Sunday, September 29, 2013

Weekly Links: September 29, 2013

Each Sunday I highlight any notable articles that I came across over the past week, along with any Carnivals I participated in. 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):

- Long Term Dividend Growth Investing
- Buybacks And Dividends Continued Higher In Second Quarter
- Warren Buffett Isn't Excited About Buying Stocks Right Now, Should You Be?
- Dealing With Investing Indecision

The DIV-Net Featured Articles

- Dividend Growth Stocks With Very Little Debt
- Stocks With Dividend Yields Over 10% And Low Forward P/E’s
- Invest In Stocks With A Margin of Safety To Reduce Risk And Enhance Returns
- I Have An Extra Worker In The House Who Gives Me 100% Of Their Earnings
- How to read my stock analysis reports
- Medtronic Dividend Stock Analysis 2013

Articles from D4L-News:

Not Expensive Stocks with Dividend Yields Over 3%
It’s important not to overpay for a stock. The first rule you need to follow is to pay acceptable prices for a growing business that is somehow calculable. I talk about a business model with nearly stable sales that grow over the long run. I often present such companies with a low-volatility business and good yields. Today I would like to use the GEighteen stocks with a better than 4-Star gurufocus rating fulfilled the above mentioned criteria. Here are the biggest stocks...

AT&T The Stock Of Choice For Hefty Returns
I am bullish on AT&T Inc. (T) as it offers a healthy dividend yield and stable cash flows from operations. Given the recent turn of events, T has been provided with ample opportunities to expand its wireless business in international markets. With the company's new initiatives, I am expecting favorable growth in revenue and EPS. Furthermore, the company is trading at the bottom end of its 52-week range, and based on my price target it has the potential for an 11.5% price appreciation...

Dividend Stocks to Start Your Portfolio
So, you want to invest money but don't have hours on end to research stocks? Consider combining two investing strategies that have long created value for investors: buying what you know and buying high-quality dividend stocks. Here are three ideas that will get any portfolio started off on the right foot...

Safe Dividend Stocks When Using the 4% Rule
High quality dividend stocks can provide the income retirees need along with the safety and reliability they desire. Furthermore, selecting dividend paying companies who also have a history of raising their dividend payments annually will provide increases in a retiree’s income each year thus protecting themselves from the damaging affects of inflation. The 4% Portfolio is designed to provide a smarter way for retirees to follow the 4% rule without having to sell a portion of their stock portfolio each year...

Pick The Right Dividend Stocks With These Winners
We want dividend stocks that can increase their payment, so that they can compete with rising interest rates. The best dividend stocks offer a combination of a high dividend yield, a low pay-out ratio, and growth prospects as well. I've compiled a short list of the best stocks with dividend yields over 2%, pay-out ratio's under 60%, and growth prospects to boot. Surprisingly, they have a lot more than high yields in common...

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

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