Dependable Dividend Stocks

Dividends and Strategy Make AT&T Stock a Must-Have for Retirement

An extended track record of outperformance, incomparable dividends and aggressive acquisition plans make AT&T stock worth holding for retirement. More 

5 Lagging Dependable Dividend Stocks

The volatile kickoff to the year has caused these five otherwise dependable dividend stocks to fall way behind their peers this year. More 

3 Dependable Dividend Stocks That Are Crushing the Market

These dividend stocks have paid a rising dividend for at least two decades and are off to hot start in 2014. Consider adding them to your portfolio today. More 

4 Beaten-Down Dividend Stocks to Buy Now

Dividend stocks should enjoy a rally in 2014 as the market makes sense of the Fed’s tapering plans, and these four are trading at prices we may never see again. More 

5 Sure-Fire Dividend Stocks to Buy

There are all kinds of ways to chase dividend yields, but nothing beats the consistent quality of these 5 dividend stocks. More 

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