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The S&P 500 Dividend Aristocrats Index tracks the S&P 500 dividend payers that have increased dividends every year for at least 25 years. Since its inception in 1989, the Index regularly outperformed the S&P 500, achieving significantly higher average returns. While there’s no official ETF tied to the Dividends Aristocrats, ETFs like the SPDR S&P Dividend ETF attempt to match the criteria and performance of the Index, making such ETFs reliable, long-term dividend investments.

July 2014

The Dividend Aristocrats’ Fall From Grace

By - July 25, 2014

How much are you willing to pay to get what you want? This question is especially important right now because there are so many good companies that currently have expensive valuations. Procter & Gamble (PG) is a perfect example. As I?

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Avoid This Expensive Consumer Staple Stock

By - July 22, 2014

Tide, Gillette, Duracell, Crest, Pantene, Old Spice, Bounty, Pampers, Tampax, Charmin… These are some of the world’s most well-known household product brands. And they’re all produced by Procter & Gamble (PG). In fact, the company has 25 brands that each?

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