Dependable Dividend Stocks

5 Stocks to Buy and Hold Forever

Wall Street is littered with the corpses of once-ballyhooed companies, but these five stocks to buy should be virtually bulletproof for decades. More 

The 5 Most Dependable Dividends In Energy

The energy sector is beloved by income investors everywhere, and that's in part thanks to these five stocks that have juiced their dividends for decades. More 

Why Dividend Stocks Are Better Than Bonds

Dividend stocks offer lower volatility, better prices for higher quality, income, and the potential for growth, notes the equity income team at BlackRock. More 

A Defensive Name You May Not Have Considered

This defensive stock that doesn't get as much fanfare as Altria (MO) or Johnson and Johnson (JNJ) but could keep your spirits high in a downturn. More 

50 Blue-Chip Stocks Increasing Dividends in Q2 2013

These 50 blue chips pleased income investors during Q2 by announcing bigger quarterly dividends -- and some of them have yet to go ex-dividend. More 

Retail Stocks Pay It Back: 17 Companies Increasing Dividends

Macy's and Tiffany & Co. were among 17 companies to announced they would be throwing more cash back at investors this week. More 

ADP: A Low-Key Winner With AAA Credit

This hidden dividend gem with a rare AAA credit rating actually graces the hands of 1 in 6 people every couple weeks. More 

Divdend Stocks: 3 Safe Bets and 3 Adventurous Plays

Investors desperately seeking yield usually fall into two camps -- those looking for "Old Reliable," and those looking for a hot headline number. Here are a few picks for each. More 

10 Stocks With Decades of Dividend Growth

If there's one thing better than a dependable dividend, it's one that keeps growing over the years. These 10 stocks have been upping the ante for decades. More 

You’ve Bought a Stock … Now Build a Portfolio

This week's series for young investors discusses the importance of a diversified portfolio, as well as four qualities to consider when selecting new stocks. More