12 Characteristics to Look for From a Dividend-Paying Stock

This week’s AAII Weekly Digest highlights these “must-read” AAII articles:   Dividends Are Still Valuable Though certainly not as sizeable a contributor so far in the 21st century, over time, dividend income and its reinvestment has comprised a significant portion of long-term stock gains. Even better, over the long term, dividend-paying stocks have delivered relatively…


Qualified Versus Non-Qualified Dividends and Examining a Dividend’s Safety

For many investors, dividends are an excellent means of generating income for their portfolio. Depending on where you are in your investment lifecycle, you may reinvest those dividends or you use the income on various expenses. AAII Weekly Survey Question However, depending on the type of dividend being paid, you may face different tax considerations….