What is a Dividend, Anyway? How does JSA Consider them for Investing?

On the right, you can see the definition of dividend, provided by Google. We’re happy that the definition mentions profits because, over time, without profits, dividends cannot exist.…

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Total Return vs. Cash Flows Part 2: What Really Happened?

In this follow-up piece, we’re reviewing a real-life example of an “income” or “dividend” portfolio and its results, as compared to a portfolio built for total-return. If you…

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Total Return vs. Income Focused Investing Part 1: Cash Flow vs. Income

As people consider retirement, here’s a question we get A LOT (the question has many variations): Question: I need income during retirement, so does that mean you will…

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