Carnival of Traders and Investors – Edition #6

Welcome to the 6th edition of the Carnival of Traders and Investors.

Financial Planning

Dividend Growth Investor presents Dividend Growth Investing Gets No Respect posted at Dividend Growth Investor, saying, “Dividend Growth investing is one of the most misunderstood investment strategies out there. Yet various studies have proven that quality dividend growth stocks tend to outperform the broad market indices over time.”

Glen Craig presents What is Income Investing? posted at Free From Broke, saying, “Have you ever wondered what is meant by “income investing?” Find out what it is and how it can work for you.”

Susan Howe presents Why won’t Californians buy earthquake insurance? posted at Insure, saying, “If you think Californians’ reluctance to buy earthquake insurance is just about high deductibles and premiums, think again.”

Michael Pruser presents Everything You Want To Know About Annuities posted at The Dough Roller, saying, “An annuity comes in various forms, all designed to help you save for retirement.”

Michael presents How Much Money Do You Need to Feel Wealthy? posted at Consumerism Commentary, saying, “How wealthy do you need to be in order to be, well, wealthy? It’s more than $5 million apparently!”

Pinyo presents Automating Your Way To Wealth posted at Moolanomy, saying, “To build wealth you need not start out with a ton of money; however, you do need to start somewhere. Here’s how you can do it automatically.”

Long Term Investing

Writers Coin presents Why Management Matters (and Warren Buffett is so Awesome) posted at The Writer’s Coin, saying, “Finding a new stock to invest in isn’t always easy. If all CEOs had to write their own letter to shareholders (like Warren Buffett does), it sure would make things easier for us.”

Mike Piper presents Picking Mutual Funds: Don’t Just Look at the Winners posted at The Oblivious Investor, saying, “When researching mutual funds, many investors only look for characteristics common among winning funds. But that’s only half the picture.”

BST presents 7 Investments That Pay You Each Month posted at Best Stocks, saying, “Monthly dividend-paying stocks are different than quarterly-paying stocks in that they pay out dividends every month instead of every quarter.”

Money Management

Pinyo presents Is Using a Debt Snowball a Good Idea? posted at Moolanomy, saying, “Which is the right strategy for you — paying off highest interest debt first vs. lowest balance debt first?”

Warren Stephen presents Money – How to Manage Your Finances posted at, saying, “Learn about 401K plans and cash advance loans.”

Glen Craig presents Investing in Stocks and Bonds Made Easy – Review posted at Free From Broke, saying, “For those who don’t start investing because the many options are too confusing, you may have hope – Betterment.”

Stock Market

Mark presents Why U.S. Stocks Will Rise in 2011 posted at Stock Pursuit, saying, “The real dynamics behind the recent rise in asset prices and the stock market.”

The Investor presents How subscription shares multiply your gains posted at, saying, “Subscription shares enable you to gear up and multiply your gains without taking on debt. The big risk is that instead of multiplying your gains, you multiply your losses.”

Darwin presents Price to Earnings Ratios Show US Headed Off a Cliff: MBA Monday posted at Darwin’s Money, saying, “See how Price to Earnings Ratios (P/E) have predicted multi-year market movements for over a century and why we’re headed for negative equities returns for over a decade if history repeats itself. No, this time isn’t different.”

Stock Trading

Sun presents Invest in Food ETFs as Food Prices Reach Record High posted at The Sun’s Financial Diary, saying, “I mentioned that as food and oil prices keep going up, such products as the Commodities CD may be a way to invest commodities. Even though oil price has eased a little bit after breaking the $100/barrel level the first time since 2008, food prices remain at record high.”

FMF presents The “Experts” Fallacy posted at Free Money Finance, saying, “Beware of listening to “experts” when determining your investment strategy and plans.”

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