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The Difference Between Yield and Yield On Cost

The Difference Between Yield and Yield On Cost

Yield is basically just a fancy term for return on investment.  However, “Yield” and “Yield on Cost” (YOC for short) are two related terms that I see confused, conflated, and generally misunderstood by way too many people and way too often.  This usually happens when someone fires off an article or blog post saying how dividend growth investing is a terrible idea.  Familiarizing yourself with the difference between these two terms is easy and very … Read entire article »

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