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Dividend Investing

Dividends for the long run

Investors who stick to boring companies that churn out cash have been well-rewarded over the long-term.

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Dividends can be cut by firms in trouble, or where management decides to do something else with its cash flow. Here's what to look out for...

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What’s wrong with dividends?

Dividend investing is much more popular than 20 years ago, and that's brought out some critics. We think they protest too much...

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Our dividend investing specialist is back, and this time he's looking at small caps for dividend income.

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Even the most blue chip dividend payers can go astray, as this retrospective case study on Tesco demonstrates...

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Deciphering dividend growth

A growing income stream is the stuff of investing Nirvana. Here's how to check out a promising dividend growth share.

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Drowning in data? Submerged by a smorgasbord of shares? You need to tighten up your investment process to focus on what mattes.

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Identifying decent dividend shares is one thing, but to invest for the long term in a growing income stream you need to build and manage a portfolio.

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How to value shares

All too often, dividend investors base their investment decisions on yield alone, with little regard for the price they paid for the share.

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Wwhen researching high-yield shares, our top job is to identify and fully understand why the share is offering a high-yield, and whether it's sustainable.

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Want a list of potentially pukka dividend paying shares in a hurry? The Analyst explains how to use a share screener to zero in.

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The Analyst turns his attention to the different yields available in the market from dividend paying shares. Is big always best for income seekers?

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The Analyst explains why different companies pay different sized dividends. (It's not just down to stinginess on the part of management!)

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What is dividend yield?

The Analyst yields to no man, and no investing jargon, either. (See what I did there?)

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What are dividends?

We welcome a new writer to the Monevator stable, in the form of The Analyst. He's one of the best financial educators I know, and he absolutely LOVES dividend investing.

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