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Subject: Dividend Investing in non Retirement Account Date: 11/25/2013 5:04 PM
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Hello, I've got one quick question regarding dividend investing in non retirement accounts.

I want to do a little bit of dividend aristocrats investing to reap the benefits of automatic dividend reinvestment. This is a long term growth strategy for my personal goals within the next 10-15 years. So this means I don't want the money locked up in a Roth IRA until I'm 59 1/2 years old (I've already got my retirement accounts up and running). I understand there are ways to withdraw from retirement accounts without incurring a penalty, but I'd rather not be obligated to meet those requirements, as some of my goals don't exactly qualify.

I'm looking to use a regular brokerage account for this strategy. I'd rather not get a few years into this strategy and find myself unable to continue because the taxes on dividends are to great.

So my question is, what is the best strategy to go about this? At the end of each tax year, sell a portion of the portfolio to cover taxes and press on? Is there some obscure tax code I'm not aware of?

Thanks in advance for your advice.
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