Sunday, December 6, 2015

Weekly Links: December 6, 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:
- Dividend Income Report and Net Worth – December 2015
- Will United Parcel Service, Inc. Ship More Dividends Your Way?
- Commodities Make For Terrible Long-Term Investments
- Building a Strong Retirement Plan That Works
- Why its important to keep your eyes on the prize

The DIV-Net Featured Articles:

- 10 High-Yielding Dividend Aristocrats Not Afraid to Raise Their Dividends
- 4% Yielding Dividend Income Value Stocks With Yield To Watch
- Recent Buy – Qualcomm Inc
- What’s The Bigger Sacrifice: Living Below Your Means Or Working For Most Of Your Life?
- Stock Analysis of Wal-Mart

Articles from D4L-News:

3 High-Yielding Dividend Duds to Ditch
Those who chose the master limited partnership sector for income have seen dividends slashed across the board, along with disastrous price declines year-to-date. But the actual bad news is that it is probably not going to get much better for income investors in 2016. The economy is not strong enough for the Fed to raise interest rates in a meaningful way. It is more important than ever that careful selection and analysis are used to avoid income securities with higher risk of loss. High-Yielding Dividend Duds...

3 ETFs Delivering Double-Digit Dividend Yields
There’s a difference between an attractive yield and a drop-dead gorgeous yield. By using a dividend ETF, investors can realize important diversification benefits and spread out their bets in these riskier high-yield sectors. For those investors looking to add some hefty dividend yields to their portfolio, using dividend ETFs is the only way to travel down the high-yield road. Here’s three ETFs for delivering double-digit dividend yields...

5 High-Dividend Stocks That Could Make Your Kids Rich
Helping your kids learn about investing will put them on firmer financial footing later in life. But it can be a challenge to get them interested in the first place. One way to do so is to invest in companies with big dividends, as your kids are more likely to develop an interest in investing if they see that owning stocks can provide them with "free" money. With that in mind, we asked our team of Motley Fool contributors to share a stock that offers a high dividend yield that could one day make our readers' kids rich. Read below to see what stocks they think can help get the conversations rolling...

3 Preferred Stocks to Replace Low-Yield Bonds
Preferred stocks have been my go-to income investment for several years. They behave just like bonds, but offer dividends of 5% to 9% without the associated downside risk to price. There is some risk, but not much. So, let’s look at three of the best preferred stocks for income-hungry investors...

3 High-Yield Dividend Stocks You Don't Have to Babysit
With the S&P 500 once again in negative territory for the year, companies of all sizes have seen their share prices decline. When a stock that pays a strong dividend goes down, it has the happy effect of pushing its dividend yield even higher, which can create a nice buying opportunity for long-term investors who want to add income to their portfolio. However, just because a stock's yield gets pushed higher doesn't mean that it's an automatic buy, as some equities that come with high yield also come with higher-than-average risk and hence require constant monitoring. In our never-ending quest to help investors demystify the markets, we asked three of our Motley Fool contributors to share their suggestions of high-yielding stocks that they think don't require constant attention. Read on to see which stocks they think fit that description to a T...

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

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