Sunday, December 2, 2012

Weekly Links: December 2, 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):

- Disciplined Approach to Investing presented A Buyback Strategy Does Outperform
- Dividend Mantra presented What Are You Buying?
- Dividend Growth Stock Investing presented What is Yield on Cost?

The DIV-Net Featured Articles

Articles from D4L-News:

Time To Buy Chinese Dividend Stocks
Dividend-paying Chinese stocks' [offer a] combination of capital gains and steady income streams could reward shareholders with an impressive total return. In a world of weak economic growth and anemic interest rates, many Chinese stocks' attractive dividend yields and alluring valuations make them more appealing for Foolish investors. If I had to pick just one, I'd look more closely at...

These Companies To Dump Tons Of Cash On Their Investors
If there's one component of the fiscal cliff that should have stock market investors freaked out, it's the risk of higher dividend and capital gains taxes. If nothing is done by the end of the year, Bush-era tax cuts will expire causing the dividend income tax to surge from 15 percent to 43.4 percent. This is bad news for investors who bought dividend paying stocks for that cheap income. One way that companies can make their shareholders happier is to...

Top Dividend Growth Stocks
In total, 41 stocks and funds raised dividends of which 18 have a dividend growth of more than 10 percent. The average dividend growth amounts to 39.01 percent. Exactly 9 stocks and funds have a yield over 5 percent (high-yield); 19 yield above three percent. Eighteen companies are currently recommended to buy. Here are my favorite dividend growth stocks...

Favorite High Yielding S&P 500 Dividend Aristocrats
If you have bit cash on your trading account, you don’t need to look for a cheap index copy via ETF. You can buy directly some of these wonderful dividend growth stocks for a $1 trading fee. Below is a nice overview of the 20 best-yielding Dividend Aristocrats of which 10 are currently recommended to buy. Here are my favorite stocks...

Dividend Investors Stop Worrying About The Fiscal Cliff
Matthew Craft of the Associated Press is out with a story outlining how changes in tax policy over the years have had little impact on dividend stocks, quoting several investors who expect a similar result in 2013: “Historically, big changes in taxes just have no effect on dividend stocks,” says James Morrow, a fund manager at Fidelity Investments. “And our view is that you should...

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

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