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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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The Lure and Dangers of High Yield Stocks – What You Need to Know

This article was published in the Canadian MoneySaver and is posted here with permission. For more information visit www.canadianmoneysaver.ca Most investors would never buy a corporate bond yielding 10%. They would understand that a high yield in this low-interest rate environment would be a risky investment. They would likely lose some or all of their investment. But many investors who do not understand the risks of high yield will buy dividend stocks paying 8% or 10%+ yields, double or triple ...

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How to Invest in Yourself and Reap the Dividends

Too often, when we think of investments that pay dividends, we think only of stocks. However, we sometimes forget that there is no investment that can pay dividends like an investment in yourself. If you want to increase your earning power and improve your life, it makes sense to invest in yourself. Make sure you are putting time and money into your best asset – YOU. Education One of the best investments you can make in yourself is that of education. The more you learn, the better off you’ll ...

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