A quick search for stocks with growing dividends returns over 1.5 million Google results. The popularity of dividend investing suggests that it is a perfect stock investment strategy. Buy a stock with a growing dividend or a high dividend fund and you’re assured future cash flow.
Then there’s the retirement wisdom that instructs you to spend interest and dividend income and leave....More>>>
These 10 states impose the highest taxes on retirees, according to Kiplingers 2017 analysis of state taxes. One treats Social Security benefits just like Uncle Samtaxing up to 85% of your benefits. Six others tax Social Security benefits if your earnings exceed specific income thresholds. Exemptions for other types of retirement income are limited or nonexistent. In several states, property taxes....More>>>
We went looking for the greatest companies outside the U.S. and came up with eight proven picks. Here’s one of them: Royal Dutch Shell (RDS.A). To make the list, the businesses had to have U.S.-traded shares and be industry leaders. They also had to possess substantial financial resources to weather rough economic times. Finally, we sought companies that had significant catalysts to drive....More>>>
"Short Sellers Retreat Amid Rally," ran the headline in the Wall Street Journal. Curious readers stopped and stared. It was the premise of the headline that arrested them. Who knew that there was even one bear left to give ground at the 100-month mark of the post-2008 levitation? El toro is the topic at hand. It's a most unusual bull market (we count as one the updrafts....More>>>
Starbucks Corporation (SBUX) operates as a roaster, marketer, and retailer of specialty coffee worldwide. The company initiated its dividend in 2010 and has been growing distributions rapidly since then.
While the company has only managed to increase dividends for four years in a row, I believe that it has the potential to reach dividend achiever status, and has the growth story to become....More>>>