Sunday, August 31, 2014

Weekly Links: August 31, 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 Providing A Growing Income With Increased Dividends
- Dividend Stock Analysis: Is It Time To Buy ConocoPhillips?
- The Best of Both Worlds: Put Options
- Do You Have Mediocre or Lousy Investments?
- Low yield is worth considering
- Fourth Pick in the WMD Portfolio - Raven Industries
- Weekly Purchases – 08/26/14

The DIV-Net Featured Articles:

- High-Yield, High-Return Investments To Increase Income While Waiting On Dividend Growth
- Dividend Kings: 15 Stocks With The Longest Dividend Growth History
- Why Gilead Is The Most Exciting Growth Opportunity In 2014
- Stock Analysis of Procter & Gamble (PG)

Articles from D4L-News:

The Best Dividend Stocks of 2014
After all, it's never too late to start looking for great stocks that you can buy and hold for years to come. So let's take a closer look at a few fantastic companies that pay nice dividends, have track records of increasing payouts, and, most importantly, are well-positioned to reward investors for many years to come. Two Warren Buffett all-stars...

REITs Rising – 5 High-Dividend Stocks to Buy
As a trust, REITs are structured in a way that mandates 90% of all taxable income be delivered back to shareholders. This adds up to a formula that encourages high dividends for shareholders. While REITs work this way in a broad sense, it’s important to know that they can vary widely based on their underlying businesses. So which REIT investing strategies are working right now? Let’s start with these five high-dividend stocks...

Buy the Next Dip in These 3 High-Yield Energy Dividend Stocks
The month of August is historically the toughest period for the stock market to trade higher. Trading volume is light, which naturally invites a higher level of volatility that can spell trouble. If it plays out that way,investors in high-yield dividends will have an excellent buying opportunity to catch some great prices as the market sets up for a post-Labor Day rally into year-end. At this point, the U.S. economy is on very good footing, which bodes well for persistently low interest rates and higher prices for high-yield dividend stocks — such as the three energy plays I’m recommending today...

Top 3 Risks for Income Investors Today
As part of any investment acumen, anything outside of cash money markets, CDs and T-bills involves some element of risk. In the current market, there are what I would deem economic risks, geopolitical risks, natural disaster risks and pandemic risks. Let’s identify which factors yield-seeking investors need to be consciously aware of, and why they’re so dangerous...

Value Dividend Stocks You Don’t Know Are High Yield
The CEO negotiates a sale of the company at a 50% premium to the current market price is good. The CEO is arrested for falsifying financial statements and the share price drops 50% is bad. Surprises are rarely so euphoric or Draconian. They’re mostly pleasant or irritating. Discovering that a value-priced dividend stock is a much better dividend payer than you expected would certainly be slotted into the former category...

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

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