The mortgage. The car payment. The power bill. The cell phone bill. Your regular dividend check.
One of these things, I’m sorry to say, is not like the others.
While almost every one of your obligations comes once a month across all 12 months of the year, most stocks or funds you can invest in will pay you just four times a year.
If you’re still working, you’re probably thinking “no big deal.” That’s true—your job pays you once or twice a month, so who cares when you collect dividends? You’re not touching your 401(k) or IRA now anyway.
But retirees know the struggle.… Read more