You and I both know that dividends just don’t get much respect from most folks.
But most folks have it all wrong. I’ll show you why in a moment (I’ll also reveal 2 “accelerating” dividends to put on your buy list now).
First, it’s easy to see why dividends are (way too often) an afterthought: it’s tough to get excited about them when the typical S&P 500 name dribbles out the measly 1.9% yield it does today.
It gets worse when you look at the US inflation rate: 2.1% as of March.
So at best, you can hope your dividends offset inflation, while you hope the underlying stock price soars.…