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Retirement: Dividend Yield vs. Dividend Growth

June 24th, 2014

retirement 401KMichael Fabian: There are many schools of thought when it comes to constructing a portfolio of dividend paying equities, but one topic of debate is whether investors should focus more on total return or dividend yield in retirement. Read more…

NYSE:HDV, NYSE:VIG, NYSE:VYM

Dividend ETFs Hitting New Highs

May 30th, 2014

dividendsDividend-focused ETFs have been gaining immense popularity and are riding higher this month on investors’ drive for higher income. This is especially true as interest rates remain at lower levels despite the fact that the Fed is curtailing its monetary Read more…

NYSE:SDOG, NYSE:VIG, NYSE:VYM

Time To Load Up On Dividend Paying Stocks

May 28th, 2014

dividends1Chris Preston: Here in Vermont, we’ve had three straight weeks of near-perfect spring weather. It seems too good to be true. Which is why I’ve been bringing my raincoat to work each of the last few days, just in case. Read more…

NYSE:DVY, NYSE:HDV, NYSE:SDY, NYSE:VYM

Overseas Dividend ETFs Trump U.S. For Income

May 22nd, 2014

dividendsDavid Fabian: Equity income investors are running into a key problem when constructing a diversified portfolio of dividend-paying stocks. The crux of the issue is that prices have risen to a point where the major domestic dividend indexes are now yielding a meager 3%. Read more…

NYSE:DEM, NYSE:DVY, NYSE:FDD, NYSE:IDV, NYSE:VYM

First Trust Launches New Quality Income ETF

March 25th, 2014

first-trust-portfoliosThe dividend ETF space continues to be a favorite among investors as evidenced by the incredible level of interest seen in many of the products in the space. In fact, many issuers have lined up with several new funds focused on income strategies in order to tap into this sentiment. Read more…

NYSE:DVY, NYSE:HDV, NYSE:SDY

Top-Yielding Stocks To Combat Low Interest Rates

February 13th, 2014

yieldJohn Whitefoot: Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen has confirmed what most already knew. The recovery in the U.S. jobs market is far from complete. Yellen noted that the unemployment rate has improved since the Federal Reserve initiated its last round Read more…

NYSE:DVY, NYSE:VYM

The New RevenueShares Ultra Dividend ETF In Focus

October 7th, 2013

revenuesharesAlthough there have been some concerns over dividend ETFs as of late, there is still plenty of interest in income ETFs. And with the Fed’s decision to hold off on the taper, some are starting to believe that lower rates may be here for a bit longer, Read more…

NYSE:DLN, NYSE:HDV, NYSE:RDIV, NYSE:VYM

The 4% Rule Is Dead, But These Dividend ETFs Might Help (DVY, VIG, VYM)

April 1st, 2013

new etfsETF Base: The days of consistent 4% annual withdrawals from a retirement fund are long gone. A paper from Morningstar rejects the idea that anyone can pull 4% per year from their retirement balance with any confidence.  Overconfidence is common, but not prudent. Read more…

NYSE:DVY, NYSE:VIG, NYSE:VYM

An Easy Way to Start Investing (NYSEArca:VYM)

January 10th, 2013

More than two thousand years ago, the Greek sage and philosopher Epictetus counseled, “It is impossible for anyone to begin to learn what he thinks he already knows.” Nowhere is this truer than in the stock market. You need only ask the many Read more…

NYSE:VYM

Reviewing Seven Cheap Dividend Focused ETFs (VIG, VYM, SCHD, DLN, DTD, SDYL, HDIV)

September 27th, 2012

Michael Johnston: As billions of dollars have flowed into exchange-traded products over the past several years, some asset classes and strategies have attracted particularly high levels of interest (and cash) from investors. Dividend ETFs in particular have become quite popular as investors Read more…

NYSE:DLN, NYSE:DTD, NYSE:HDIV, NYSE:SCHD, NYSE:SDYL

Do ex-Financial Funds Make Safer Dividend ETFs? (SDY, VYM, JPM, RY, CS, DOO, DTN)

July 31st, 2012

Eric Dutram: Financials firms on both sides of the Atlantic appear to be facing some serious trouble. Banks in Europe are under pressure due to a variety of PIIGS debt issues, any of which could cause a disaster for the broad sector if left untreated or unresolved. Read more…

NYSE:DOO, NYSE:DTN, NYSE:SDY, NYSE:VYM

Investing In Exchange Traded Funds: 3 ETFs To Consider For 2012 (BOND, ACWV, VYM, UBS)

July 24th, 2012

Deborah Baratz: Since exchange-traded funds (ETFs) made their U.S. debut in 1993, they have grown to a market of more than $1 trillion.  Read more…

NYSE:ACWV, NYSE:BOND, NYSE:VYM

The Best High Dividend Yield ETF? (VYM)

May 7th, 2012

When dealing with your retirement savings you need to remember a couple things: Read more…

NYSE:VYM

Tax Reform And Dividend ETFs: Cause For Concern? (DLN, SPY, HDV, VYM, SDY, DVY, VIG)

March 5th, 2012

Michael Johnston:  Dividend ETFs have been at the intersection of two of the hottest investing trends over the last year or so, turning in stellar performances and attracting huge cash inflows. Interest in dividend-paying stocks has skyrocketed, as these securities have double-edged appeal as tools Read more…

NYSE:DLN, NYSE:DVY, NYSE:HDV, NYSE:SDY, NYSE:SPY, NYSE:VIG, NYSE:VYM

Is it a Good Time to Invest in Stocks? (VYM)

February 21st, 2012

More than two thousand years ago, the Greek sage and philosopher Epictetus counseled, “It is impossible for anyone to begin to learn what he thinks he already knows.” Nowhere is this truer than in the stock market. You need only ask the many thousands of Read more…

NYSE:VYM




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