This StreetShares Review was updated on 03/07/2019 StreetShares is a Reston, VA-based small business lending and investing platform that aims to bring trusted digital financing to veteran business owners. Small business loans are funded [...]
2 months ago
Last month, we had Wal-Mart (WMT) announcing its quarterly results. The results were fine, and it does seem like the company is becoming a formidable competitor to Amazon. Unfortunately Wal-Mart has been unable to grow [...]
2 months ago
With 2018 RRSP season gone, it's time to focus on 2019 RRSP. As you may recall, since I started working full time over 12 years ago, I have been maximizing my RRSP contribution room each [...]
2 months ago
Well, RB40Jr (our son) has found the latest craze – watching obnoxious people play video games on YouTube. This latest evolution in entertainment is driving me INSANE. Before this discovery, he used to play games [...]
2 months ago
I want to retire early. This past year, I have come to this realization. Obviously, passive income from dividend investing alone is not enough to make early retirement a reality. However, I [...]
2 months ago
2019 continues to be a great year, financially, for our family. After 10 years of being at home to care for our kids, my wife went back to work part-time last month. It was [...]
2 months ago
Summary Merging with Praxair to become a $90B leader. Operating margin and profits increasing, bringing positive outlook for 2019 Several months ago, Linde plc (LIN) announced its to become a massive player in the gas industry with Praxair [...]
2 months ago
If you have read our “3000$ Smartphone Challenge” blog post, you know that I want to achieve 3000$ by trading forex on my smartphone. As part of my learning process, I attended a bootcamp of [...]
2 months ago
This is the 9th month of this little project I am building out. Here are some details of the top 10 holdings in my portfolio (by market value). This is not an investment recommendation… Download [31.18 [...]
2 months ago
The other day a co-worker, in his late 20's, came up to me during lunch and wrapped one of his arms around my shoulders. He then did the same for the other co-workers too. I [...]
2 months ago
We made it into March, but the weather still thinks it should be as cold as it is in the middle of the winter. The dividends are one of a few positive things to look [...]
2 months ago
Cash: 9,612 Roth IRA: 20,170 401k: 26,716 Pension: 746 HSA: 1,706 Motorcycle: 2,500 Truck: 4,500 SUV: Car: 1,000 Personal Assets: 12,000 Total Assets: 78,950 (+4,994) “Liquid” Assets (cash, 401k, IRA): 56,498 Liabilities CC Balances: 1,250 SUV: 23,342 Student Loan: 1,494 (-670) Total Liabilities: -26,086 Net Worth: +52,864 Credit Score: Credit Karma scores: 806 TU / 777 EQ FICO score: 800 [...]
2 months ago
The month of February 2019 is another month of dividend income landing in my accounts. This money is used to help pay my expenses if it is needed. If the money is [...]
2 months ago
Thus ends February. Here in the Pacific Northwest, the weather has been quite cold (and expected to get colder heading as March unfolds) and we've had a bit of snowfall west of the Cascades. Winter [...]
2 months ago
This winter has been long and busy, but the stock market has been rising steadily and the dividends for the most part have been consistently deposited and reinvested into my account. January was a decent [...]
2 months ago
Hello everyone,Thanks for stopping by, it feels good to get on a normal schedule again for these updates!We are in to a new month, and so it is that time. Happy March!While the rest of [...]
2 months ago
The month of February 2019 is now behind us. On February 19, the Alberta government announced has signed contracts with Canada's two class 1 railroads to lease 4400 cars to transport Alberta oil to [...]
2 months ago
Just got back from another busy week in the USA where I got to experience snow again. Swiping the snow from the car with a snow brush, wasn't something I expected to do anymore this [...]
2 months ago
February was a good month for dividends. 10 companies paid me a total of $37.75. This accounts for a 63.6 percent year over growth from last year. I'm loving the slow and steady upward dividend [...]
2 months ago
February is over. The favorite time of the month for me is in the beginning of the month when I count up the amount of dividends I got paid for doing nothing in the previous [...]
2 months ago
Greetings all,Thanks again for stopping by to another update. We are in 2019, and a dividend income update for the first month of the new year is long overdue.Let's get to it!Dividend SummaryTaxable AccountsCompanySymbolDateAmountWalmart Inc.WMT1/2/2019$1.56Cardinal [...]
2 months ago
December was a strong month for dividends. 16 companies paid me $34.37. Below is a list of my December dividend payers. WFC 0.86HBI [...]
4 months ago
Hello everyone,Another month, another dividend summary to come. It is now time to summarize November dividends. I'm hoping to get back to my normal monthly schedule of updates.Let's get to it:Taxable AccountsCompanySymbolDateAmountCVS Health Corp.CVS11/1/2018$17.00Verizon Communications [...]
4 months ago
What has dominated the news yesterday and will dominate the news today ? The midterm elections in the USA is the number ONE news item in the world. But what do the midterm elections mean [...]
6 months ago
Investing money starts with informing yourself and learning how others do it. On Friday 19th of October, I had marked The London Investor Show in my calendar. The London Investor Show is in its ninth year [...]
6 months ago
July 2018 – Passive Income Update Man oh Man, I'm having a very busy and excellent summer. It is seriously non-stop. We just returned from another camping trip for 5 days. This time we... The post [...]
9 months ago
Comparing Canadian Banks / New Buy Hey! Today's post will be a simple comparison of the Canadian banks followed by another purchase. I currently own td, bmo and National bank. They have all done... The post [...]
10 months ago
Today's Purchases PG – $77.27 CAFD – $12.39 PFF – $37.48 Today's Dividend Received ~ $14.78 JNJ – $13.50 SWKS – $1.28 Stock Purchase & Dividend Increased, adding $3.15 [...]
11 months ago
This post will provide some background information on the blogger. I am in my early 30's, have a professional degree, and have a professional relatively high pressure job. I came to the realization [...]
2 years ago