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Should You Invest In Dividend Stocks or ETFs?

Written by Teacher Man™, at My University Money. Hello citizens of Dividend Nation.  My pen name is Teacher Man™ and I am co-owner of the blog My University Money.  I also write for several other personal finance blogs, and have recently decided to try my hand at this whole eBook thing.  Before I get into trying to convince an audience full of dividend believers that I believe I have a better approach, I should probably get one thing straight.  As long as you are out of debt, saving, investing ...

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Dividend Fund Managers Are Buying Apple?

written by Hank Coleman Mutual fund managers are getting confused. It seems like more fund managers are deviating from their fund’s stated focus and suffering from style drift in order to own one of the hottest stocks of the past decade. More than 40 dividend funds have recently bought shares of Apple even though the company does not yet issue a dividend. Even mutual funds that focus on small companies have gotten into the act. Over 50 small capitalization and mid-cap mutual funds have bought shares ...

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Building My Portfolio for Retirement, with Dividends and Bonds

In my mid to late 40’s, my focus of late has been more on planning for retirement and how I will generate a consistent monthly income to fund my retirement. I find myself in between the need to increase my portfolio through capital appreciation, but also for the need to generate monthly income in retirement. I can take early retirement nine years from now, and I fully plan on doing so! What I will need at that time is monthly income. I’ve weighed the pros and cons. I’ve come to the conclusion ...

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Dividend Stocks from Thailand: Higher Yield in the Emerging Market

Written by Money Infant and Dividend Ninja As I’m Canadian, I tend to stick with Canadian and U.S. dividend stocks, and any global investing is done through ETFs or Index Funds (currently index funds in my case). Like most North American investors, that’s about it for global diversification. But what if you reside in another country and you gained a knowledge and understanding of the companies around you. Would you be inclined to invest in them?  That’s the scenario my online friend Steve ...

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