The Real False God Of Dividends – Seeking Alpha
I’m not going to say that dividends are bad, but that they’re just not what many people believe them to be….Too many investors…believe that they’re actually making money through dividends. That’s not true….
The author defined his terms carefully:
[T]he following terms as I define them support my thesis that you don’t make money through a dividend….[I]f you really want your net worth to increase, then I think you have to agree to accept these terms.