Sunday, May 10, 2015

Weekly Links: May 10, 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:

- 8 Stocks Sending More Cash To Shareholders With Higher Dividends
- Simbi's Depot Update May - target of 3,000 EUR net dividends achieved by prematurely!
- Stock Analysis: Archer Daniels Midland
- Budget and Investment Income – March 2015
- What is frugality? Frugality is...
- Top 5 Low Dividend Yield, High Dividend Growth Stocks

The DIV-Net Featured Articles:

- 8 Dividend Stocks With The Right Stuff
- These 6 Great Dividend Stocks Paying You 5% Or More
- Stock Analysis: Archer Daniels Midland Company
- W.P. Carey (WPC): Recent REIT Investment
- Stock Analysis of Ameriprise Financial
- Active Versus Passive: A Dollar Isn’t A Dollar

Articles from D4L-News:

7 High-Dividend Stocks in REITs
Real estate investment trusts, or REITs, can be a great source of both income and growth in your portfolio; they can also provide financial protection when times get rough. There are two main types of REITs: those that own property and those that invest in mortgages. To give you an overview of the various REITs in the market, here is a mix of seven of the better-known REITs that pay strong dividends, as well as some reasons you might want to consider each of them for your own portfolio...

Several Dividend ETFs Slash Their Dividends By Up To 22%
A little over a year ago, a headline on Seeking Alpha announced, "VYM Increases Its Dividend 20%: ETF Portfolio Increases Its Lead Over The Stock Pickers." VYM is a dividend ETF from Vanguard. When I read the headline, I was perplexed. In my own Dividend Growth Portfolio [DGP], I have never experienced a dividend jump of anywhere near 20% all at once across the portfolio. An individual stock may do that, but not an entire portfolio. I wondered how the ETF had managed to have a sudden 20% increase in its distribution across the whole fund. A little investigation revealed the answer...

3 Worry-Free Dividend Stocks to Buy in an ‘Earnings Recession’
Finding well-priced stocks to buy at today’s levels poses a stiffer challenge. Many companies on our recommended list have surged above our buy limits — a reason for caution in the near term. Yf you’re looking to put cash to work, stick with names that haven’t yet broken out on the upside, such as...

5 Solid Dividend Stocks With 5%-Plus Yields
If my options are to accept a “risk-free” 2% in government bonds, a risky 5% in junk bonds, or an only modestly risky 5% or more in dividend stocks, the choice is pretty clear. And when you add dividend growth into the mix, dividend stocks are a no-brainer for investors hunting for income. Today, I’m going to highlight five solid dividend stocks with high yields of 5% or more...

5 Dividend Stocks For Long-Term-Investors
Experts suggest that in order to successfully invest for the long term, you need to focus on quality stocks that are stable and predictable, because what works today may not work years or decades from now. Dividends play an important role within long-term investing. You get steady growth at low volatility, while also receiving dividends that you can use to reinvest in the company for more stock, or acquire new positions. High-quality stocks as long-term investments is a great strategy especially when they grow, pay and rise dividends over time. Today I like to present 5 dividend paying stocks that may good long-run stocks for normal investors like me...

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

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