Save more and spend less is more than just a motto for money expert Clark Howard; it’s a way of life. Clark and his crew — Team Clark — are on a mission to empower people to take control of their personal finances by providing money-saving tips, consumer advice, hot deals and economic news to help everyone achieve financial freedom. Clark is a nationally syndicated radio talk show host and a consumer reporter for television stations around the country. His podcast, The Clark Howard Show, rec ...
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Retirement minded investors need income. So, with municipal bond rates so low, are utility stocks an option for conservative investors seeking income? If you have a very low income bar, perhaps, but likely not if you are also seeking an ultra safe asset. Utility stocks may be a good choice for some investors seeking diversification from the broader equity market since the dividend yield of utilities averages around 3.6%. That's the highest average yield of any sector, according to a senior consultant for Morgan Stanley. Today, we'll review why certain, select utilities may be pretty good stocks to own for total return, but not for secure, reliable income. Today, Steve explains what to look for in a utility stock, how to use them in your portfolio, and how to give yourself a SAFE income raise. Then Medicare and Health Insurance expert Shelley Grandidge joins us. An informative show you don't want to miss...MASTERING MONEY is on the air!!!!