Here’s How You Grow “Boring” Investments Into A Rich Retirement

Dividends Forever
4 min readJun 8, 2024

Did you know that sea turtles are an ancient species, dating back to the time of dinosaurs?

The humble turtle may not be the most exciting animal in the world.

But it’s been around for 110 million years.

Which leads into today’s topic: “Boring” stocks with consistent dividend growth.

I recently wrote about Visa stock. And Visa is a company that’s compounded their dividend at a rate of 15.93% for the past 5 years.

An investor who buys 20 shares of Visa this year at an average price of $275 per share will spend $5,500 to acquire their position. And, they’ll earn about $41.60 in dividends.

However, if Visa continues to compound its dividend at a rate of 15.93%, this same investor will earn $7,344.25 in annual dividends by 2059.

That’s a 133% yield on cost!

Of course, 15.93% compound dividend growth is a tall order.

And assuming Visa will compound its dividend at that rate every year for the next 35 years is generous, to put it mildly.

So, I decided to crunch some numbers and show you what a stock or ETF that compounds its dividend by 5, 8, or 10% per year can do by the time you’re ready for retirement. And, I’ll…



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