Dividend Investing: When does it work, and when doesn’t it work?
By Life Finance Blog  •  November 7, 2021

Dividend Investing is a popular approach for investing (see here, here and here). This seems to have picked up pace in the last 2 decades or so, especially since stock prices collapsed in a spectacular way in the Asian Financial Crisis of 1997/98 and in the Dot-Com crash of 2001. The ephemeral nature of price gains when investing in stocks made a steady stream of dividends seem much more valuable. In recent years, the focus on financial independence and growing passive income, especially in the face of career impermanence, also helped to promote the attractiveness of dividend investing. In fact, even The Wall Street Journal had this to say about dividend investing:

“The humble dividend is reclaiming its rightful place as the arbiter of stock-market value. […] To investors desperate for income, the argument for buying equities is, well, duh. Who wouldn’t want a higher income? Shares might swing around,...
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