Sunday, December 21, 2014

Weekly Links: December 21, 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 Providing Their Shareholders A Growing Income With Higher Cash Dividends
- Having a strong mind will do wonders for your investing
- Chevron Corporation: Is Now The Right Time To Add To Your Position?
- Is Oil Bottoming?
- Where We Are and Where We’re Going
- Portfolio overview 2014 - week 51
- AT&T (T) Dividend Increase

The DIV-Net Featured Articles:

- Dividends vs. Stock Buybacks
- 20 Of The Safest Dividend Champions
- 13 Fastest Growing Restaurant Dividend Stocks By EPS
- Considering Foreign-Domiciled Dividend Growth Stocks
- Stock Analysis of Consolidated Edison
- The Shiller P/E: A Tool for Market Valuation

Articles from D4L-News:

3 Tech Stocks Dividend Investors Should Consider
Within the broad technology sector, the semiconductor industry is a particularly good source of dividend stocks. Semiconductor companies are involved in a wide range of chips and processors that are utilized across industries, including electronics, smartphones, and automotive. Let's take a look at...

Surprisingly, Warren Buffett Bought These 8 Dividend Stocks
Warren Buffett released recently his portfolio movements via 13F. I cover his investment changes and like to share my thoughts about his latest moves. Sure, I like to focus on dividend stocks, but you will also get his non-dividend payer stock buys and sells. During the past quarter, Warren bought 11 stocks, of which eight pay a dividend. Four stock positions were reduced and he sold...

3 New MLPs To Buy Today
Wall Street has been happy to fuel that investor interest with new MLPs. Several new MLPs have recently held their IPOs. And a few of them have the potential to be real superstars over the long haul. Here are three of the top new MLPs to buy...

5 Best Blue-Chip Energy Stocks to Buy for the Dividends
Considering their size and scale, the various big blue chip energy stocks should be able to plow through the current low oil price environment with relative ease. Add in the fact that the blue chip energy stocks can currently be had for cheaper metrics and you a recipe for long-term success. For investors looking at adding some energy stocks to their portfolio, you can’t overlook the giants in the sector. Here are five of the best blue-chip energy stocks to buy for their dividends...

Beaten-Up International Dividend Stocks Yield 7%
If you're really determined to generate some income in the coming year, battered international dividend stocks may be worth some further financial research. The SPDR S&P International Dividend ETF (NYSEARCA:DWX) has a trailing 12-month yield above 5%. But given the recent pounding of international markets amid economic slowdown concerns, the forecasted dividend yield is nearly 7%. That's a lot of income for a portfolio with a forward PE ratio below 14. Among the top holdings is...

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

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