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For any investor struggling with analysis paralysis, dividendaristocrats are an easy choice. But most folks don’t want to buy adozen stocks and keep track of them all. That's why I recommend ETFsto anyone who wants to grow their money easily and efficiently. Hereare three solid choices...                                                                                                      For any investor struggling with analysis paralysis, dividendaristocrats are an easy choice. But most folks don’t want to buy adozen stocks and keep track of them all. That's why I recommend ETFsto anyone who wants to grow their money easily and efficiently. Hereare three solid choices... [Outsider Club logo] Feeling Dizzy? Do this... [Jimmy Mengel Photo] By Jimmy Mengel[http://www.outsiderclub.com/editors/jimmy-mengel?utm_optipub=email-article&identifier=0a248d74029c6769ef123a9743d7e70d&utm_referrer=64]Written Apr 08, 2021 _Anxiety is the dizziness of freedom._— Søren KierkegaardI've come to the point in my life where I am really starting toquestion my own existence...What am I doing here? Why do I do the things I do? What is the meaningof this absurd journey we call life?Maybe it's because I am getting older. Maybe it's because I'm raisingchildren. Or maybe I'm suffering from the existential angst that weall have to face at some point in our lives.Now, I'm not here to give you a philosophical lecture — far from it.I am in no position to do so, as I am more confused about life everywaking hour (which is in and of itself a philosophical topic foranother day).Investing-wise, however, I know exactly what works and why.MOVE YOUR MONEY BEFORE APRIL 30THDear Reader,Joe Biden isn't wasting any time.And if you're over the age of 50... HIS ACTIONS BEFORE APRIL 30TH COULD AFFECT YOUR WEALTH FOR _THE NEXTDECADE._[https://orders.stansberryresearch.com/?cid=MKT473164&eid=MKT532266]Congress just passed Biden's $1.9 trillion "American Rescue Plan" —one of the biggest stimulus bills in modern history.Millions of Americans are getting ready for another round of checks.What they don't know is that this one divisive piece of legislationcould help trigger THE MOST DRAMATIC FINANCIAL EVENT IN 20 YEARS.[https://orders.stansberryresearch.com/?cid=MKT473164&eid=MKT532266]And that they next few weeks could determine who becomes very wealthyin 2021 — and who gets left behind.Today, one finance Ph.D. and former hedge fund manager is steppingforward to make sure regular Americans aren't blindsided.He just announced to his 500,000 followers:> "Everyone's talking about when they'll get their checks.> > But no one understands the REAL economic consequence of the American> Rescue Plan — and what it could mean for your money as early as> April 30th.> > It all comes down to knowing what's coming, so you can position> yourself _before Biden's first 100 days are up."_I recently sat down with Dr. Sjuggerud to get the real story aboutwhat's headed for our country's financial system and how to positionyourself before it arrives.Including the #1 stock to buy _before _the next round of stimulushits our economy. (You'll get the name and ticker symbol, completelyfree.)To watch our free interview, before April 30th — CLICK HERE.[https://orders.stansberryresearch.com/?cid=MKT473164&eid=MKT532266]Regards,Kelly BrownManaging Director, Stansberry ResearchP.S. This message is spreading quickly — 3 million people havealready seen it. To watch and learn how to take action before it's toolate, CLICK HERE WHILE THE VIDEO IS STILL AVAILABLE.[https://orders.stansberryresearch.com/?cid=MKT473164&eid=MKT532266]You see, there is a very important lesson to be learned aboutinvesting from the trials and tribulations about our everydaydecisions. If you allow all of these dizzying thoughts to completelyconsume your thinking, you'll never even get to the point where youcan make any decisions at all, much less live a fulfilling life.That is the definition of _analysis paralysis_.Here’s how the experts explain it...Analysis paralysis is an anti-pattern, the state of over-analyzing (orover-thinking) a situation so that a decision or action is nevertaken, in effect paralyzing the outcome. A decision can be treated asover-complicated, with too many detailed options, so that a choice isnever made, rather than try something and change if a major problemarises.A person might be seeking the optimal or “perfect” solutionupfront, and fear making any decision which could lead to erroneousresults, while on the way to a better solution.Søren Kierkegaard — the Danish philosopher responsible for theabove concept, and overall mind-bending existentialist — believedthat we really cannot know our true selves until we stop all of thatinternal chatter and _actually act_ on our thoughts. That means takingaction and _actually doing something_...Actions speak louder than words, as it were.I often get questions from my _Crow's Nest_ readers[https://secure.outsiderclub.com/o/web/318184?utm_optipub=email-article&identifier=0a248d74029c6769ef123a9743d7e70d&utm_referrer=64]that hit at this very phenomenon. Many readers have never investedbefore. Others have, and were burned by the market. Others still haveinvested for decades, yet still can't quite put their finger onexactly what they should be investing in and why.There are so many options out there: thousands of stocks, boatloads ofmutual funds, CDs, treasuries, IRAs, precious metals...Now we're subjected to mind-boggling investments like cryptos, SPACs,and NFTs.I don't blame anyone for being confused or overwhelmed. I get it.Here's a variation of a Kierkegaard quote that I shared with oneanxious reader who just wanted a simple answer for getting started...