Sunday, March 15, 2015

Weekly Links: March 15, 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:

- 9 Stocks Sending More Cash To Shareholders With Higher Dividends
- Air Products and Chemicals (APD) Dividend Stock Analysis
- Phillips 66 Dividend Stock Analysis
- Recent Buys – HCP, CZNC, and NWFL
- So Much for Higher Interest Rates
- Costco – I Went From A Member To A Shareholder
- Day#3 What is the Best Dividend Growth Stock?

The DIV-Net Featured Articles:

- Dividend Growth Stocks Are My Conviction
- 11 Dividend Opportunities For Anti-Cyclic Income Investors
- 8 Dividend Picks With A Predictable Growing Business
- Dividend Income Update – February 2015
- Recent Companies Raising Dividends for Shareholders

Articles from D4L-News:

Top Monthly Pay Dividend Dogs
en monthly pay dividend equities showing the best yields into February as usual represented just two of the nine Yahoo market sectors: basic materials (BasMat) and financials (Fins). The top dog confirmed by Yahoo Finance data was one of just two basic materials concerns, Atlas Resource Partners (NYSE:ARP) [1]. The other basic materials representative placed eighth, Vanguard Natural Resources, LLC (NASDAQ:VNR) [8]. Eight financial MoPay dogs made up the vast majority of the February top ten...

Your Best Dividend Stock to Buy Is...
When looking for the best dividend stocks to buy, investors tend to focus on stocks with mammoth yields or companies with lots of sex appeal. The best dividend stock is one that goes up over time in addition to protecting your capital and providing a fair yield, and a company that will consistently raise its distributions over time. That description fits...

The Best Stocks With a Dividend Yield of At Least 4%
Volatility is the basic character of a stock market. A good stock is that which satisfies its investors irrespective of the nature of the market. Consistent payment of dividends is one of the key factors to ascertain if a particular stock is investor-friendly or not. Currently, lots of external factors like low GDP growth of the economy, high inflation rates, currency rate fluctuations etc. have resulted in many companies bringing down their payouts to a great extent. Amidst all this, there are still a few companies that have paying out consistently high rate of dividends to their investors and adding more and more value to their worth. All the companies discussed below have a high dividend yield of 4.1%. One of the best stocks among those that have a dividend yield of more than 4% is...

2 Dividend Stocks to Provide Cover Against Market Volatility
Defensive, conservative investors in particular should be ready with a list of stocks to buy if the market continues to be weak. For defensive investors, I like to use the Graham number calculation that takes into account both earnings and asset values to measure the worth of a company’s shares. I like to wait until I can buy the stock at about 75% of the Graham valuation. In conservative portfolios I want to own large companies with long track records, reasonable balance sheets and a solid history of paying and raising dividends...

Low Oil Prices Boost Yields For 9 Dividend Stocks
Since June 2014, the price of a barrel of oil has taken a big hit. When such things happen, the stock market reacts quickly and penalizes companies in this industry. We saw what happened back in 2008 with banks; this time, it's the oil industry. But there is very good news coming with any stock drop; the dividend yield soars higher. This might be the opportunity you are looking for to buy cheap shares of high yielding dividend stocks. I’ve pulled out 9 oil industry companies paying over 4% in dividend yields. My favorite is definitely...

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

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