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Be a Dividend Millionaire: A Proven, Low-Risk Approach That Will Generate Income for the Long Term [Kindle Edition]

Paul Rubillo
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Millions of investors are struggling to build a nest egg in the face of today’s brutal market realities. For many of them, dividend investing represents the perfect low-risk approach. Over the past 80 years, dividends have accounted for over 44% of the S&P’s total returns. Now, there’s an up-to-date, practical, step-by-step guide to successful dividend investing.

 

Renowned dividend investing expert Paul Rubillo explains why dividend stock investing is the only long-term strategy that actually works, and offers a start-to-finish plan for achieving real financial stability. You’ll discover: what to do now, before you invest in anything; why asset managers and financial planners won’t help you pick the right dividend stocks; why cash-rich companies aren’t always a good investment; how compounding returns can make you a Dividend Millionaire; why dividend dates matter, and how to use them; how to find safe dividend yields, and avoid “dividend traps;” how to save money by periodically auditing your brokerage account; and when to sell, and how to use stop-loss orders to protect your profits.



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Be a Dividend Millionaire shows you how to integrate dividend investing as a way of building wealth on top of a solid personal finance foundation. Paul writes from experience he’s learned from the real world, not from a classroom or a textbook, and this is a how-to manual for building wealth through prudent investing.”

–Jim Wang, Founder, Bargaineering.com

 

“Filled with personal stories to help you become a better investor, reading Be a Dividend Millionaire can potentially help you build wealth more easily and with much less frustrations.”

–David Ning, Founder, MoneyNing.com

 

Master Dividend Investing: The Safe, Proven Route to Long-Term Wealth! 

  • Find the right stocks and avoid common dividend investing pitfalls
  • Safely time your investments to maximize dividend returns
  • By top investing guru Paul Rubillo, founder of Dividend.com 

Struggling to build your nest egg? Dividend investing is your perfect low-risk, long-term strategy. During the past 80 years, dividends have accounted for more than 44% of the S&P’s total returns. That’s real money in your pocket–not fake “gains” that can disappear in an instant!

 

In Be a Dividend Millionaire, Dividend.com founder Paul Rubillo shows how to earn those real returns, quarter after quarter, year after year. Rubillo reveals how to plan your winning dividend strategy…find the right dividend stocks (and avoid common mistakes)…make dividend dates work for you…choose the right time to sell…protect returns by cutting costs…and build true long-term financial freedom!

 

 

About the Author

Paul Rubillo is the Founder and CEO of Dividend.com, the #1 source for long-term investors. Paul’s daily content is featured on such major finance portals as TheStreet.com, RealMoney.com, Forbes.com, AOL Money & Finance, and NASDAQ.com. Paul was also formerly the exclusive author of the NASDAQ.com daily e-newsletter “NASDAQ Stocks to Watch.”

 

Paul is well-known for breaking down key stocks, themes, and trends in an easy-to-digest style, encouraging investors to understand and take advantage of short-term gyrations while focusing on longterm investment goals. Paul motivates readers to take action within their financial lives today so that they can stay ahead of any impending movements in the market tomorrow.

 

Prior to launching Dividend.com, Paul was a highly successful stock trader who managed his own capital for more than 13 years of full-time market experience.

 