> _Life can only be understood backwards; but it must be lived> forwards._One of the biggest caveats in investing is "past results do notguarantee future performance." I would like to respectfullydisagree...My favorite investment banks on the opposite of this axiom. I believethat past results are pretty much the most rock-solid way to determineinvestments for the future.You see, I have a love of “dividend aristocrats” — stocks thathave raised their dividend consistently for at least 25 years running.I dedicate a lot of my portfolio to these stocks — and for goodreason.They are ironclad investments in times of uncertainty in the market.Dividend-paying stocks are the major sources of income for investorswhen returns from the equity market are either low or negative.Dividend-focused stocks are safe not only because you still getdividend checks whether the market goes up or down, but also the sheerstability of dividend aristocrat companies makes them far more immuneto the large swings in stock prices.It makes for an easy decision for any investor struggling withanalysis paralysis.The most common concern folks have is that they do not want to buy adozen stocks and keep track of them all. I can totally relate.Managing a large portfolio is a very in-depth and time-consumingprocess.That's why I recommend exchange-traded funds (ETFs) to anyone whowants to grow their money as easily and efficiently as possible.For those who just want an ETF to track growing dividend aristocrats,here are three solid choices to make your life a lot easier...TESLA IS DEAD. ELON MUSK IS RUINED.[https://secure.outsiderclub.com/o/web/318205?utm_optipub=email-article&identifier=0a248d74029c6769ef123a9743d7e70d&utm_referrer=64]Thanks to a new discovery — known as “Blue Gas” — electric carcompanies like Tesla are about to go down in flames.“Blue Gas” is 100% emission-free, can propel vehicles hundreds ofmiles, and allows cars to fully charge in just minutes.And the tiny company behind it is primed to absolutely shatter anygains ever paid out by Tesla.Click here before this stock explodes in the coming months[https://secure.outsiderclub.com/o/web/318205?llotc=2&utm_optipub=email-article&identifier=0a248d74029c6769ef123a9743d7e70d&utm_referrer=64].PROSHARES S&P 500 ARISTOCRATS ETF (BATS: NOBL) This ETF provides exposure to 50 companies that raised dividendpayments annually for at least 25 years by tracking the S&P 500Dividend Aristocrats. The index contains a minimum of 40 stocks, whichare pretty equally weighted.Consumer staples is the top sector, accounting for one-fourth of theportfolio while industrials, health care, consumer discretionary, andfinancials round off the next three spots. The fund has $7.3 billionin assets and an expense ratio of 0.35%.It's returned 67% in the last five years, not including dividends. Ithas an annual dividend yield of around 2%. Its top ten holdingsinclude dividend stalwarts like OTIS WORLDWIDE GROUP (NYSE: OTIS),ABBOTT LABS (NYSE: ABT), and WALGREENS BOOTS ALLIANCE (NASDAQ: WBA).PROSHARES RUSSELL 2000 DIVIDEND GROWERS ETF (BATS: SMDV)This is a more recent fund — it debuted in February 2015 — and itis currently managing around $820 million in net assets. It followsthe Russell 2000 Dividend Growth Index and offers exposure to 56Russell 2000 companies that have increased dividends every year for atleast 10 CONSECUTIVE YEARS. Not quite aristocrat material, but thesecompanies may get there if they keep up their current rate.The index contains a minimum of 40 stocks, which are also aboutequally weighted.Financial services lead the fund’s portfolio with 25% of holdings,followed by 20% exposure each in utilities and industrials. There is a0.41% expense ratio.The fund gained 64% since its debut and yields around 2% in annualdividends.Its top holdings are pretty equally rated (and a little more fun).They include PETMED EXPRESS (NASDAQ: PETS), TOOTSIE ROLL INDUSTRIES(NYSE: TR), and WD-40 CO. (NASDAQ: WDFC).20-CENT TECH STOCK STOPS COVID-19 OUTBREAKS BEFORE THEY HAPPEN[https://www.angelnexus.com/o/web/318215?utm_optipub=email-article&identifier=0a248d74029c6769ef123a9743d7e70d&utm_referrer=64]Big Pharma is in a $100 billion race to roll out vaccines...But one tiny tech stock just beat them all to the punch, marking anend to COVID-19.It owns 100 patents on an instant COVID-detecting technology thatstops outbreaks BEFORE they happen. Which is why it’s rolling out everywhere. As the _Washington Post_ reports, “In the weeks to come, this willbe not only at airports and arenas but workplaces, schools, housingcomplexes and anywhere else Americans gather en masse.” The company behind this only trades for $0.20, but that won’t lastmuch longer...Click here for the full story.[https://www.angelnexus.com/o/web/318215?llotc=2&utm_optipub=email-article&identifier=0a248d74029c6769ef123a9743d7e70d&utm_referrer=64]SPDR S&P DIVIDEND ETF (NYSE: SDY)This is one of the most popular dividend ETFs out there, and it hasmore holdings than any other I mentioned above — by far. It holdsnet assets of $17.14 billion.SDY provides exposure to U.S. stocks that have been consistentlyincreasing their dividends every year for at least 25 years. They dothis by tracking the S&P High Yield Dividend Aristocrats Index.Sector wise, financial stocks lead with 18.72%. Industrials,utilities, and consumer defensives make up a nice balance for theportfolio with double-digit allocations each. They count heavyweightslike EXXON MOBIL (NYSE: XOM), AT&T (NYSE:T), and PEOPLE'S UNITEDFINANCIAL (NASDAQ: PBCT) among them.It currently yields 2.73% in annual dividends.SDY has outperformed all of the rest with an impressive 100% returnover the past five years.Any of these ETFs are solid investments for the future...So there you have it: three easy ways to build an immediate dividendportfolio. Now it's up to you whether you'd like to get yourinvestments started. As they say, the _best time_ to invest was_yesterday_; the _second best_ is _today_.Now, let me leave you with one last Kierkegaard quote.> _The most painful state of being is remembering the future,> particularly the one you'll never have._So tame the voices in your head. Crush the dizziness of freedom. 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