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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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Dividend Aristocrats List For 2017

April 12, 2017 | By | Reply More
Dividend Aristocrats List For 2017

The S&P Dividend Aristocrats index is an elite group of companies, members of the S&P 500, which have managed to increase dividends every year for at least 25 consecutive years. To qualify for membership in the S&P 500 Dividend Aristocrats, a stock must satisfy the following criteria: Be a member of the S&P 500 Have […]

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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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7 Tips To Grow Your Wealth Like The Best Dividend Investors

March 22, 2017 | By | Reply More
7 Tips To Grow Your Wealth Like The Best Dividend Investors

Dividend investing is one of the most actionable, repeatable methods of building wealth over time. Fortunately, there are many resources available to learn about dividend investing. Many of them are published by some of the most successful dividend investors in the business. These include books, websites, and even shareholder letters. One particular example is the portfolios of […]

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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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4 Cheap Dividend-Growth Stocks To Buy For 2017

January 9, 2017 | By | Reply More
4 Cheap Dividend-Growth Stocks To Buy For 2017

2016 is in the books, and the S&P 500 gained over 11% on the year. That’s great news if you’re already in the stock market … but it’s bad news if you’re looking to buy. The market’s price-to-earnings (P/E) ratio is now 26.1, which is 17.6% higher than it was at the beginning of the […]

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3 “Dark Horse” Dividend Stocks Primed For 30% Gains In 2017

December 2, 2016 | By | Reply More
3 “Dark Horse” Dividend Stocks Primed For 30% Gains In 2017

Today I’m going to share three of my favorite dividend stocks from an ignored corner of the market set to soar in President Trump’s first year. Which corner? The “little guys”: small and mid-cap stocks. In many ways, the cat’s already out of the bag. As they’ve done with financial stocks, investors have bid up […]

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REIT Investing: Dividend Growth Is Key With REITs…

August 25, 2011 | By | Reply More
REIT Investing:  Dividend Growth Is Key With REITs…

Just the other day I was looking at my trading account.  I noticed something interesting… a lot of my returns in the last few months have come from dividends. Now this isn’t a mistake. Over the last few years, I’ve made it a habit to stock up on great dividend paying stocks especially during market […]

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Dividend Stocks: A Powerful Wealth Building Tool

January 21, 2011 | By | Reply More
Dividend Stocks:  A Powerful Wealth Building Tool

Are you pulled aside by friends and family?  Do they pepper you with questions about your investment portfolio and thoughts?  Are they quizzing you about what you recently bought, recommended, or traded? I don’t know about you, but it happens to me all the time. Just a few days ago I was having coffee with […]

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