Tag: dividend income

3 Dividend Stocks To Hold Forever And Pass On To Your Children

3 Dividend Stocks To Hold Forever And Pass On To Your Children

| October 23, 2017 | 0 Comments

Investors who buy stocks for yield and dividend income soon learn that, for most of these investments, they need to keep a close eye on those investments. For many income stocks, the cash flow to pay dividends can be at risk and the business results – revenues, profits and free cash flow – should be […]

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3 Closed End Funds For High Yields, Plus 1 Is Tax-Free

3 Closed End Funds For High Yields, Plus 1 Is Tax-Free

| October 20, 2017 | 1 Comment

Are you open or closed? No… I’m not talking about your personality type! I’m talking about open-end funds versus closed-end funds (CEFs). It’s a question we often get from readers, so allow me to give you a quick rundown on CEFs and follow that with a few specific CEF investments that yield some healthy dividends. […]

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This Popular Retirement Advice Will Leave You 76.2% Broke

This Popular Retirement Advice Will Leave You 76.2% Broke

| October 13, 2017 | 0 Comments

How much money do you need to retire on dividends alone? This is a better question to ask than the typical “magic number” formula that most “first-level” thinking firms tout. Let’s review why their approach is fatally flawed, so that we can derive a more reliable method of our own based in actual reality (and funded […]

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3 Stocks To Harness The Power Of Dividends

3 Stocks To Harness The Power Of Dividends

| October 6, 2017 | 0 Comments

You like free money? Yeah, I do, too. It’s why I love dividend stocks. Companies that offer dividends are so confident in their businesses that they’ll pay you some free “thank you” money, just for holding their shares. If your portfolio doesn’t include stable, dividend-paying stocks… well, you’re missing out on free money. History bears […]

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19 Dividend Champions For Further Research

19 Dividend Champions For Further Research

| September 18, 2017 | 0 Comments

One of the most important factors that separate winning investors from losing investors is the ability to develop a process that you stick to no matter what happens. When you have a process, you take guesswork out of investing, and you stick to the plan through thick or thin. Ever since I started focusing on dividend growth investing a decade […]

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3 High-Yield Triple Net Lease REITs For Dividend Growth And Safety

3 High-Yield Triple Net Lease REITs For Dividend Growth And Safety

| September 1, 2017 | 0 Comments

I am often asked to recommend some “safe” dividend stocks. My overall recommendation is that to invest in high yield stocks, a diversified portfolio is the best safety net. However, in the event of a steep overall stock market decline equity real estate investment trusts (REITs) provide the diversification of real property ownership compared to […]

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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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3 Stocks Under $10 Paying Great Dividends

3 Stocks Under $10 Paying Great Dividends

| August 21, 2017 | 0 Comments

Where do investors go to find dividends when the market continues to trade at all-time highs and valuations are very ‘rich?’ There is one place that remains overlooked. Dividends are fantastic. But finding dividends is a relatively easy task these days, 85% of the S&P 500 companies pay a dividend. Still sometimes dividends are overlooked […]

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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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