High-yielding dividend stocks have been some of the safest investments of 2022. In fact, “The recent outperformance of dividend stocks is contrary to the traditional wisdom that they tend to lag the overall market in a rising-rate environment. This theory’s adherents think rate hikes make newly issued fixed-income products more attractive and reduce the appeal…

In this market, it’s understandable if you’re a little jumpy. Inflation is up, returns are down, and retirement accounts are taking it on the chin. There’s probably nothing that would make you feel better more than some safe, high-yield dividend stocks to buy. While there’s no sure thing when it comes to investing, you can…