Using Cash Flow to Provide Meaningful Income

While interest income from bonds tend to be a retirement portfolio staple, it is not nearly as attractive or powerful as dividend income from stocks. Companies tend to increase dividend payouts over time allowing increasing income streams to help offset the rising cost of goods and services due to inflation.

Dividend-paying stocks have outperformed other sectors of the market over long periods. Matching dividend income cash flow into the portfolio to the cash flow out to fund retirement income is the key component of designing a successful income strategy.

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Source: Morningstar, Total Return.

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Past performance does not guarantee future results. Indices are unmanaged and cannot be invested in directly.

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Cash Flow: the net amount of cash and cash equivalents being transferred into and out of a business. S&P 500 TR Index: includes a representative sample of large-cap U.S. companies in leading industries where all cash payouts (dividends) are reinvested automatically. S&P 500 High Dividend TR Index: designed to measure the performance of 80 high yield companies within the S&P 500 and is equally weighted to best represent the performance of this group, regardless of constituent size.