Why Dividend History Matters When Investing In Dividend Stocks

This is a guest contribution from Nick McCullum of Sure Dividend Dividends are an important part of shareholder total returns. The following chart compares the long-term price returns (excluding dividends) to the long-term total returns (including dividends) of the S&P 500 (approximated using the ETF SPY).   Source: YCharts   The 10-year rolling total returns … Read more

Using Fundamental Trends to Find Potential Dividend Investment Ideas

There’s a good reason dividend investing has become so popular with the personal finance community. In short: because it works! After all, the right portfolio of diversified dividend stock picks can help you collect income right now, and for years to come. Plus, any reinvested dividends will go on to pay their own dividends as … Read more

The Four Mental Hurdles Every New Investor Needs to Overcome

The following is a sponsored blog post: Let’s face it: if investing was as simple as it seemed on the surface, just about everyone would be raking in big bucks, right? However, we all know that finding success via the stock market is much easier said than done. Although becoming an overnight success story certainly … Read more