Dividend Investment is an important part of every investors portfolio. As the market conditions have recently weakened there has been an increased interest in finding the best dividend stocks. Here are some answers that many investors are looking for as they seek out dividends.
What is a dividend yield
How do dividends get paid
When do dividends get paid
How to invest in stocks that pay dividends:
There is a very simple answer to this question. All you have to do is buy a stock that pays dividends. To find stocks that pay dividends check out our free lists – stocks that pay dividends or dividends by industry.
Why invest in stocks that pay dividends:
Stocks that pay dividends are a great investment. In this video clip David Driscoll explains why owning dividend stocks is an important part of every successful portfolio.
His three main points are that dividend stocks provide:
1. Steady income that can be reinvested into the stock
2. Downside protection against a decreasing stock price
3. Stable stock ownership preventing you from trying to actively trade your stocks
During these difficult times in the market Dividend Investment has started to draw more attention than ever before. Click on the play button below to watch the entire 2 minute video.
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