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  • If Only I Had Known About These Dividend Stocks... 2 comments
    Feb 25, 2014 7:42 AM | about stocks: XOM, CBRL, KO, OXY, TGT, MSFT, CVX, DLR, HP

    At one time or another, we all have thought, 'If only knew this when I was younger.' I purchased my first dividend stock for income in 2003. Like many newly converted income investors, I was chasing yield. I quickly built a portfolio consisting of Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs), Master Limited Partnerships (MLPs) and high yield, high risk stocks. My portfolio's yield was consistently in the low to mid-teens. Eventually, after some unnecessary losses, I learned there was a better way to invest in dividend stocks. Here is what I learned...

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  • SkipK
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    excellent article and agree on all the stocks listed.


    one possible correction - CBRL has increased it's dividends for 11 years per David Fish's CCC list, not 39 years.
    3 Mar 2014, 01:11 PM Reply Like
  • Robert Allan Schwartz
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    I agree with 11 years:


    3 Mar 2014, 01:14 PM Reply Like
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