of higher rates....I think most would agree rates are going higher as soon as next year. And I doubt most buyers will hold to maturity.
    Mar 20, 2014. 01:40 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • How To Earn More On Your Cash Reserves [View article]
    Should we plan on holding to maturity? If so at what price would it redeem?
    Feb 22, 2014. 12:39 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Investing In A Rising Interest Rate Environment [View article]
    Excellent point Be Here Now. I do own floating rate for the CURRENT dividends but readers must be aware they are incurring significant credit risk.
    Dec 23, 2013. 05:31 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Linn Energy: One Of 2014's Best Yield Plays [View article]
    Any thoughts on buying their corporates?
    Pretty good prices on the 2019
    Dec 20, 2013. 10:25 AM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • DEE-Fense, DEE-Fense, DEE-Fense [View article]
    I have been told to sell all my ten year individual corporates. Any opinion?
    Dec 17, 2013. 12:24 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • How Much Can You Make From A Guggenheim BulletShares High Yield Bond ETF? [View article]
    Thanks for this article. There is very little coverage of the defined maturity segment. If a buyer wants these, I suggest buying at release ie $25.00
    Oct 24, 2013. 03:32 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Investing Irrespective Of 'Tapirus Bernankis' [View article]
    So do you think their newer BSJJ and BSJK are buys? I have been looking at these for months and still do not understand the downside risks. If rates skyrocket, do the two mentioned above tumble? The selling point seems to be that the bonds will be sold at par and we get at least the investment back. Confusing.
    Oct 10, 2013. 08:43 AM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Annaly Capital: It Just Might Be Time To Load Up On Shares [View article]
    Excellent work. Hope you send this to those chatterboxes on CNBC...altho we all know they have to continue with the positive spin to keep the advertisers happy.

    I tend to think Bernnie as a lame duck will do nothing. Do you own NLY...not sure where to find your current portfolio.
    Aug 26, 2013. 09:41 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment