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Boost Your Dividend Portfolio; Reinvesting Dividends, Selling Puts and Covered Calls, Capital Gains

Anyone with a basic understanding of investing can set up a dividend portfolio. It's a set it and forget it way to make money.

But with just a little more active management, you can supercharge your dividend portfolio in several ways. By:

  • reinvesting your dividends,

  • selling puts when you want to buy shares,

  • using the shares you own as collateral to sell covered calls and

  • occasionally taking profits/capital gains on part of your position,

you can significantly reduce your cost per share and increase your effective dividend yield. You can even sometimes bring your effective cost basis all the way down to zero and still