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The 10 Best Dividend Income Growers In The S&P 500

The 10 Best Dividend Income Growers In The S&P 500

| July 26, 2021

The best dividend stocks are those that deliver income AND capital appreciation Heading into 2020, S&P 500 dividend stocks had averaged 8.1% dividend growth over the previous five years. In 2020, thanks to Covid-19, that growth slowed to a trickle, up by a scant 0.07%. Now halfway through 2021, dividend payouts for the S&P have reversed course, presently down […]

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2021 Midyear Report: The Best (And Worst) Dividends To Buy Now

2021 Midyear Report: The Best (And Worst) Dividends To Buy Now

| July 21, 2021

It’s mid-2021, and stock prices are up, dividend yields are down, and you’re probably wondering what the heck to buy for a decent income stream as we thunder toward 2022. It’s a head-snapping reversal from where we were a year ago, which makes now the perfect time to step back and plot our next dividend moves. So let’s piece […]

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3 Top Retirement Stocks For Reliable Dividends

3 Top Retirement Stocks For Reliable Dividends

| March 17, 2021

Utilities can be an income investor’s best friend Investors in retirement may desire additional income. Those who don’t have a pension are likely relying on Social Security, and their retirement portfolio to cover their expenses. For retirees, investment income from retirement stocks needs to be safe and reliable. This is especially true for high-yielding stocks. […]

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7 Great Dividend Stocks Outside the Energy Sector

7 Great Dividend Stocks Outside the Energy Sector

| March 10, 2021

Dividend stocks cross many industries and these worthwhile companies pay them Last year was a tale of two halves for dividend stocks. The novel coronavirus pandemic made the first half of 2020 a period of payout cuts and halts by S&P 500 Index names, but payouts came back mightily in the second half of the year, indicating that […]

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10 Best Dividend Stocks To Buy For The Rest Of 2019 And Beyond

10 Best Dividend Stocks To Buy For The Rest Of 2019 And Beyond

In a tough market for income investors, these 10 dividend stocks look attractive It’s not terribly easy out there for income investors at the moment. Dividend stocks to buy are tough to find. Equity markets are at all-time highs, meaning valuations are stretched — and dividend yields are lower. Treasury yields have fallen amid expectations […]

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9 Best Dividend Stocks To Buy For Every Investor

9 Best Dividend Stocks To Buy For Every Investor

| December 17, 2018 | 0 Comments

Dividend stocks can offer another tool for investment success [Editor’s Note: This story was originally published December 2017. It has since been republished and updated to reflect new information. We believe the stock picks in this article are still relevant to dividend-picking strategies today.] No matter where we are in the cycle, it’s always good […]

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The 3 Dividend Kings With The Longest Dividend Histories

The 3 Dividend Kings With The Longest Dividend Histories

| August 20, 2018 | 0 Comments

Dividend investors are probably familiar with the Dividend Aristocrats, a group of stocks in the S&P 500 Index with 25+ consecutive years of dividend increases. But investors might not be as familiar with the Dividend Kings, an even more exclusive group than the Dividend Aristocrats. While there are over 50 stocks on the list of Dividend […]

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AT&T: Dialing Up Dividend Income With A 6%+ Yield

AT&T: Dialing Up Dividend Income With A 6%+ Yield

| August 13, 2018 | 0 Comments

Investors looking for blue-chip dividend stocks should consider the Dividend Aristocrats, which have increased their shareholder payouts for at least 25 years in a row. These stocks have stood the test of time, thanks to strong competitive advantages and top brands. AT&T Inc. (T) is a Dividend Aristocrat, and has increased its dividend for over 30 […]

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The Highest Quality Monthly Dividend Paying Stock Today

The Highest Quality Monthly Dividend Paying Stock Today

Stocks that pay dividends typically do so each quarter. There are also companies that pay dividends annually, or semi-annually. Less common are stocks that pay dividends each month. However, there is a distinct benefit to receiving dividends every month. Monthly dividend stocks allow their shareholders to compound their wealth even faster than companies with quarterly or annual […]

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Why The Dividend Aristocrats Are Good Investments To Generate Long-Term Wealth

Why The Dividend Aristocrats Are Good Investments To Generate Long-Term Wealth

| December 22, 2017 | 0 Comments

Investing can seem overwhelming, particularly for beginners. But for those willing to put in the time, investing can be one of the most rewarding financial moves a person can make. For most, the destination of investing is financial independence. The stock market is an excellent vehicle to accomplish this. More specifically, dividend growth stocks have […]

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