If you plan on investing in dividend paying stocks for income, what should you look for? Of course, a high yield is probably something you want. But focusing solely on high yielding dividend paying stocks might not produce the best results over the long-term. Let's take a closer look at what else you should look at when picking dividend paying shares…
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When you're working and investing for your retirement, every bit counts. A gain of 1% more per year really starts to add up. And the more time you have, the larger those gains can be. Sometimes you do things in your portfolios that you don't think is big a deal, but over time can really hurt. Read on to find out why you should reinvest your dividends…
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Investing in stocks that pay large, growing dividends has become very popular. It's a sensible strategy, made all the more attractive by the slide in interest rates, which has made it ever harder to find a reliable investment income. While it's impossible to invest in stocks without risking your capital, dividends - once paid - at least represent a return that the dividend payer can't take back. S... ››› more
If you're looking for an investment that could provide you with an income, then look no further than shares paying dividends. To ensure that you make the best investment, you need to find companies that pay consistent dividends. And not just that, the company has to grow these dividends over time. Here's why you should invest in shares paying great dividends...
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Reinvesting your dividends is a powerful wealth building tool. It allows you to compound your investments quickly. You might be familiar with a Dividend Reinvestment Programme (usually referred to as a DRIP). A DRIP reinvests the dividends from your investment. This enables you to accumulate more shares and increase the value of your position at a faster rate. But what if you could improve that sy... ››› more
You should include high quality, dividend paying businesses as part of your portfolio. You might thing these businesses are boring to invest in. Or that the companies are too big, they tend to be blue chips. But let's take a closer look at why you should have dividend paying shares in your portfolio...
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