How To Find Long-Term Dividend Stock Ideas

Sometimes, I hear from investors that are interested in investing, and don’t mind spending a few years per week thinking about stocks, but don’t necessarily have the time or inclination to elevate that commitment to 20+ hours per week. As a result, they want to perform quick screens of stock ideas without actually having to sift through the entirety of the 15,000 publicly available stocks in existence.

If you are interested in companies that will be paying out dividends for years and years to come, and will build significant wealth over time as well, here’s the quick two-step screen I would perform.

First, you gather a list of companies that have been paying dividends for extraordinarily long times, and then you also making a list of companies that have been growing their companies for very long times.

Among the companies that have been paying dividends for very long times, you … Read the rest of this article!

Charlie Munger’s 2007 USC Commencement Address Speech

Charlie Munger’s 2007 commencement address to the Gould School of Law at USC is obviously one of my favorite commencement addresses and I have uploaded the video and the transcript for your review. I’d comment, but Munger speaks for himself and needs no further clarification.

Well no doubt many of you are wondering why the speaker is so old.

Well the answer is obvious: he hasn’t died yet.

And why was the speaker chosen?

Well I don’t know that either. I like to think that the development department had nothing to do with it.

Whatever the reason I think it’s very fitting that I’m sitting here because I see one crowd of faces in the rear not wearing robes, and I know, from having educated an army of descendants, who really deserves a lot of the honors that are being given to the people here upfront. The sacrifice and the … Read the rest of this article!