Sunday, March 30, 2014

Weekly Links: March 30, 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:

- The Best Thing About Dividend Investing Is…
- First Pick in WMD Portfolio - Coca Cola
- Weekly Purchases
- 20 Favorite Dividend Growth Stocks from 20 Dividend Growth Bloggers
- Passive Income Pursuit

The DIV-Net Featured Articles:

- 13 Dividend Growth Stocks With A Good Yield/Growth Mix
- Stock Ideas With Dividend Growth And Double-Digit Earnings Growth Forecasts
- Dividend Increases and More Dividend Increases Oh My!
- Warren Buffett’s 2013 Annual Shareholder Letter: Another Classic
- Analysis of Colgate-Palmolive Latest Dividend Increase

Articles from D4L-News:

Buffett's 10 Favorite Dividend Stocks
Famed investor Warren Buffett has a proven track record of picking stocks that add value, while getting rid of those that deplete it. In his more than 60 years in the investment community, he's amassed a fortune which has him consistently ranked as one of the world's wealthiest. Here are his portfolio's top 10 dividend-yield stocks for the year-ending quarter...

Dividend Stocks That Belong To Your Ideal Portfolio
The market has too many surprises to know what the next move will be. In the other hand trying to set up a long-term direction of the market is not as much colorful, but it is the back-bone of your long-term financial survival that you are wondering about. Here is the list of the 6 stocks selected...

Beware the Siren Call of High Yield Stocks
Beware the siren call of high yield stocks. Fat dividend yields can seem very alluring, particularly in this low interest rate environment. But investors are usually better off sailing right past them. Many high yield stocks have very little room to raise their dividends over time or invest for future growth. And even a small drop in income can lead to a dividend cut. While dividend cuts are most common during recessions, they can occur at any time, as you can see here. When it comes to dividend investing, the tortoise often beats the hare. That’s why investors should focus on dividend growth potential more than the current yield...

The Risk and Reward of Dividend Investing
There’s a lot of money to be made on the stock market. You buy a stock low, wait for it to run up, and then sell high to lock in a nice capital gain. It’s what most people think of when you mention stock market investing. But there’s another means of generating profit from stocks with a distinct advantage over capital gains: dividends – the regular payouts a company pays to its stockholders. Their advantage...

The Best Stocks for a Dividend Portfolio
In this edition of The Motley Fool's "Ask a Fool" series, Motley Fool One analyst Jason Moser and Motley Fool Stock Advisor analyst Brendan Mathews take a question from a reader who asks: "What's your Foolish opinion on the best stocks for a dividend portfolio?" Investors love dividends -- hey, it's cash in your pocket...

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

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