The Only Reason for Automatic Dividend Reinvestment

Automatic dividend reinvestment plans are good sometimes..but not all the time. Learn why this might be the case for you today. More 

6 Compounding Machines for Long Term Dividend Investors

Long-term dividend paying stocks share similar characteristics, and when I find those stocks, I plan on holding them forever. Here are 6 examples for investors More 

5 Income-Producing Stocks to Achieve My Dividend Goals

With the end of 2013, dividend investors are reviewing the year and updating their 2014 goals. I'm doing the same, and find these 5 stocks attractive today More 

Can ‘Safer’ Cigarettes Save Tobacco Stocks?

Philip Morris is funneling $680 million into a factory for "safer" cigarettes, but I'm not buying the potential for tobacco stocks in such less-lethal efforts. More 

The Market Doesn’t Give Bonus Points to Martyrs

Ronnie Moas has a great point about Amazon, Apple and Philip Morris being a stone's throw away from questionable business practices that test morality. Then again, name one company that isn't. More 

PM Stock – Philip Morris to Launch New Safer Cigarettes in 2015

Philip Morris International (PM) is spending some $680 million on an Italian factory with the aim to make cigarettes safer. More 

The S&P’s Most Dramatic Performances of 2013 (And What They Taught Us)

We look at 2013's best and worst performers in the S&P 500, as well as what that might say about returns in 2014. More