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Dividend Investing Best Practices - Webinar

  • ID: 4448880
  • Webinar
  • February 2018
  • Region: Global
  • 90 Minutes
  • Lorman Business Center, Inc.
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Gain an understanding of what investors look at when wanting to obtain a higher income and turn to dividend stocks for assistance.

Investors looking to create a reliable source of income from their portfolios have often looked to dividend stocks for help. However, selecting the wrong dividend investments can lead to higher expenses, increased taxes, and greater portfolio volatility. This topic explains the importance that dividends have played in long term stock market returns and how investors can construct an investment portfolio to capitalize. In addition to the benefits of dividend investing in general, the information will explore how dividend growth investments can be identified, how they should be allocated in an investment portfolio to reduce taxes, and how they are able to produce a reliable income stream in retirement.

Learning Objectives
  • You will be able to discuss how dividends can produce reliable retirement income.
  • You will be able to explain the potential benefits of dividend growth investing.
  • You will be able to identify dividend growth investment opportunities.
  • You will be able to recognize opportunities to reduce investment related taxes from dividends.
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Introduction to Dividend Growth Investing - Why to Invest With Dividend Growth in Mind
  • Dividend Growth Investing vs. Investing Based on Yield
  • Dividend's Responsibility for Long Term Stock Market Returns
  • Historical Examples of Dividend Growth Stocks
Dividends and Your Retirement
  • Protecting Retirement Income
  • Dividends and Inflation
  • Strength of Dividend Growth Company Balance Sheets
  • Dollar Cost Averaging
  • Impact of Low Interest Rates
  • Determining Your Dividend Needs
Selecting Dividend Investments
  • Selecting Individual Stocks
  • Payout Ratio
  • History of Dividends
  • Management Guidance
  • Selecting Dividend Mutual Funds and ETFs
  • Benchmark Terminology (Dividend Aristocrat, Achiever, etc.)
  • Example ETFs and Mutual Funds for Each Benchmark Index
  • Other Available Investments
  • Preferred Shares
  • REITs
  • MLPs
Constructing Your Dividend Growth Portfolio
  • Taxes
  • Qualified vs. Nonqualified Dividends
  • Dividend Tax Rate vs. Long Term Capital Gains vs. Short Term Capital Gains vs. Interest Income
  • Special Tax Scenarios (Foreign Dividends, MLPs, etc.)
  • Dividends in Investment Accounts - What Investments Belong Where
  • Tax-Deferred (Traditional IRA, 401(k))
  • Tax Free (Roth IRA, Roth401(k))
  • Taxable Accounts
  • How to Invest and Re-Invest in Dividend Investments
  • DRIP
Dangers and Precautions When Dividend Investing
  • Security of Dividend Payments
  • Volatility of Companies That Reduce or Cut Dividends
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Matt Hylland - Hylland Capital Management, LLC
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This webinar is designed for investment brokers, financial planners, stock brokers, estate planners, attorneys, presidents, vice presidents, accountants, controllers and other financial executives.
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