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Dividend Aristocrats That Dodge Disasters

Dividend Aristocrats That Dodge Disasters

| December 7, 2015 | 0 Comments

My good friend Large Lou Sapino is an expert on vodka. Not long ago he asked me about Russian stocks. (A few weeks ago I told him that investing in Russian stocks is a dividend disaster.) Lou also happens to be a very smart real estate investor. He told me that investing in land out […]

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Dividend Yield Essentials

Dividend Yield Essentials

| November 30, 2015 | 0 Comments

Do you know how much we spend on Christmas lights and decorations? $6 billion a year. By comparison, the Pentagon spends about $12 billion for an aircraft Carrier like the USS Ronald Reagan. The numbers are staggering, so huge they’re hard to make sense of. I like simpler numbers where the arithmetic is easy, and […]

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Dividend History Helps You Pull In Higher Income

Dividend History Helps You Pull In Higher Income

| August 24, 2015 | 0 Comments

New Yorkers usually can’t resist taking a shot at California. All the superficial showbiz glitz.  The shortage of history. I get it.  When San Francisco started to boom, New York City was already a few hundred years old. But… When Juan Cabrillo sailed into San Diego harbor in 1548, New Amsterdam didn’t exist. And in […]

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Top Dividend Paying Stocks That Keep On Climbing

Top Dividend Paying Stocks That Keep On Climbing

| August 3, 2015 | 0 Comments

Wondering how to find the top dividend stocks that will keep on climbing? Want to find the best dividend paying stocks where the actual dividend will grow along with the price of the stock itself? Isn’t that too much to ask for?  Kind of like Joe DiMaggio expecting Marilyn Monroe to cook?  (She couldn’t.  Their […]

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The Best Dividend Stocks For A Rainy Day

The Best Dividend Stocks For A Rainy Day

| July 20, 2015 | 0 Comments

Wondering where to find the best dividend stocks for a rainy day? Before you start looking, figure out when that rainy day might come. How long are you comfortable hanging onto a stock?  Come up with an answer, and then have the discipline to stick to it. You won’t find good stocks to buy now […]

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How Dividend Reinvestment Plans Really Work

How Dividend Reinvestment Plans Really Work

| July 13, 2015 | 0 Comments

I’m not exactly jealous, but I sure am envious.  I’ll fess up and admit it. Back in 1955, Fred Schwed came up with the perfect title for a book… “Where Are the Customers’ Yachts?” The subtitle for Fred’s book is “A Good Hard Look at Wall Street.” Fred was a professional trader who lost a […]

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Dividend Aristocrats On Sale

Dividend Aristocrats On Sale

| July 6, 2015 | 0 Comments

After all these years, I’m still infatuated. And I still can’t figure out why back in 1963, only 21,513 Corvette Sting Rays came off the line. Devoted Corvette guys don’t always gush about the ’63 the way I figure they might, but that’s their call, and they’re probably thinking more about mechanics than styling. But […]

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Dividend Payout Ratio Secrets

Dividend Payout Ratio Secrets

| May 18, 2015 | 0 Comments

Sounds boring, doesn’t it? Look… There’s no way to convince you the dividend payout ratio packs the excitement of a classic James Bond movie. (I have a soft spot for Casino Royale.) But here’s the deal. If a James Bond movie villain put a gun to your head, and forced you to choose just one […]

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Dividend Investing For Small Cap Investors

Dividend Investing For Small Cap Investors

| April 27, 2015 | 0 Comments

Why bother with small cap stocks if you’re a dividend investor? Aren’t all the best dividend stocks the S&P 500 Dividend Aristocrats? Not always.  And here’s why. You’ll definitely play it safe when you go with one of the Aristocrats.  Their track record of paying growing dividends for at least 25 years is a great […]

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Top Dividend Stocks To Buy Right Now

Top Dividend Stocks To Buy Right Now

| March 30, 2015 | 0 Comments

What are the top dividend stocks to buy right now? When people ask me this, I’m usually tempted to give them a sarcastic answer… “The top dividend stocks to buy right now are the same ones you should have bought a year ago, and the same ones you should buy a year from now.” But […]

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