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  • How Much Kinder Morgan Is Too Much For A Dividend Growth Investor? [View article]
    I like the sell 250shr( or a %) ...I think that's for me tooo ......
    dave
    Jul 28, 2015. 02:46 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Dividends Don't Lie: The Dead Money REITs [View article]
    I don't have any "tax deferred Accounts" since I have haven't worked for a company in LONG time and none( then) with tax sheltered programs. Mostly I have worked for myself through investments in rental properties. My stock acct is fun!! I'm 77 ys old now, and DON'T use my dividends or gains for income ...I only reinvest them. It's like a game for me now. My children will get it all .... I have accounts aslo for all of my 7grandkids college educations. Again it's fun ...Except when the mark goes down lol
    Mar 17, 2015. 09:14 AM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Dividends Don't Lie: The Dead Money REITs [View article]
    It all depends on your taxable income bracket. Ordinary Dividends and Short Term capital gains can INCREASE your tax bracket.

    Qualified Dividends and Long Term Capital gains, don't usually don't increase your incremental Income tax bracket. You usually pay a flat rate tax on them.

    Dave
    Mar 15, 2015. 08:51 AM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Dividends Don't Lie: The Dead Money REITs [View article]
    Regretfully, I had to sell my last REIT last week, which . My tax accountant told me i have to get out ( or reduce drastically) stocks with Ordinary Dividends and selling stocks w/Short Term Capital Gains, since they have increased have my income bracket so that I barely break even on those dividends and short term gains... or words to that effect...

    It was fun while it lasted

    Now I'm only a Long Term seller and only a Qualified Dividend stock holder
    Mar 14, 2015. 10:29 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Healthy Growth And Price Appreciation Potential Are Key Features Of Crown Castle [View article]
    Unfortunately, CCI has become a REIT, so I'll have to sell fairly soon!! It' great stock!! I have no tax sheltered account like a 401K or IRA ..only a cash stock account. CCI dividends are NOW Ordinary Dividends these add to the top line of my taxable income. This increases my tax bracket sooo I have to pay higher tax.
    OUCH.

    BYE BYE CCI
    Jan 15, 2015. 12:32 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Verizon: The Only Way I Would Buy Its Stock [View article]
    Your comment has been published:
    If VZ goes to a REIT and I'm gone!! As a REIT VZ will change from a Qualified Dividend to an Ordinary Dividend. I have NO IRA, 401K etc so Ordinary dividends are add to my Taxable income ...and end up raising my IRS Income tax rate. Ergo I'll be paying my Max income rate on REIT Dividends.


    Dave
    Dec 20, 2014. 02:42 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Verizon: The Only Way I Would Buy Its Stock [View article]
    If VZ goes to a REIT and I'm gone!! As a REIT VZ will change from a Qualified Dividend to an Ordinary Dividend. I have NO IRA, 401K etc so Ordinary dividends are add to my Taxable income ...and end up raising my IRS Income tax rate. Ergo I'll be paying my Max income rate on REIT Dividends.

    Dave
    Dec 20, 2014. 02:38 PM | 3 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Kinder Morgan: The Calm Before The Storm? [View article]
    Shell
    That is a 10% EACH YEAR!!
    dave
    Nov 24, 2014. 06:46 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Kinder Morgan: The Calm Before The Storm? [View article]
    Some index MLP funds wil have to replace but regular funds own KMR and/or KMP the will convert directly to KMI this month. That for the most part will solve most of the conversion trading. The prices now are already creeping toward the equality ratio (2.485) of their prices value.

    dave
    Nov 23, 2014. 05:13 AM | 2 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • BCE's Solid Credentials Reaffirmed With Improvements In All Key Indicators [View article]
    Also Remember the dividend to US holders is paid in Canadian $ converted to US $ so the US$ Dividend this year has slipped in % due to the loss of Canadian $ to US $.
    Perhaps temporary? I hope so I like the company.
    Dave
    Aug 30, 2014. 07:44 AM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • How Do You Hold Cash When Realty Income Or AT&T Are Available? [View article]
    Labrat right.... on O gives "Ordinary Dividends" which add to your Income tax top line and increases your tax load
    dave
    Aug 13, 2014. 09:33 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Kinder Morgan Energy Partners In The Bargain Bin, Again [View article]
    Well thought Out Done, Well Written
    Long KMR since last year, And also frequently adding at the dips TOO!
    I own KMR in my Cash account ( I only have a cash account) but it works great in Tax sheltered accounts (IRA 401Ks) as getting shares instead of $ you avoid any tax limits imposed of MLPs in sheltered accounts!

    DAVe
    Aug 5, 2014. 06:53 AM | 2 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Why I Love KMR More Than KMP For High Dividend Income [View article]
    KMR is the best choice in a taxable account .. you can take your KMR DIVIDEND shares keep them for a year ..then cash them for Long Term Capital Gains.
    Or if you have held the your "major part" KMR shares, that are earning your DIVIDEND shares, for over a year just sell some of those long term "Major Part"and keep the DIVIDEND ones on the back burner for a yr.

    That's MY plan

    dave
    Jul 30, 2014. 01:58 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Why I Love KMR More Than KMP For High Dividend Income [View article]
    Thanks for writing the article I have long been singing KMR praises
    ..
    YOu can add : EEQ the sister of mlp EEP to your list
    EEQ also gives it's "dividends' in shares of EEQ!!
    I am long both KMR and EEQ. and saving a bundle on my taxes too in my cash account ( I don't have a tax sheltered acct..)

    DAVE
    Jul 26, 2014. 04:41 PM | 2 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • The 3% Yield Club: 25 Non-REIT, Non-MLP Dividend Stocks Yielding Over 3% (Part 3) [View article]
    As I already already alluded to in another comment........ KMR and EEQ not mlp's but pay dividends of the same value but in stock shares .

    KMR is the twin brother of MLP's KMP. ?The same thing holds true for EEQ,its twin of EEP. KMR and EEQ are NOT a MLPs but in essence pay the same qualified dividend but without the tax problems of KMP. Their dividends are are stock dividends ie. you get SHARES of KMR and EEQ as a dividend BUT NOT cash. (NO MLP tax complications) Since it's not an MLP you can sell the "dividend" shares in 1 year as a Long Term Capital Gain in a regular cash account !!! For me it's an no "brainier"!! I'm getting 7% dividends w/o the MLP problems of taxes.
    You can even put it in your IRA or 401k and go over any dollar MLP limit because your dividend is NOT coming from a MLP'. You can even sell the "dividend shares" dividend right away for cash!!

    You ALSO can own both KMR and EEQ in a IRA's or 401's too!! Plus you can sell your "dividend share for cash immediately after getting them w/o penalty' adn no limits on amount of dividends/yr.

    I own both KMR and EEQ in my cash account. I have no tax sheltered accounts. I can wait for 1yr to sell my dividend shares as long term capital gains!!!

    dave
    Jul 20, 2014. 12:23 PM | 3 Likes Like |Link to Comment
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