Sunday, January 15, 2012

Weekly Links: January 15, 2012

Each Sunday I highlight the Carnivals I participated in over the past week, along with any notable articles that I came across. For those readers not familiar with carnivals, it's where personal finance bloggers submit their best articles of the week with one blog serving as the host. The entries are separated into various categories such as Investing, Credit, Debt, Budgeting, Frugality, Wealth Building, Money Management, Financial Planning, Insurance, Taxes, The Economy, Real Estate, et. al. Below are the carnivals that I participated in this week, along with a link to my article:

Articles I enjoyed reading included (in no particular order):

- The Passive Income Earner presented How To Review Your Portfolio
- The Dividend Pig presented Northrop Grumman Dividend Stock Analysis
- The Dividend Guy presented Best US Dividend Stocks For 2012

The DIV-Net Featured Articles

    Articles from D4L-News:

    Francis Chou's Top Dividend Stocks
    From humble beginnings as a phone technician at Bell Canada, a Francis Chou emerged as one of the leading Canadian value investors of the decade. With a mere 12th grade education, and a desire to invest after reading literature from legendary investor Ben Graham, Chou, with the trust and loan of $51,000 endowed upon him from fellow employees, launched Chou Associates. Such a low-key beginning would lead to the formation of one of Canada’s most successful investment management firm that now manages over $827 million in assets as of the third quarter of 2011. His top four dividend stocks...

    When dividend stocks aren't a safe haven
    You hear this so often that it’s now an investment cliché: There’s safety in dividends. If share prices nosedive, dividends will cushion Mr. Market’s blows. The truth is that dividends often aren’t safe. They can even be dangerous, because they can give investors a false sense of security. The most dramatic recent example is...

    How To Select Dividend Stocks For 2012
    With investors braced for another tumultous year on equity markets, it is widely expected that dividend stocks will remain in high demand. Here are three high-quality and attractively-priced plays...

    Dividend Stocks Buffett Loves
    Enjoy that wimpy interest rate from your bank account? Of course not, and billionaire Warren Buffett doesn't care for those paltry rates, either. I've dug through Berkshire Hathaway's portfolio and found some high-quality companies paying dividends that make your checking account look weak. In any case, they're all great companies with defensible moats trading at attractive prices and spinning off dividends. Let's look at a few...

    Dividend Stocks Investors Are Buying Now
    Abbott and Merck represent two pharmaceutical plays, although Abbott’s impending split into two makes them rather different situations. Meanwhile, Colgate-Palmolive and Duke Energy are two good dividend plays. Let’s see what specifically has been happening with these 5 stocks

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    There are some really good articles here, please take time and read a few of them.  

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