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best dividend stocksThe key to any successful portfolio is stable growth and few investments are more stable than dividend yielding stocks. The additional income from quarterly or even annual dividends gives you the flexibility to earn some cash, reinvest in the stock, or disperse the capital into other investments. Our advisors offer information on both the companies offering the most consistent dividends such as Proctor &Gamble or AT&T, as well as dividend stocks with room to grow such as IBM or Verizon.

We identify dividend paying stocks with high yields, monthly dividends, and other attractive KPIs.


Is Microsoft Corporation (MSFT) Stock the Best Dividend in Tech?

Is Microsoft tech's best dividend play? Here's how MSFT stock stacks up against other technology companies such as AAPL and QCOM. Read Article

Why Qualcomm, Inc. (QCOM) Stock Is Bound for Greater Pain

Qualcomm (QCOM) may be losing its grasp on NXP. If that acquisition collapses -- or goes to a higher price -- QCOM stock could take a hit. Read Article

General Electric Company (GE) Stock Is Still the Same Old Trick

Some investors may be enthused about GE stock given its change at the helm, but General Electric has more problems than solutions. Read Article

3 Utility Stocks to Buy for Long-Term Stability and Yield

These three utility stocks offer investors excellent opportunities for stability, as well as consistent income. Here's what you need to know about each. Read Article

General Electric Company (GE) Stock Is a Deep Value Play Under Flannery

Flannery has signaled an era of operational focus at General Electric by cutting costs and putting his own money in the struggling GE stock. Read Article

Don’t Shun Wal-Mart Stores Inc (WMT) Stock After Q2 Earnings Selloff

Walmart could be a painful short-term holding, but dedicated WMT stock holders shouldn't be worried about Thursday's Q2 report. Read Article

The Secret to 24% Yearly Gains — With Safe Blue Chip Dividends

The best time to buy a dividend grower is usually anytime – if you’re holding period is long enough, that is. But what if you don’t have years... Read Article

Give Cisco Systems, Inc. (CSCO) Stock a Second Chance Around Earnings

Cisco has traded in a razor-thin range for nearly a quarter. Can Wednesday's Q4 report bring CSCO stock back to life? Read Article

3 Small-Cap Stocks With Sizable Dividends

Small-cap stocks haven’t done well in 2017 but these three dividend stocks are worth considering, given their potential upside. Read Article

Don’t Give Up on Qualcomm, Inc. (QCOM) Stock So Easily

It’s tough to ignore QCOM stock's long-term potential when factoring Qualcomm’s massive patent portfolio. Here's what investors need to know. Read Article

Microsoft Corporation (MSFT) Stock Is Pushing the ‘Start’ Button

Microsoft today is what IBM was in the 1990s under Lou Gerstner: an essential tech holding. This run in MSFT stock won't end soon. Read Article

Time to Buy General Electric Company (GE) Stock After Massive Decline?

Shares of General Electric have been hammered. Investors can start a long-term position in GE stock, but beware -- more downside could exist. Read Article

Wells Fargo & Co (WFC) Settles Decade-Long Lawsuit on VA Loans

Wells Fargo (WFC) to pay $108 million to the U.S. government for the settlement of a lawsuit filed in 2006. Read Article

7 High-Yield REITs That Will Break Your Portfolio

Don’t be a yield sucker, not all REITs are created equal. These seven high-yield REITs may look attractive, but each is a business in decline. Read Article

Western Digital Corp (WDC) Stock Holders Will Win the Brawl With Toshiba

The fight between Western Digital and Toshiba over their joint chip factory gives us a unique opportunity in WDC stock. Read Article

Why Ford Motor Company (F) Stock Is Threatened by the At-Home Economy

The at-home economy is here, and that only means trouble for F stock. Here's what prospective and current Ford investors need to know. Read Article

Hormel Foods Corp (HRL) Stock Can’t Be Squashed

Hormel, the king of Spam, has a new market after more than a century of thriving under tough conditions. HRL stock is here to stay. Read Article

Is Qualcomm, Inc. (QCOM) Stock Screwed? It Doesn’t Look Good

Although Qualcomm (QCOM) could have some positive catalysts go its way, I'm still avoiding QCOM stock for the time being. Read Article

3 Dividend Growth ETFs You Should Get to Know

Dividend growth stocks are public companies that have shown a track record of successive year-over-year increases in their dividend payments to shareholders.... Read Article

Is General Electric Company (GE) Stock Permanently Stuck in the $20s?

General Electric (GE) expects good things in 2018. Until then, without higher oil, GE stock investors will see $20 share prices. Read Article