Stock Buybacks: Who Benefits The Most?

When a company buys back its own stock, there are many advantages to the investor. However, there is a major advantage of stock buybacks to the company managers that we don’t normally hear about. First, let’s talk about why we like stock buybacks. Advantages to the Investor Buying back stock means that the company earnings are now split among fewer shares, meaning higher earnings per share (EPS). Theoretically, higher earnings

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Do You Have The Perfect Financial Plan?

We have all heard people harp on having a financial plan and investing for the future, but what does that mean?  What happens when you develop your asset allocation, purchase your Dividend Growth Stocks and Dividend ETF’s and have  saved for an emergency fund with a high interest online account like ING Direct? We have also heard all of the “talking heads” on television talk about diversification.  They are more

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Where’s Your Opportunity Fund?

The “opportunity fund” is a concept that I have used for many years now and, only recently, did I discover the name for it. Jim at Blueprint for Financial Prosperity coined this term over at his site and it struck a chord with me. What Is An Opportunity Fund? An opportunity fund is simply a stash of money that I set aside for investment opportunities that are almost certain to

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Start Buying Dividend Stocks Now!

Here is why you must start buying dividend paying stocks now! It has long been a strategy of mine to invest in high quality Dividend Growth Stocks as a  for retirement and I’m about to show you why you should do the same! The beauty about this strategy is that it is not rocket science and that everyone can understand the basic principles behind it. I’m not promoting trickery or

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