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Dividend Growth Stocks: 6 Dividend Stocks To Beat The Wall Street Giants

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Driven by computers that cost more than the average person will earn in their lifetime the investment markets move at light speed. To keep pace hedge funds, mutual funds, institutional investors and multi-billion dollar money managers spend large sums of money on high-tech tools to give them an edge.

Dividend Growth Stocks: First Quarter 2013: Top And Bottom Performing Dividend Stocks

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Each quarter I update my income portfolio's performance and benchmark it against the S&P 500 and other portfolios. At that time I will look at performance of individual stocks to understand the overall performance the portfolio. Recently, I updated my Income Portfolio's performance for the first quarter.

Dividend Growth Stocks: A Disciplined Approach To Dividend Stocks

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Those that have read this space for any period of time are well aware of my enthusiasm for using dividend growth stocks as a vehicle for building long-term wealth and income. However, with that said, a successful investor must do more that just buy stocks that pay a growing dividend, or do more that focusing on a single metric such as dividend yield.

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Dividend Growth Stocks: Characteristics of Great Dividend Growth Stocks

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What makes a great dividend stock? Investors in dividend growth stocks are looking for stocks that will increase their dividend each and every year at a rate that makes the stock a better investment than fixed income alternatives on a risk adjusted basis. I have found that stocks that are able to do this share some common characteristics. They include...

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Dividend Growth Stocks: March 2013 Pocket Change Portfolio Performance

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The Pocket Change Portfolio (PCP) was first introduced on September 13, 2008 as a real money dividend income portfolio funded by the "pocket change" earned from my various online endeavors. Each month I report on the portfolio's progress and dividends earned. Total dividends received during the month were $847.57, consisting of...

Dividend Growth Stocks: Free Cash Flow Payout vs. Dividend Payout

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I am a firm believer in keeping things simple. However, you can simplify things to the point they no longer have value. In my opinion, a lot of the commonly used financial metrics can be very misleading unless you understand what is behind them. I would put EBIT, EBITDA and Dividend Payout in this category.

Dividend Growth Stocks: Dividend Stocks Are My Conviction

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For many investors, there is no clear conviction as to how they should invest. Today's investments are guided by what was read or heard yesterday, and the popular media is constantly churning out new and different ideas. Granted it makes for some "interesting" reads, but it certainty is no way to run a portfolio...

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Dividend Growth Stocks: December 2012 Pocket Change Portfolio Performance

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The Pocket Change Portfolio (PCP) was first introduced on September 13, 2008 as a real money dividend income portfolio funded by the "pocket change" earned from my various online endeavors. Each month I report on the portfolio's progress and dividends earned. Total dividends received during the month were $1,351.35, consisting of:

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Dividend Growth Stocks: 9 High Rated, Lower Debt Dividend Stocks With A Reasonable Payout

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New income investors naturally focus on yield, but the highest yielding stocks aren't always the best investments. To find the very best dividend growth stocks an investor must identify companies that will not just sustain their dividends, but increase them every year. To find these jewels in the rough, there are two very important things the investor must look for...

Dividend Growth Stocks: 4 Dividend Stocks To Avoid The Social Security Blues

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As a fiscal conservative, the direction of our country concerns me. With the current administration's primary focus on fixing the budget deficit with higher taxes on the "wealthy", rather than a combination of higher revenue AND meaningful spending cuts, our country is left in a perilous situation. I am reminded of the following quote...

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