Sunday, June 8, 2014

Weekly Links: June 8, 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:

- Life After QE’s Death, Is It Bullish?
- Passive Income Update - May 2014
- Dividend Mutual Fund Reduces Dividend by 17%. Surprised?
- Adding some technology names to the portfolio
- Monthly Update – May 2014

The DIV-Net Featured Articles:

- My 5 Largest Dividend Stock Positions Have Double-Digit Lifetime Returns
- 6 Top Long-Term Dividend Growth Stocks With A 20% Return On Investment
- 2014 TFSA Contribution
- If I Were Starting All Over Again
- Stock Analysis of COP
- Dividend Income Update – May 2014

Articles from D4L-News:

Don't Ignore These 3 Dow Dividend Powerhouse Stocks
If you're planning to hold onto stocks for the long run, dividend growth is much more important than current dividend yield to your eventual results. Fortunately, investors in the Dow Jones Industrials can get the best of both worlds: dividend growth and promising yields. All you have to do is look to an elite group of companies known as the Dividend Aristocrats. Let's take a closer look these stocks...

Should You Invest in High-Dividend Royalty Trusts?
Often overlooked, royalty trusts offer income seekers a chance to get some pretty high dividends. So what exactly are royalty trusts, and do they below in your portfolio? For the owners of the royal trust units, they are treated to some hefty dividends. Like master limited partnerships (MLPs) and real estate investment Trusts (REITs), royalty trusts are designed as “pass-through entities” that get preferential tax treatment because of their business model. As such, they kick-back virtually all of what they earn in the form of distributions to shareholders. And because of that fact, these investment vehicles often yield in excess of 7%. Three Top Royalty Trusts...

5 Dividend Stocks That May Be Safer Than Treasurys
To develop a list of buoyant dividend stocks that might be better choices for income and safety over the next few years, we pared the S&P 500 SPX +0.24% to the five stocks with the highest dividend yields that also meet two other quality standards. All have shown growth in annual sales per share over the past two years and produced sufficient free cash flow during 2013 to more than cover dividends, according to data provided by FactSet. Here’s the list...

Dividend Stocks You Never Saw Comin’
Most of the market’s best dividend stocks are well-known, and well-owned. Thing is, there’s more than another handful of stocks with strong dividend yields that are either off-the-radar, unrecognized as solid dividend stocks or both. So, if you’re looking for a few possibly underestimated and underappreciated dividend stocks out there, consider this list of five of the best names with a great dividend yield that might surprise most investors. Dividend Stocks to Buy...

Dividend Stocks for an Overbought Market
Here are five companies (in no particular order) that have not participated in the bubble. Not only have they recently reported solid earnings results, they have the fundamental metrics to back their valuations, which still points to higher highs...

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

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