Dividends are no longer sexy...which is what makes them attractive Although dividends provided a significant portion of investment returns in the past decades because of bull market conditions, dividend investing has not been lucrative lately, writes an expert on Forbes. However, this is the time to consider investing in securities with high dividend potential, writes the expert. "I think that when the current bull market fever subsides (or crashes), dividend investing will regain some of its lost sex appeal, especially to those who now want to live off their portfolio returns."
How clients can boost retirement savings in their 50s and 60s Clients in their 50s and 60s who are behind their retirement savings goals should boost their contributions to tax-advantaged plans, according to this article on Nasdaq. They should also reduce their spending and consider working longer to keep track with their savings targets. Older workers who lag behind their retirement goals should deposit their wage increase, tax refund and other windfalls into their retirement accounts and look for ways to reduce the investment fees in these accounts.
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