Sunday, July 15, 2012

Weekly Links: July 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.
    Articles I enjoyed reading included (in no particular order):

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

    High-Yield Monthly Dividend Stocks
    First of all, yes, they do exist! There are stocks that pay dividends on a monthly basis. If you’re only familiar with those that pay quarterly, semi-annual, or yearly dividends, this article will be a real eye-opener. Second, I’ll show you where to look and how to fit them into your portfolio. Third, I’ll share some stocks that beat the yield on U.S. Treasuries hands-down...

    9%+ Yielders Trading Below Fair Vaule With Profits
    Are you a dividend investor searching out companies that pay their fair share in dividend income? Do you prefer high yields, like over 5%, matched with sustainable payout ratios? If so, we ran a screen keeping this idea in mind. The companies we focused on today not only have those traits, yet also are holding low valuations from a price-multiple perspective. We think you'll like the list of companies that we came up with. We first looked for dividend stocks. From here, we then looked for...

    Big, Safe Dividend Stocks
    Whether you're new to investing or have been at it for a lifetime, you need to understand the business models of the companies you invest in. Understanding exactly how a company makes money greatly reduces your overall investing risk. In that spirit, today I'm going to look at three companies with straightforward business models and strong dividends, focusing on companies that have been around awhile and look like they're going to stay around. Because what good is a great dividend if the company's not going to be there to pay it out? Without further ado, then, here are three, big safe dividend stocks...

    Summertime Is When Dividend Stocks Shine
    There’s no such thing as an investment for all seasons, but dividend-paying stocks come close. When the market rallies, dividend stocks generally post solid but not market-beating returns. If stocks decline, dividend-payers are unlikely to fall as steeply. Part of the reason is that dividend-paying companies are typically mature and large, with steady sources of revenue that hold up when the economy skids. What’s less well-known is...

    Cohen Recently Purchased These Dividend Stocks
    Steve Cohen is the founder of SAC Capital Advisors, a hedge fund. He started SAC in 1992, with $20 million of his own money. Nowadays, the firm manages $14 billion in equity. For 20 years, he managed an average return of 30% annually, better than Warren Buffett. Cohen used to focus on short-term trading, but over time, as his fund grew larger, He holds equities over much longer periods of time. Combined with dividend yields and Cohen's stock picking capability, both income and stock price appreciation are possible. The following stocks are...

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

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