Submitted by Dividend Growth... on Thu, 2017-12-14 13:56
I recently learned that John Bogle had mentioned my humble blog in his latest book "The Little Book of Common Sense Investing" from a book review by my friend Mark Seed.
Submitted by Dividends4Life on Wed, 2017-12-13 07:26
Submitted by Dividends4Life on Mon, 2017-12-11 07:24
Are you looking for companies that can sustain and grow their dividend? In making that determination, a company’s Statement of Earnings is one of the last places you should look. Cash is king for the dividend growth investor and the Statement of Cash Flows is where astute investors begin when they want to understand the viability of a company. To succeed as a dividend investor, you must find companies that can sustain and grow dividends by focusing on their ability to generate cash. You can fake earnings, but you can’t fake cash.
Submitted by MagicDiligence on Thu, 2017-12-07 09:27
A list of companies that are well-positioned to benefit from the ongoing AI and robotics revolution. There may even be some value names in the list!
Submitted by Dividends4Life on Wed, 2017-12-06 07:15
Simple interest is where interest is calculated on the original principal amount and unpaid interest is not added to the principal for future calculations. Compound interest is what occurs when interest previously earned and is unpaid is added to the principle and is considered when calculating future interest - i.e. earning interest on interest. This is an extraordinarily powerful wealth building tool...
Submitted by sajid.karsan on Tue, 2017-12-05 19:43
Submitted by MagicDiligence on Tue, 2017-12-05 10:05
Did growth or value perform better in November? Did the market prefer good companies or cheap companies? We take a look.
Submitted by Dividends4Life on Mon, 2017-12-04 07:36
Dividend stocks are sometimes referred to as defensive stocks since many investors flee to them in an economic downturn. Their dividends, if sustainable, provide a minimum level of positive return. This cushions the downward pressure from the market. Better yet, great dividend companies not only sustain their dividends in a downturn - they actually raise them...
Submitted by MagicDiligence on Mon, 2017-12-04 06:56
Robots and AI are set to revolutionize work as the cotton gin and assembly line did hundreds of years ago. How to invest into this trend is our December theme.
Submitted by sajid.karsan on Fri, 2017-12-01 19:18
Submitted by Dividends4Life on Wed, 2017-11-29 07:24
With interest rates near zero, there is virtually no value created for shareholders by holding a lot of cash and this has left many companies with a desire to return the cash to shareholders. But how to return the cash has become the great debate. Dividends or stock buybacks, which method of returning cash to shareholders is superior? Each has its own advantages and disadvantages. In some cases one is clearly preferable over the other...
Submitted by MagicDiligence on Wed, 2017-11-29 07:16
Value investing has not performed well over the past decade. Even diehard adherents are asking the question: is value investing dying?
Submitted by sajid.karsan on Tue, 2017-11-28 18:05
Submitted by Dividends4Life on Mon, 2017-11-27 07:38
Are you confident and secure in your investing process? It appears many people are not, including friends, family and acquaintances who jump in and out of the market. I believe that most investors will lose money in the stock market over their lifetime.
Submitted by MagicDiligence on Sun, 2017-11-26 15:10
Finding GREAT businesses for long-term investment doesn't have to be rocket science. Just ask these 3 questions.