Product Details

  • File Size: 746 KB
  • Print Length: 161 pages
  • Page Numbers Source ISBN: 0132690535
  • Simultaneous Device Usage: Up to 5 simultaneous devices, per publisher limits
  • Publisher: FT Press; 1 edition (February 7, 2011)
  • Sold by: Amazon Digital Services, Inc.
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B004G60FXQ
  • Text-to-Speech: Enabled
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  • Lending: Not Enabled
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #617,756 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)
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127 of 132 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars Highly dissapointing book. March 31, 2011
Format:Hardcover|Verified Purchase
To be fair to Paul Rubillo, I am a subscriber to his website Dividen.com. As a dividend investor, his website provides useful information when I am buying dividend stocks. That disclosure aside, "Be a Dividend Millionaire" was absolutely useless for a dividend investor.
The first 35 pages of the book was wasted on information telling the reader how to save money on household expenses. The same type of information that can be obtained from the financial section of any newspaper.
After the "Larry Winget" section, I kept reading fully expection to have an "AHA" moment. One or two tidbits of information that would add to my knowledge of dividend investing. To my dismay, what I read in "Dividend Millionaire" was a vague generalization of investing. The only chapter that specifically focused on dividend investing, chapter 7, had but a scant 10 pages about divideds. Following that information was a list of companies called Dividend Increasers, compiled in December 31, 2009. One would think Mr. Rubillo would add information that was not 15 month old. I was not expecting the magic formula for instant wealth, just perhaps something new to add to my knowledge base, sadly I found nothing.
In all candor, "Be a Dividend Millionaire", is not a book I would recommend to either a novice or veteran dividend investor. It is somewhat anecdotal and barely skims the surface of divided investing. It is the only book I have returned to Amazon.
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39 of 42 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars This book has nothing to do with dividend stocks April 22, 2011
Format:Hardcover
Judging from the title, you'd think this book was about how to build your portfolio through dividend stocks, and how to identify/analyze them. You'd be wrong. The first quarter of the book is how to manage your expenses. The middle part of the book the author tells you stories about people daytrading and how his friends lost money because of their bad decisions. The last part of the book the author tells you how he daytrades. There's ONE page giving you a list of dividend stocks and why you should go to his website for the latest list and why you should subscribe to his newsletter. Are you kidding?

NONE of the info in the book is about investing in dividend stocks. The 5-star reviews here are obviously fake, as is this book.
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37 of 41 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars Be a Dividend Millionaire March 16, 2011
Format:Kindle Edition|Verified Purchase
This is a well written and easy to read book - I finished it in one night. It conveys convincingly the advantages of investing in dividend stocks. Not a new idea, but Paul goes a step further by explaining the methodology used in his site (Dividend.com), to select such stocks. It also includes an engaging chapter on his life as a day trader. People in the trade will relate well to it.

Unfortunately, the book falls short on a critical aspect. It does not provide a methodology for building a portfolio. For example, if Clara has $100,000 and wants to star building a dividend driven portfolio, what are the steps she has to take? Yes, there are different lists of selected stocks in the site based on risk tolerance and yield levels - the ingredients - but the mixing instructions are nowhere to be found. A missed opportunity that should be addressed in future editions.
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7 of 7 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars What Dividend Strategy?????? April 19, 2012
Format:Hardcover|Verified Purchase
He had 1 chapter on dividends and the rest of the book was about his web site and different phases of his life but not much on strategy. Not worth buying. For buying his book you should get free acess to his website.
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5 of 5 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars Not a lot of meat here, but... June 19, 2011
Format:Hardcover|Vine Customer Review of Free Product (What's this?)
I agree with others who said this reads like a promo for Dividend.com, and that it's for beginners. It's inexpensive and a quick read (only 131 pages of REALLY BIG print) so it's not a real waste of time or money, but I didn't learn anything I didn't know already. You can always pick up an idea or two in any personal finance strategy book and this one is no different, but I guess that's the problem I had with it. I'm going to give it to my finance guy who says that - in some circumstances - he likes a heavy dividend approach, but in other circumstances he doesn't. Anyway, my take is that if you have a little time and haven't considered a place for dividends in your portfolio, this is worth checking out.
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4 of 4 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars A Tale of Two Books August 24, 2012
Format:Hardcover
I've been investing since the early 80's, and I have read any number of investing books, and I have to say that this is one of the oddest books I have encountered. Not much in the way of hard information, it all seems insubstantial, but at the same time, nothing that set off any alarm bells. Until the eight and final chapter, where he takes a hard right turn and suddenly is talking about becoming a full-time stock trader! Huh? I guess I'm just a dumb main street investor that can't understand the subtle nuances of investing, but I can't get my brain to reconcile dividend investing, which would imply at least a degree of buy and hold investing to capture the dividends, and full time stock trading. And no effort is made in the book to reconcile what would seem to be two different investing methods totally opposed to each other. And according to him, he sold a family business that "provided my family and I with financial freedoms and flexibility" in order to become a full-time stock trader. But wait, there's more! He apparently also talked his wife into their selling their home (!) so that they would have additional capital should be encounter investing difficulties. Yeah, now there's a game plan that everyone should follow. What could possibly go wrong? This is not a book that I would recommend to anyone.
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Most Recent Customer Reviews
5.0 out of 5 stars Grap a Copy
This is a superb book for stock investing beginners, it contains spacious tips that would enhance your equity management. Grab a copy.
Published 10 months ago by Aminu Bakari
2.0 out of 5 stars No Substance
This book had very little to do with investing in dividend stocks. The title is very misleading. There are no real lessons on how to pick good dividend stocks, just hints that you... Read more
Published 14 months ago by T. Nguyen
2.0 out of 5 stars poor dividend investment book
Don't waste your time to read this book. After finish reading, I learn nothing at all about divident investment.The topic is badly organized. Read more
Published 17 months ago by Vilasinee Hsu
2.0 out of 5 stars Questionable...
I'm a dividend growth investor and have read a number of book in the genre. It's a sick obsession.

