When a company distributes cash, stock, or property to its shareholders, the payment is called a dividend. There are several different types of dividends and entire investment strategies have been built around dividend investing. Properly structured, a portfolio of dividend stocks could allow you to live off your money without ever having to work. This collection of dividend articles and guides will explain basic concepts such as dividend yield, dividend taxes, and much more. It’s a great place to start if you are ready to enter the world of income investing.

Coca-Cola Direct Stock Purchase Plan and Coca-Cola Dividend Reinvestment Plan or Coke DRIP Literature

How We Used Shares of Coca-Cola to Teach My Youngest Sister About Investing (and Why the Cycle of Consumption and Financial Stress Starts as a Teenager for Most Americans)

When I was a senior in high school, I bought my youngest sister a single share of Coca-Cola common stock for her 6th birthday. It’s been a teaching mechanism throughout her life; one that is far more important and beneficial from an academic and educational standpoint than any investment return it could generate.

Investing in Pepsi Stock

How My Grandpa Dennis Could Have Turned His Pepsi Habit Into a 7-Figure Estate

How My Grandpa Dennis Could Have Turned His Pepsi Habit Into a 7-Figure Estate I’ve written in the past about how nearly every American alive today has been confronted with perhaps a dozen different companies that they knew first hand because they enjoyed using the firm’s products for years (in some cases, their whole life)…