Beware the Siren Call of High Yield Stocks

High yield stocks are the siren call for investors, but the ability to grow dividends is more important to long term investing goals. Here's a primer on why... Read More

Do Not Become a Victim of Fear in Your Dividend Investing

Like all investing strategies, dividend investing requires patience to see you through rough times. Understand the facts and stick to it for the long term. Read More

4 Practical Dividend Stocks for My SEP IRA

Back in 2013, I opened a SEP IRA account, in an effort to minimize my tax liabilities for 2012. My choice of these 4 dividend stocks has panned out well. Read More

Tobacco Stocks: Lorillard-Reynolds Deal Likely Smoke, Not Fire

LO stock and RAI stock are up big today on M&A rumors, but the sheer size of these tobacco stocks (among other issues) makes this an unlikely marriage. Read More

5 Ways to Think Like a Long Term Dividend Stock Investor

Instead of watching daily fluctuations in prices of dividend stocks you own, learn to understand your stock holdings. Here are 5 questions to ask along the way Read More

Home Depot Delivers: 17 Dividend Stocks Raising Payouts

Home retailer Home Depot led the way during a week in which 17 dividend stocks raised payouts to investors. Here's the complete list. Read More

Should You Buy Chinese Telecom Stocks?

China telecom stocks have been hit hard by sellers of late, but does the recent decline in CHA, CHU and CHL stock represent a buying opportunity, or a value trap? Read More

3 Tech Dividend Stocks to Buy Now

These three tech dividend stocks offer a combination of strong cash flows and sturdy yields that should make them attractive for years down the road. Read More

Are These 15%-Plus Dividend Yields Safe?

High dividend yields sometimes can actually be an indication of a weak stock. So, which of these uber-yielders are actually worth some speculation? Read More

How to Generate an 11% Yield on Cost in 6 Years

The most important part of dividend investing is to get started, pick quality stocks, and reinvest dividends to allow compounding to work for you. Start today.. Read More

5 World-Class Dividend Stocks to Buy In the Next Bear Market

I've identified 5 world class dividend stocks that will deliver dividend increases over time, but right now are over-valued. Wait for dips to buy Read More

3 Must-Own International Dividend Stocks

International dividend stocks can provide plenty of comfort, just like their American brethren. Like all things, you just have to know what you're getting into. Read More

Top 10 Dow Dividend Stocks for February

These 10 dividend stocks have the highest yields among the Dow in February. They're great ways to add reliable income to your portfolio. Read More

5 Dividend Stock Companies Boosting Cash Payouts

It was a busy week for dividend stock companies increasing dividends, and these 5 companies led the way. Read More

Walmart Raises Again: 14 Dividend Stocks Increasing Payouts

President's Day shortened the week, but in all 14 dividend stocks increased shareholder payouts, including giants Sherwin-Williams and Walmart. Read More

5 Battered Dividend Stocks to Buy Now

Some of the best bets now are reliable dividend stocks that have fallen in recent weeks. Here are five battered dividend stocks to buy now. Read More

Colgate-Palmolive Stock Remains a Dividend-Paying Giant

Consumer products giant Colgate has raised its dividend in 50 consecutive years. Indeed, Colgate-Palmolive stock is a dividend portfolio stalwart holding Read More

Get Ready for the Next Dividend Stock Rush

Dividend stocks provide a nice buffer for investors with their payouts, however you still need to research the stock. Here are 17 dividend stocks to consider Read More

3 Types of Dividend Growth Stocks For Income Investors

In my experience as a dividend investor, I've identified three types of dividend growth stocks. Here are my definitions of those types, with examples of each. Read More

How to Find Long Term Dividend Stock Ideas

Finding steady, long term dividend stock holdings is a difficult task, however you can start looking with these tips. Read More