Top 10 REITs A 70-Year-Old Should Hold Forever

Sep. 09, 2022 7:00 AM ETABR, ARE, AVB, DLR, EPRT, FRT, HIW, PLD, STOR, VTR248 Comments

Summary

  • I’m writing this message today targeting the "baby boomer generation."
  • This is the “only” generation officially recognized by the U.S. Census Bureau – that began immediately after WW2 (people born in 1946) and ended in 1964.
  • Today these boomers are in their 60s to mid-70s, many are about to be or already retired.
  • This idea was discussed in more depth with members of my private investing community, iREIT on Alpha. Learn More »
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Yesterday I wrote my first article targeted at Gen Z investors in which I explained,

“…according to Harvard University, I’m part of the Gen X group, who was born between 1965 and 1984, and researchers use the late 1990s as starting birth years

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Brad Thomas is the CEO of Wide Moat Research ("WMR"), a subscription-based publisher of financial information, serving over 10,000 investors around the world. WMR has a team of experienced multi-disciplined analysts covering all dividend categories, including REITs, MLPs, BDCs, and traditional C-Corps.

The WMR brands include: (1) iREIT on Alpha (Seeking Alpha), and (2) The Dividend Kings (Seeking Alpha), and (3) Wide Moat Research. He is also the editor of The Forbes Real Estate Investor

Thomas has also been featured in Barron's, Forbes Magazine, Kiplinger’s, US News & World Report, Money, NPR, Institutional Investor, GlobeStreet, CNN, Newsmax, and Fox. 

He is the #1 contributing analyst on Seeking Alpha in 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021, and 2022 (based on page views) and has over 106,000 followers (on Seeking Alpha). Thomas is also the author of The Intelligent REIT Investor Guide (Wiley) and is writing a new book, REITs For Dummies. 

Thomas received a Bachelor of Science degree in Business/Economics from Presbyterian College and he is married with 5 wonderful kids. He has over 30 years of real estate investing experience and is one of the most prolific writers on Seeking Alpha. To learn more about Brad visit HERE.

Disclosure: I/we have a beneficial long position in the shares of ABR, ARE, AVB, DLR, FRT, HIW, PLD, STOR either through stock ownership, options, or other derivatives. I wrote this article myself, and it expresses my own opinions. I am not receiving compensation for it (other than from Seeking Alpha). I have no business relationship with any company whose stock is mentioned in this article.

Additional disclosure: Author's note: Brad Thomas is a Wall Street writer, which means he's not always right with his predictions or recommendations. Since that also applies to his grammar, please excuse any typos you may find. Also, this article is free: Written and distributed only to assist in research while providing a forum for second-level thinking.

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