Sunday, January 4, 2015

Weekly Links: January 4, 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:

- Johnson & Johnson: Well Positioned In The Healthcare Industry
- Freedom Fund Update – January 2015
- HCP, Inc. (HCP) Dividend Stock Analysis
- Goals for 2014 Review
- Experts, Publications Or Algorithms? Who To Turn To For Stock Picks
- Should You Buy Growth Stocks?
- My Dividend Portfolio: Q4 2014

The DIV-Net Featured Articles:

- 2015 Investing Goals
- The Golden Age Of Financial Independence
- Stock Analysis of Franklin Resources
- Financial Freedom: The Accelerated Version

Articles from D4L-News:

2 High-Dividend Stocks You Can Have Fun With
How would you like to collect some cash from a couple of high-dividend stocks whose products you can actually use for fun? If you invest in a consumer products company like Colgate-Palmolive (CL), you might help ‘em out by purchasing a bar of its soap. That’s kinda dull. But with...

High Dividend Paying Stocks
Dividend-paying stocks should be part of the portfolios of investors whose nerves are frayed by stock market volatility and even more adventurous types because they provide a guaranteed source of income. Corporations pay dividends to shareholders as a way of showing their appreciation for holding their stock. They are usually paid every quarter, though firms also pay special dividends that are usually because of one-time events. The value of these payments is determined by...

Why Investors Are Flocking Back To Dividend Stocks
Chris Preston: Stocks have been on a furious run the last few weeks. And dividend stocks have led the charge. Here’s why that trend should continue. A month ago, investors were abandoning stocks as if they were jumping out of a rowboat before a tidal wave hits. Now stocks are back at all-time highs. The rush back to stocks was fast and furious. The rush back to dividend stocks was...

Five dividend stocks to buy and hold
As a portfolio manager at Lincluden Investment Management, Robert Gill isn’t looking to flip stocks for a quick buck. His firm, which manages about $3.5-billion for clients including pension funds and high net worth individuals, takes a long-term view of investing. “When we buy a stock for the portfolio, we buy it with the intention of not selling it. We prefer to hold onto it in perpetuity and just have the stock continue to move up,” he says. I asked Mr. Gill to discuss five of his firm’s current holdings...

The 4 Top Dividend Growth Stocks of 2014
2014 isn't quite over just yet, but it's not too early to take a look at the dividend stocks that have distinguished themselves this year by providing big increases in their dividends compared to their levels toward the end of 2013. With that in mind, I looked for large-cap stocks yielding at least 2% to find out which ones had managed to see the most impressive rising dividends. The following four stocks stood out from the crowd, so let's take a look to see whether they remain compelling investments right now...

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

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