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The Most Important Stock Investment Lesson I Ever Learned

2017-05-08

Research Articles

Introduction My investing career officially started in 1970.  However, for several years prior to that time I was an avid and interested student of common stock investing.  My initial lessons were taught by studying the behavior and practices of the most renowned stock investors.  Although these academic pursuits taught me a great deal, nothing taught […]

Choosing Common Stocks That Make Sense for Your Retirement Portfolio: Part 2

2015-09-17

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Choosing Common Stocks That Make Sense for Your Retirement Portfolio: Part 2 Introduction Choosing the most appropriate stocks for the common stock portion of your retirement portfolio is vitally important.  In part 1 of this series found here I presented the 6 broad categories of stocks (businesses) that renowned mutual fund manager Peter Lynch presented […]

Understanding Fair Valuation: A Common Sense Approach To Long-Term Investing Success

2015-08-28

Research Articles

Introduction In order to understand what the intrinsic value or fair value of a common stock is, you must think like a long-term business owner and not like a stock trader.  Additionally, you must think like a business owner that has no intention of selling their business.  Put another way, your business generates your livelihood. […]

20 Attractive Dividend Growth Stocks in Today’s Overvalued Market

2015-08-13

Research Articles

I recently published a series of articles on Seeking Alpha and other sites that were free to the public where I presented 20 attractively valued dividend growth stocks with an aggregate yield of 4.3%.  If you haven’t already read them, here are links to both of those articles. 20 Dividend Growth Stocks To Buy Today […]

10 Dividend Growth Stocks for Your Retirement Portfolios Aggregate Yield 4.3%: Part 2

2015-08-10

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Introduction After an exhaustive search of the dividend growth stock universe I identified 20 dividend growth stocks that I felt were currently worthy of consideration for retirement portfolios based on valuation. In part 1 of this 2-part series found here I discussed the current level of the S&P 500, and offered some important principles about […]

Retired With Money To Invest? Consider Playing Defense With Utilities

2015-06-12

Research Articles

Introduction It is no secret that the stock market in the general sense is trading at a higher valuation than normal.  On the other hand, I would argue that it’s far from bubble territory.  Regardless, I must admit that finding attractive valuations is getting harder with each passing day.  This is especially true for the […]

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