Alarming inflation rates rattled stock markets in the last month, including investors in dividend stocks. Previously steady performing assets are experiencing pockets of weakness, as risks are higher than before. For example, the financial sector has enjoyed a steady uptrend since November 2020. Markets thought that the absence of inflationary pressures would lift economic growth…

When it comes to dividend stocks, income investors would do well to determine the best sectors to buy from. Certain sectors lend themselves to longevity, stable earnings and strong fundamentals. One such sector is tobacco stocks, which collectively offer investors many of the attributes that make for great dividend stocks. One of those attributes is…