Sunday, March 16, 2014

Weekly Links: March 16, 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:

- WalMart
- Pinnacle Mentality
- Portfolio overview 2014 - week 11
- I admire Investors with Skin in the Game
- More Stocks Beginning To Participate In Market Advance

The DIV-Net Featured Articles:

- Dividend Stocks vs. Dividend ETFs
- Are Dividend Paying Cyclical Stocks Acceptable Investments For Retirement Portfolios?
- Sturm Ruger: First Sell-Off In The Dividend Yield Passive Income Portfolio
- The Ultimate Status Symbol: Freedom
- Four Investing Articles For Your Weekend Enjoyment
- It’s Not About Hating Your Job

Articles from D4L-News:

Finding Safe Dividend Stocks
Not all stocks that pay out dividends are created equal. Here's how to evaluate them for growth and reliability.
Hunting for yield but fearful of getting burned? Here are four key questions that will help you "stress-test" a prospective dividend payer...

3 Dividend Boosting Stocks for Your Portfolio
As earnings season nears its end many companies have, once again, raised their dividends. Yet, while we may all love dividends, how can you separate the truly great dividend stocks from the pack? At the end of this article, I'll give you a quick tip for picking dividend stocks. First, here are three stocks with soaring dividends that you should consider today...

Verizon: One Of The Best Dividend Stocks?
Verizon is one of the best dividend paying stocks in the sector, in my opinion. The company generates massive cash flows, and the acquisition of Vodafone's stake in Verizon Wireless will further enhance its cash flows available to shareholders. As a result, the dividends will continue to grow and the long-term stability of the dividends will be ensured. In addition, the total control on the most lucrative asset of the company will have a positive impact on the stock price and the company will be able to derive further growth from the wireless segment. In my opinion, Verizon will see a substantial rise in...

Score a 7% Dividend Yield With 3 Natural Gas Stocks
When it comes to North America’s natural gas stock boom, the keyword for investors is “pressure.” There’s pressure pumping which allows the shale rocks to “fracked” in the first place. Then there’s the high pressure needed to compress that abundant natural gas down into CNG and liquefied natural gas for export and end-use. Those are the two most common and well-known examples in the energy world. Yet, what many investors don’t realize is that high pressure plays a big part along the entire natural gas value chain. And the demand for that pressure is only growing as we continue to tap our plentiful shale resources. Here are three of the natural gas stocks that can transform the high pressure into high dividend yield...

2 Stocks For Dividend Yield Over 6%
For some investors dividend income is more important than the capital gains and these investors build their portfolios with dividend stocks. We have been trying to find and share some good dividend stocks to add to the knowledge of these investors. In this article, we have tried to find two companies offering dividend yield in the region of 6% with solid growth prospects. Along with the juicy dividend yield, these companies offer considerable upside potential, and both these stocks should be good long-term investments...

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

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