Sunday, December 30, 2012

Weekly Links: December 30, 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 Dividend Guy presented Best of The Dividend Guy Blog For The Holidays
- Dividend Monk presented Income Focus: COP and PSX
- Dividend Growth Stocks Investing presented An Investment in Union Pacific

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Articles from D4L-News:

No Reason To Ditch Dividend Stocks
In recent months, you have undoubtedly read a lot of articles on the looming fiscal cliff. A lot of these articles have mentioned the real possibility of higher capital-gains taxes, and suggested ways to take advantage of the panic they are causing among dividend investors (some of which I have even written). The logic behind the concept is pretty simple…

Things Every Dividend Investor Should Know
Dividend investing is a great way for investors to see a steady stream of returns on their investments. Though the world of dividend investing can seem conservative and basic on the surface, there is a lot to know in the dividend world that can help investors create long term wealth. Here are 40 things every dividend investor should know about dividend investing...

2013's Best Dividend Stocks
Though in reality it can be a pretty arbitrary choice of times, the end of each calendar year usually serves as a good time to look toward the future. Many of our Foolish contributors have been giving their thoughts on Things to Come in 2013. Not wanting to miss out on the party, I've gone searching for some of the best dividend stocks to consider buying for the upcoming year. The five candidates are...

Stocks With Growing Dividends
This holiday season, give yourself the perfect gift: a growing source of retirement income. Whether you are currently retired, years away from retirement or about to take the leap -- one thing you likely need to think about is how to supplement your social security, pension or annuity income. As we transition into retirement, most of us are seeking answers as to how to provide additional supplemental income. Cash dividends from stocks can provide...

High-Yield Dividend-Paying Stocks
Most self-directed investors should categorize stocks into two primary columns. Column A is dividend-paying stocks, and column B is every other stock that you're not going to buy. Granted there are a select few that come along every now and then that can be considered for shorter-term capital appreciation, but otherwise sticking with dividend payers is more likely in the long run to increase your portfolio. Dividend-paying company executives understand they must...

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

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