This was available for $0 on kindle, hey, why not! Read more
Published 18 months ago by D. Barker
5.0 out of 5 stars Easy to read primer for the beginner
A concise introduction to dividend investing. Some of this stuff will be common sense to many readers, but sometimes it's good to get reinforcement on financial matters and there... Read more
Published 20 months ago by Hobgoblin
2.0 out of 5 stars Title is misleading
I agree with what the other reviewers have said about this book not focusing on dividend investing as the title would suggest. Read more
Published 22 months ago by L. Abel
3.0 out of 5 stars Dividend Millionaire
I'm not a millionaire yet, but it had helpful information. I was hoping for more, but it's a basic start for those interested in dividend stocks.
Published 24 months ago by Rachel W. Brooks
2.0 out of 5 stars Only For The Very Novice
If you know nothing about investing, you might learn a thing or two form this book. But if you already know what DRIPs are, you probably don't need this book. Read more
Published on November 3, 2012 by Amazon Stockholder
2.0 out of 5 stars Dissapointed!
Unfortunately, I have to agree with the other reviews that say this is nothing more than a marketing tool for the author's website. Read more
Published on July 22, 2012 by Kristopher Ames
3.0 out of 5 stars Marketing in disguise as education
This book lays out the case for dividend stocks are a preferred method of investment and does this well, albeit lacking a bit of objectivitity. Read more
Published on June 26, 2012 by Emmanuel Goldstein
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More About the Author

Paul Rubillo is the Founder & CEO of Dividend.com, the #1 Source for Long Term Investors. Paul Rubillo's daily content is featured on such major finance portals as TheStreet.com, RealMoney.com, Forbes.com, AOL Money & Finance, and Nasdaq.com. From 2009-2010, Paul was also the exclusive author for NASDAQ.com daily e-newsletter "Nasdaq Stocks to Watch."

Paul is known for breaking down key names, themes, and trends in an easy-to-digest style, similar to the common-sense delivery of personal finance expert Suze Orman and the late legendary Louis R. Rukeyser, encouraging investors to understand and take advantage of the short-term gyrations while focusing on long-term investment goals. Paul Rubillo motivates listeners and readers to take action with their own financial lives today so they can stay ahead of any impending downturns in the market tomorrow.

Prior to launching Dividend.com, Paul was a seasoned stock trader who successfully managed his own capital over the course of more than 13 years of full-time market experience.


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