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A place to share info and have discussion, mostly on dividend stocks, but including ETFs, CEFs, mutual funds, and other income producing investments. The overall goal being to build a growing income stream, portfolio growth being secondary. With an abundance of very intelligent and experienced posters, and no real functioning retirement board on SI, imho a good place for any retirement questions or concerns.

My personal favorite book to give any young person. The Richest Man in Babylon by George S. Clason
amazon.com

Two thread favorite reads:

The Single Best Investment: Creating Wealth with Dividend Growth by Lowell Miller
amazon.com

2006 Edition available as a free PDF online. Introduction and first 46 pages required reading imho.
mhinvest.com

The Ultimate Dividend Playbook: Income, Insight and Independence for Today's Investor by Josh Peters
amazon.com

Descriptions of Achievers, Aristocrats, and Champions:

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Printable list here:

dripinvesting.org

Here's a handy website (courtesy of another board). The home page gives dividends, total return, dividend growth rate for various time periods and the like for any stock going back as far as 1970.

There's also a drop down menu ( top right ) where you can pull up inflation rate, S&P earnings and the like since 1960.

longrundata.com

This site will give you a the 3 and 5 year dividend growth.

dividendinvestor.com

Dividend Safety Scores: simplysafedividends.com

Another helpful site: theconservativeincomeinvestor.com

A few more some could find handy:

Stock screener: finviz.com
All things closed end funds: cefconnect.com
Dividend news: seekingalpha.com
Preferred stocks and baby bonds: dividendyieldhunter.com

I am going to track my IRA here and update it monthly. Anyone who would like to do the same, I will link to the header. Real world always being better than hypothetical.

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27931Unless you have a conviction, I'd stay away. There is only one reason to owdeeno-8 hours ago
27930I own a bit of UNIT...but can understand the fears some investors have. Brad ThMannie-8 hours ago
27929 Never really looked at UNIT, but I am sure this didn't help: September 19,Steve Felix-8 hours ago
27928Microsoft declares $0.42 dividend Sep. 19, 2017 5:06 PM ET|About: Microsoft CoMannie-8 hours ago
27927UNIT down 6.5%. The market must be thinking that the dividend (which at currentThe Alchemist-yesterday
27926Well the CEO of D said the divvy hikes WILL be 10% a year, but I remember KinderJimisJim-last Saturday
27925D is our 4th largest position. I am very pleased with it and I agree that dividrnsmth-last Saturday
27924It's a winner LT, every time, IMO... /eomJimisJim-last Saturday
27923Utilities: I appreciate this post of yours, Jim. It led me to start a position iMax Fletcher3last Friday
27922Yes, they had a positive settlement in the SDRL CH 11 BK. They gave up 30% of rE_K_S-last Friday
27921 UTG - Reaves Asset Management announced today that it will hold a conference caSteve Felix1last Thursday
27920Market seems to like SFL after the cut. Highest close since April 3rd. Up 6% onSteve Felix-last Thursday
27919New Jersey Resources (NYSE: NJR) declares $0.2725/share quarterly dividend, 6.9Steve Felix-September 12
27918Been with Ameritrade since they bought out Datek, years ago and this is only secLTBH-September 11
27917It is prettysimple with schwab. Shows up as availabe to trade on stock trade pagberniel-September 9
27916Wow - sounds like a lot of Ameritrade hoops At Fidelity, the rights were in my maverick61-September 8
27915Thx but ... "! Please enter a valid stock symbol" Also how can sell LTBH-September 8
27914Sent an email yesterday to TDAmeritrade noting that Fidelity didn't seem tWillitsoar-September 8
27913It Should come up on the trade page and offer you the rt's to exercise for aberniel-September 8
27912Have same issue: "Funny that clicking on the symbol brings me to no symbol:LTBH-September 8
27911Thanks. I had no info on expiration date. I see they rounded me up to 171 from 1Steve Felix-September 6
27910No... I don't do ETFs -- just a personal thing... my wife has 3-4 ETFs... VPJimisJim-September 6
27909Went ahead and topped off my AMLP position yesterday(2/3rds of a normal full posDitchdigger-September 6
27908UTGRT now showing in my fidelity account with expiration date of 10/4/2017Maurice H. Norcott-September 6
27907Have you considered VPU?Investor2-September 5
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