A risky way of avoiding withholding taxes on dividends from international companies could put U.S. bank depositors at risk.
Some meaty payouts might meet their untimely demise this year. Consider the cases of SeaWorld, CTC Media, Windstream and even Coca-Cola.
You have to take dividend increases in context. Companies can increase their dividends by huge percentages and still lag behind their peers.
Most investors don't think to look in this business sector for great dividend-paying stocks.
The Dogs of the Dow, a common strategy for choosing stocks from the Dow Jones industrial average looks like it could succeed again this year.
Here are tips for making the best out of three of the most common tax situations that come up when you sell your investments.
Among the ranks of elite dividend stocks, some companies use questionable methods to preserve their positions as Dividend Aristocrats.
A few stocks keep the dividends flowing each month. Look at oil and gas firms, business development companies and real estate investment trusts.
For high dividends, look beyond utility stocks, REITs and limited partnerships. Consider Six Flags, Mattel, Regal Entertainment and Staples.
Dividend reinvestment plans can be a powerful strategy. DRIPS are even better when there are no commissions to pay.
Regional telcos Frontier, CenturyLink and Windstream aren't growing, but their big yields are making connections with investors.
Instead of focusing on what can be fickle high yields, smart investors should instead look for consistent growth of dividends.
Decent dividends, big investments that should pay off and increased interactivity with patrons add up to making theme-park stocks a good bet.
The airline business is uncharacteristically popular with investors. But can the good times -- increased dividends, low fuel prices and stock buybacks -- last?
You want to invest prudently, but how do you decide which types of investments should go into your retirement accounts versus your taxable accounts?
The two leading doughnut chains are doing more than a few things right these days. But which one is tastier for investors?
If you miss the good old days when you could buy safe, secure bonds or CDs and earn enough to make it worthwhile, you should check out the many benefits of preferred stock.
With interest rates near zero, many retires seeking income investments are trying dividend stocks. Here are the three biggest mistakes they could be making with that strategy.
Starbucks continues to expand beyond coffee, by joining forces with Dannon to make Greek yogurt parfaits.
Apple sold $17 billion worth of bonds late Tuesday in the largest sale of corporate bonds ever, part of a plan to increase its share buyback program and boost its dividend.
Conservative investors fleeing low-yield, fixed-income investments have flocked to dividend stocks. But they often ignore just how much more dangerous those stocks can be.
Inflation is a real threat to your long-run ability to make ends meet, and you'll need a way to fight it. Dividend stocks just might be the best weapon available.
Dividend ETFs focus on investments that pay out healthy amounts of income to shareholders. But their methods for choosing what they hold can vary widely.