Rayonier (RYN) Raises Quarterly Dividend 11.4% to $0.49; Yields 3.4% + MORE

Rayonier (RYN) Raises Quarterly Dividend 11.4% to $0.49; Yields 3.4% + MORE

My Brand New Minty Fresh Dental Plan

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My Brand New Minty Fresh Dental Plan

Having teeth can be expensive!

2013 has been a year of changes for me. Up until very recently, I’ve never had any type of health insurance whatsoever. I took what I believe to be a calculated risk by forgoing any type of insurance and used those savings to invest in my future.

Just a few months ago I finally caved in and purchased health insurance…

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Three Keys For Successful Dividend Growth InvestingTo ensure a retirement that is free from financial concerns, there are certain things that must be done today. For many people this is not a desirable task. However, building a secure future by investing in quality dividend stocks is neither complicated nor overly burdensome. Below are three simple keys that will help you become a better investor:


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Long Expedia ($EXPE) & Short Orbitz ($OWW)

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Long Expedia ($EXPE) & Short Orbitz ($OWW)Well after a few better picks, my 2013 long & short picks are looking better. There is one very poor result that I am unfortunately closing out this morning as I’ll be closing out my Long LinkedIn ($LNKD) and Short Zillow ($Z), my worst long & short pick of the year, currently down 38%, ouch! You can always take a look at my results here:
-My 2013 Tech Stock Long & Short Trades
This morning, I am opening a new trade on 2 of the major travel web companies out there…

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1,000 Dividends, 3 Lessons

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As the founding editor of Morningstar DividendInvestor, I have to confess to a certain bit of annoyance when I hear the phrase “dividend trade.” The idea of using high-quality, high-yielding stocks as vehicles in a short-term game of pops and drops isn’t just insulting; it’s bad logic. For one thing, these stocks tend to be less volatile than the market overall…

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Ex-Div Reminder for Williams-Sonoma (WSM)

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Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 7/24/13, Williams-Sonoma, Inc. (NYSE: WSM) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.31, payable on 8/23/13. As a percentage of WSM’s recent stock price of $58.53, this dividend works out to approximately 0.53%, so look for shares of Williams-Sonoma, Inc…

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Is It Time To Say Goodbye to Canadian Banks and Switch Over to US financials? 
For the past decade and a little bit longer, Canadian Banks have been a model of stable growth and security for investors. Their profits grow at the same rhythm as their dividend growth and they never jeopardized their financial health for the sake of investors’ greed. They were accused of being boring and conservative for several years until the market crashed in 2008…

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Why did I sell Enterprise Product Partners (EPD)

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I recently sold two-thirds of my position in Enterprise Product Partners (EPD). I laid out all the facts behind the sale in the original article. However, several readers missed the facts, and instead utilized their opinions and their own experiences in order to negate the article.

Now I never pay attention to other people’s mere opinions, because I firmly believe that comments on my…

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