This is a guest post by Nick McCullum from Sure Dividend. Sure Dividend uses The 8 Rules of Dividend Investing to systematically identify and rank high-quality dividend growth stocks suitable for long-term investment.
Dividend growth investing is one of the most straightforward and powerful ways to build long-term wealth. It can also seem highly complicated to those without experience in this investment strategy.
Fortunately, one of the best things about dividend growth investing is its ease of implementation. This makes it well-suited for a wide variety of investors.
Additionally, dividend growth investing stands the test of time. This investment strategy has been studied/written about since at least 1934, when Security Analysis (arguably the most famous book on investing) was published:
“The prime purpose of a business corporation is to pay dividends regularly and, presumably, to increase the rate as time goes on.”
– Benjamin Graham in Security Analysis
Clearly, something is special about dividend growth investing.
With that in mind, this article will describe four easy-to-understand principles that form the blueprint for successful dividend growth investing.