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Dividend 101: The 3 W’s (Why, Where, Who) of Dividends and Why Dividends Build Wealth

Many companies pay a portion of their earnings to shareholders through dividends. In this article, you will learn the basics of dividends, Dividends 101. The article will discuss why companies pay dividends, when companies pay dividends and what types of companies pay dividends. You will also gain insight into why dividends matter in preserving and building long-term, lasting wealth.

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Should I Continue to Invest in Dividend Stocks During a Rising Interest Rate and Inflationary Environment?

Many investors turn to dividend stocks for income which can be especially attractive in a low interest rate environment. But what about a rising interest rate environment when there are potentially other types of investments whose yields may start to look attractive? Do dividend stocks perform well in periods of high inflation?

In this article we provide some thoughts about investing in dividend stocks in a rising interest rate and inflationary environment.

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Here’s Why Dividend Investing is Not Just for Retirees

You may have heard about retirees living on dividend income, but is dividend investing just for retirees? If wisdom comes with age, and retirement planning almost universally includes increasing portfolio allocations to dividend-paying, income-producing equities, then should we follow this sage advice much sooner? Many people have the impression that dividend-paying stocks are not as exciting as growth-oriented stocks—we don’t agree with this. Here’s why dividend investing is not just for retirees.

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How to Be a Successful Long-Term Investor

“The stock market is a device to transfer money from the impatient to the patient.” – Warren Buffett.

How can you become a successful long-term investor? What separates highly successful investors from the majority who achieve average and below market returns? It is not pure luck but the disciplined adherence to a long-term investment plan and the application of that plan through consistent investment habits. This article provides tips to help you become a successful long-term investor.

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