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Dividend Cuts and Suspensions: Who's Paring Back?
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Dividend Cuts and Suspensions: Who's Paring Back?

The COVID-caused flood of dividend cuts and suspensions has slowed to a trickle, but some notable names have still slashed payouts of late.
July 1, 2021
Know When to Sell a Stock
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Know When to Sell a Stock

The decision to sell isn't easy. Use our guide whether you're taking profits or tossing a loser.
June 25, 2021
A Comeback for Dividends
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A Comeback for Dividends

The biggest hikes in the Kiplinger Dividend 15 were 10% increases from Home Depot and Procter & Gamble.
June 24, 2021
Hedge Funds' 25 Top Blue-Chip Stocks to Buy Now
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Hedge Funds' 25 Top Blue-Chip Stocks to Buy Now

What is the "smart money" up to lately? We explore the 25 most popular blue-chip stocks among the hedge fund crowd.
June 22, 2021
What AT&T's WarnerMedia Spinoff Means for Your Dividends
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What AT&T's WarnerMedia Spinoff Means for Your Dividends

AT&T and Discovery's major M&A deal includes a cut to T's generous dividend payment.
May 17, 2021
Get Weekly Dividends With SoFi's New WKLY ETF
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Get Weekly Dividends With SoFi's New WKLY ETF

The fresh-faced SoFi Weekly Dividend ETF (WKLY) ups the ante on dividend frequency by paying its investors every seven days.
May 11, 2021
10 Dividend Growth Stocks You Can Count On
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10 Dividend Growth Stocks You Can Count On

What should investors prioritize in dividend growth stocks? A history of aggressive payout expansion, and the ability to generate enough cash to keep …
May 3, 2021
10 Super-Safe Dividend Stocks to Buy Now
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10 Super-Safe Dividend Stocks to Buy Now

Want to have your cake and eat it, too? Here are 10 safe dividend stocks that have a strong history of boosting cash payouts to shareholders.
April 30, 2021
Get Dividends Every Month
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Get Dividends Every Month

The idea is to assemble 12 stocks with alternating distribution dates, so you never wait long for cash.
April 29, 2021
35 Ways to Earn Up to 10% on Your Money
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35 Ways to Earn Up to 10% on Your Money

Yields are beginning to lift off. We found great deals for every level of risk.
April 29, 2021
Dividend Increases: 15 Stocks Announcing Massive Hikes
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Dividend Increases: 15 Stocks Announcing Massive Hikes

Looking for more than token dividend increases? Consider this list of 15 companies announcing substantial payout hikes over the past few months.
April 27, 2021
5 Mortgage REITs for a Yield-Starved Market
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5 Mortgage REITs for a Yield-Starved Market

Mortgage REITs took their lumps in the COVID downturn, but any mREIT trading today is a survivor. Here are five high-yield options that are still on t…
April 22, 2021
European Dividend Aristocrats: 39 Top-Flight International Dividend Stocks
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European Dividend Aristocrats: 39 Top-Flight International Dividend Stocks

The European Dividend Aristocrats don't have quite the payout-growth longevity of their American counterparts, but they still offer dividend hikes and…
April 8, 2021
7 Big Pharmaceutical Stocks for Bigger Income
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7 Big Pharmaceutical Stocks for Bigger Income

Pharmaceutical stocks with stable, substantial dividends can hold their own in almost any environment, making them ideal for long-term income investor…
March 26, 2021
10 Income Investments Serving Up Superior Yields
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10 Income Investments Serving Up Superior Yields

Respectable yields are scarce nowadays. But these 10 income investments, spanning several types of special classes, offer up to 10.3% annually.
March 15, 2021
Some Basics on How to Pick Dividend Growth Stocks
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Some Basics on How to Pick Dividend Growth Stocks

To grow your retirement wealth, for starters, don’t chase high dividend yields. That’s not the way to go. Instead, be selective and look for companies…
March 13, 2021
9 Stocks With Surprisingly Reliable Special Dividends
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9 Stocks With Surprisingly Reliable Special Dividends

Special dividends typically are one-time windfalls for investors. But a few companies regularly weave these payouts into their broader dividend strate…
March 2, 2021
15 Dividend Kings for Decades of Dividend Growth
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15 Dividend Kings for Decades of Dividend Growth

Dividend Kings are the crème de la crème of dividend growers, and should be top of mind for any investor who puts income stability above all else.
March 1, 2021
65 Best Dividend Stocks You Can Count On
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65 Best Dividend Stocks You Can Count On

These 65 Dividend Aristocrats are an elite group of dividend stocks that have reliably increased their annual payouts every year for at least a quarte…
January 30, 2021
9 Utility Stocks to Buy for 2021
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9 Utility Stocks to Buy for 2021

Utility stocks: They're steady, they're dependable, they deliver income. That's the case with most of these top 2021 picks ... but a couple break the …
January 20, 2021
Need Yield? Try These 5 Best BDCs for 2021
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Need Yield? Try These 5 Best BDCs for 2021

Business development companies (BDCs) are a small but high-yielding industry that effectively acts as private equity for the common man.
January 11, 2021
Dogs of the Dow 2021: 10 Dividend Stocks to Watch
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Dogs of the Dow 2021: 10 Dividend Stocks to Watch

The Dogs of the Dow were flea-bitten last year, but this simple dividend-investing strategy will try to return to greatness in 2021.
January 6, 2021
What Is a Closed-End Fund? The ABCs of CEFs
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What Is a Closed-End Fund? The ABCs of CEFs

Closed-end funds (CEFs) are powerful retirement tools that don't get much attention. We'll show you the basics, including what a CEF is, how they work…
December 30, 2020
25 Dividend Stocks the Analysts Love Most for 2021
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25 Dividend Stocks the Analysts Love Most for 2021

Income investors looking for more than just a little yield: These are the top dividend stocks for 2021, according to the pros.
December 18, 2020
3 Big Technology Stocks With Big Dividend Potential
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3 Big Technology Stocks With Big Dividend Potential

Technology stocks' yields aren't much to look at, but these three firms have deep financial resources to keep the pedal down on dividend growth.
December 11, 2020
50 Top Stock Picks That Billionaires Love
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50 Top Stock Picks That Billionaires Love

These 50 companies, of various shapes and sizes, are among the top stock picks held by billionaire investors or high-asset hedge funds.
December 8, 2020