When it comes to dividend investing, one of the big questions investors must answer for themselves is what to do with the dividend income they receive. There are really 4 things an investor can do with his dividend income.
Use the dividend income to cover expenses and spend on whatever the investor pleases. Use the [...]
With the market reaching all time highs lately, it is getting harder and harder to find under and fair valued stocks to purchase for your dividend growth portfolio.
When investing, the valuation we pay for a company’s stock is very important. If you make the mistake [...]
I had some capital ready for a purchase this month and decided to pick up some shares of tobacco company Lorillard (LO). If you’ll remember I was considering Lorillard for purchase last month but ultimately went with a different decision. However, I remained interested in Lorillard due [...]
Kimberly-Clark (KMB) is a consumer products company that manufactures and sells personal care products. Brands investors will recognize include Huggies, Pull-Ups, Kotex, Depends, Kleenex, Cottonelle and Viva paper towels. The company also has a professional segment selling workplace health/safety products such as soaps, sanitizers, tissues and towels. They also operate a health care segment providing medical [...]
There were quite a few dividend increases in April that I was interested in. Unfortunately I don’t own any of these companies but some are certainly on my wish list.
Cisco Systems (CSCO) – Cisco is a technology company that designs and manufactures networking and other products related to communications and internet technology. They started paying [...]
Exxon Mobil Corp. (XOM) is a world leading energy company. Their main business is in the exploration and production of crude oil, natural gas and petroleum products.
Owners of Exxon Mobil stock have enjoyed a long history of annual dividend increases dating back 30 years. Investors interested in owning oil companies oftentimes first give consideration [...]
A new report out from the Pew Research Center concludes that the richest 7% of Americans got richer during the first two years of economic recovery while average net worth declined for the other 93% of U.S. households. Here is an article from the Associated Press in case you are interested. The reasoning [...]
This is a guest post from Zach over at www.dividendladder.com. Zach has created a couple neat tools dividend growth investors might be interested in checking out. There is one tool showing dividend history of companies you choose to look up and another tool that can help investors calculate future results based on some [...]
I’m an advocate of dividend growth investing as a great strategy to help investors reach an ultimate goal of financial independence. Building up a portfolio of assets (shares of dividend growth stocks) that pay out an annually increasing amount of passive income (dividends) is one of the greatest ways to reach a point where [...]