Sunday, June 1, 2014

Weekly Links: June 1, 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:

- Let dividends do the heavy lifting for your retirement
- Life After QE’s Death, Is It Bullish?
- Cineplex Inc (CGX.TO) Dividend Increase
- New Trade: BUY AUG14 CALLS on GLW 1 AUG14 22 $.57
- Dividend Increase – John Deere (DE)

The DIV-Net Featured Articles:

- The Best Dividend Stocks In The World
- Warren Buffett's Latest Dividend Stock Buys/Sells And His Portfolio - Q1/2014
- Microsoft: The Progression Of A Maturing Business
- Why I Purchased Clorox
- Analysis of Clorox
- Dividend Growth Investors Are Winning!

Articles from D4L-News:

Has Dividend Investing Lost Its Luster?
We believe the drivers that have resulted in historical stock market outperformance from high-yielding equities remain intact. Briefly, valuations of high-yielding stocks benefit from the capital discipline dividends impose on management, dividends enjoy favorable tax treatment relative to interest income and growth in dividends can provide a measure of inflation protection for portfolio income. We believe the current environment remains very favorable for high-yielding stocks for two reasons; 1)...

3 Odd, High-yielding REITs to Play the Real Estate Rebound
REITs are required to pay out 90% of their annual earnings to investors and they are exempt from federal corporate taxes, meaning that dividends are taxed as ordinary income. Steady and predictable rent payments also are an attractive quality because cash flow tends to be more stable than is often the case with other types of investments Still, investors looking for winners in this year’s REIT rebound might find greater opportunity on the road less traveled: specialty or niche REITs. Fortunately, there are some good REIT opportunities to be found in strange places. Here are 3 odd, high-yielding REITs to play the real estate rebound...

Unleash The Power Of Dividend Growth Stocks In Retirement
Dividend stocks have been close to a sure thing for investors in the past five years and some people may have unrealistic expectations about how they will behave over the long term. Dividend stocks would be hammered along with everything else in a major market downturn, and sectors such as utilities and pipelines would do poorly in a fast-rising market fuelled by inflationary economic growth. Bottom line, dividend stocks can...

These Dow Dividend Stocks Go Further For Shareholders
The Dow Jones Industrials are remarkable in that all 30 member stocks pay dividends. That's one reason why dividend investors often gravitate to the Dow for great stock picks, especially given that many Dow components have long records of consistent dividend growth over time. Yet smart shareholders go beyond these payouts to look at other ways that companies can return capital to their investors. Let's look at three Dow stocks...

Hail This Taxi Dividend Stock for a 6.9% Yield
There are some stocks whose underlying businesses are just so clever that I have to love them, especially if they involve any kind of creative financing product. It’s even better if it’s a solid and sustainable dividend stock. That’s the case with....

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

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