Sunday, August 11, 2013

Weekly Links: August 11, 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.

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

    - Conservative Income Investor Presented Jealousy, Envy, and Greed Are Great Tools For Destroying Wealth
    - Compounding Returns presented How to Ruin Your Finances
    - FI Fighter presented I Will Retire at 30!!!

    The DIV-Net Featured Articles

    Articles from D4L-News:

    How To Buy Dividend Stocks At The Bottom
    A rising stock in only a good stock if you are invested. The markets are really bullish after Fed chairman Bernanke has flooded the market with cheap money over recent years. As a result, the many stock markets all over the world hit all-time highs. But not all stocks are winners. Below is a small list of the dividend stocks at new All-Time-Highs with forward P/E’s fewer than 15 as well as double-digit earnings growth predictions for the next five years. Eleven companies fulfilled these criteria. Here are the best yielding stocks...

    Super-High-Yielding Energy Stocks
    Searching for high yields is a great way to discover new stock ideas. Sometimes, however, a high yield is only a temporary pop over the lifetime of an investment. Evaluating the sustainability of a yield is very important, but if you've discovered a young stock with little financial history, it can be a bit tougher. Today we'll examine the business models of three relatively young master limited partnerships with high yields to try and determine whether the businesses lend themselves to a lifetime of high payouts...

    Dividend Stocks You Want In Your Portfolio
    To help you out in your hunt for stable, long-term investments, we’re taking a look at a number of dividend stocks that meet a few important criteria you’d want for the long haul. They’re long-standing dividend payers (in fact, a minimum of 10 consecutive years of increases, not just payouts), they yield more than today’s 2.6% T-Note, and they’re not trading at a terribly frothy valuation (P/Es are capped at 20). Here are five that make the grade, listed by yield...

    Dividend Stocks That Still Has A Chance To Grow
    A firm’s dividend policy influences both the long-term financing and the wealth of investors. Stable dividends pose a positive effect on the market price of shares and reduce the chance of worries in the market. In such case, investors wishing for a fixed rate of return will be ready to invest in stable dividend stocks. The stability of dividend means that a company pays a constant amount per shares or a constant percentage of net earnings. Below are 6 stocks that lifted dividends for 28 years in a row...

    Electric Sources of Energy Income
    While long-term price appreciation is great for a portfolio, investors wanting income from the energy patch are often left out in the cold … that is, unless they know where to look. And we’re not just talking about the major integrated firms, either. There are plenty of choices for income inside the energy sector, but you might have to look across some relatively unfamiliar names. Here are five of the best, arranged by yield...

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

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