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Dividend Yield Or Dividend Growth, Which Is The Most Important?

Dividend Yield Or Dividend Growth, Which Is The Most Important?

| October 27, 2017 | 0 Comments

This is a guest contribution by Robert Kovacs. Robert Kovacs is the founder of uuptick.com, a premium stock analysis platform for retail investors. He is also an author on Seeking Alpha where he periodically publishes DGI investment research. Fellow dividend growth investors (DGIers), how many times have you read online that you shouldn’t chase dividend yield […]

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New To Dividend Investing? Some Things To Consider

New To Dividend Investing? Some Things To Consider

| October 16, 2017 | 0 Comments

When searching for which stocks to invest in, a strategy to help narrow down the search entails choosing dividend stocks. There are a host of them available, and understanding the nuances of the strategy is key. Dividend Investing Payoffs Require Careful Thought Dividend investing has long been considered a solid way to take advantage of […]

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The Blueprint For Successful Dividend Investing

The Blueprint For Successful Dividend Investing

| August 25, 2017 | 0 Comments

This is a guest post by Nick McCullum from Sure Dividend. Sure Dividend uses The 8 Rules of Dividend Investing to systematically identify and rank high-quality dividend growth stocks suitable for long-term investment. Dividend growth investing is one of the most straightforward and powerful ways to build long-term wealth. It can also seem highly complicated to those without […]

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Why I Use Dividend Growth Investing To Get Wealthy

Why I Use Dividend Growth Investing To Get Wealthy

| August 7, 2017 | 0 Comments

Mark Seed is passionate about personal finance and investing and is the blogger behind My Own Advisor. Mark is currently investing in dividend paying stocks on his journey to financial freedom. He is almost halfway to his goal of earning $30,000 per year in tax-free and tax-efficient dividend income for an early retirement. You can follow Mark […]

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Why Dividend History Matters When Investing In Dividend Stocks

Why Dividend History Matters When Investing In Dividend Stocks

| July 14, 2017 | 0 Comments

Dividends are an important part of shareholder total returns. The following chart compares the long-term price returns (excluding dividends) to the long-term total returns (including dividends) of the S&P 500 (approximated using the ETF SPY). The 10-year rolling total returns of the S&P 500 over the past 10 years have been, on average, 82% higher […]

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The Magic Of Rising Dividends

The Magic Of Rising Dividends

| May 19, 2017 | 1 Comment

Dividend Reinvestment Plans (DRIPs) are an appealing way to put your financial future on auto-pilot. And given that the number one reason by far that most people underperform the market is overtrading, anything you can do to take emotions out of financial decisions is often a very good thing. However, as with most things in […]

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What Do You Do With Dividends?

What Do You Do With Dividends?

Income investing is a big part of what I do. It’s rare for me to buy a stock that doesn’t pay a respectable dividend, and I have an entire newsletter – Peak Income – dedicated to finding decent yields in a world where most CDs and savings accounts barely yield anything at all. But you […]

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7 Tips To Grow Your Wealth Like The Best Dividend Investors

7 Tips To Grow Your Wealth Like The Best Dividend Investors

| March 20, 2017 | 1 Comment

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

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

| January 20, 2017 | 0 Comments

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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Dividend Reinvestment – Automatic Versus Manual

Dividend Reinvestment – Automatic Versus Manual

| October 3, 2016 | 0 Comments

There are two schools of thought when it comes to dividend reinvestment. One of the options is to automatically reinvest dividends, whereas the other option is to selectively reinvest dividends received. The automatic dividend reinvestment is the easiest one to do. Once you purchase a dividend paying stock, you essentially check the “dividend reinvestment” box. As […]

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