A family member of mine has a daughter who is selling Girl Scout cookies. To help, I decided to buy half-a-dozen boxes of cookies. That led me down a research path to figure out who, exactly was making money from baking those treats.
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.