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7 Dividend Blogs You Need To Read

We aim to inform our readers with quality dividend posts and lists… but we can’t cover everything. There are several other great bloggers out there covering dividend investing that you should be reading. Use these blogs to help you with your dividend learning and research. 1. The Dividend Pig Follow the Dividend Pig on their […]

Consistent High Yield Stocks

Every investor looking for income from their stocks likes consistency. Who wants to buy a stock and be concerned that the dividend could get cut or the stock could tumble lower. Safe Dividend List – March The safe dividend stock list has over 30 stocks that have been raising their dividend for 25 years or […]

5 Perfect Dividend Stocks

Top 100 Dividend List We have 5 stocks with perfect 100 point ratings from the top 100 dividend list this month. There are plenty of other high rated stocks coming it at just below perfect and all are worth consideration. McDonalds just missed being perfect because of what we consider a less than perfect dividend […]

Make $1000 A Month With These Dividend Stocks

Generating monthly income is a top priority for everyone. Most of our expenses recur monthly and we need monthly income to keep things going. One of the most attractive features of dividend-paying stocks is that they pay you cash. But most dividend stocks pay out their dividend on a quarterly basis. Wouldn’t it be great […]

Qualified Dividends

Qualified dividends are currently a subject of frequent discussion in the national news media, especially in relation to the future status of US federal government tax cuts. The IRS (Internal Revenue Service) classifies these dividends as dividends meeting certain requirements that allow them to be taxed at the lower long-term capital gains tax rate rather […]

Dividend Mutual Funds

To understand the advantages that can be gained by purchasing dividend paying mutual funds, it may be helpful to understand exactly what the name means. A mutual fund is a collection of bonds, stocks, and money markets that is professionally managed. Investors join a pool of other investors and purchase units in the fund. The […]

Blackrock Equity Dividend Fund

The Blackrock Equity Dividend Fund I (MDDVX), formerly known as the ML Equity Dividend Fund, seeks current income and long-term total return, primarily by investing in an equity securities portfolio, putting its focus on issuers with good capital appreciation prospects. Normally, it invests a minimal 80% of assets in securities paying dividends. The remaining holdings […]

Safe Dividend Stocks List

Recently we released a new feature for our Top Dividend members: The safe dividend stock list. The safe dividend list currently has 70 stocks listed on it, each of which has raised its dividend for 20 years or more. Many of these stocks are also on the dividend aristocrats list. The dividend aristocrats list is […]

Dividend List Update – Sept 8th

The dividend lists have been updated for September. All stock data is current as of September 7th. The premium content is available to members only. Free Content Dividend Yield Lists Dividend Industry Lists Dividend Lists TopDiv Premium Content Top 100 Dividend Stocks

How to Enroll in a DRIP Program

A dividend reinvestment plan has the well-deserved acronym of DRIP. When an investor utilizes a DRIP, the dividends earned on their stock investment will periodically “drip” into their stock portfolio. Instead of receiving monthly or quarterly checks for their dividend payments, the funds are reinvested into the original stock. If the payment doesn’t cover an […]