How To Start Investing In Dividend Stocks (Including A Dividend Checklist)

Investing in stock dividends does seem like a great source of some “easy” income. Let’s look at how to start investing in dividend stocks. But hold your horses before you go in blindly in a moment of excitement with false hopes. In an age, where the internet has made it relatively easy and cheap to…

Swedish Investment Companies: Their Dividend Track-Records

Instead of buying an active mutual fund, you can choose to invest in an investment company. We have previously written several articles about these stocks and why they are a very good option for most investors. The main benefits are low management costs, diversification and active ownership. Additionally, most of them have an active and…

Swedish Investment Companies: Business, Owners, Performance And Holdings

Swedish entrepreneurs have a long history of being good stewards of capital. Because of this, we believe Swedish investment companies offer great opportunities for returns better than the averages, of course depending on the management. Some companies have performed much better than others. This article lists the most popular investment companies and compares their strategy,…

Why Stocks Drop On The Ex-Dividend Date (Do Stocks Go Down On Dividend Date?)

Why stocks drop on the ex-dividend date can easily be explained, yet many investors find themselves at a loss in understanding why. An investment in any company stems from more than just a profit-making mind, gratitude for which is in the form of a dividend, as a token of appreciation for the trust in the…

What Percent Of My Portfolio Should Be Dividend-Paying? (How Many Dividend Stocks Should I Have In My Portfolio?)

A sign of a strong portfolio is to construct one that grows with you. What percent of my portfolio should be dividend-paying? Investors tend to incline heavily towards dividends-paying stocks, attracted by the compelling numbers. But it is not wise to think of dividends as a risk-free form of income. Surely there are investors who…

Why You Shouldn’t Buy Dividend Stocks (Dividend Investing Risks)

Investing in dividends has gained quite some momentum with increasing popularity as the interest rate goes down. Dividends have become replacements for coupons for many investors. The process has left several dividend investors chasing high yields and risky stock portfolios. Thus, be careful if you are a dividend investor. You shouldn’t only buy dividend stocks….

Why Investment Companies Are A Great Investment

Introduction and summary: This article seeks to explain what an investment company is, and what the main differences are compared to mutual funds. If you do your due diligence, we believe investment companies are a better choice than most mutual funds because of these reasons: Investment companies are better than mutual funds because they take…

How To Make Money On Dividend Stocks (How To Succeed In Dividend Investing)

An additional source of income is what motivates the need to start investing in dividend stocks. Many dream of making a living by receiving dividends, and the good news is that it’s possible. Anyone can make money on dividend stocks if they have a rational plan. This article looks at how to make money on…

Debunking Dividend Investing (Arguments Against Dividend Investing)

Debunking Dividend Investing (Arguments Against Dividend Investing)

There are many arguments against dividend investing despite the fact that dividend stocks have outperformed non-paying stocks. Many non-dividend companies could pay a dividend but chose not to. There are many reasons for not paying a dividend but rather using a flexible approach to allocate capital. Berkshire Hathaway would not manage a 19% compounded return…

Why Invest In The Berkshires – The Original And The Clones/Minis/Babies

Why Invest In The Berkshires – The Original And The Clones/Minis/Babies

Introduction and summary: Most investors know very well the story of Berkshire Hathaway and Warren Buffett. However, the many advantages of the Berkshire business model have some very interesting features that we believe are less understood and very underrated, and the aim of the article is to look more into these features and why they…

Why Invest In Norway

Norway isn’t just popular for its beautiful landscapes and majestic northern lights but also for the attraction it has become for foreign investors with its unprecedented growth rates in comparison to elsewhere in the Eurozone. Since the industrial era, Norway has reported powerful growth rates and has gained a reputation over its neighbors in the…

The Complete List Of Swedish ADRs

The complete list of Swedish ADRs Sweden’s economy is quite developed and an export-focused economy supported by hydropower, timber, and iron ore. The primary sectors involve pharmaceuticals, industrial machines, motor vehicles, precision equipment, telecommunications, chemical goods, forestry, steel, home goods and appliances, and steel. Sweden is also establishing itself in mine, pulp industries, engineering, and…

Why It Is Important To Avoid Investment Mistakes (Remove Unforced Errors)

The good is mostly in the absence of the bad. – Old proverb, mentioned in Nassim Nicholas Taleb’s Antifragile. Why is it important to avoid investment mistakes? Put simply, if you avoid the gravest mistakes, winning tends to take care of itself. Avoid unforced errors In 1975 Charles D. Ellis wrote a famous article in…

Dividends Do Nothing For Shareholders (Why Would A Shareholder Prefer Not To Receive Dividends?)

Dividends Do Nothing For Shareholders (Why Would A Shareholder Prefer Not To Receive Dividends?)

Dividend investors only invest in companies that pay regular dividends. We believe you should be agnostic and invest in any company that is likely to be a good investment – no matter if it pays a dividend or not. Berkshire Hathaway has been a good investment because it doesn’t pay a dividend. In this article,…

What Is A Good Dividend Yield? Is A High Dividend Yield Good? (What Dividend Yield Is Too High)

It turns out history gives us some good clues about what is a good dividend yield. If you’re a dividend investor it certainly tells you where you should concentrate your investment research. While Treasury yields have gone down, many dividend investors have gravitated to invest in higher yielding stocks. But keep in mind that a…