HOW TO BOOST YOUR INCOME DURING THE DIVIDEND DROUGHT: PAYOUTS FROM FTSE 100 FIRMS ARE FORECAST TO FALL 24% THIS YEAR... BUT THERE ARE WAYS TO EASE THE PAIN

© Provided by This Is Money MailOnline logo What's Happening?Amongst all the other frightening news this year have been regular headlines in the business pages about companies cutting dividends. This is followed by news that a dividend is being reduced, maybe by just a few pence, as Shell did earlier in the year.Frankly, compared to all the other economic news around the globe this woul...