Sunday, January 25, 2015

Weekly Links: January 25, 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 Future Yield With Increased Dividends
- SAP - to cloud and infinity
- Coca-Cola Still Facing Some Headwinds, But Taking Action
- Enbridge (ENB) Vs Transcanada (TRP)
- Bullish Sentiment Declines But Not At An Extreme Level
- Sometimes It’s Never Enough
- My Best Stock Idea For 2015

The DIV-Net Featured Articles:

- Dividend Income Progress Update - December 2014
- Why I Purchased National Oilwell Varco, Inc. (NOV)
- Stock Review of Target
- A Look At Four Great Dividend Stocks

Articles from D4L-News:

Five favorite dividend stocks for 2015
Dividend stocks will always stay in favor with investors for two primary reasons. The first, and most obvious, is the income that they bring into a portfolio. Whether you get your dividends paid in cash, or reinvest them over time, the income is a great way to build wealth. A second, and just as important reason, is that dividend stocks tend to be more stable than non-dividend stocks. Below are my favorite dividend stocks...

5 Best Performing Dividend Stocks of 2014
The dividend-paying stocks have proven outperformers over the long term and are the safest ways to create wealth. This is especially true as the companies that pay dividends generally act as a hedge against economic uncertainty and provide downside protection by offering outsized payouts or sizable yields on a regular basis. All of these provide a nice combination of annual dividend growth as well as capital appreciation opportunity...

One Website Picks Favorite Dividend Stocks With a Growth Kicker
Dividend stocks, almost by definition, tend to not offer investors much capital appreciation potential to go along with their rich cash payouts. That’s because companies that pay out a lot of cash tend every quarter to shareholders tend not generate big amounts of revenue growth. According to The Street, the financial website, that doesn’t mean investors “can’t have the best of both worlds, if they know where to look.” In an article posted on the website Friday afternoon...

The Best Stocks for Retirees
After retirement, investment priorities change a little bit. You don't care as much about growth as you do about income. And you don't care as much about your investments being exciting as much as you care about stability and consistency, and keeping up with inflation. Here are three excellent examples of great retirement investments that can produce income and growth, while allowing you to sleep at night knowing your money is secure. The "Dividend Aristocrats" are a group of stocks that have increased their dividends for at least 25 consecutive years. There is no shortage to choose from...

5 S&P 500 Dividend Stocks Yielding Greater Than 5%
For investors hoping to pick up some yield these 5 stocks are members of the S&P500, have yields over 5%, and present a great opportunity to earn some income in 2015. The higher yielding nature of this stocks implies they are higher risk (which they are) but given the outlook for these companies going forward, it appears they are all able to at least sustain the current dividend...

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

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