Tag: S&P 500 Dividend Aristocrats

Dividend Aristocrats List For 2017

Dividend Aristocrats List For 2017

| April 10, 2017 | 0 Comments

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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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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More Of The Best Long Term Dividend Stocks

More Of The Best Long Term Dividend Stocks

| October 5, 2015 | 0 Comments

Last month, on a rare rainy morning in Southern California, I headed up I5 toward LA. The traffic clogged at Del Mar.  Looking off through the gray dawn at the racetrack I thought about its honored guest, 2015 Triple Crown Winner American Pharoah. American Pharoah is the first horse to win the Triple Crown since […]

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When High Dividend Stocks Melt Down

When High Dividend Stocks Melt Down

| September 28, 2015 | 0 Comments

Years ago a friend of mine leased a gray Lincoln Town Car. That was back when a Lincoln was the size of a small studio apartment. A few months into the deal, he stopped making payments and I couldn’t figure out why. He had a good job.  Money didn’t seem to be an issue.  He […]

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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 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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