Sunday, January 18, 2015

Weekly Links: January 18, 2015

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 Dividend Stocks Building Superior Long-Term Returns With Increased Cash Dividends
- How to invest a lump sum
- Kellogg Company Dividend Stock Analysis
- 10 Dividend Growth Stocks for January 2015
- Portfolio and Financial Net Worth – December
- Recent buys
- Should Investors be Concerned with Preferred Stock Ratings?

The DIV-Net Featured Articles:

- Searching the World For The Best Dividend Stocks
- 5 Dividend Champions With Higher Dividends In 3 Months
- HCP, Inc. (HCP) Dividend Stock Analysis
- Why I sold American Realty Capital Properties Inc. (ARCP)
- Brown-Forman Corporation Dividend Review
- Why did I purchase Unilever (UL)

Articles from D4L-News:

3 Blue-Chip Dividend Stocks Drowning Investors With Cash
With oil prices falling off a cliff and global markets taking a dive in the last week, investors are increasingly looking to risk-averse assets in the last days of 2014. While there are legitimate concerns with overseas markets right now, the U.S. economy is chugging along nicely and blue-chip dividend stocks offer both capital appreciation and some degree of safety. If you want to stay in the stock market but avoid the wild volatility of growth stocks, you might want to consider these three blue-chip dividend stocks that have been lining shareholder pockets with cash...

10 Dividend Stocks You’ll Give Your Kids One Day
When it comes to dividend stocks that you’ll pass down to your kids, you need a history of uninterrupted — and rising — payouts. Nothing clobbers a dividend stock like a dividend cut or suspension when times get tough. Based on that and other factors, here are 10 dividend stocks you’ll pass down to your kids one day...

2 Dividend Stocks for Yield-Hungry Investors
If you’re a yield-hungry investor, you must consider trying some different dividend cuisine – and one type of high-yield cooking that pleases the palate is private equity dividend stocks. For yield-oriented investors, this structure means some big dividend payouts. And, during the right market conditions (such as those of the past two years), many private equity stalwarts also have delivered big in terms of share price performance. Two of my favorite private equity dividend stocks are...

3 Dividend Stocks to Buy After the Oil Price Collapse
Let me start with one admission: I have no idea when the current slide in the oil price will end. I won’t insult your intelligence by putting out a price target because I – like everyone else — would be pulling a number out of thin air. Broad supply and demand imbalances do not cause market crashes. When I build a retirement income portfolio, I look for stocks with long histories of paying and raising their dividends regardless of what is happening in the market. And today, after the rout in oil price stocks, we have our pick of the litter among world class dividend payers. Today, I’ll share three of my favorites...

3 Dividend Stocks that Prove Boring is Beautiful
One of the biggest mistakes investors make (especially the younger ones) is ignoring stocks they consider "boring." Oftentimes, these boring companies actually make some of the best possible investments, delivering consistent market-beating performance and low volatility, allowing you to sleep soundly at night, as you can see from the chart below. We asked three of our analysts for their favorite "boring" stocks, and here is what they had to say...

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

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