How often a mutual fund or ETF pays dividends doesn’t affect its performance.
If you’re not reinvesting dividends, you can have them paid out automatically to your bank account. See how to set it up in Fidelity and Merrill Edge.
Today we look at how dividends and capital gains will be taxed after the fiscal cliff deal, officially known as the American Taxpayer Relief Act of 2012. Don’t be surprised it gets a little more complicated. First of all when I say dividends and capital gains, I’m referring to qualified dividends and long-term capital gains. […]