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So far Matt at Simply Safe Dividends has created 8 blog entries.

Upgrade for FREE to the new Simply Safe Dividends website and save 10% on your next renewal

This past summer, we announced an all-new version of Simply Safe Dividends that's completely free for customers to upgrade to. Over 90% of members who've tried the new website have chosen to upgrade, and many have said that it's an enormous improvement over the original site.   If you haven't given the new website a [...]

October 30th, 2018|Uncategorized|

Lessons Learned from Anheuser-Busch InBev’s Dividend Cut

Last week Anheuser-Busch InBev (BUD) reported another disappointing set of earnings results. The main headline for income investors was unfortunately a 50% dividend cut, which helped send the stock down 9% on the news. Having looked at AB InBev about a month ago, the company seemed to deserve its "Borderline Safe" Dividend Safety Score of [...]

October 30th, 2018|Uncategorized|

The Strengths and Weaknesses of Physicians Realty’s Dividend

Founded in 2011, Physicians Realty (DOC) is a new entrant in the healthcare real estate space that sports a high 5% dividend yield. Attractive at first glance but without much of a track record, just how safe is this REIT's dividend? The good news is that Physicians Realty appears to have a stable source of [...]

October 30th, 2018|Uncategorized|

Flowers Foods (FLO)

Flowers Foods (FLO) was founded in 1919 and has grown to become the second-largest producer of packaged bakery foods in the country with over 40 operating bakeries. The company primarily sells breads, buns, rolls, tortillas, and snack cakes, and some of its key brands include Nature’s Own (the number one bread in the U.S.), Tastykake, [...]

June 6th, 2018|Uncategorized|

New in Simply Safe Dividends: A Much Simpler Stock Screener

A little over a month ago I joined Simply Safe Dividends as CTO (the “tech guy”). After speaking with dozens of customers by phone, trading hundreds of emails with customers, and going through a crash course in analyzing dividend stocks, I’ve set out to make a bevy of improvements to the website.   First up was the [...]

March 3rd, 2017|Uncategorized|

Joining Brian at Simply Safe Dividends

Hey there, I'm Matt, Brian's new CTO at Simply Safe Dividends, and here's the story of how I arrived here...   I remember the first time I traded a stock. It was Google in 2008. My thinking was simple: buy low and sell high!   I had no clue what I was doing. Over the course [...]

February 24th, 2017|Uncategorized|

Vectren (VVC): A Utility Company with 57 Years of Uninterrupted Dividend Growth

You won’t read about Vectren in the headlines.   But for more than 50 years in a row, Vectren has quietly paid and raised its dividend. It’s a feat that’s been done by just 21 other companies publicly traded in the U.S.   Vectren is a utility company, and utility companies are often attractive to [...]

February 14th, 2017|Dividend Stocks, High Safety|

Macy’s (M): A Household Name with a High (but Risky) Dividend

Sporting a high 4.8% dividend yield and trading at its 5-year low, Macy's (M) at first glance looks like it could be an attractive investment for investors living off dividends in retirement.   But many retailers, especially department stores like Macy's, have suffered mightily over the past decade because of competition on the internet.   Can investors [...]

February 7th, 2017|Dividend Stocks, High Yield|