Dividend Glossary

Even if you’ve been investing for decades, income investing can introduce a lot of new lingo and acronyms, which are not always well explained. Here are some of the key terms I use in Cabot Dividend Investor or that you may see as research...
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Cabot’s New Letter For Retirees

Cabot Heritage Corp., a leading publisher of investment advisories for individuals and investment professionals since 1970, today announced its newest advisory, Cabot Dividend Investor. The charter issue of Cabot Dividend Investor will be published on January 29, 2014.
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REITs for Income and Growth Potential

A lot of the most reliable income-generating investments don't have much growth potential: they're bonds with a fixed value, or companies that pass earnings on to shareholders instead of reinvesting them for growth. But there are plenty of exceptions. One type of income that...
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Dividend Edition: Best Tech Stocks for Income

The tech industry isn't usually the first place investors look when seeking income-generating investments. But as the industry grows up, a growing number of tech companies are finding themselves with cash to spare--and choosing to distribute it to their shareholders. Apple (AAPL) is, course,...
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Dividend-Paying Stocks for All Investors

Most of the dividend-paying stocks I feature here come from the Dick Davis Dividend Digest, which exclusively recommends income-generating investments. However, the latest Investment Digest, featuring our contributors' Top Picks for 2012, had its fair share of dividend-payers too. I've written before about dividend-paying...
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The Advantages of Dividend-Paying Stocks

Today I thought I'd start with a chart. This chart, created by The Prudent Speculator based on data from Eugene T. Fama and Kenneth R. French, shows the long-term performance of dividend-paying and non-dividend-paying stocks. As you can see, over the long term, stocks...
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