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What Is An Ex-Dividend Date And How To Use It When Buying Or Selling Shares

When you are buying and selling shares, it is important to know the ex-dividend date for the shares you are buying or selling. If you don't know the date when the shares go ex-dividend then you could be missing out on valuable dividend income. Whilst this is important for all [...]

Dividend Yield: How To Calculate And Use The Dividend Yield To Pick Stocks

If you want to generate a passive income from your share portfolio then the dividend yield is the most important financial ratio that you can use to identify dividend paying shares. In this article, I'll explain exactly what the dividend yield is, how to calculate a dividend yield and how [...]