This list of 68 free dividend stock resources is broken down into 8 categories. Each category has a brief explanation as to how it helps dividend investors. Resources are not ranked in order.
There are many styles of dividend investing – ranging from high yield investing to dividend growth investing. Reading the work of other investors who are using dividend investing to grow wealth is a great way to generate new ideas.
Bonus #1: See 100 dividend blogs ranked here.
(Sure Dividend is ranked #1)
Bonus #2: Viking Dividend Income – Recession resistant dividend income and more
- Sure Dividend – High quality dividend growth stocks, long-term plan
- The Dividend Guy – Passive income through dividend investing
- Dividend Mantra – Dividends, frugality, and financial independence
- Roadmap 2 Retire – Financial independence with dividend growth
- Dividend Monk – Disciplined dividend stock research
- Dividend Hawk – Dividend growth investing and financial independence
- Dividend Earner – Building wealth through dividend income
- Dividend Growth Investor – Generate a growing dividend income stream
- The Conservative Income Investor – Detailed dividend stock analysis
- Dividend Ladder – Useful dividend data for income investors
- Dividend Growth Machine – Dividend analysis from a college professor
- My Dividend Growth – A journey toward financial freedom
- Dividend Diplomats – Dividend reinvesting and frugal living
- Dividend Digger – Dividends and the power of compound interest
- Long-Term-Investments – Dividend yield information and articles
- Passive Income Pursuit – Financial independence through dividend growth
Personal Finance Sites
Analyzing dividend stocks is only part of the battle to building a portfolio of high quality dividend stocks purchased at fair or better prices. Saving money while living well is extremely important to the process as well. The more you save, the more there is to invest. The following personal finance sites help readers to save more or boost income.
- Man Vs. Debt – Sell your crap, pay off your debt, do what you love
- Money Mustache – Early retirement through ‘badassity’
- I Will Teach You to Be Rich – How to raise your income
- Cash Cow Couple – how to grow income and reduce debt
- Financial Samurai – Slicing through money’s mysteries
- Wise Bread – Living large on a small budget
- Money Crashers – Your guide to financial fitness
- Get Rich Slowly – Personal Finance that makes cents
- Money Ning – Personal finance, saving, frugality, and coupons
- Good Financial Cents – Showing that financial freedom is not a myth
- Budgets Are Sexy – A personal finance blog that won’t put you to sleep
- The Simple Dollar – Personal finance simplified
- Nerd Wallet – Financial freedom and economic well being
Dividend Stock Screeners
The stock screeners below can help you narrow down your search for high quality dividend growth stocks. All stock screeners listed below are free (or have most features free).
- Finviz – Financial visualizations (my favorite screener)
- Yahoo! Finance Screener – Find stocks with many selection criteria
- Zacks Screener – Screener with analyst estimate information
- Google Finance Screener – Intuitively designed screener from Google
- CNBC Screener – Decent screener with several preset screens
- Reuter’s Screener – Easy to use screen
- Ycharts – Great screener and image maker
- The Street – The Street’s ratings-based screener
- Old School Value Screener – over a dozen value-based screens
- com Screener – Screener aimed at dividend stocks
- Serenity Stocks Screener – Benjamin Graham value screener
This article provides a solid tutorial for how to generate ideas from stock screeners.
Financial Social Networks/Sites
Looking for ideas from other investors? The sites below help readers gauge sentiment and fide ideas from a wide range of authors, contributors, and readers.
- Seeking Alpha – High quality articles with lots of reader comments
- Talk Markets – Customizable financial content with reader comments
- Smarter Analyst – Financial news and analysis site
- Stocktwits – Think twitter for stocks
- Twitter – Use the $ symbol in front of a ticker to pull stock specif tweets
- Reddit – Check the following subreddits: dividends, investing, stocks
- Two Margins – Take notes on corporate documents with other investors
Follow Famous Investor Sites
It seems that everyone has an opinion on which stocks are ‘best’. See what some of the wealthiest and most successful investors actually do at the sites below.
- Whale Wisdom – Analysis of top investor portfolios
- Guru Focus – Portfolios, screeners, and articles centered around gurus
- Insider Monkey – Detailed articles and analysis on billionaire investors
- StockPickr – Easy to read portfolio breakdowns of top investors
The brokerages below are somewhat less known than the ‘big discount brokerages’. These brokerages offer discounted (or free) trades for investors looking to reduce their trading expenses.
- Robinhood – $0 commissions
- Tradeking – $4.95 trades, cheap option trades as well
- Loyal3 – Free trades on well known stocks
- Motif – Buy a basket of stocks – a ‘motif’ for $9.95 for 30 stocks
- Folio Investing – Invest in a basket of stocks or ETFs; called a ‘Folio’
- Inveractive Brokers – Extremely discounted full service brokerage
- Instavest – Copy influential traders moves, and tip them (if you want)
Bonus: See a quality review of the brokerage Questrade.
Forums are an excellent way to meet likeminded people and explore investing ideas together.
- Early Retirement Extreme – The fast track to financial independence
- Dividend Growth Forum – Everything about investing in dividend stocks
The sources below cover a wide variety of dividend information.
- Yahoo! Finance Historical Prices – Download historical dividend and price data dating back decades (in some cases)
- com – A wide variety of dividend information including: high yield stocks, ex-dividend dates, a dividend screener, and more
- The Street Dividends & Income – The Street covers high profile dividend news. I am a regular contributor here as well
- DRIP Investing – Information on dividend reinvestment plans. The U.S. Dividend Champions spreadsheet download is a must see.
- Motley Fool Dividends & Income – Like The Street, Motley Fool covers high profile dividend news.
- Morningstar Financials – The financial page of Morningstar gives a 5 year look at a stocks financials. This can be useful in determining fairly long-term growth.
- Investor’s Hub Financials – Don’t be fooled by this site’s busy layout. It offers free historical financials for stocks dating back to 1993.
- Nasdaq Dividend History – See upcoming and historical dividend record dates and payment amounts.
Many savvy investors have read this article. Here are some more great resources submitted by readers and other suggestions:
- Personal finance tips on Vital Dollar
- Dividend Aristocrat Ranker on Retire Before Dad
- Canadian Dividend All-Stars List
- Knowledge Base on Honestly Know Banking
- The Ways to Wealth Blog
- The Top 100 Investment Blogs
- The Top 100 Dividend Blogs
- Expert Roundup on Early Retirement
- Passive Income and Dividend Investing
- Dividend Calculator on Millionaire Mob
Have other great sources you think should be added? Email me at email@example.com