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The Worst Dividend Investing Habit Costing You Money

May 15, 2017 | By | Reply More
The Worst Dividend Investing Habit Costing You Money

Almost every dividend investor is guilty of this bad habit at one point, and if you’re doing it, it’s costing you money. Here’s how to stop making this costly mistake and how to turn it around to start making you money.  It seems like an easy and surefire way to generate higher returns from high-yield […]

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5 “Dead Money” Dividend Aristocrats To Avoid

April 3, 2017 | By | Reply More
5 “Dead Money” Dividend Aristocrats To Avoid

The S&P 500 Dividend Aristocrats are a group of stocks beloved as “widows-and-orphans” investments – can’t-miss companies whose stability and rock-solid dividends will keep you into old age and will exist long after you’ve passed. It’s a reassuring thought, but ultimately, it’s an illusion. Like the broader S&P 500 and the stock market as a […]

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The 3 Stock Income Portfolio Earning A Safe 9.7% Yield

February 27, 2017 | By | Reply More
The 3 Stock Income Portfolio Earning A Safe 9.7% Yield

Don’t settle for small dividend payments that won’t even help you pay the bills. With yields of 11.9%, 8.4%, and 9.0%, these three stocks with rock-solid cash flow and big dividends should be owned in every income investor’s portfolio, but there’s a great chance you haven’t seen them on CNBC.  With the market setting new […]

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14 Dividend Growth Stocks Rewarding Shareholders With A Raise

February 6, 2017 | By | Reply More
14 Dividend Growth Stocks Rewarding Shareholders With A Raise

Every week I go through the list of dividend increases, as part of my monitoring process. I monitor the dividend increases from companies I own, and for companies I may be interested in the future. I find it helpful to see companies that I have bought almost a decade ago, still delivering consistent annual increases. […]

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Here’s The Best Time To Buy These 2 High-Yield Dividend Stocks

January 23, 2017 | By | Reply More
Here’s The Best Time To Buy These 2 High-Yield Dividend Stocks

Buying the dips on these two stocks, like Tim Plaehn explains in this article, effectively boosts the yield he earns on his investment and makes sure he puts more cash in his pocket. With his intimate knowledge of share price swings, Tim knows exactly the right time to recommend these two stocks.  When it comes […]

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Pfizer Cuts The Dividend… Now What?

January 26, 2009 | By | Reply More
Pfizer Cuts The Dividend… Now What?

The alarm went off early this morning.  It always does on Mondays.  Five more minutes I told myself… five more minutes.  The next thing I know I’m running late.  Damn snooze button.  I quickly jumped into the shower. Then, like always, I turn on CNBC.  I do it every morning when I’m getting ready. With […]

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A Drug Stock To Buy Now

January 7, 2009 | By | Reply More
A Drug Stock To Buy Now

Just a few weeks ago I started buying for my own account.  I sensed a bottom might be forming in the market.  I didn’t time it perfectly, but I’m up on these investments so far.  Back in December I wrote about one of my picks.  If you missed that article you can check it out […]

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An Undervalued Blue Chip

November 7, 2008 | By | Reply More
An Undervalued Blue Chip

Last Saturday morning I was sitting at the breakfast table reading the paper.  For me, it’s always the business section first.  The news was nothing new.  The same old rehashed commentary on the performance of the markets. I don’t need anyone to tell me October was a horrible month. You’ll note from peak to trough […]

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DOW Stocks With Strong Dividends A Great Buy

October 15, 2008 | By | Reply More
DOW Stocks With Strong Dividends A Great Buy

I was recently reviewing a few of my older articles.  One from the end of 2007 stuck in my mind, Does this Investment Strategy Still Work?  It was a review of a well known investment strategy – the “Dogs of the Dow.” You’ve no doubt heard of the strategy.  Perhaps you implement part of it […]

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General Electric Stock At 10 Year Lows

October 10, 2008 | By | Reply More
General Electric Stock At 10 Year Lows

In 1876, one of America’s greatest inventors set up a research and development laboratory.  Like a mad scientist, he oversaw a team of researchers dedicated to inventing and improving a number of devices. Often these inventions were tied to mass communication and electricity. Arguably, the greatest invention to come from the establishment was the incandescent […]

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