Sunday, March 22, 2015

Weekly Links: March 22, 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:

- 6 Confident And Secure Companies Boosting Dividends
- Eaton Vance (EV) Dividend Stock Analysis
- Abbott Laboratories: Dividend Stock Analysis
- Live Off Your Monthly Dividend Portfolio
- Bullish Sentiment Declines To Level Last Seen In Early 2013
- Recent Buy
- Plans for Financial Independence

The DIV-Net Featured Articles:

- Optimizing Your Asset Allocation
- 19 High-Yielding Dividend Growth Stocks For High Income Seeking Investors
- 10 Sustainable Dividend Growth Stocks With High Yields And Low Payouts
- Why I bought shares of T. Rowe Price Group Inc.(TROW)
- Stock Analysis of General Mills
- 5 Steps To Retire In 12 Years

Articles from D4L-News:

3 Under-The-Radar Yield Stocks With Long Histories of Raising Dividends
I’ve got three candidates to consider, and I chose these three because in the “dividend aristocrat” family, they are actually lesser-known names, despite being some of the highest yielders. The key with dividend aristocrats is cash flow. They’ve been making enough of it for a very long time to pay the dividends, so be sure that remains the case...

3 Cheap Dividend Stocks You Can Buy Right Now
Dividend stocks are the cornerstone of many well-run retirement portfolios -- that's a fact. The reason is that dividends act as a beacon to investors, inviting them to take a deeper look into a company whose business model is so sound it can pay out a percentage of its annual profits to its investors on a regular basis. Further, dividends can provide a downside hedge in volatile and bear markets. Investors in dividend stocks tend to be oriented more toward the long term, which usually makes for less day trading and less volatility. Lastly, dividends can be reinvested, giving buyers a chance to compound their gains over the long run. These payouts can mean the difference between simply retiring and living out your dream retirement. With that in mind, let's have a look at three cheap dividend stocks you should consider buying right now...

Don’t Exit Dividend Stocks Too Soon
Investors are concerned that slowing global growth could be a drag on the U.S., a risk that the Fed noted last year. As such, many economists expect the central bank to make only a modest move when it finally raises rates later this year. And if current conditions persist, a small increase in short-term rates may have little effect on market dynamics or equity-income investments. Dividend stocks should...

Buy These Undervalued Dividend Stocks
Unfortunately, a lot of the big dividend stocks have seen their valuations rise to unacceptable levels as well. This week we are going to look for solid dividend stocks that still have a low valuation, and offer great upside potential from their current levels. We want to make sure that the stocks are valued attractively versus their peers and have strong enough future earnings growth forecasts to warrant upside potential for the stock. Each of the following stocks meets our criteria, and are solid dividend stocks you can get into cheaply right now...

3 Dividend Stocks That Retirees Should Avoid
It's been shown time and time again that dividend-paying stocks tend to outperform their non-dividend-paying peers, but not all dividend-paying stocks are created equal. Consider these three high dividend-paying stocks as an example. They all offer investors an arguably eye-popping dividend yield, but each is also facing significant challenges to its business model that could make them a risky bet for retirees...

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

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