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Best Dividend Paying Stocks Brookfield Infrastructure Partners (NYSE: BIP)

The dividend paying stock that I would like to profile today is Brookfield Infrastructure Partners (BIP). BIP operates high quality, long-life assets around the world that generate stable cash flows and require minimal capital expenditures to maintain.  Due to the nature of its holdings and other monopolistic characteristics, BIP’s infrasturcture assets tend to appreciate in value over time. Its current business consists of ownership and operation of premier utilities assets, transport and energy sector assets, and timber assets in North America, South America, Australasia and Europe.

What does this mean in layman’s terms? It means if you own BIP, you own stakes in dozens of infrastructure monopolies across the entire world. And in addition to capital gains, Brookfield Infrastructure Partners pays investors a 5.54% dividend each year to own it (as of this writing).

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Posted by Dividend Paying Stocks - October 23, 2011 at 1:26 pm

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8 Dividend Paying Stocks Yielding 8% or Better

Have you been wishing you had more income lately? Are you concerned you might reach retirement and not have the income to cover your expenses? If your under the age of 55, you might be worried that social security will go bankrupt by the time your ready to retire or look vastly different than it does today. What if you lost your job tomorrow? These are all legitimate concerns. If this is the kind of stuff that keeps you up at night, you might want to focus on income investing with dividend paying stocks.

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Income investing has been pushed aside in favor of trying to predict the next big stock that’s gonna double your money in a mere matter of months. As people run around throwing money at volatile stocks that surge one day and crash the next, there’s a disciplined group of investors who are quietly building an ever increasing income stream from dividend paying stocks.

Today I’d like to present 8 different dividend paying stocks yielding 8% or better that can put you on the road to income investing. These picks are some of my favorites and were screened using my 8 Dividend Investing Rules. Here they are in no particular order…

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Posted by Dividend Paying Stocks - October 23, 2011 at 6:22 am

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