Sunday, February 23, 2014

Weekly Links: February 23, 2014

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:

- Should I Buy a Stock at Its 52 Week High?
- Dividend Increase - Lorillard (LO)
- Retire With Dividend Growth: A Better Way
- The Long Case for the Coca-Cola Company
- How I Plan to Retire at 30

The DIV-Net Featured Articles:

- Communications Services Stocks With Increasing Dividends
- 2014 TFSA Showdown
- 8 Dividend Growth Stocks On The Sweet Spot
- Why do i keep adding to Target
- Why did I buy Coca-Cola?
- You Can't Change People, So Be The Change You Wish To See

Articles from D4L-News:

2 Dividend Growth Stocks of the Future
A list of dividend aristocrats (dividend stocks that have increased dividends for 25 years or more) gives you a look at history's best dividend stocks. You'll find conventional widow-and-orphan stocks in this list -- Coca-Cola, Procter & Gamble, and Johnson & Johnson. What about the dividend stocks of the future? If I had to make a wager, I'd place my bet on...

5 Dividend Stocks With Fresh Billion Share Buyback Programs
Dividend growth is a fantastic value driver for your private wealth. But there are more possibilities to create directly shareholder values. Beside dividends, there is a way to give money back via share repurchase programs. Recently, I wrote an article about stocks with the most recent billion share buyback programs on the market. Today I would like to expand the list by adding stocks that have announced to spend billions by buying back own shares...

HCP a Top Ranked REIT Dividend Stock
HCP (HCP), a real estate investment trust (REIT) company serving the healthcare industry, has been named to the Dividend Channel ”S.A.F.E. 25” list, signifying a stock with above-average ”DividendRank” statistics including a strong 5.4% yield, as well as a superb track record of at least two decades of dividend growth, according to the most recent ”DividendRank” report. HCP made the “Dividend Channel S.A.F.E. 25″ list because of these qualities...

5 Beat-Up, Solid Dividend Growth Stocks
The following five publicly-traded corporations are highly likely to be inflation-beating dividend growth achievers over the long term and are down an average of 8% on the year. These companies also have an average forward earnings yield of 7.6%, which is nearly a percentage point higher than the S&P 500, which looks to earn 6.7% on the year...

Should These 2 Stocks Be Raising Their Dividends?
When dividend increases are a smart move: I've often said that I wish investors would stop viewing all dividend increases as a "good idea." Since I've pointed out the opposite end of the spectrum, let's discuss which factors make dividend growth healthy...

3 Rock-Solid Dividend Stocks to Buy Today
With interest rates at rock-bottom levels, investors everywhere are searching for investments with stable dividends. Many traditional dividend-paying stocks, such as utilities and REITs, have been bid up and now no longer offer significant yields anymore. If that in mind, we asked three of our top financial contributors to scour the investment-universe to find three stocks with sporting big dividends. As far as rock-solid, high-yielding stocks go, it's tough to beat...

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

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