Here Are 10 High-Yield Dividend Stocks to Buy Now for Safe Income

With an average bang for your buck of 4.7% and growing payouts, these are all perfect for retirement portfolios.

As yields on the 10-year Treasury note fall to all-time lows and stock prices rise, the search for safety and return can be challenging.

However, here are 10 high-yield dividend stocks that are worth a look. Several are even in my Conservative Retirees dividend portfolio.

The upside price potential of these stocks adds even further appeal, due to their below market valuations or earnings that are on the verge of major recovery. High yields and price appreciation combine to make for interesting investing, and most of these companies are among the best blue-chip dividend stocks, due to their long histories of paying higher dividends.

Let's take a look at these top high-yield dividend stocks…

Source: TheStreet