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Calculating your return on investment on assets like stocks and certificates of deposit is actually a fairly easy process. The equation below shows how simple the ROI can be calculated, just by plugging in a few numbers. ROI = (Total Gained – Cost) / Cost Using the equation above, we can calculate the return on […]

Continue ReadingWhen it comes to dividend investing, the yield on cost (YOC) is an important ratio used by income investors. Similar to the dividend yield ratio, the YOC can show the actual yield of the original investment. This is a useful equation for long term income investors as it highlights the true return on investment, as […]

Continue ReadingAs an investor in the stock market, I am sure you have heard the term dividend yield at some point. It is one of the most referred to ratios for a dividend income investor. While I don’t believe it is the best metric to use when picking a dividend stock, it certainly holds some value. […]

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