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Dividends

Dividends are an often overlooked but crucial part of a successful retirement strategy. These quarterly offerings can provide a regular “paycheck” for retirees. Learn more about dividend stocks, including updates about companies improving their payouts.

Recent Articles

The Top 10 S&P 500 Dividend Stocks for July

The yields on dividend stocks continue to climb as shares slump on macroeconomic pressures and the threat of an interest-rate hike. More 

3 Beaten-Down Dividend Stocks Set for Outsized Total Returns

The Federal Reserve's impending rate hike has made turned some generous dividend stocks into total return bargains. More 

The Top 10 S&P 500 Dividend Stocks for June

Yields on the highest-paying dividend stocks in the S&P 500 range from 5% to almost 9% ... but that doesn't mean you should buy them. More 

Want High Yield? Check Out These 4 Closed-End Funds (CEFs)

Closed-end funds (CEFs) aren't just a great way to score high yields -- they occasionally even let you buy into certain assets for a discount. More 

5 High-Yield Dividend Stocks From North of the Border

Canadian banks are in a class of lesser-known high-yield dividend stocks, but beware: Shares are getting hammered on a sluggish economy and lower oil prices. More 

3 Battered Dividend Stocks to Buy in the Energy Sector

The energy sector is a good place to find high-yielding dividend stocks as they begin to climb back up. Here are three to buy today. More 

9 Top S&P 500 Dividend Stocks for May

Yields on the highest-paying dividend stocks in the S&P 500 range from 5% to almost 8%, but remember: Chasing yield can be dangerous. More