Sunday, September 28, 2014

Weekly Links: September 28, 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:

- 7 Stocks Building A Higher Yield With Increased Dividends
- High Yield Companies for Current Income
- IBM: Trading At A Discount And Double-Digit Dividend Growth
- Monday Question: What happened to Helmerich & Payne (HP)?
- September And Beyond
- Two Insurance Stocks On My Radar
- Stock Valuation: It’s all a matter of perspective

The DIV-Net Featured Articles:

- 5 Dividend Stocks That Gave Me A 20%+ Annualized Return
- The Buyback Annoyance
- These 6 Dividend Stocks Start To Take-Off
- Price And Value
- Walgreen Dividend Stock Analysis

Articles from D4L-News:

5 Undervalued Dividend Stocks Trading Below Their Graham Number
To look for value stocks, we then narrowed the screen using the Graham number. Invented by the granddaddy of value investing, Benjamin Graham, the number tries to assign a "fair value" to a stock based on earnings per share and book value. When a stock trades below its Graham number, it might be said to be undervalued. The above screen left us with only five stocks on our list...

Buy This High-Dividend Stock For Strong Revenue Growth And 2 Near-7% Yields
Looking for dividend stocks that are riding an ongoing trend? Thanks to the US economic recovery, an updated lodging forecast released last week by PricewaterhouseCoopers US anticipates stronger occupancy gains in 2014. The report suggested that this may give U.S. hotels their highest occupancy levels in 20 years for 2015. This week's focus stock...

3 Hot Chinese Dividend Stocks Offering Big Yields
Fortunately, there are far better Chinese dividend stocks out there for you to choose from, ones that are spanking the S&P 500, and also offer up enticing yields sure to make any dividend hound smile. Here are three hot Chinese dividend stocks that also pay big dividends...

3 Dividend Stocks For Retirement
Here, we will look at three 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...

A Healthcare High Dividend Stock With 25%+ FFO Growth; Yielding Over 7%
Let's face it, the US populace, which is 26% baby boomers, is getting a bit gray around the temples. How gray? AARP has this to say, "In 2011, the first of the baby boom generation reached what used to be known as retirement age. And for the next 18 years, boomers will be turning 65 at a rate of about 8,000 a day. As this unique cohort grows older, it will likely transform the institutions of aging." A 7% Preferred Dividend...

Pay Yourself First With This Clever Income Strategy
If you’re like me, your main goal is to keep the income rolling in with a solid set of yield plays — but that doesn’t mean getting complacent once you’ve got your dividend portfolio in place. Rather than ignoring the short-term swings in the broad market, a smart investor pays attention and looks for opportunities to boost his income stream, which sometimes means thinking outside the box. In addition to your typical buy-and-hold positions, I recommend you always stay on the lookout for new strategies that can complement the dividend payers you may already own. Today I’d like to show you how you can manufacture an instant “dividend” for yourself by trading an up-and-coming Internet stock. Let’s get started...

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

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