PUT SOME INFLATION BENEFICIARIES IN YOUR PORTFOLIO BUILDING INFLATION PRESSURES: Growing economy Higher interest rates Tight labor force Increasing debt Punitive trade policies PURCHASING POWER PROTECTION Investments that keep up with inflation Companies with a history of rising dividends Dividend Aristocrats are S&P 500 companies with history or raising dividends for 25 consecutive years or […]
OWN AT LEAST ONE FUND OR ETF WITH GROWING DIVIDENDS Offer a reliable income stream Companies tend to have sustainable competitive advantages Compelling total return Compounding potential Mbningstar favorites: T.ROWE PRICE DIVIDEND GROWTH (PRDGX) HARTFORD DIVIDEND AND GROWTH FUND (IHGIX) VANGUARD DIVIDEND APPRECIATION (VDAIX) (VIG) Watch the related WEALTHTRACK episode.
PUT THE POWER OF COMPOUNDING DIVIDENDS TO WORK FOR YOU COMPOUNDING POWER Companies with long history of paying and growing dividends “Dividend Aristocrats” S&P 500 companies that have increased annual dividends for at least 25 consecutive years DRIPs: Dividend Reinvestment Plans Automatically reinvest dividends in new shares Popular dividend growing ETFs: SPDR S&P Dividend ETF […]
PUT THE POWER OF COMPOUNDING DIVIDENDS TO WORK FOR YOU SPDR S&P DIVIDEND ETF (SDY) SDY data by YCharts VANGUARD DIVIDEND APPRECIATION ETF (VIG) VIG data by YCharts Watch the related WEALTHTRACK episode.
INVEST IN DIVIDEND PAYING STOCKS DIVIDEND CONTRIBUTION TO TOTAL RETURN OF S&P 500 Percent of Total Return 77.4% in 1970s 27% in 2000s MORNINGSTAR DIVIDEND FUND FAVORITE Vanguard Dividend Appreciation ETF (VIG) VIG data by YCharts BIGGEST AND OLDEST UTILITY STOCK ETF Utilities Select Sector SPDR ETF (XLU) XLU data by YCharts Watch the related […]
GROWING DIVIDEND ETFS OWNED PERSONALLY BY GREAT INVESTOR CHARLIE DREIFUS OF THE ROYCE FUNDS SPDR S&P DIVIDEND ETF (SDY) Holds all stocks in S&P 1500 that have raised dividends 20 consecutive years or more SDY data by YCharts Vanguard Dividend Appreciation index ETF (VIG) Chooses U.S. firms that have raised dividends 10 consecutive years or […]