Sunday, June 29, 2014

Weekly Links: June 29, 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:

- Does diversification lead to lower quality of investments in dividend portfolios?
- Short Term Price Movements Are Not Indicative of Value
- Surround Yourself With Liked-Minded People
- Trade close – Line Energy (LINE) put selling for profit 3.68%
- Am I a closet growth investor?

The DIV-Net Featured Articles:

- 6 Dividend Stocks Working Even When I’m Not
- 4 Cheap Dividend Stocks With A Single-Digit Forward P/E
- Dividend Income Update: May 2014
- Enough Is Enough: You Can Always Make More Money, But You Cannot Make More Time
- Analysis of Realty Income
- Why Investing New Capital During All-Time Market Highs Doesn’t Scare Me

Articles from D4L-News:

Secret Income Investments Paying 6%-Plus
Despite 20 years of investing experience, I still manage to miss some investment categories sometimes. Sure enough, a new category popped onto my radar by accident (more on that in a moment), and these are solid dividend investments paying 6% or more. Perhaps best of all, they appear to be as safe as preferred stocks. The securities are called...

Get Rich Slowly: 5 Stocks To Get You Started
Want to get rich…slowly? If you are a day trader, stop reading. If you are interested in growing long term wealth, please read on. Start investing at a young age and invest as much as you can afford to. Invest in high quality established companies that exhibit annual dividend growth and DRIP them until the day comes that you need the income. Abstain from making knee-jerk reactions to points of high market fear or euphoria. Try to adjust your positions as infrequently as possible. The following five stocks represent good dividend growth choices...

1 Tech And 2 Oil Value Dividend Stocks To Put On Your Radar
Call me a pessimistic optimist, but for now I will continue the course and purchase value stocks for my dividend portfolio. Value investing is the bread and butter of Warren Buffett's money-making strategy. The essence of value investing is basically purchasing a stock at less than market value based on certain metrics. My philosophy on dividend investing is to utilize the forward price to earnings ratio and use a one-year PEG ratio, along with a dividend. I don't necessarily look for a stock with a high yield because I like to see capital appreciation. Because the market may be correcting itself from all-time highs I maintain that it is difficult to find good stocks these days. That's why I'm highlighting a select set of excellent value companies...

3 Dividend Stocks You Can Easily Upgrade
If you’re like a lot of other income-seeking investors, there’s a good chance you own a stake in dividend stocks like AT&T (T), Merck (MRK), and Phillip Morris (PM). They’re big, popular, and therefore easy to own. Just because a stock is prolific, however, doesn’t mean it’s the best name in its sector if your goal is a strong dividend yield. There are other factors to consider, including consistency of payouts, history of dividend increases, and overall stock performance. After all, a 6% dividend yield doesn’t mean much if the stock price is falling more than that. Here are three dividend stocks that...

The Top 10 S&P 500 Dividend Stocks for June
Even after hitting new highs, the benchmark index includes dividends stocks yielding anywhere from about 5% to more than 10%. To get a sense of what’s out there among high-yield dividend stocks, here are the top 10 S&P 500 dividend stocks...

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

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