Sunday, January 20, 2013

Weekly Links: January 20, 2013

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 Dividend Yield or Dividend Growth?
- Dividend Growth Stocks Investing presented 2 Quick Ways to Get an Idea of a Companies Valuation
- Compounding Returns presented Investing Basics: Understand Your Company

The DIV-Net Featured Articles

Articles from D4L-News:

How to Find Real Dividend Stocks
I'm always on the hunt for good dividend payers so I try and read articles and posts on good dividend paying stocks mostly to come away disappointed with stocks paying 2% - 4% dividends. That is not good. Doesn't matter if the dividend is growing or has been growing forever, a current yield of 2% or 3% is not what I would consider a good dividend stock. I want yields of more than 4%, preferably more than 6% and the expectations of growing dividends. And it turns out that this is not a difficult problem at all. I simply needed more research. And here it is. Let me start with my favorite dividend stock...

Dividend Stocks for a Richer 2013
2013 is already off to a fast start in the stock market, but there's still time for investors to get into the game. One smart way to get both growth potential and dependable income from your investments is to buy dividend stocks, which on the whole have outperformed their stingier, non-dividend counterparts over the long haul. But with thousands of dividend-paying stocks to choose from, it can be a challenge to figure out which to focus on first. To help you narrow down your search, take a look at...

Realty Income Has Years Of Growth Ahead
Dividend growth investing is lots of fun, especially if you have a systematic methodology to determining which companies' dividends are safe and which ones' aren't. That is why we created a forward-looking assessment of dividend safety in our innovative, predictive dividend-cut indicator, the Valuentum Dividend Cushion™ for financial advisors. In this article, let's evaluate the investment merits of Realty Income Corp. (O)...

Dividend Stocks You May Have Overlooked
While investors who are looking for outsized returns bet on companies with big growth potential, investors who are looking for steady returns and want a little more safety tend to favor stocks with less short-term growth potential, but a longer track record of solid performance. Dividend stocks are another favorite target for investors as they provide a steady stream of cash into your portfolio. None of these stocks is going to double overnight, but they are all steady dividend payers...

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

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