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Saturday, May 19, 2018

10 Dividend ETFs for beginners

As the title suggests this article is primarily catering to new dividend investors. Having decided to go the dividend investing route, how do we pick stocks? There are multitudes of factors considered in selecting dividends stocks. For e.g. P/E ratio, dividend payout ratio, dividend yield, dividend history and free cash flow to name a few. Almost every dividend investor has his or her own screen for dividend stocks. It takes time and experience to come up with a dividend stock screener. Alternatively, you could follow one of the established dividend investors.

Friday, May 18, 2018

Dividend Increases This Week (May 14 - May 18)

One way to identify dividend growth stocks is to look for dividend increases. Companies that pay rising dividends are likely to be financially healthy, generate consistent cash flow and regular dividend. I am interested in stocks with at least ten consecutive years of increasing annual dividend payments (Dividend Achievers). Here is a list of US companies that increased their dividends this week.

Friday, May 11, 2018

Dividend Increases This Week (May 7 - May 11)

One way to identify dividend growth stocks is to look for dividend increases. Companies that pay rising dividends are likely to be financially healthy, generate consistent cash flow and regular dividend. I am interested in stocks with at least ten consecutive years of increasing annual dividend payments (Dividend Achievers). Here is a list of US companies that increased their dividends this week.

Monday, May 7, 2018

Give up smoking and become a millionaire

I am always on a quest to cut down expenses. Saving is as important as investing to attain Financial Independence. I was mentioning to my colleague about how we saved $600 in wireless cost by switching to Sprint. It got him wondering about how much he could have saved had he quit smoking. I ended up calculating the numbers and sharing it with him. It is important to measure the absolute and opportunity cost associated with smoking.

Friday, May 4, 2018

Dividend Increases This Week (Apr 30 - May 04)

One way to identify dividend growth stocks is to look for dividend increases. Companies that pay rising dividends are likely to be financially healthy, generate consistent cash flow and regular dividend. I am interested in stocks with at least ten consecutive years of increasing annual dividend payments (Dividend Achievers). Here is a list of US companies that increased their dividends this week.