Sunday, August 17, 2014

Weekly Links: August 17, 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:

- Dividend Stock Analysis: Leggett & Platt, A High-Yield, Solid, Steady Performer
- The Buffett Option Strategy
- Weekly Purchases – 08/12/14
- McDonald's Corp
- Portfolio overview KW 33
- Dogs of the Dow

The DIV-Net Featured Articles:

- Limiting Risk: A Little Exposure To High Yield Goes A Long Way
- Stock Analysis of ARCP
- Are You Just Treading Water?
- Should EMC Corp Break Itself Apart?: FAST FUNdamental Analysis
- 12 Higher Capitalized Stocks With Yields Over 10% You Might Like...
- Five-Star Dividend Stocks

Articles from D4L-News:

3 Core Dividend Growth Stocks For Retirement Income
There are multiple ways to fund or supplement your expenses in retirement - selling part of your retirement portfolio each year, getting a reverse mortgage if you own your home, buying high-yielding dividend stocks, owning bonds, etc. But with each of these options, you risk outliving your retirement portfolio or getting income that barely keeps up with inflation (such as with low and volatile bond interest rates) or having dividends stay flat or reduced after a good run. As of June 2014, there were 54 companies on the Dividend Aristocrats list, and the reason I picked...

The 3% Yield Club: 25 Non-REIT, Non-MLP Dividend Stocks Yielding Over 3%
There are plenty of non-REIT, non-MLP, high-quality dividend stocks out there with yields over 3%. That said, we recently ran a screen through our rating system and came up with our "3% Yield Club." This Club is made up of 25 Non-REIT, Non-MLP Dividend stocks with the highest Parsimony Ratings...

Oversold Dividend Stocks to Buy
There are other dividend payers out there, and I prefer to look for stock that are 10% or more off their 52-week highs. It suggests that, in an environment where everyone is looking for yield, that the stock has sold off for reasons that aren’t critical to its ongoing operations. That creates a buying opportunity. Here are 3 stocks I think fit that bill...

High-Dividend Stocks Yielding 5%-Plus
So when investors look for the best high-dividend stocks, they should seek out companies that can sustain their payouts, that are seeing their share price rise and have a decent future beyond simply the next quarterly distribution. Five such high-dividend stocks I like right now include...

Multi-Bagger Potential with Huge Dividends – For Under $7!
This is the strategy I used to make a lot of money in pawnshop stocks over the years. People know what a pawnshop is, but not how it makes money or how to invest in it. I did, and have done very well. I’ve found two candidates that happen to be dividend stocks. Even better, these dividend stocks are all under $7 — that means you can invest on the cheap and downside is limited...

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

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