What are ordinary dividends?

Answer Ordinary dividends are a share of a company's profits that are distributed among shareholders. Individuals who own stocks, bonds, or mutual funds, may receive dividends from those investments.Types... Read More »

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Are Dividends Taxed As Ordinary Income?

The Internal Revenue Code provides for special, reduced tax rates for dividends on equity investments. These reduced tax rates are intended to encourage individuals to increase capital investment i... Read More »

Dividends Declared & Dividends Payable?

Dividends are financial rewards a company gives to shareholders. Dividends are not a necessity as part of the reward given to shareholders. When they do occur, however, a company must accurately re... Read More »

What is an ordinary annuity?

Ordinary annuities are any type of investment that pays a fixed amount of money on a regular basis at the end of a period: For example, $1,000 at the end of every month for a year. Ordinary annuit... Read More »

What Is Ordinary Life Insurance?

Ordinary life insurance provides insurance protection for the "whole life" of the insured, that is, from the time of the policy's purchase until the death of the insured. It is called "ordinary" be... Read More »