Sunday, August 16, 2015

Weekly Links: August 16, 2015

Each Sunday I highlight any notable articles that I came across over the past week. Though I may not always agree with each of the articles highlighted, they will often provide an interesting argument for their position. We can take some concepts that may or may not align with our vision, then apply them to our framework, and voila, a new idea is born.

Articles you might find interesting:

- Early FI: Be a Fan of Opportunity
- Equity vs. Debt in Real Estate Crowdfunding Investments
- Sonho Grande (Dream Big)
- New Purchases – Week of 08/11/15
- Avocados

The DIV-Net Featured Articles:

- Dividend Stocks vs. a Safe Distribution Rate
- 5 Buy And Hold Forever Dividend Stocks With Initial Yields Over 3%
- Recent Buy – Algonquin Power & Utilities Corp
- What should I do with Baxter and Baxalta after the split?
- Recent Buy - Emerson Electric (EMR)
- My Stock Watch List for August 2015

Articles from D4L-News:

3 Safe Dividend Stocks For The Market Storm
Many investors like to watch the dividend yield, which is calculated as the annual dividend income per share divided by the current share price. The dividend yield measures the amount of income received in proportion to the share price. Dividend yield is an easy way to compare the relative attractiveness of various dividend-paying stocks. It tells an investor the yield he/she can expect by purchasing a stock. Dividend yield is the relation between a stock’s annual dividend payout and its current stock price. Depending on how much a stock price moves during the day, the dividend yield is constantly changing as the price of the stock changes...

The Best Deals in High-Yield Dividend Stocks
High-yield dividends, if sustainable by the company that issues them, can be a great investment in a low interest rate environment. With that in mind, today we'll take a brief look at what I consider to be some of the best deals in high-yield dividend stocks. But one quick note before we do so: High-yield dividends come with risks as well. If a company can't maintain its bountiful dividend, its share price could be affected to a level that's far beyond what you'd receive in dividend payments. A high-yield dividend might be alluring, but you shouldn't, under any circumstances, blindly chase a stock because of its dividend yield...

8 Dividend Stocks to Buy for Income Growth
Dividends are nice, to be sure … particularly to long-term investors who specifically need reliable income. But not all dividend stocks are created equally. To remain a viable long-term holding to income seekers, these cash-producing stocks also need to offer reliable dividend growth over time to fight off the effects of inflation. What good is a stagnant dividend, after all — as the payout stays the same, its purchasing power slowly erodes. And it’s surprising how many dividend paying companies don’t up their payouts to even keep pace with inflation. With that in mind, here’s a closer look at eight dividend stocks that not only are consistent payers, but are just as consistent when it comes to increasing their dividend...

My A-Team: 5 High-Yield Dividend Stocks That You Should Hold And Not Let Go
Looking at my "dividend portfolio", there are more than a handful names inside, but since I wish to be focused and to bring the "crèmede la crème", I would stick to (only) five names, plus one extra, very controversial, name that I'm looking to add real soon...

5 Undervalued Companies For Defensive Investors With High Dividend Yields
Defensive Investors are defined as investors who are not able or willing to do substantial research into individual investments, and therefore need to select only the companies that present the least amount of risk. Enterprising Investors, on the other hand, are able to do substantial research and can select companies that present a moderate (though still low) amount of risk. Each company suitable for the Defensive Investor is also suitable for Enterprising Investors...

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

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