Dividend Growth Investing for Beginners

When you, as an investor, are looking at income earning opportunities, you should definitely mull over the option of dividend growth investing. Dividends allow you to enjoy your share in the profit of a company on a quarterly basis. Dividends are the total amount of money that a particular company pays out to its shareholders. The amount of dividend depends upon the performance of the company and dividend growth requires

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A Look at the Market’s Big Picture

Just a few days into August and markets seem to have picked up where they left off in July. Here’s a summary of market action and key developments from last month, including monthly benchmarks. Investors saw more data indicating that healing is underway in the global economy. Increased optimism paved the way for a fifth consecutive month of gains across world markets. International stocks advanced. The MSCI World Index returned

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Your Retirement Income Is On Sale!

Why Do We Invest When We Have No Control? Even during the most trying times for the market, it is important to understand why it is that we are investing our hard earned cash into public companies of which we have little to no control over. It’s true.  We are buying pieces of companies, in the form of common stock, that we have no control over the operations of 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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