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6 Safe Dividend Stocks To Buy Now

6 Safe Dividend Stocks To Buy Now

| February 27, 2019 | 0 Comments

Worried about recent market volatility? These six stocks will help calm your nerves. [Editor’s note: This story was previously published in December 2018. It has since been updated and republished.] Even with the China-U.S. trade war appearing to simmer down and the Fed looking set to pause its interest-rate hikes, the stock market is still […]

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Buy These 5 Dividend Aristocrats To Add Income And Stability To Your Portfolio

Buy These 5 Dividend Aristocrats To Add Income And Stability To Your Portfolio

| January 30, 2019 | 0 Comments

In this era of increased stock market volatility, a dividend focused approach can give peace of mind and likely a better chance at above average returns. The group of stocks called Dividend Aristocrats provide a good starting place from which to build and income focused stock portfolio. The Aristocrats are companies that have increased their […]

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My 3 Favorite “Dogs Of The Dow” For 2019

My 3 Favorite “Dogs Of The Dow” For 2019

| January 16, 2019 | 1 Comment

The “Dogs of the Dow” is one of the simplest, most well-known dividend strategies on Wall Street. And investors who choose to jump in during 2019 will be shooting for their fifth straight year of market-beating returns. Of course, by being a little more selective, you and I can beat even the Dogs – just […]

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The Best, And Worst, Dividends In Big Oil

The Best, And Worst, Dividends In Big Oil

| February 8, 2016 | 0 Comments

At first glance this looks like a terrible time to buy energy stocks. Oil prices are at historic lows, demand has pulled back, inventories are climbing, and global manipulators like OPEC and Iran are doing little to help. But contrarian investing is successful because we invest against the herd and simple “first-level” notions. I warned […]

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Dividend Payout Ratio Essentials

Dividend Payout Ratio Essentials

| October 19, 2015 | 0 Comments

Things are rarely as simple as they seem, and rarely as simple as we’d like them to be… Especially when it comes to investing in the best dividend stocks. You know what we should do? All of us who follow the market should start off the day with a stiff drink of humility. We should […]

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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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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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Highest Yielding Stocks For Safety

Highest Yielding Stocks For Safety

| June 8, 2015 | 0 Comments

The highest yielding stocks for safety don’t stagger in off the street and just crash the party unannounced. They show up with a reputation.  A good reputation that’s been built on 25 years of paying dividends. This track record is the first thing you should look for because it’s a common ingredient… all the winners […]

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