March was a mix of ups and downs for the month. The slight moment of panic from the inverter yield curve is what stands out most for the month. For the month of [...]
3 weeks ago
It's time to give an update of the dividends I received last month. Ten companies decided to pay me a dividend for my ownership. Total dividends (after tax) are around €153. My highest amount ever! [...]
3 weeks ago
Watch List -April 2019It is the beginning of a new month (April) and the planning on what I should purchase has started. Compared to previous month I will limit my purchase to a few hundred [...]
3 weeks ago
Hey everyone! I'm happy to announce that we finally did it. My wife and I retired today. Here's how we did it. We got rid of all money-sucking liabilities such as condo, car, and Costco [...]
3 weeks ago
Another month has passed and the weather should be warming up soon, but the last couple days it was still snowing and icy here. Winter seems to be longer and longer every year and the [...]
4 weeks ago
With it being tax time in the US, closing out the first quarter and a yield curve inversion – this week's installment has plenty to offer. With the market generally on the rise for [...]
4 weeks ago
With one of my children out of daycare this was going to be the start of ramping up my savings towards an early retirement for the family. Then my wife and I decided to try [...]
4 weeks ago
March was a solid month for dividends 18 companies paid me a solid total of $41.16. This was the first time that I've broken the forty dollar mark. My YOY is 32.3% of last year. [...]
4 weeks ago
Cash: 9,050 Roth IRA: 20,886 401k: 27,596 Pension: 749 HSA: 1,574 Motorcycle: 2,500 Truck: 4,500 SUV: Car: 1,000 Personal Assets: 12,000 Total Assets: 79,855 (+905) “Liquid” Assets (cash, 401k, IRA): 57,532 Liabilities CC Balances: 1,041 SUV: 22,982 Student Loan: 1,432 (-62) Total Liabilities: -25,455 Net Worth: +54,400 Credit Score: Credit Karma scores: 801 TU / 805 EQ FICO score: 800 [...]
4 weeks ago
This is a monthly post showing the daily fluctuations of roughly 95% of my portfolio. This is what I would consider my main investment accounts, the others are not worth the time to figure into [...]
4 weeks ago
Well its time to look at what i bought in March and what i sold in March. i believe in buying quality dividend payers and while i dont like to sell i will [...]
4 weeks ago
After 32 years of clocking in and out of work and religiously saving 10% annually every year, in good times and bad, I have decided to share my monthly dividend income to show what regular [...]
4 weeks ago
In the last few weeks following companies increased their Dividends. DG went up from .29/share to .32. This will add $1 to my account. BCS went up from .12 to .20 cents. I have 100 [...]
4 weeks ago
There are several well known large cap stocks going ex-dividend next week including the following six Top 100 Dividend Stocks: Comcast, Cisco Systems, JP Morgan, Keurig Dr. Pepper, Progressive and Quest Diagnostics. Ex-dividend dates are important [...]
4 weeks ago
In today's post I want to write about Dollarama Inc and how investors can get caught up in high growth stocks. High growth stocks are great till they last. At some point, high growth companies [...]
1 month ago
Last Sunday for lunch, we did something very Quebecois, feasting on a deliciously sweet meal, taking a horse drawn sleigh ride, and finishing of with maple taffy on the snow at a sugar shack. Even [...]
1 month ago
Wendy's is not a company that gets a whole lot of attention simply because it has played fourth fiddle to Dairy Queen, Hardee's, Burger King, and the star of the show, McDonald's. With McDonalds growing [...]
1 month ago
Dear Reader, find below a list of Cheapest Dividend Champions. ... ...this is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and [...]
1 month ago
The past couple of weeks have dealt on topics that are front and center in the current news cycle with the one commonality being that barring significant personal convictions there is no mainstream investing approach [...]
1 month ago
Welcome and thanks for reading!In this review, I will make a summary of important and interesting news and events over the last week related to my portfolio holdings. Also, I will put together some interesting [...]
1 month ago
Check out this gem from page 23 of Peter Lynch's classic “One Up On Wall Street” that explains the wisdom of always staying fully invested: “If you put $100,000 in stocks on July 1, 1994, [...]
1 month ago
Dear Reader, find below a list of Highest Yielding Dividend Growth Potentials. ... ...this is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! [...]
1 month ago
Despite the fact that February is the coldest for many of us Midwesterners and Canadians, the dividends came in HOT! In February, the stock market continued its impressive hot streak, leaving us with many [...]
1 month ago
“Well, I spent six or seven years after high school trying to work myself up. Shipping clerk, salesman, business of one kind or another. And it's a measly manner of existence. To get on that [...]
1 month ago
Dear Reader, find below a list of 20 Fastest Growing Dividend Aristocrats. ... ...this is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! [...]
1 month ago
The March 2019 edition of the Dividend Growth Investor newsletter comes out this Sunday, March 24. This will be the ninth edition of the dividend investment newsletter that I started last year. It will list ten [...]
1 month ago
Linked here is a detailed quantitative analysis of Procter & Gamble (PG). Below are some highlights from the above linked analysis: Company Description: The Procter & Gamble Company is a leading consumer products company that markets [...]
1 month ago