Colgate Washes Up Another Dividend

The Board of Directors of Colgate-Palmolive Company (NYSE: CL) declared quarterly cash dividends of $.40 per common share, payable on August 15, 2008, to shareholders of record on July 24, 2008. For those of you looking for a dividend that is as close to certain as you can get, look no further as Colgate-Palmolive has paid uninterrupted dividends on its common stock since 1895. Colgate on the Defense With the

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A Case For Income From Stocks

I have regularly touted that income in the form of increasing stock dividends, from companies with a track record of increasing their dividends, is a great way to build inflation protected passive income. Investing For Yourself A new article from Morningstar Columnist, Josh Peters CFA, indicates the same sentiment. In the article he makes a strong case for those of us who are engaged in the Dividend Investing strategy to

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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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