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Common Misconceptions about Dividend Growth Investing

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August 15, 2013 – Comments (1) | RELATED TICKERS: WMT , KO , JNJ

There are many misconceptions about dividend investing. I have tried itemizing several of them, outlining them, and providing a brief commentary. Dealing with viewpoints that are different from yours is very important, because it opens you up to new ideas, and tests your strategies against scenarios that you might not have thought about. Unfortunately, most of the time I deal with viewpoints which are against dividend investing, I often find the authors are only providing their opinions, without ever bothering to examine any factual evidence on the subject. It is very dangerous to have an opinion on a subject, without knowing it inside out, but sticking to your original viewpoint, even if the evidence refutes your original ideas. As Charlie Munger says " “I never allow myself to have an opinion on anything that I don’t know the other side’s argument better than they do.” 
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#1) On August 15, 2013 at 8:23 AM, sagitarius84 (26.19) wrote:

There are many misconceptions about dividend investing. What is your opinion on the ones mentioned in this article?

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