Dividend Aristocrats Archive
The S&P 500 Dividend Aristocrats Index tracks the S&P 500 dividend payers that have increased dividends every year for at least 25 years. Since its inception in 1989, the Index regularly outperformed the S&P 500, achieving significantly higher average returns. While there’s no official ETF tied to the Dividends Aristocrats, ETFs like the SPDR S&P Dividend ETF attempt to match the criteria and performance of the Index, making such ETFs reliable, long-term dividend investments.
By Louis Basenese - Sep 13th, 2012
If we’re looking to optimize our risk versus reward - and we should be - we need to focus on this sweet spot in the market. More »
By Ryan Anders - Aug 10th, 2012
Investors are losing money by betting on doom and gloom. Avoid the same trap by considering these two dividend funds. More »