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Getting to Know the S&P500

Getting to Know the S&P500

Everybody and their uncle is familiar with the S&P500 index as a indicator of how well the economy is doing and as a benchmark for their own success as an investor.  But how much do people really know about the S&P500 and it’s component companies? … Read entire article »

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Dividend Growth Investing vs the S&P500

Dividend Growth Investing vs the S&P500

I’ve always wondered how my dividend growth portfolio was doing vs some common index, like the S&P500.  I’ve got lots of S&P stocks like CocaCola (KO) in there.  But I’m missing some of the big boys like Apple.  So does the lack of certain non-dividend stocks hinder my capital gains?  Maybe it helps? I’ve heard a lot of investors say that they think that their dividend growth stocks are as good as an index fund.  Thinking … Read entire article »

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