Everyone needs to invest, but where do you invest during bear markets?
The massive stock declines over the past year have eroded savings, but this doesn't mean you should stuff your money under a mattress. It needs to be put to work getting some return so that it will grow.
Smart investors will turn to high dividend paying stocks to get a stable and growing stream of income. Dividend investing-that provides an income beyond any gain in the share price-may be the investor's best weapon. Dividends are safe, largely reliable, and maybe at the their cheapest levels in many years. While the best paying dividend stocks of recent years, such as financials, took a huge beating in 2008, opportunities will abound in 2010 and beyond-if you know where to look.
In The Little Book of Big Dividends, dividend stock expert Chuck Carlson presents an action plan for dividend-hungry investors. You'll learn about the pitfalls, how to find the opportunities, and will learn how to construct a portfolio that generates big, safe dividends easily through the BSD (Big, Safe Dividends) formula. If you're a bit adventurous, Carlson has you covered, and will teach you how to find big, safe dividends in foreign stocks, preferred stocks, ETFs, real estate investment trusts, and more.
- Contains the simple tools, strategies, and recommendations for finding big, safe dividends
- Helps you put a complete portfolio together that pays dividends every month
- Show you the top dividend paying stocks with their dividend payment dates
It doesn't get any easier than this, and in these turbulent times, you can't afford to ignore the power of dividends. Read The Little Book of Big Dividends and gain a better perspective of how you can protect yourself for the future.
Chapter One The Check Is in the Mail 1
Chapter Two Super Size Me, without the Heartburn 21
Chapter Three If Einstein Was a Dividend Investor 33
Chapter Four The World Is Your Oyster 45
Chapter Five It Pays to Be Direct 61
Chapter Six Postcards from the Hedge 79
Chapter Seven Lifeguard on Duty 93
Chapter Eight Juice Your Portfolio without Striking Out 105
Chapter Nine When DRIPs Become Floods 127
Chapter Ten If You Build It, Dividends Will Come 147
Appendix A Advanced BSD Formula 161
Appendix B The Ultimate Big, Safe Dividend Portfolio 169