Quick income quiz—what’s the longest running bull market powering dividend payers? It may be the multi-decade run in healthcare spending.
Dividend stocks that are providing products aligned with this megatrend have the types of payouts that we’re looking for in a retirement portfolio:
- Secure cash flows, with
- Rising profits to support future dividend growth.
At a time when we can no longer take dividend payments for granted, this type of “megatrend support” is becoming a must-have.
We’ll talk specific stocks in a minute. First, let’s get into the trend and spend. The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services provides estimates of US health care spending by sources of funds, such as private healthcare insurance, Medicare and so on.… Read more