Sunday, January 22, 2012

Weekly Links: January 22, 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):

- Compounding Returns presented Financing a Small Business as an Investment
- The Dividend Guy presented Dividend Stock Power Ranking
- Dividend Monk presented Chevron Corporation: Good Value or High Risk?

The DIV-Net Featured Articles
Articles from D4L-News:

Bulls And Dividends Were The Winners This Year
Think about it, folks. This market was hit with a tremendous amount of bearish news from all over the world. Europe in terrible shape with many of the Eurozone countries tinkering on bankruptcy. Desperate measures are being taken to try to keep things afloat. Day after day we hear of how dire things are overseas. We know that Japan and China are struggling with their economies, and things are slowing quickly. To understand the way people are thinking about the market here, all you have to do is look at...

High-Yielding Portfolio
Stocks deliver their return as a mix of dividends and appreciation. For the average stock, the mix leans a little toward appreciation. But you could lean the other way. Trade away some of the growth for some current income. The list ranges from blue chips like Abbott and Kimberly-Clark to somewhat unsteadier performers like Federated Investors. High-yield stocks make sense as a component of your tax-deferred account after you...

Kenneth Fisher's Top Dividend Stocks
Ken Fisher is CEO and chief investment officer of Fisher Investments. Also, he has been contributing to the “Portfolio Strategy” column at Forbes. Ken is a prestigious investor thanks to his numerous, accurate market calls, often in direct opposition to Wall Street's expectations. Ken has also written three major finance books, including the 1984 Dow Jones best seller, "Super Stocks." Fisher always says: "To add value it is necessary to...

How to Invest In Dividend Stocks
The аrе hundreds of stocks that pay dividends thаt сan be bought and sold on a variety of security exchanges aсroѕs the world. While there аre plenty of аvаіlablе dividend paying stocks to pick from, mаny оf thеm are асtuаllу bad investments. You may аѕk – How саn thіѕ be? A stock thаt can pay out а dividend muѕt bе а good company. That statement could nоt bе further frоm thе truth. That facts arе thе stocks that pay dividends can...

Dividend Stocks from Bill Nygren
Bill Nygren and his partners are value investors, and they invest in companies that they believe trade at a substantial discount to what they consider to be the true business value. They believe that, over time, the price of a stock will rise to reflect the value of the underlying company. Bill Nygren thinks it is important to...

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

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