Supplement Your Income or Reinvest Dividends?

Should You Use Dividends to Supplement Your Income or Reinvest Dividends?

Whether it’s a bull market or a bear market, one thing is relatively constant in stock market investing: you want to have at least some money in your portfolio in dividend-paying stocks. Dividends – the payments distributed to shareholders each quarter – are incredibly valuable for any investment strategy because they’re great for growing the value of your portfolio. The key here is investing in good dividend stocks and deciding on the best use of those dividend payouts. Some people choose ...

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Top 4 Key Reasons Why Now Is the Best Time to Invest in Dividend Stocks

If you want to retire early or make your investments work harder for you, investing in dividend-paying stocks is a great strategy to help you achieve these financial goals. Not all stocks pay out dividends to shareholders, but those that do typically pay dividends on a quarterly basis. Not all dividend stocks are created equally, of course. Some may pay out a high rate of returns but are constantly on the brink of slashing dividend yields (which decreases your quarterly dividend income as a result). ...

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Getting Started with Dividend Reinvestment Plans (DRIP) and Share Purchase Plans

The following is a guest post from one of my favorite bloggers, Mark at My Own Advisor. There’s do-it-yourself investing and then there’s really do-it-yourself investing. I’d definitely put full dividend reinvestment plans (DRIPs) that include share purchase plans (SPPs) in the latter category.  Not that full DRIPs are a difficult animal to understand but it does take some time and some know-how to get going.  Luckily for you, you’ve found this blog today and in the days to come 😉 I’ll ...

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Try to Understand the Market Condition for Quality Trade Execution

To trade in a market, you do have to know about it properly. That will bring your confidence and you will be able to find a good trading position. And when the start is fine, there will be no problem in other processes of running a trade, at least from your sight. If the market behaves differently than you predict, it is unfortunate. You will still be able to overcome any dilemmas by using precautions like stop-loss. So, the main thing for a good trade has to be analyzing the markets properly. In ...

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