If you have a diversified portfolio one company cutting their dividends should not do your dividend income any harm. In any given economic situation different companies are affected differently. You will have companies that cut dividends, ones that keep them level and ones who increase dividends.
So you have different economic climates in which you have companies that affected differently. This happens a lot. If you diversity your portfolio over different sectors you will be fine as different sectors will very often perform differently.
I have written about diversification before under Diversification and Sectors I Invest In. In my portfolio I cover the following sectors.
On my other blog I wrote yesterday about BCE Inc. (TSX-BCE, NYSE-BCE)... learn more. Next, I will write about Sun Life Financial Inc. (TSX-SLF, NYSE-SLF)... learn more on Friday, April 30, 2018 around 5 pm.
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