Conventional wisdom says that the most conservative investors were the ones most interested in capturing dividend income. But dividend stocks are now favored by many others as well, and they have lots of high-yielding options to choose from.
It's natural to be afraid of the stock market, at first. The recent volatility rocking Wall St. illustrates why. But you've got to get over it, because the prospect of leaving your money in the bank -- accruing pitiful interest while inflation continues apace -- is simply unacceptable. Fraidy cats, read on to get scared straight.