Mortgage real estate investment trusts, or mortgage REITs, may look attractive with their double-digit dividend yields, but it's important to understand how these businesses work and why they don't exactly have strong track records. In this video, contributor Tyler Crowe talks with Certified Financial Planner® Matt Frankel about the dangers of mortgage REIT investing.

*Stock prices used were the afternoon prices of March 23, 2023. The video was published on March 24, 2023.