Sunday, August 3, 2014

Weekly Links: August 3, 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:

- 6 Stocks Building Value With Higher Dividends
- Dividend Investing Over the Past Seven Years Was Never Easy
- What’s the Right PE Ratio?
- Is This The Much Awaited Market Pullback?
- A Buying Opportunity?

The DIV-Net Featured Articles:

- Why did I purchase Visa (V)?
- Mid-Year 2014 Top And Bottom Performing Dividend Stocks
- Here's Why I Added To My Position In Qualcomm
- 8 Cheap Dividend Growth Stars You Must Know....
- Why did I purchase Deere (DE)?
- Stock Analysis of Occidental Petroleum

Articles from D4L-News:

Dividend Stocks With No Debt With High Yields Under $15
When a company has a high debt/equity ratio, it means that it's relying heavily on debt to operate and grow, which has the potential to impact earnings down the line (interest on the debt becomes an added expense). Do you think these dividend stocks with no debt will be able to sustain their high yields? Use this list as a starting point for your own analysis...

Quality Stocks for Value and Dividend Investors
There are plenty of value opportunities for investors who look under the radar, and I list three here. Averaged together, these three stocks trade at about half the price-to-earnings multiple of the S&P 500, and they also yield about three times as much, making them especially appealing for value investors. Furthermore, I think they are quality companies...

5 Monthly Dividend Stocks to Buy for Retirement
A monthly dividend is still preferable because, if you reinvest your dividends in new shares, your share count will grow faster, speeding up the process of compounding. This matters very little over the course of a single month, but over an investing lifetime, it can have an outsized effect on your returns. I’ll point out that my list from December is a great set of monthly payers that are all positive for the year and beating the S&P 500. But today, I’m going to give you five new monthly dividend stocks...

3 Stocks With 3%+ Yields, 6%+ Growth Rates, And Long Dividend Histories
This article examines each of these 3 businesses based on the 5 Buy Rules from the 8 Rules of Dividend Investing. The 8 Rules of Dividend Investing identifies high quality businesses trading at fair prices based on several metrics including number of years of dividend payments without a reduction, long-term revenue per share growth rate, and standard deviation. It is difficult to find established businesses with high dividend yields and strong growth in today's overvalued market...

Dividend Stocks Likely to Outperform
Here, we will look at 3 companies (two large-caps, one small-cap) with a strong cash flow history and the ability to maintain stable stock values even during bear-market downturns. One common theme that should be seen in this list is the fact that these companies are well-managed and produce essential products. These stocks offer investors the opportunity to generate long-term gains, reduce risk, and avoid external market shocks in structuring a portfolio that can support you into retirement...

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

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