Sunday, September 23, 2012

Weekly Links: September 23, 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:

- Carnival of Personal Finance published: 10 Quality Dividend Stocks Trading Below Their Fair Value
- The Wealth Builder Carnival published: This Largely Unknown Tech Stock Just Announced A HUGE Cash And Dividend Increase

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

- The Dividend Guy presented High Dividend Yield Stocks: What’s Wrong With Them
- Disciplined Approach to Investing presented Federal Reserve Dominant Buyer Of Treasuries
- Dividend Stocks For The Long Run presented Dividend Investing Is Boring

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The Fiscal Cliff Shouldn't Scare You From Dividend Stocks
If nothing is resolved before year-end and Congress fails to take action, dividends received will be taxed as ordinary income instead of the current maximum 15%. Ordinary income tax rates are scheduled to revert to pre-2003 levels, with a maximum of 39.6%. In addition, a new 3.8% tax will be tacked on to help pay for the Affordable Care Act. For some taxpayers, dividend taxes would nearly triple. But remember...

How to find good dividend-paying stocks
Fed up with high volatility and low absolute returns, investors are searching for the closest thing in stocks to a sure thing: dividends. To be completely clear, dividends are far from a guarantee, as they can be cut or slashed for any reason. But dividends are still a relatively stable stream of cash for most investors. Stocks that pay a dividend aren't just beating shares of those that don't, but...

Dividend Stocks Have Their Plus Sides
Almost all sizes of companies continue to face new challenges because of the tight economy. Everyone in the market is focused on profit margins, and small businesses are particularly at risk of hiccups in revenue. Dividend stocks help hedging against weakness or turn out to be a source of income. Whatever a situation turns out to be, they definitely have their plus sides. In the long run, high dividend yield stocks are...

Best Dividend Stocks With High Growth and Low Debt
Best Dividend Contenders Researched By “”. Dividend Growth Stocks create value in the long-run with rising dividends. A major group of stocks have a fantastic dividend growth history. But stocks with a very long history are also highly priced. Today, we like to focus on dividend stocks from the second circle, named Dividend Contenders. Such stocks have increased dividends over a period of more than 10 years but less than 25. Exactly 176 Contenders are trade-able. In order to find the best dividend paying growth stocks...

Dividend Stocks For Retirement
For investors trying to plot a long-term strategy, it’s critical to understand the power and significance of dividends, and to spot those companies that provide a virtually unending stream of payouts. Markets go up and go down, but finding those long-term dividend payers that can get you through the tough times with steady income and just as important, the promise of continued increases to that steady income, is reassuring and, well, profitable! You need to be vigilant, focusing on a company’s fundamentals...

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

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