Sunday, June 15, 2014

Weekly Links: June 15, 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:

- Dividends Are A Return Of Capital And A Return On Capital
- Eight Percent Solution
- Dividend payment of Centrica
- Recent Sell - SO, VXUS
- Realty Income - A dependable dividend achiever for current income

The DIV-Net Featured Articles:

- Bonds Look Morbid When Compared To These Dividend Stocks
- 5 Long-Term Dividend Grower With Good Fundamentals
- Are You Rich-Poor?
- Two Stocks On My Watch List For June 2014
- Stock Analysis of Baxter

Articles from D4L-News:

2 Stocks That Will Pay You to Own Them
While tempting to find and buy the highest yielding stocks you can, don't allow yourself to get tricked by Wall Street's version of fool's gold. Many investors are lulled into what's known as a dividend trap. Dividend traps are stocks with a high yield because the smart money is exiting as fast as they can. That's why I like...

This New High-Dividend Stock Yields 7%-Plus And Is Beating The Market In 2014
In our last article, we profiled a stock which went public in 2013, and had already committed to a high-yielding minimum quarterly distribution. This week's stock is in a different industry, but is in much the same position, having already stated in its partnership agreement that it will pay a minimum quarterly distribution of $.35/unit. In fact, it increased its most recent distribution to $.355. With its 7%-plus yield, we've added...

REIT Investing For Dividend Growth Investors
As a dividend investor I have always been intrigued by REITs and their high yields. And as I look to increase my income, I find the dividends they pay to be very appealing. I hope to eventually fund my retirement using just my dividends, and the large dividends from REITs would go a long way in helping me achieve that goal. But as a dividend growth investor their uncertainty has made me wary of them. The problem is that the dividend stream from REITs seems to be much more variable than the one from the usual DGI stocks such as KO or MCD. I already own many REITs, including...

Dividend Stocks That Offset Inflation In Retirement
Bill McMahon, ThomasPartners’ chief investment officer, said in an interview that he favors conservative companies in mature industries when selecting dividend stocks. Those firms tend to watch what they spend money on. Here’s the list, starting with companies that had the highest headroom to raise dividends...

Unknown Dividend Stocks to Buy Now
Companies that have been throwing cash back at shareholders for a long time are likely to continue doing so, and these are the dividend stocks to pay attention to. The more obscure ones, usually with boring names, are another place to look because they may be underfollowed, and possibly undervalued. Here are three dividend stocks that have been paying out for decades...

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

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