Sunday, December 8, 2013

Weekly Links: December 8, 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 you might find interesting:

- Dividend Income Progress Update - November 2013
- Warren Buffet’s Favorite Exercise
- Notable Dividend Increases in November 2013
- Serious Motivation for Buy and Hold Investors: Bigger Pockets Podcast #6
- How dividends (and options) protect my portfolio
- Tweaking my dividend growth strategy in my taxable account

The DIV-Net Featured Articles

- Investments That Pay Monthly Dividends
- Great Dividend Growth Stocks With Several Break-Out Signals
- Accenture: Continuing To Deliver A Growth Story
- Why did I purchase shares of Target (TGT)?
- Should you buy Exxon Mobil?
- The Dow Jones Industrial Average Closes Above 16,000 For First Time Ever...Yawn...Snooze

Articles from D4L-News:

Cheaply Valuated Stocks With Forces To Become The Next Top Dividend Grower
America is definitely the country with the highest amount of stocks that share profits with shareholders fairly. Believe me; I've seen thousands of companies all around the world where investors get robbed by management teams, lead investors or even the government. Around 150 stocks are available with 4 years of dividend growth. With the next hike they could become a real Dividend Challenger. My hope is that some of them are cheaper than the older and well-established stocks. Here are my favorite stocks...

Academics Confirm That Buffett's Success Is No Mystery
Buffett followed a strategy to buy companies that had a certain earnings profile, and it worked for him. There is a lot more luck involved in this strategy." But a new academic study does make it sound like skill has had a lot to do with Buffett's success as an investor. The study is...

Smart Money Dividend Stocks to Buy
When you read a headline that “Warren Buffett is buying Company X,” you’re naturally inclined to do a little digging into Company X’s financials. After all, if it’s good enough for Warren Buffett, it might be good enough for you.For these reasons, I tend to focus on larger holdings — the conviction buys that fund managers are likely to hold onto for a while. Today, I’m going to look at high-conviction dividend stocks from five well-known superinvestors...

Value Dividend Stocks You Should Consider For Your Portfolio
Because the market is at all-time highs still I maintain that it is difficult to find good stocks these days. That's why I'm highlighting a select set of excellent value companies in my dividend growth portfolio, which have had ex-dividend dates or paid out a dividend during this past week or early next week that people should place on their radar...

Dividend Stocks To Help You Get Tough While You Can
We want to build plenty of defensive toughness into our portfolios long before any such incident takes place. That’s why I’ve been urging you to weed out vulnerable stocks and mutual funds as the headline stock indexes plow higher. Move gradually and systematically, like the Carl Icahns of the world, with a sense of purpose—not panic. On the buy side, you’ll be smart to enlarge your holdings of stocks that throw off generous dividends. They’re not nearly as numerous as they were a year ago, but you can still find a few good ones such as...

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

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