- Transaction-free trading platforms can be a powerful tool for compounding dividend returns.
- Concentrating on undervalued stocks that pay high dividend yields and growing dividends can reap high returns.
- Straying into investments that are difficult to understand for the sake of diversification can be a drag on returns.
In the beginning of 2017, I set out to create a total return portfolio for my long-term savings. At that time, I had learned through self-study about value investing, high-yield dividend investing, and dividend growth investing. Seeking Alpha was a wonderful inspiration, as was Get Rich with Dividends by Marc Lichtenfeld and the wisdom of Warren Buffett.
What Seeking Alpha authors helped me realize is that dividend investing can be about much more than income. It is a powerful mechanism for compounding wealth. Continue reading…