The stock market is a good source for collecting dividend income. Well managed companies in the stock market can reward their shareholders with a nice stream of dividend income. After all, the shareholders are the owners of the company and they should receive good cash dividends from their share of the company's profit. Shown below are several lists of high paying dividend stocks:
In the current low interest rate environment, banks are paying roughly 0.75% to interest bearing accounts. High dividend income can supplement declining interest income.
Here are the highest S&P 500 dividend stocks:
Here are a selection of highest dividend stocks in the Banking Sector:
Here are a selection of highest dividend stocks in the Real Estate Sector:
Technically, Bonds Funds do not offer dividend payments per se but they do spin-off interest income generated from their bonds holdings and redistribute it to the shareholders of the Bond Funds. You can buy/sell Bond Funds just like you would with stocks. They are traded on the stock exchanges. Here are a selection of highest yield on Bond Funds that are traded on the stock exchanges: