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Dan Burrows

Contributing Writer
Kiplinger.com

Dan Burrows is a veteran of InvestorPlace, CBS MoneyWatch, SmartMoney and MarketWatch, and has written for The Wall Street Journal, Consumer Reports and other publications. He focuses on value investing with an eye toward helping long-term investors. He holds no individual securities.

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March 2019

11 Dividend Stocks With 55 or More Years of Payout Growth

Long-term income investors know that finding dividend stocks with decades of interrupted payments is only part of the winning formula for income investing. Dividend growth matters, too – which is exactly ...

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March 2019

The 25 Best Blue-Chip Stocks to Buy Now (According to Hedge Funds)

It's a good idea to keep one eye on the "smart money." Sure, hedge funds' performance doesn't always live up to the hype, but considering they represent more than $3 trillion in assets under management ...

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March 2019

Millionaires in America 2019: All 50 States Ranked

Millionaires are popping up in America like weeds. Indeed, the U.S. hasn't seen such a torrid increase in the ranks of millionaires in more than a decade. They can thank record levels for stock prices. "The ...

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Dividends
February 2019

5 Dividend Aristocrat Stocks With Long Payout Histories

These reliable companies have raised their dividends every year for at least six straight decades.

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February 2019

17 Stocks That Warren Buffett Just Bought, Trimmed or Dumped

Warren Buffett, chairman and CEO of Berkshire Hathaway (BRK.B, $202.78), sold a teensy bit of Apple (AAPL) stock in the fourth quarter of 2018, took new stakes in three companies, dumped one position just ...

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February 2019

57 Best Dividend Stocks You Can Count On in 2019

Long-term income investors know that yield isn’t everything when it comes to dividend stocks. Steadily rising payouts pay off down the road, too. Not only do rising dividends lift the yield on an ...

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January 2019

11 Best Stocks to Buy and Hold for the Next Decade

Buy-and-hold investing isn’t just about sitting around and collecting dividends. That’s not to cast any aspersions on dividends. Far from it. Regular and rising payouts are often the key to beating ...

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January 2019

The 25 Best S&P 500 Stocks of the Past 50 Years

John D. Rockefeller is reputed to have said, “The only thing that gives me pleasure is to see my dividends coming in.” Income investors hopefully lead fuller emotional lives than the richest American ...

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December 2018

The 25 Best Blue-Chip Stocks for 2019 (According to Hedge Funds)

Hedge funds often are referred to as the market’s “smart money” because of their management’s longtime expertise and penchant for making good investing decisions. Sure, they don’t always live ...

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December 2018

5 Bargain Dividend Stocks to Buy Now

‘Tis the season to go bargain hunting for stocks. It might not feel like it, what with the Dow Jones Industrial Average having kicked off December by shedding nearly 1,200 points, but now is the time ...

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November 2018

10 Stocks Warren Buffett Is Buying (And 6 He's Selling)

Warren Buffett, chairman and CEO of Berkshire Hathaway (BRK.B, $216.03), took a few more bites of Apple (AAPL) stock in the most recent quarter. But the big news is that he’s bonkers for bank stocks. Berkshire ...

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November 2018

7 Highest-Yielding Dow Dividend Stocks

Volatile markets like today’s are a good time to remind long-term investors of the virtues of big, stable dividend stocks like those found in the Dow Jones Industrial Average. It’s hard to beat ...

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November 2018

7 Companies With the Most Generous Stock Buybacks

If there’s one thing investors have been able to count on during this long bull market, it’s companies repurchasing record amounts of their own stock. Recent volatility notwithstanding, big stock buybacks ...

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October 2018

101 Best Dividend Stocks to Buy for 2019 and Beyond

Dependable dividend stocks that routinely grow their payouts are welcome in any environment. But they seem especially attractive nowadays. Stock market volatility is back with a vengeance. The Dow Jones ...

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QUIZ
October 2018

Can You Match the Famous Mascot to the Cereal?

Companies often depend on a mascot to help build a brand. Look no further than the breakfast staple in your kitchen cabinet for proof. Cereal makers have relied on endearing mascots, from Tony the ...

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October 2018

The 5 Best Dividend Growth Stocks for the Rest of 2018

Yield isn’t everything when it comes to dividend investing. Indeed, a steady, rising payout is what leads to long-term capital appreciation. Dividend growth not only makes a stock more attractive to ...

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October 2018

America's Most Popular Breakfast Cereals (And the Stocks Behind Them)

Breakfast is big business. Americans gobbled up $8.5 billion worth of ready-to-eat cereal over the past year, according to IRI, a market research firm. Just four companies – General Mills (GIS), Kellogg ...

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