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3 Dividend Growth Stocks To Buy Now
Rather than subject themselves to this risk, savvy investors can stabilize their portfolios by taking positions in reliable dividend growth stocks.
The Fed Has No Cred: Buy These 4 Big Dividend Stocks Now
No June rate increase from the Federal Reserve, July looks out, and now one Fed governor says it’s possible there will only be one between now and 2018.
8 Dividend Stocks Heating Up Their Yields
When selecting dividend growth stocks, one of the most important items is consistency in raising dividends. Sure it's easy to increase dividends when business is good, but a company has to persevere and continue to increase dividends in tough times.
7 Stocks Providing A Growing Income With Increased Dividends
There are many valid ways to successfully build long-term wealth. Dividend growth stocks have provided investors financial security for decades. Below are some companies that understand the importance of growing their cash.
7 Stocks Delivering Higher Cash Dividends
If you follow the mainstream financial media too closely, it can leave you wondering if there is any good news out there. There are many great companies committed to superior returns and rewarding their shareholders by increasing cash dividends.
12 Stocks Delivering More Cash With Higher Dividends
Many Americans are worried that they might not have enough money for retirement. Quality low-risk dividend growth stocks make an excellent addition to our retirement portfolio. Below are several companies raising their dividends.


ABT Abbott Laboratories
BAC Bank of America Corporation
BBT BB&T Corporation
CAT Caterpillar Inc.
CVS CVS Health Corporation
KO The Coca-Cola Company
LEG Leggett & Platt Inc.
SBSI Southside Bancshares Inc.
TGT Target Corporation
WMT Wal-Mart Stores Inc.



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Buy This Stock Before It Becomes A Dividend Aristocrat
One stock that will likely get there within a few years is real estate investment trust W.P. Carey (NYSE:WPC​​​​​​​). Here's why you might want to put it on your radar.
3 Stocks To Buy With Dividends Yielding More Than 3%
Not every high-yield stock is worth owning, a fact that income-focused investors often learn the hard way, via a dividend cut, when they first start their investing journey.
Should You Buy This 4.9%-Yielding Healthcare REIT?
This company remains a top-notch income vehicle for DGI investors.
Safe 6% Yield And Upside Make This Under-The-Radar Stock A Buy
A safe yield and solid growth prospects are a must for any investor in real estate investment trusts -- and this company not only has these qualities but it's much cheaper than rivals. Here's why it's an attractive purchase today.
2 Dividend Stocks To Buy In June
There are still plenty of great dividend stocks trading at good prices -- even after the overall stock market's gain in recent years. Two dividend stocks worth considering are Costco (NASDAQ:COST) and JPMorgan Chase (NYSE:JPM).
Favorite Dividend Stocks
I’ve made a list of other value-adding dividend-paying stocks for you to consider for your investment portfolio.
Buy This 5% Yielding Recovering REIT
Few income vehicles lend themselves to income investing as much as real estate investment trusts. REITs assemble portfolios of residential or commercial properties, and lease them to tenants.
Ridiculously Cheap Dividend Stocks To Buy Now
Feel like you missed out on the Brexit bargain hunt? If so, you’re not alone.

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Dividend Growth Stocks is dedicated to the process of identifying superior dividend investments using a value-based approach. The site's focus is on stock analysis, dividend & value education, retirement planning and developing a positive winning attitude in life. Dividend Growth Stocks was officially launched on April 15, 2011 to transition from my Dividends Value site back to Bloggger. Dividends Value was launched on January 31, 2009 to transition my Blogger site Dividends4Life to WordPress. For a more detailed history of the Dividends4Life site, see the first anniversary post at I will continue to write under the name Dividends4Life.