Sunday, July 13, 2014

Weekly Links: July 13, 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:

- Deere & Co (DE) Dividend Stock Analysis
- How Dividend Aristocrats & The PEG Ratio Can Improve Your Portfolio
- The 40-year evolution of the American stock market in a single GIF
- A 0% Allocation to Fixed Income?
- Quit Worrying About the Perfect Entry Price to Buy a Stock! Just Buy When Ready!

The DIV-Net Featured Articles:

- Why Dividends Matter
- Most Attractive Dividend Growth Champions
- AT&T: Compelling Even Without Growth
- Celebrate Independence Day With Independence
- Stock Analysis of IBM

Articles from D4L-News:

The Top Five Dividend Stocks that Gurus are Holding
I decided to take a look at which dividend-focused stocks were held by the highest number of gurus. In my personalized filter I chose to focus on companies with a dividend yield of at least 4% and that have been consistently increasing their dividends. The following five stocks are held by the highest number of gurus...

3 ETFs Paying 14% That Are Safe…For Now
I decided to go on a hunt for the highest high-yield ETFs I could find, because ETFs would offer some safety in their inherent diversification. If a few stocks in the ETF imploded, the entire ETF may not go down with them. I found three ETFs that offer diversification but also carry their own risks. After careful evaluation, I feel these dividend yields are safe for the foreseeable future. Any danger of implosion is likely to be telegraphed...

How to Buy Stocks That Will Make You Rich
Before you buy a stock for the long run, check to see how it performs during the bad years. One of the best practitioners of this is Warren Buffett. Buffett freely admits to his shareholders that he's unlikely to beat the market in years when the S&P jumps higher. In fact, Berkshire Hathaway has underperformed the S&P in four out of the last five years as the market has soared from the 2009 lows. However, consider...

Century Club Dividend Stocks
We've all heard about the "mile high club," now I'd like to introduce to you the "century club," a select group of companies that have continuously paid dividends every single year for more than 100 years. These companies have been able to pay out a part of their earnings to shareholders during the depression, two World Wars, natural disasters, terrorist events and other economic downturns. See how many are in your portfolio...

6 REIT Dividend Dogs Fetch 11% To 30% June Upsides
Dog dividend methodology is based on Michael B. O'Higgins book "Beating The Dow" (HarperCollins, 1991), which revealed how high yielding stocks whose prices increased (and whose dividend yields therefore decreased) could be sold off once a year to sweep gains and reinvest the seed money into higher yielding stocks in the same index. Now named Dogs of the Dow, O'Higgins system also works to find bargains in any collection of dividend paying stocks. Utilizing analyst price upside estimates has expanded the stock lists to include popular growth equities, if desired. Top REIT stock by yield was...

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

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