Sunday, September 14, 2014

Weekly Links: September 14, 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:

- Yum! Brands And 5 Other Stocks Just Gave Their Shareholders A BIG Raise
- TSX60 Ex Dividend Date + Best 2014 Dividend Stocks Update
- Lockheed Martin Corp. Priced To Buy
- Risk Versus Volatility
- The 4% Rule Examined
- Recent Buy - Nothing Runs Like A Deere
- August 2014 Cash Flow Statement

The DIV-Net Featured Articles:

- Is It Time To Sell Intel?
- Best Warren Buffett Documentary Ever!
- Cincinnati Financial Corp. (CINF) Dividend Stock Analysis
- Dividend Stock Analysis of PepsiCo (PEP)
- How to Grow Your Dividend Income

Articles from D4L-News:

3 ‘Surprising’ Dividend Stocks
To “volatility-proof” your portfolio, you’re going to want to diversify. The concept of diversifying might sound basic, but doing so without sacrificing yield is not always clear. So, I’m here to show you how diversifying without dropping yields is possible if you know where to look. Here are three dividend stocks based in sectors that you might not have considered as income plays...

High-Dividend Blue-Chip Stocks to Buy
A combination of defense and dividend yield is especially attractive these days. Stocks are hitting all-time highs, so of course you want to participate in that. Interest rates are near all-time lows, so generous dividend payers really make the income part of your equity-income portfolio shine. And there’s no telling when this market will correct (or worse), making blue chips with low volatility and other defensive characteristics a good place to be. Here are five high-dividend, blue-chip stocks to buy for this nail-biting market...

Foreign Blue-Chip Stocks With 4% Dividend Yields to Buy
The daily volume for each foreign stock above is a fraction of that for its American counterpart despite comparable market capitalization. What makes this even more glaring is how much higher the dividend yield are for the foreign stocks with the lesser amounts of volume. The lower daily volume evinces a reduced degree of investor interest, which results in pricing inefficiencies. From that, investors should be able to buy these income stocks at a lower price, which results in a higher dividend yield...

Best MLP Stocks Yielding 5% or More
For the big picture, investors have a lot to gain from investing in MLP stocks. These most energy-focused investments have huge dividends and stable operations that make them powerful income plays. If you’re looking for 5% yield or more, here are five MLP stocks worth investing in right now...

3 Dividend Stocks With Rock-Solid Brands
Investing in the best dividend stocks is not only about buying companies with big and growing cash flows. Investors need to understand the competitive strengths in the business producing those cash flows in order to position their portfolio in companies having enough soundness to sustain capital distributions over time. Brand power is a crucial source of competitive strength in the consumer business, and companies such as...

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

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