High flying speculative tech stocks often make the news and are anchors of the water-cooler conversation. But as you can see in the chart below, since the beginning of April, sturdy dividend Aristocrats have led NASDAQ’s 100 top stocks in total return. We advise a dividend focused strategy for investors looking to retire with a low risk portfolio. Read our recent special report, Collecting Rare and Hard to Find Dividends for seven of our favorite dividend stocks. Get the report by clicking here.

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