Sunday, February 24, 2013

Weekly Links: February 24, 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 Power Corporation POW Dividend Stock Analysis
- Disciplined Approach to Investing presented Most Investors Remain Cautious On Stocks
- Dividend Growth Stocks Investing presented Top 10 Reasons I Like Dividend Growth Stocks

The DIV-Net Featured Articles

Articles from D4L-News:

Are Dividend Stoocks The Way Forward?
It is unsurprising that after two years of monumental price shifts, investors are seeking safer alternatives. As a result, larger companies that offer consistent returns on low-risk investments — and stand apart from the high-risk environment of today’s junior markets — are becoming increasingly appealing. Their appeal is largely based on...

Stocks with the Longest Dividend Growth History
As many of you have seen, dividend growth is wonderful tool. A steadily growing passive income from stock market or trading activities is the dream of most of us, but nearly all fail. 90% of investors don’t put their money into long-term growth stocks. Sure, everybody talks about solid dividend stocks and dividend growth as well as value, but in the end, they become influenced by hotter themes and buy Apple or Research in Motion. Today, I would like to show you...

CenturyLink: How A 7% Yielder Hit Bottom
The impetus for the CTL fireworks this week was a 25% cut in the dividend from $0.725 to $0.54 per quarter. CTL management made the change not because of 2012 operating results (which were fine) or 2013 guidance (mostly in-line) or even expectations for 2014. No, CTL made the decision because of 2015 cash taxes that might have to be paid at that time. CenturyLink is probably a good value, the dividend is likely...

I Am Buying These 'Hidden Income' Stocks
As editor of a brand-new income-focused newsletter, Income & Dividend Report, it's my job to find the safest, fastest-growing income streams in the market and show my readers how to tap into them. In a world of active income suppression by the Fed, this isn't easy. But it's hugely important to your financial well-being. That's because building a portfolio of the right dividend-paying stocks allows you to create enough "income wealth" to free yourself from depending on the market. But one of the things going against yield-hungry investors is...

Dividend Stocks To Buy Now
Now’s a good time to hunt for dividend stocks, as more companies increase payouts. Buying dividend stocks simply based on hefty dividend yield is never prudent. That’s why we put together the following 10 dividend stocks to buy now. 10 Dividend Stocks to Buy Now...

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

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