In a recent edition of Me and My Money — a weekly Globe and Mail business column that looks at the investing habits of average citizens — the paper featured a software designer with a penchant for dividend stocks that provide sustainable payouts.
It’s an excellent idea if I’ve ever seen one, but there’s just one problem: Not all of us are good at analyzing stocks. Some would rather hand the work over to a professional.
If you’re in the latter camp — and chances are good you are — consider getting your dividends the “lazy” way. Namely, these three mutual fund recommendations that yield at least 2.5% annually: