Fly High Investing Blog

Unlocking Wealth with REITs and BDCs: A Dividend Powerhouse for Your 401(k)

July 3, 2024

We covered Regulated Investment Companies (RICs) in a previous post and providing here a deeper dive into unlocking wealth in your 401k via RICs such as REITs and BDCs. If you are seeking a robust and reliable income stream for…

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Actively Managed Mutual Funds and ETFs vs Actively Managed Self-Directed Portfolios

June 20, 2024

Let’s begin by discussing the advantages of investing in actively managed mutual funds and ETFs over managing your own portfolio: Diversification: Mutual funds and ETFs typically hold a diversified portfolio of securities, which can help spread risk across different asset…

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High Dividend Yield Stocks vs Growth Stocks that pay dividends

April 5, 2024

High Dividend Yield Stocks and Growth Stocks that pay dividends represent two different investment strategies, and each has its own set of characteristics and considerations. Let’s explore the key differences between these two types of stocks: Dividend Yield stocks: Income…

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Why fear the cycles of Fear and Greed?

March 31, 2024

Before we begin our discussion of how market downturns benefit income investors, let’s look at what causes downturns in the first place. As everyone knows, the stock market never behaves rationally. This is due to several factors. New information arrives…

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DRIP or Cash Splash: Mastering the Art of Dividend Reinvestment

March 25, 2024

When it comes to reinvesting dividends, there are primarily two strategies to consider, each with its own set of advantages and drawbacks. The first and most widely used method is known as a Dividend Reinvestment Plan (DRIP). A DRIP automatically…

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Wash Dumb Money Down Wall Street’s Drain

March 15, 2024

I have a unique investment proposition to discuss with you. I’m interested in acquiring a car wash business, but currently lack the necessary funds. I’m seeking financial support from you to make this purchase, with the understanding that I will…

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Earnings Fixes Everything

March 1, 2024

Let’s dive deep into managing risk in your investment portfolio and how it’s done differently at Fly High Investing. Navigating the world of investments may seem challenging, but by adopting effective strategies, you can turn it to your advantage. Let’s…

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Dividend Investing at Fly High Investing

February 28, 2024

Over the course of his career, Mike Edens from Fly High Investing crafted a successful career path. During his tenure as an airline pilot, he anticipated a potential decline in income upon retirement. This prompted him to strategize ways to…

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Regulated Investment Companies

February 15, 2024

Among some really cool things and subjects we often discuss, we wanted to write a little about the companies that are in the portfolio, Regulated investment companies (RICs), and why they are so important for this portfolio. When we started…

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Monetize or Cannibalize your portfolio

February 1, 2024

If you are like the vast majority, you believe the best way to structure your portfolio for retirement is to shift your investments into conservative bond funds and other low-yield fixed-income investments. Wall Street makes billions of dollars a year…

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