Dividends vs Growth Stocks: What's The Better Investment For You?


<div class="description"> <p>Dividends are tricky to understand: the cash payouts may look good, but if a company is failing to reinvest in it's business it may not grow over time. Stocks that pay dividends can be a good form of passive income, but if you're focused on the long term there are good reasons to avoid them. Andy Rosen breaks down the difference between dividends and growth stocks to inform you for stronger investments.</p> <p><strong>About NerdWallet: </strong>We're NerdWallet. And we're not your typical finance company. We believe that everyone should be able to make financial decisions with confidence. We've built a team of Nerds with the knowledge, passion, and skills to make that happen. Thanks to our Nerdy experts, see side-by-side comparisons and objective reviews of the best credit cards, bank accounts, and so much more - so you can get even more financial clarity. It's the smartest decision for all your financial decisions.</p> <h3>Suggested Articles</h3><ul><li><a href="https://www.nerdwallet.com/article/investing/what-are-dividends?utm_campaign=ct_prod&utm_source=syndication&utm_medium=rss&utm_term=nasdaq">What Is a Dividend and How Do They Work?</a></li><li><a href="https://www.nerdwallet.com/article/investing/how-to-invest-in-stocks?utm_campaign=ct_prod&utm_source=syndication&utm_medium=rss&utm_term=nasdaq">How To Invest in Stocks</a></li></ul><p>Disclaimer: This video is for informational and educational purposes only. NerdWallet does not offer advisory or brokerage services, nor does it recommend or advise investors to buy or sell particular stocks or securities. Any comments posted under NerdWallet's official account videos are not reviewed or endorsed by NerdWallet or representatives of financial institutions affiliated with the reviewed products unless explicitly stated otherwise. Avoid disclosing personal or sensitive information such as bank accounts or phone numbers. NerdWallet employees do not offer personalized financial advice and will not respond to posts here.</p> </div>

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