Phil Oakley 

Reality is catching up with dividend dogs

Phil Oakley

Reality is catching up with dividend dogs

When the share prices of quality growth shares have been moving higher for the past decade it’s easy to say that people should not invest for dividend income. All they have to do is sell a chunk of their portfolio every year if they need income to live on. This strategy can make a lot of sense if you have the temperament – and, importantly, the time – to cope with the ups and downs of share prices, and ultimately if share prices keep on going up.

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