Sunday, August 2, 2015

Weekly Links: August 2, 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:

- Month long Danish vacation
- Lanny’s July Dividend Income
- Cummins – Powering My Portfolio With Diesel
- Dividend Growth Stocks Week in Review for July 31, 2015
- Dividend Growth Stocks I Purchased in July

The DIV-Net Featured Articles:

- A Winning Investment Strategy
- 5 Undervalued Dividend Stocks By Graham and Buffett
- Recent Buy – Qualcomm Inc
- Union Pacific Corporation (UNP)
- Recent Purchase of Caterpillar (CAT)
- ITC Holdings Corp. (ITC) Stock Analysis

Articles from D4L-News:

7 Stocks to Fund a Happy Retirement
Young, fast-growing companies generally have more pressing needs for their cash. But any stock I would feel comfortable holding in retirement needs to be mature enough to pay a dividend — potentially for decades. And finally, the stock should have survived a good crisis or two without cutting its dividend. If you’re planning on living off dividends, you need to have faith that they’re going to be there for you when you need them. So with no more ado, let’s jump into my list of seven stocks to fund a happy retirement...

3 Bulletproof Dividend Stocks to Protect Your Portfolio
Investors are growing increasingly worried about the Greek debt crisis and its possible implications across different markets. It's hard to tell what might happen next in this dramatically complex situation, let alone trying to forecast how the economic problems in Europe could impact other financial markets around the world. The cold, hard truth is that recessions and bear markets happen. They are hard to predict, and they can occur for a number of reasons, including economic factors, shifting investor sentiment, or many other unpredictable variables. Rock-solid dividend powerhouses such as...

7 Worthy Income Stocks With a Growth Kicker
The average dividend yield of the S&P 500 is a paltry 2%. At that level, it’s almost better to look for a company that can grow 2% faster than its peers and be done with it. But I’ve found seven A-rated income stocks that are kicking off yields higher than the S&P 500 — and in one case, five times better than the S&P average. Plus, these income stocks have great growth prospects — they’re more than just income stocks and they make excellent total return plays...

Investment Grade Preferred Stocks Available Below $25
It's time for preferred stock buyers to start paying attention. In anticipation of a September 2015 Fed interest rate hike, the average market price of preferred stock shares fell to $25.03 at the end of June, a drop of $0.62 per share over the last three months. With lower prices come more sub-$25 candidates paying higher returns - the hallmark of a classic buyer's market. With the second quarter of 2015 behind us, the number of investment grade preferred stocks selling for a market price below $25 is now at 76, up from 39 candidates at the end of Q1...

3 Niche REITs Paying Big Dividends
Unlike many high-yielding sectors, REITs actually perform quite well in rising rate environments after the initial “shock” of the rate hike. That makes them perfect additions for anyone’s portfolio these days. Here are 3 niche REITs paying out big dividends...

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

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