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Sorry I hide my true identity but I'm a physicist/engineer, native contrarian and idea generator. I am an eclectic dividend investor with motto "In God We Trust, All Others Pay Cash" applied to companies I invest in. I like to read /and read a lot - did you look on my SA photo 8-)? /... More
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    Oct 8, 2012 12:55 AM

    Surpise, surprise.... few person can write an article for SA, according to Evelyn C. Roth SA Editor email from June 2011:
    "...yes, you can write an article with co-authors. However, the article has to appear on only one of your author pages since we can't post something to multiple author pages. In the case of multiple authors, we'd put the co-authors bylines in the first lines of the text of the article.
    Another alternative is for you to write the piece and acknowledge the help of others in an author's note at the end of the piece."

    Well, I'm too busy/lazy/English-crazy(select what I want) to write articles for SA, but I have plenty ideas about Dividends and Dividend Growth investments (NYSE:DGI), so I'm looking for co-authors.

    June 23, 2011:

    1)
    Dividend Growth investors (DGi) are trying to create big dividend stream and NOT touch capital in retirement. In order to increase compounding it is better to avoid taxes, so IRA account can be used. But IRS requires to spend capital from IRA after 70.5 years (irs.gov/publications/p590/ch01.html#...) and pay taxes (different tax rates can be calculated).
    On another hand, Roth IRA requires taxes at front and regular account imposes taxes on dividends (now 15% but we can calculate different scenarios with e.g., 20%, 25%, .... 50%).
    So - what is the optimal strategy for DG investors who is 20,30,... 70 years old?
    This idea is extention of Robert Allan Schwartz article seekingalpha.com/article/260885 , so I hope he will find time to explore it.

    2)
    There several claims that DG investment (DGI) outperform market. To the best of my knowledge there is NO conformation for this claim. On another hand there are several scholar reports about high-yield dividend investment and it indeed outperform market. (see e.g., tweedy.com/resources/library_docs/papers...). So, I think DGI proponents should run backtest to confirm their claim.

    3)
    <From my comment to seekingalpha.com/article/287660-the-bene...;
    Let's assume that you have to withdraw 50%, 60%,...,100% of your income stream (e.g., dividends without selling assets). Obviously you cannot do it each 2 weeks to replace your salary because dividend payments are not uniform during a calendar year but I think it worst to develop better schedule. I guess it should be some extremes on curves that show a good scenario.

    5 Oct. 2012

    4) We often blame companies that they cook books. I hope that companies that pays dividend (esp. DG firms) manipulate earnings significantly less than non-dividend companies. It seems possible (dis)proof such hope with 2 probabilistic models (Beneish M-Score and
    Montier C-Score). It is necessary to calculate scores for both types of companies and compare their average values.

    Please send me SA email if you want co-develop these and other ideas

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