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Dividend Cuts Demystified + How To Spot High-Yield Traps

High-Yield Traps

Stocks that pay dividends are an incredible way to boost your income in retirement, but you shouldn’t buy anything and hope for the best.

A question from a Money & Markets reader gives us a chance to show you why. John asked:

Should I be concerned if a stock’s dividend payment, as a percentage, is about half what it was a few months after I bought the stocks?

Research Analyst Matt Clark and I have the answer in this edition of Investing With Charles.

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