Times have been tough for investors over the past year. The three major indexes hit bear territory — and some of the world’s strongest stocks sank.
But here are two pieces of good news. First, these difficult periods don’t last forever. And second, there’s a way to cushion your portfolio from the shock. And by this, I mean investing in dividend stocks.
These players will offer you passive income that’s much appreciated during bad times — and this income is a plus during good times, too. Whether the market downturn continues this year or the market recovers and thrives, you won’t regret owning the following three stocks during 2023 and beyond.
This post originally appeared at The Motley Fool.