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How to Double Your Money Every 3 Years With Safe Dividend Stocks

If you want to clobber the stock market – and double your money every two or three years – then buying companies with accelerating dividends is an absolute must. And I’ve got good news for you: there’s never been a better time to buy them. That’s because dividend growth is on a sugar high: research firm IHS Markit recently predicted that global dividends would jump 10% this year—a new record. What’s more, if you’re looking to grow your nest egg fast, you’re in luck, because accelerating dividends are the beating heart of my personal 3-step system for banking 12% annual returns for life. I’ll tell you all about this safe, simple approach, and why that 12% number is vital, in just a moment. First, let’s talk about why I’m so focused on an accelerating payout. Getting a fatter income stream is an obvious reason, but it’s just the start. Because as I wrote in December, a rising payout acts like a lever on a company’s share price, prying it higher and higher with every single dividend hike. The pattern is plain as day in this chart of NextEra Energy (NEE), a supposedly “boring” utility that’s been quietly sending its shareholders bigger and bigger dividend checks over the past

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