Why Utilities Have Underperformed the S&P Since 2008

Utility stocks have underperformed the S&P 500, and though the sector has some impressive dividend yields, investors should be cautious if they invest More 

7 Steps to Financial Independence with Dividend Stocks

My dividend retirement plan will be achieved at the time when my dividend income exceeds monthly expenses, and I follow these 7 principals as a guide More 

6 Factors to Consider Before Selling Dividend Stocks

The year 2013 has been characterized by stock prices hitting all-time highs throughout the year. As a result, many dividend investors hold shares of quality com... 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 

9 Stable Stocks to Survive Congressional Chaos

Investors should move their money into low-risk investments that can withstand whatever comes next. Here are 9 stable stocks that fit that description. More 

Patience is Needed in Long Term Dividend Growth Investing

The only thing that is constant in life is change, and dividend investing closely follows this truth. Investors should keep an eye on portfolios for changes. More 

3 Dividend Stocks That Still Trump Treasuries

The 10-year Treasury has touched and now is hovering around 3% yields, meaning it's time to improve your standards for dividend stocks. More