A master of the steady, reliable science of income investing, Marc’s commentary has appeared in The Wall Street Journal, Barron’s and U.S. News & World Report. He has also appeared on CNBC, Fox Business and Yahoo Finance. His book Get Rich With Dividends: A Proven System for Double-Digit Returns achieved best-seller status shortly after its release in 2012. He captures the hearts and minds of readers approaching their golden years in his daily e-letter, Wealthy Retirement.
Articles by Marc Lichtenfeld
Will This 8% Yield Stay Safe?
July 31, 2019
This real estate investment trust’s dividend safety remains secure despite the company’s declining cash flow.
My Surprising Experiment With Peer-to-Peer Lending
June 20, 2017
Last year, Marc tried out a fast-growing new form of income investing: peer-to-peer lending. The results of his experiment surprised even him.
No, This Isn’t Like What Happened in 2008
February 22, 2016
What’s happening in the energy sector is bad. But it isn’t anywhere near the disaster that bears and the media would have you believe…
What You Need to Know About the NYSE’s New Trading Rule
November 25, 2015
On February 26, the New York Stock Exchange will institute a rule that will affect the way you place buy and sell orders. Here’s what you need to know…
Don’t Buy the House You Can Afford
September 29, 2015
It can be tough to resist the allure of a big new house. But if you can be happy in a less expensive property, it can free you up to do other things – like invest for the future.
From the Mailbag: When Not to Use Trailing Stops
March 12, 2014
Our Mailbag is full of reader questions and comments. Feel free to add to it by sending your questions to firstname.lastname@example.org or by clicking the “comment” link at the bottom of the article. Today, Marc responds to a question we hear often about trailing stops.
What Biotech Investors Must Know Before PDUFA Dates
February 13, 2013
The most important day for a biotech company is the PDUFA date (pronounced puh-doo-fuh). It stands for Prescription Drug User Fee Act. The PDUFA date is the day the FDA votes to approve or reject a drug. Sometimes, the FDA will rule before the announced PDUFA date, but it’s the day by which a decision is expected.
Spend, Consumer, Spend: Why the Government Doesn’t Want You to Have Cash
September 12, 2012
Remember one of the first things President Bush said after the 9/11 attacks? Keep your faith in the American economy. In other words, spend your money (he never actually said “go shopping”).