MasterCard (NYSE:MA) recently made news when it announced a stock split and increased dividend. The dividend is great, but does the stock split give investors a boost? In this segment of The Motley Fool's everything-financial show, Where the Money Is, financial analysts David Hanson and Matt Koppenheffer take a question form their mailbag about stock splits.

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