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If you’re new to dividend investing, Dividend Investing 101 is the place to start. This section highlights the theory and key concepts behind dividend investing, including the basics on dividends, dividend reinvestment plans (DRIPs), dividend yield, and dividend dates.

Dividend Investing 101

What is a Dividend?

A dividend is defined as a payment made by a corporation to its shareholders. Usually these...

Dividend Investing 101

What are Dividend Stocks?

Investing in dividend-paying stocks is a great way to build long-term wealth. Below, you’ll...

Dividend Investing 101

Dividend Yield: Definition and Tips

Dividend yield is an important factor in determining the true value of dividend stocks. This fact...

Dividend Investing 101

Dividend Dates Explained: Ex-Dividend, Record, Payment & Declaration Date

When investing in dividend stocks, there are a few important dates to keep in mind. These dates...

Dividend Investing 101

What is a Dividend Reinvestment Plan?

Dividend Reinvestment Plans (also known as Dividend Reinvestment Programs, or DRIPs) are a great...

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