Sunday, September 7, 2014

Weekly Links: September 7, 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: McDonald's Corporation, One To Watch Closely
- A Quick Look at Conoco and Occidental
- Verizon Communications, And 5 Other Companies, Pumping Up Yield With Increased Dividends
- Kimberly-Clark
- Passive Income Update – Aug 2014
- Should I have a minimum yield requirement?

The DIV-Net Featured Articles:

- Dividend Stock Analysis of Johnson & Johnson (JNJ)
- Think Like An Owner
- Warren Buffett Buys Surprisingly These 8 Dividend Stocks
- Hot Dividend Growing Incurance Stocks You Must Know
- 4 Dividend Stocks For A Confident And Secure Future

Articles from D4L-News:

Buy These Great Dividend Stocks And Hold Them Forever
After all… dividends are nice, but if the stock loses more in value than the dividends you are pulling out of the company, then you are better off looking elsewhere. These five stocks in this article are all solid dividend plays on companies with excellent long-term potential...

2 Signs That Your Dividend Isn’t Safe
Dividends can be cut, and furthermore companies that pay dividends can lose money and even go bankrupt. So how do you know what to look for before disaster strikes what appears to be a safe and steady dividend-paying investment...

3 BDCs to Buy for Their Big, Fat Yields
As banks have stepped away from riskier lending in the aftermath of the credit crisis, BDCs have stepped up and filled the void. It is a huge opportunity and provides income seeking investors an opportunity to join the big private equity funds in profiting from the situation. My favorite BDC for individual investors is...

Top Dividend Stocks of 2014
The smartest investors know that dividend stocks simply crush their non-dividend paying counterparts over the long term. That’s beyond dispute. They also know that a well-constructed dividend portfolio creates wealth steadily, while still allowing you to sleep like a baby. Three of the top dividend stocks 2014...

2 ETFs to Buy Now for Big Income
ETF managers are drilling down into all of this for you. An investor’s only job is to do the homework and pick the best funds … and that’s where I come in. Here are my top two ETFs that income investors should purchase this week...

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

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