By Fred Fuld SAN FRANCISCO (TheStreet) -- "When it comes to managing your own money, nothing is more important than making sure you've got enough dough to retire," says Jim Cramer, and stocks that pay dividends are his "secret weapon."
There are hundreds of portfolios at Stockpickr dedicated to dividend-paying stocks (to find them, just enter "dividend" in the
). Some interesting examples include the
portfolio and the
portfolio. (To create your own portfolio, just
David Peltier, portfolio manager of the
, says investors should "
focus on companies that are raising their dividends
." With that in mind, every week Stockpickr reviews the recent dividend declarations and compiles a portfolio of
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-- Written by Fred Fuld in San Francisco.
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