Do Dividends Matter for Your Investing Returns?

Why you can’t afford to ignore dividends

Many investors wonder whether dividends are important for their long-term returns.

As a quick refresher, a dividend is a cash payment from a company to its shareholders.

Dividends are usually paid out quarterly and over a full year they typically add up to…



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Todd Lincoln, MBA

Stock-market investor, battle-scarred entrepreneur, and fireside philosopher. Creator of Investor’s Handbook: