3 Dividend Stocks Ideal for Retirees

David Jagielski, The Motley Fool
·5-min read
3 Dividend Stocks Ideal for Retirees

Particularly for retirees, their regular payouts can be used to help cover living expenses, reducing the need to sell assets and helping to make their nest eggs last longer. Plus, if income is your focus, the yield itself needs to be attractive enough to make the investment worthwhile. At current share prices, Medical Properties Trust (NYSE: MPW), Duke Energy (NYSE: DUK), and Telus (NYSE: TU) all yield 4% or better, and all could be great options for retirees to buy today.