Is Opportunity Knocking For Investors?

Buy Low Sell High If you have heard it once, you have heard it one thousand times. This age-old advice is the epitome of the saying “it’s easier said than done”. In recent months, my favorite sector, the financial sector has taken a beating. Many of my favorite stocks are now boasting dividends in the mid to high single digits. These dividend yields are quite a bit higher than the

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Selecting Great Dividend Growth Stocks

Where To Start Your Research When starting your research for dividend growth stocks, much of the work has already been done for us.  We just need to know where to find it! Start out by reviewing the Dividend Aristocrats or Dividend Achievers lists to identify a broad category of stocks that have consistent dividend growth. Once you have identified a list of stocks using the dividend achievers list, it is

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Are Dividend Investors Idiots?

In a recent article by John Heinzl (Globe and Mail) he asks himself if, as a dividend growth investor, he and all other dividend investors are idiots? Heinzl outlines the feelings that we typically have every so often as dividend investors. That is, missing out on the “multibaggers” that everyone is talking about around the water cooler at work. Here is a quote that sums up how us dividend investors

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Bank Stocks – Learning From The Past

With many dividend growth investors heavily weighted in financials, I thought it would be prudent to take a look at the downside risk of the Canadian bank stocks that I own. With Canadian bank shares down 24% from their 52 week highs I wondered if these are these levels where the stocks should be bought? Most analysts in Canada are not suggesting to add to positions in financial stocks right now which

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