Saturday, April 21, 2018

Weekly Links: April 21, 2018

Each weekend 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:

- 62 Years of Dividend Growth for Procter & Gamble
- Is Dominion Resources a potential buy?
- Refocusing On Dividend Growth Stocks
- Inspirational Quote Of The Month – April 2018
- General Mills, Inc. (GIS) Stock Analysis Video

The DIV-Net Featured Articles:

- How much money will you need before retiring?
- 20 Highest Yielding Dividend Contenders
- GM is an Icon… But Can It Be More Than That?
- Tobacco Companies Offer An Opportunity For Income Investors Today

Articles from D4L-News:

Why Not Buy The 7.9%-Yielding Series B Preferred Stock?
These preferred shares are an attractive alternative to the mortgage REIT's common shares. Specifically, I think the Series B fixed-to-floating preferred stocks offers income investors a lot of value in terms of dividend income and principal protection. I discuss advantages and disadvantages of investing in the preferred stock layer. An investment in the Series B preferred stock yields 7.9 percent...

3 Little-Known Dividend Aristocrats to Buy
Investors hear about dividend aristocrats all the time. It’s a fantastic thing if a company raises its dividend every year for 25 years running or longer. And so retirement investors flock to these sorts of stocks. Yet it’s easy to overlook the very reason why these are such attractive investments. If a company is paying dividends, it is generating enough cash flow to do so. If it is generating an increasing dividend every single year, the business is doing so well as far as cash flow, that the company is positioned very well for the long-term. Let’s take a look at three dividend aristocrats that don’t get a lot of attention...

Looking for Dividend Income? Then Check Out These 9% Yielders
The average stock in the S&P 500 yields just under 1.9% these days. Not only is that less than half the historical average, but it isn't much better than what someone could earn on government bonds or a bank CD. Because of that, investors seeking a more lucrative dividend stream need to dig a little deeper...

3 Top Dividend Stocks to Buy Right Now
Stocks can make for amazing investments, offering better long-term returns than bonds, precious metals, and most other commonly available investments. Looking for the best opportunity to buy a great dividend stock? Look no further than these three timely buys...

How to Collect an Indirect 12.9% Yield From the IRS
Each year, we complete the frustrating, often stressful, ritual of filing our taxes. And the worst part? It seems that every spring, “Uncle Sam” takes a bigger bite out of our income. Between each level of government, our tax bill only seems to get bigger and bigger. Thankfully, there are answers. Well, not a way to avoid taxes entirely, of course. This little known method, however, allows you to collect income from the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), rather than the other way around...

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

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