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Rick Orford

Thu, May 30th, 2024

Rick Orford

Rick Orford

Rick is a Wall Street Journal best-selling author with over 20 years of experience trading stocks and options. The most authoritative publications, including Good Morning America, Washington Post, Yahoo Finance, MSN, Business Insider, NBC, FOX, CBS, and ABC News, cover his work. 

His passion is business, and he works tirelessly to deliver content in an easy-to-understand manner.

In 2018, Rick wrote The Financially Independent Millennial to inspire his readers with his story about becoming financially independent at age 35 despite not learning about money when he was younger. His books are easy to read and often refer to key points that “He would tell his younger self.”

When not thinking about business, Rick writes (mainly about cruise ship travel) for his travel blog and is an enthusiast of fast cars, technology, & cooking. 

Most Recent Stories

4 Dividend Kings Wall Street Billionaires Are Buying Hand Over Fist

These four dividend stocks are the best of the best. Here's why.

SPGI : 424.96 (-1.40%)
PH : 523.19 (-0.64%)
WMT : 64.92 (-0.18%)
EMR : 110.92 (-1.01%)
3 Highest-yielding Utility Stocks To Buy And Hold Forever

Add high-income to your portfolio with these 3 utility companies.

EIX : 73.35 (-1.07%)
POR : 42.76 (-1.47%)
CIG : 1.8900 (-2.07%)
3 Near-oversold Dividend Aristocrats To Buy Before They Pop

These three Dividend Aristocrats trade near oversold levels and offer reliable income and potential capital appreciation.

NUE : 166.60 (-1.06%)
ABT : 100.73 (-1.20%)
WST : 322.85 (-1.41%)
3 Cheapest Dividend Kings To Buy Today

This article covers three buy-rated companies that've increased their dividends for 50+ consecutive years.

FRT : 97.70 (-0.31%)
ABBV : 154.79 (-0.35%)
TGT : 147.74 (+0.44%)
3 Cheapest Dividend Aristocrats To Buy And Hold Forever

Here are three recession-resistant Dividend Aristocrats with attractive valuations and strong dividend growth.

O : 51.17 (-0.78%)
BEN : 22.74 (-1.43%)
AMCR : 9.73 (-1.02%)
3 Dividend Kings That Cut (Or Will Cut) Their Dividends

Dividend aristocracy isn't always a sure thing. Here are 3 companies that have been or will be booted from the coveted king's list.

MMM : 97.56 (-1.13%)
WBA : 14.89 (-3.19%)
LEG : 10.48 (+1.55%)
3 Highest Yielding Dividend Kings With Immediate Buy Signals

Discover 3 three highest yielding dividend kings with buy signals today.

NFG : 54.49 (-1.39%)
BKH : 54.20 (-1.36%)
MO : 45.15 (-0.73%)
3 High-Yield Dividend Stocks Ready to Soar

These three stocks are cheap, pay a high dividend, and are highly rated.

CIVI : 72.69 (-1.10%)
BXSL : 30.71 (-0.19%)
TRIN : 14.71 (-0.81%)
3 Highest-yielding REITs To Buy Today

Discover three high-yielding, buy-rated, and liquid REITs for stellar dividends in 2024.

VICI : 27.92 (-1.20%)
STWD : 18.61 (-1.22%)
RWT : 6.19 (-1.59%)
3 Highest-Yielding (And Safest) Dividend Aristocrats To Buy Today

The highest-yielding dividend aristocrats aren't always the safest stocks to buy. Here's what I did to counteract this.

SJM : 107.47 (-0.93%)
CVX : 156.90 (-1.35%)
BEN : 22.74 (-1.43%)

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