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Dividend Growth Investing, Total Return, And Indexing: Let's Take Another Look
- Investing is about "time in the market and not about timing the market."
- Mutual fund managers have a terrible history of performing better than the Indexes.
- An individual investor is not bound by the same constraints of a fund manager, though.
Total Return And Dividend Growth Investing
- There is a myth that DG Investing is not the same as Total Return Investing.
- An investor can purchase DG stocks with the expectation of Total Returns.
- Just because someone calls it DGI doesn't negate price appreciation.
What Likely Happened To Dividend Growth Retirees In The Recession: Another Point Of View
- Setting goals for retirement income is a beginning point and not the end point.
- Creating a plan to achieve your goals requires that you consider all potential outcomes.
- Jumping ship on your plan when it goes south on you does not always produce the best results.
- Of course, if you fail to plan, you plan to fail.
Dividend Growth Investing: An Open Portfolio For Your Review
- I enjoy reading articles that discuss real-time portfolios.
- The advantage of a real-time portfolio article is that it can be open and transparent.
- The learning curve from real-time portfolios can provide lessons with investing that can't be matched by random stock performance data.
- Having a real-time portfolio will allow others to see not only good decisions, but also the bad and the ugly as well.
- This could be a lot of fun.
Dividend Growth Investing: Is It A Strategy Of Cliches?
- There are many different ways to invest your money in the stock market.
- Whatever method you choose, you should at least investigate alternative methods.
- By looking at strategies other than your own, you might just find something of value to add to your success.
- It is easy to let emotions get in the way of making sound investment decisions.
Dividend Growth Investing: Creating A Portfolio
- When creating a DG portfolio, not only is the dividend yield a consideration, but the Dividend Growth Rate should be a factor as well.
- With any portfolio, valuation is critical. Ignoring valuations and buying "any stock at any price" is not a good plan for long term success.
- DG investors should avoid chasing yields, especially when the investor is older. Preservation of capital is often overlooked by some investors.
Dividend Growth Investing: Retiring On Dividend Income (Part 2)
- There are many ways to fund retirement besides being invested in stocks and bonds.
- Every investor is different and every investor needs a retirement plan that accounts for their own situation.
- One approach to retirement, using stocks is Dividend Growth Investing.
Dividend Growth Investing: Creating Your Own Dividend By Selling Shares (Part 1)
Mon, May. 19 • 313 Comments
- Many investors use the stock market to create wealth and allow them to eventually fund their retirement years.
- Traditional retirement advice suggests that an investor can fund his retirement by selling stock in his portfolio to create income.
- But what happens when the markets correct? Can selling shares be different from "getting a dividend?"
The Effect Of Dividends On Stock Prices: Is There A Connection?
Sun, May. 4 • 108 Comments
- There are a number of misconceptions concerning the impact of dividends on stock prices.
- It is important to understand that share price is not the same thing as "company value".
- Dividends and total return go hand-in-hand, but there is more than one way to profit in the stock market.
Dividend Growth Investing: Is Total Return A Useful Metric?
- When measuring performance total return presents an interesting and valuable metric. While no single metric can serve as a complete analytical tool, total return can be very useful in helping.
- As some would suggest, "beating the market" can be a fool's errand, but there is no excuse ignoring the management of your actively managed portfolio.
- Regardless of your investing strategy, perhaps the total return metric can help make you become investor.
Dividend Growth Investing: An Introduction To Creating Wealth (Part 2)
- Owning dividend-paying stocks can be a sensible part of any investment plan.
- Dividends generate income, improve yields, and contribute to total returns.
- Dividend paying stocks provide investors with income, which is important for retirees, but they can also contribute to the long-term growth of your account balances.
Dividend Growth Investing: An Introduction To Creating Wealth
- I like to invest in Dividend Growth Stocks.
- That does not preclude me from investing in stocks that do not pay a dividend.
- Since I consider myself a value investor, fundamentals matter in any purchase decision that I make.
- While some people are perfectly content with Index investing or "passive" investing, I prefer a more active role in my own investment practices.
Rich And Retired? Why Buying Dividend Growth Stocks Might Not Be Your Best Move
- When you receive a financial windfall, sometimes the best course of action is to do nothing.
- It's best to define the "problem" before coming up with "the solution".
- It pays to take the time to develop a plan of attack and then stick with that plan.
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Why You Need To Be A Dividend Growth Investor: DGI Vs. Growth For The Long Haul
Aug. 14, 2013 • 322 Comments
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