Dividend Growth Investor
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Dividend Growth Investor focuses on high-quality dividend stocks, with solid competitive advantages such as growing earnings and sustainable dividend payments.

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Recent Articles

Why I Buy Lower-Yielding Stocks – Yes, You Read That Right

Jul. 28, 2014, 9:21 am EDT – It's often to your advantage to buy the stock with more potential, rather than a sure dividend payment right now. Here's how I learned that lesson. More 

Dividend Investors Should Shun AT&T and Verizon

Jul. 25, 2014, 2:52 pm EDT – Set aside AT&T's and Verizon's reputations as dividend darlings for a moment -- your money is better spent elsewhere. More 

Seven Dividend Stocks to Buy for the Long Term

Jul. 15, 2014, 1:00 am EDT – Some dividend stocks are too good not to own -- here are seven I bought last week and plan to hold indefinitely. More 

Stay Motivated as You Work Toward Retirement

Jun. 3, 2014, 1:38 pm EDT – It's important to stay on track while planning for retirement. Here's how I do it -- and 5 stocks that can help you get there. More 

9 Powerful Dividend Stocks to Supercharge Your Retirement

Jun. 3, 2014, 9:15 am EDT – I'm always looking for stable dividend stocks that will grow that dividend over time. More 

5 Rules for Building a Stable Retirement Portfolio

May. 22, 2014, 8:24 am EDT – Dividend-paying stocks should be a fundamental part of any retirement portfolio. These five rules will help you pick the right dividend stocks for long-term income. More 

Clorox Drops the Ball on Dividend Growth

May. 21, 2014, 1:18 pm EDT – For my dividend growth portfolio, I'm looking for 6% annual dividend increases -- the boost we got last week from Clorox doesn't fit the bill. More 

Don’t Be Blinded by a Juicy Dividend Yield for Retirement

May. 21, 2014, 12:03 pm EDT – Sure, a 6% dividend yield looks nice today, but we're in it for the long haul -- stick with steady growers that'll keep you ahead of inflation. More 

Dividend Stock Investors: Beware the Risk of Being Cocky

Apr. 23, 2014, 9:45 am EDT – There are many risks to investing. For dividend stock investors, these risks can be divided into several areas, including these... More 

Here’s Why Dividend ETFs Are Bad for Investors

Apr. 18, 2014, 9:00 am EDT – Investing in dividend etfs is a popular way to play the dividend market. However, I am not a fan of the strategy; here is how I view the pros and cons More