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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.

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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 

2 Telecom Dividend Stocks to Buy; 2 to Sell

The telecom sector is place income investors come for dividends, but not every dividend stock in telecommunications has a dividend that's a sure thing. More 

The Top 10 S&P 500 Dividend Stocks for April

Yields on the highest-paying dividend stocks in the S&P 500 range from almost 5% to more than 16%, but chasing yield can be dangerous. More 

20 Dividend Stocks Set to Raise Their Payouts in Q2

Dividends stocks are creatures of habit, so if they have a history of hiking their payouts around now, you can bet it will happen again. More 

INTC, MSFT: Don’t Count Intel and Microsoft Out Just Yet

Intel and Microsoft are facing the headwind of slow PC sales, but their dividend yields offer a meaningful source of support. More 

Dividend Smackdown: ExxonMobil (XOM) vs. McDonald’s (MCD)

It's oil major ExxonMobil Corporation (NYSE:XOM) and iconic American burger join McDonald’s Corporation (NYSE:MCD) in a dividend smackdown? Which stock is the better buy? More 

The Top 10 S&P 500 Dividend Stocks for March

The dividend stocks with the highest yields range from more than 5% to almost 20%, but the No. 1 payer won't stay there for long. More