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

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. Read More

DuPont Paints Brighter Dividend – 13 Dividend Stocks Increasing Payouts

DuPont, Hershey and Nabors Industries top this week's list of 13 dividend stocks increasing payouts. Check out their new dividend yields and other info. Read More

Dividend Investors Should Shun AT&T and Verizon

Set aside AT&T's and Verizon's reputations as dividend darlings for a moment -- your money is better spent elsewhere. Read More

4 Monthly Dividend Stocks to Buy

Stocks that pay dividends each month are naturally some of the best picks, making these top monthly dividend stocks the cream of the high-yield crop. Read More

7 High-Dividend Stocks With Low Risk

Don't chase sky-high but unsustainable yields - instead, go after these high-dividend stocks that actually offer a little peace of mind. Read More

4 Rental REITs to Play the Surge in Apartments

Apartment REITs will continue to grow as homeowners leave the market. Here are 4 great stocks for playing the trend. Read More

Penske Sets the Pace for 10 Dividend Stocks Increasing Payouts

This week’s geopolitical tumult didn't stop 10 dividend stocks from a variety of market sectors from increasing payouts, including Penske, Cytec, HealthSouth and Susquehanna. Read More

Stamp Out Reynolds American After the Lorillard Deal (RAI, LO)

M&A in industries suffering terminal decline makes sense ... sometimes. But the Lorillard buyout doesn't. Read More

The Top 10 S&P 500 Dividend Stocks for July

From almost 5% to nearly 10%, these dividend stocks offer gushers of dividend yield even as the market marches higher. Read More

Seven Dividend Stocks to Buy for the Long Term

Some dividend stocks are too good not to own -- here are seven I bought last week and plan to hold indefinitely. Read More

5 Low-Beta, High-Yield Dividend Stocks for a Market Crash

These dividend stocks were putting up gains when the Dow was off as much as 180 points, which makes them perfect for the coming correction. Read More

Oil, Chips and Diesel Power Lead 10 Dividend Stocks Increasing Payouts

What do an oil giant, a tech stalwart and a diesel engine maker have in common? They’re all dividend stocks that have announced increased payouts in July. Read More

3 Dividend Stocks Delivering Income for 50-Plus Years

The worst thing that can happen to dividend stocks is a cut to the regular payout. But with these longstanding payers, you don't have to worry about that. Read More

Philip Morris vs. Altria – Only One Is a Shareholder-Friendly Spender

Tobacco stocks are no stranger to debt. But Altria at least knows how to use its debt responsibly. Philip Morris ... not so much. Read More

3 ETDs Great for Fixed-Income Portfolios

Exchange-traded debt offer juicy dividends and stability, and ETDs are unlikely to go bad. That makes them great income investments. Read More

Big Tobacco – So Much for the Global Crutch

Tobacco stocks' ace in the hole -- rising demand overseas to offset long-term decline in the developed world -- is looking less and less reliable. Read More

35 Blue-Chip Dividend Stocks Increasing Payouts in Q2 2014

We look at 35 big, blue-chip dividend stocks that pumped up their payouts this year. Check out the new payouts, dividend yields, dates and more. Read More

Should I Buy Coca-Cola (KO)? 3 Pros, 3 Cons

Do the bulls or the bears have it right when it comes to Coca-Cola shares? We take a look at the pros and cons of KO stock to decide. Read More

Harman Is Loudest of 4 Dividend Stocks Increasing Payouts

This week’s parade of dividend stocks increasing payouts was relatively quiet, but don't tell that to audio gear maker Harman, or the three other companies boosting payments. Read More

Top 10 Dow Dividend Stocks for June

Looking for yield as we begin the second half? Look no further than these top 10 Dow dividend stocks. Read More