Sunday, May 3, 2015

Weekly Links: May 2, 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 Stocks Pumping Up Their Yield With Increased Dividends
- Time In the Market Is What Matters Most: “Overpaying” For Quality Investments
- April 2015 trading, investing and dividends results
- Should your investment be paying a dividend?
- Do I Sell in May and Go Away?
- War Has Changed

The DIV-Net Featured Articles:

- 6 Dividend Stocks Trading at a Double-Digit Discount
- These 15 Stocks Could Double Their Dividends
- The Top Yielder From The S&P MidCap 400 Dividend Aristocrats Index
- My First Book: The Dividend Mantra Way
- Stock Analysis of Becton Dickinson
- Recent Purchase - Microsoft (MSFT)

Articles from D4L-News:

Pay Up For Quality Because You'll Rarely Be Disappointed -- 4 Stocks To Buy Now
You can’t fool Mom.” My mom used to tell me, “Robert, pay up for quality because you’ll rarely be disappointed and you’ll probably forget how much you paid anyway.” The same goes for investing. I will share with you four existing holdings of ours that are not included on S&P’s Dividend Aristocrat’s list, but have some similar characteristics and in our opinion offer a good balance of potential price appreciation and dividend growth...

3 Best Dividend Stocks for Growth Investors
Growth investing is a broad term that refers to an investment strategy focused on finding stocks with above-average growth potential. At first, finding dividend stocks for growth investors might sound like a bit of a contradiction. After all, isn't the point of dividend investing to create income and stability? While this is true, many investors don't realize that a lot of dividend stocks produce market-beating growth even while remaining more stable and predictable than their nondividend counterparts. With that in mind, here are three excellent dividend stocks that could work very well in a growth investor's portfolio...

3 Favorite Dividend Stocks at Hedge Fund Renaissance Technologies
Renaissance Technologies is one of the most successful hedge funds of all time. Founded by legendary mathematician Jim Simmons in 1982, it has grown to become one of the largest in the world with more than $22 billion in assets under management. Renaissance Technologies current portfolio includes many high quality dividend growth stocks near the top. Three of the hedge funds top six largest holdings have paid steady or increasing dividends for 25 or more consecutive years...

Grow Your Money Plant Into A Money Tree With These Dividend Stocks
Though dividends are not the only yardsticks by which you measure the performance of a particular stock, they play an important role in influencing your investing decision. Not all dividend stocks are equipped with the capacity to sustain in the tough market conditions of the coming years. There are only a few stocks that not only make their investors happy with reasonable payouts but also have it in them to grow at a phenomenal rate in the future. If you invest in these stocks, you are sure to see your money multiplying to great extents in the future. Let us see a couple of dividend stocks for whom the future is quite bright and nice as of now...

3 Dividend Stocks Wall Street Is Wrong About
There countless dividend-paying stocks to choose from on any given day -- some are expensive while others seem cheap. And while Wall Street is usually pretty good at valuing stocks, it isn't 100% accurate. Here are three stocks that our analysts believe are mispriced, and why they feel that way...

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

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