One of the simplest ways for companies to communicate financial well-being and shareholder value is to say “the dividend check is in the mail.” Of course today, dividends don’t get mailed—they simply get deposited into your brokerage account every quarter, giving you the choice to spend the cash for income or reinvest the dividend into more shares. But do you know the biggest mistake you can make when buying dividend stocks? Amateur investors who invest without a defined strategy are lured by a fool’s game known as a “dividend trap.” You can buy a high dividend stock today, and lose ten percent tomorrow! We’ll show you exactly how it works and how to avoid it. Then commodity expert Terry Shveda joins us to discuss how Tariffs and trade wars are affecting commodities. An interesting show today that you don’t want to miss–MASTERING MONEY is on the air!