Sunday, October 5, 2014

Weekly Links: October 5, 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:

- 5 Companies Capable And Willing To Raise Dividends
- 3M: An Outstanding Company With An Excellent Future
- 10 Billion hedge fund liquidation forced me to review my portfolio
- Cocktail napkin math on 5 plus 5 dividend yield and growth
- New Purchases
- Apple Inc
- Dividend payments - September 2014

The DIV-Net Featured Articles:

- International Securities For A Diversified Income Portfolio
- How You Can Make $276,600 And More With One Stock Buy
- Look At These Juicy Yields - Are They Really Appropriate For Your Retirement Portfolios?
- The 4% Rule Examined
- Stock Analysis of Wal-Mart Stores

Articles from D4L-News:

8 Great Dividend Stocks You Never Heard Of
When you think of mighty dividend payers, some usual suspects may come to mind: Coca-Cola, Johnson & Johnson, McDonald's, to name a few. These companies are considered Dividend Aristocrats, members of Standard & Poor's 500-stock index that have increased their payout every year for at least the past quarter-century. But the list of dividend-raisers goes well beyond household names. By adding a few of these dividend unknowns to your portfolio, you may get better diversification...

3 Frac Sand Dividend Stocks To Buy
According to a new research note by Morgan Stanley, frac sand growth is set to surge by 96% in 2016 — eclipsing supply growth. If you’re looking to add a dose of dividend stocks to your portfolio, the frac sand players have to be on your list. Here are three of the best...

Best Dividend Stocks With No Debt But High Cash On Their Balance Sheets
Recently I wrote about stocks that have lower debt amounts on their balance sheets in an effort to avoid a future dividend cut. Today I will strengthen my criteria and tighten the focus on stocks with no debt and high cash amounts. That's the highest level of safety investors can reach. Below are my favorite stocks with no debt and lots of cash...

3 Cheap Dividend Stocks Under $10
As long as high-yield dividend stocks exist, so will believers in the dividend, as well as skeptics who think the dividend is high for a reason. And as long as there are cheap stocks, there will be believers that they are values, and skeptics who think they are cheap for a reason. In some cases, high yield cheap dividend stocks may be good short-term plays because they may be affected by rising interest rates...

Cautionary Tales Against Seeking Yield
he longer we live in a zero interest rate world, finding quality investments to generate the income you might need from your portfolio becomes harder. However, yield-chasing is one of most dangerous activities investors can engage in. Restrict your search to dividend stocks with solid fundamentals and avoid those where the potential for loss is far greater than the 3-4% dividend yield you might earn. Here are three...

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

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