Worry less about beating the benchmark and more about dividend growth and achieving your desired outcomes, says Morningstar's Josh Peters .
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Reinvested dividends from GE, P&G, and Spectra Energy could boost an IRA over the long term, and the stocks also trade at attractive valuations today, says Morningstar's Josh Peters .
Although companies such as IBM and Apple have been increasing return to shareholders, the long-term resilience of these businesses remains uncertain, says Morningstar's Josh Peters .
The predictable income and total return of a dividend-stock portfolio is suitable for retirees and savers alike, says Morningstar's Josh Peters .
In winding down its financial-services business, GE is refocusing on what it does best, which should offer long-term dividend growth in the high single digits, says Morningstar's Josh Peters .
Buffett may have paid a premium for some of his recent purchases, but these defensive, high-quality names can generate cash flow growth for decades to come, says Morningstar's Josh Peters .
The industrial distributor--a recent addition to the Morningstar DividendInvestor portfolio--has plenty of headroom for earnings and dividend growth, says Morningstar's Josh Peters .
AT&T may have a dividend yield of more than 5%, but Verizon's dividend-growth rate and smart capital-allocation decisions point to better total-return prospects, says Morningstar's Josh Peters .
DividendInvestor editor Josh Peters walks investors through his drill for uncovering sustainable and growing dividends in this special presentation.