Sunday, March 12, 2017

Weekly Links: March 12, 2017

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:

- Tips For New And Old Investors
- The tortoise of investing: Passive Income from Dividends
- Five Myths About Index Investing
- Which other investing strategy do you follow?
- Dividend Update - February 2017

The DIV-Net Featured Articles:

- Characteristics of Great Dividend Growth Stocks
- 15 Long-Term Dividend Growth Stocks
- Recent Sell – New Gold Inc
- Should I keep my stocks forever?
- An update on my options strategy

Articles from D4L-News:

7 Dividend Stocks for the Retirement You Deserve
Let’s face it: Deferring the short-term gratification that comes from spending money on today’s needs, wants and luxury indulgences requires an uncomfortable exercise in self-restraint. Yet mustering the fortitude to think long-term is usually what’s required if you want that well-funded retirement you think you deserve. While I can only help you with the self-restraint aspect of this task by identifying the reality of this requirement, I can help you much more by identifying some of the best dividend stocks to buy that will help provide you the financial fertilizer by which you can grow those deserving golden years. Here are seven dividend stocks to buy for the retirement you deserve...

Top 5 Dividend Stocks for 2017
"We're focused on dividend growth and dividend growing companies," said Eric Ervin, CEO of Reality Shares, which has almost $55 million in assets under management. "We're looking for companies that can grow their dividends since they hold up better." As people continue to clamor for income, increased scrutiny has been placed upon dividend paying stocks. It's up to investors to find good, quality companies that can continue to increase their payouts, while not having to worry about being over levered. Some companies that exhibit some of the traits Ervin talked about include...

Buy This 4%-Yielding Energy Company For Continued Dividend Growth
The energy price crisis hit oil companies hard in 2016. With crude oil prices crashing to the lowest level in more than a decade, oil companies were - by far - the least interesting investments to Wall Street, which I thought was a mistake. This energy company has managed to protect its dividend during the downturn and is committed to raising the dividend rate over time. A continued recovery in energy prices implies a return to a faster rate of dividend growth. Yield on cost based on todays valuation: 3.85 percent...

10 High-Dividend Bank Stocks to Invest Into in 2017
As a high dividend investor, many finance stocks and their business models may not satisfy your income needs. And the companies that do will still require research to determine if their dividends are sustainable. This is why it is important to take the time to understand a company and not just make an investment based on the yield being offered. There are many factors to consider. One example would be President Donald Trump, who wants to create more of a free market, with fewer rules and regulations. Another example would be the recent interest rate hikes by the Federal Reserve. Below, you will find my 10 best bank stocks that should be considered for ownership...

3 Bargain-Bin High-Yield Dividend Stocks You've Overlooked This Winter
Dividend stocks give you the ability to take advantage of compounding over time by reinvesting your payout back into more shares. Doing so allows your ownership in a business to grow, as well as your corresponding payout. Compounding is a tactic some of the smartest money managers use to increase the value of their funds over time. But some of the best dividend stocks can be found floating well below investors' radars. Here are three bargain bin high-yield dividend stocks you've probably been overlooking...

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

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