Sunday, April 6, 2014

Weekly Links: April 5, 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:

- When to buy dividend paying stocks?
- Build an Investment Strategy Step #2 Risk Tolerance
- Last week trading – is the outlook for April still bright?
- What Does Warren Buffett Think About Investing?
- My Dividend Portfolio Q1 2014 Update

The DIV-Net Featured Articles:

- Higher-Quality, High-Yield Dividend Stocks
- Attractive Long-Term Dividend Growth Stocks
- Wells Fargo: A Lesson In Dealing With Fear
- Selective Dividend Reinvestment Vs. DRIP
- Stock Analysis of Diageo
- Financial Independence Is The Beginning, Not The End

Articles from D4L-News:

Lagging Dependable Dividend Stocks
Some of the biggest, most-reliable companies that have paid dividends for decades have failed to hold their weight under the strain of the volatile 2014 trade. To find out which of the dividend stocks has disappointed most this year, I did a quick sort through our outstanding InvestorPlace Dependable Dividends page to see which stocks were among the worst year-to-date under-performance relative to the rest of the stocks on this list of standouts. Here are five lagging dependable dividend stocks not holding their weight...

Underrated Dividend Stocks for Your Portfolio
Last year, dividends paid by the world’s listed companies reached a record high of $1.03 trillion, according to the Henderson Global Dividend Index. “The trillion dollar dividend is a huge milestone for equity investors and illustrates that dividends are now a vital component of investors’ returns,” said Henderson CEO Andrew Formica. Let’s take a look at three dividend-payers that investors may want to consider for their portfolios...

3 Everyday Companies Dividend Investors Should Own
In today's world of low interest rates and a poor outlook on bonds looking forward, finding yield is often a difficult task. You'll also get pieces of growing companies for years to come. All three of these companies are large players in the packaged food industry, each of them owning several household brand names. You could diversify across these three major food producers...

3 High-Tech Dividend Stocks
If you’re an investor seeking income or stability, stocks like Facebook or are non-starters. Newly minted Internet picks and fast-moving social media players come with significant risk — and most importantly, don’t come with a dividend. So where can investors look if they want to play tech but also want to seek yields of 3% or better? Here are a few ideas...

Dangerous High-Yield Dividend Stocks
There is no shortage of dividend stocks yielding more than 10% — a yield that’s essentially the same as a junk bond. We found more than 85 of them after running a simple screen, and many of them are large, legitimate companies — not unstable, speculative microcaps. But that doesn’t mean you should buy them. Here are five dividend stocks with dangerously high yields that you would do well to avoid...

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

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