VF Corp (VFC) Stock Analysis

Today is a stock analysis in an industry not traditionally covered by most from articles that I read and see.  Everyday we put clothes on, go to outlet malls and department stores to look at the new fashion that is available and what new styles are “in season”.  What about if you could own a company that makes these items that the majority of the public wear, day in and day out.  Also, what if they also paid you a very solid dividend?  Let’s check this out…

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Seeking YOUR Advice About Buying a House

Last weekend, my wife and I met with a real estate agent to initiate the first step of buying our first house!   In the past, I have written about how we are in no hurry to purchase a house, take on a mortgage, and begin incurring all the extra expenses that we hear about from friends and family.  But, we anticipate the home buying process to be a lengthy process for us as we carefully vet our options to find that perfect house.   This article will be a different style and format that I have had in the past, because I would love to leave it open-ended for a discussion and hear from as many people as possible about this topic.   So please, at the end, share your experience/story!


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Why I Can’t Wait for 2017

This morning I have been thinking about “next year”, not in the Cleveland Browns sense where “there is always next year”, but that I am eagerly awaiting what is to come next year.  If you have read my articles, there are probably a few reasons that you can come up with as it relates to next year, but I was hoping to write about them and the impacts that it will have on my life , beginning January 2017.

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I Need to Read More

This one is out of left field, I know, but I’ve been thinking about this a lot recently.  It is a phrase that almost everyone states or thinks, but rarely acts on.  How many have you said ….”I need to read more.”  Well, over the past few months, I have been trying to act on this phrase a lot more and follow through with the whole reading thing.   This article isn’t rocket science nor am I sharing the secret to investing or life.  I just wanted to share my experience with you and see if you have any tips to help keep me reading at night.


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5 Deciding Factors on an Investment Account for our LLC

It’s been essentially a whopping 24 months since we have monetized portions of our brand and website.  On top of that, our blog has been growing and we have started to earn revenue via Google Adsense and media.net advertisements.  We have built a small nest egg of cash and what would we, the Dividend Diplomats, do with a nest egg?  Invest in dividend paying stocks, of course!  We have a solid cash position and determined it to be the right time to research, investigate and decide on the factors for the right investment account for our Limited Liability Company (LLC).

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September Dividend Income from YOU the Bloggers!

September dividend income summaries out the door? Check.  Quarterly goals articles completed? Check.  Well, you know what this means…time for our favorite series where we aggregate do our best to summarize as many dividend income summary articles from around the dividend growth investor community.  Due to time, we unfortunately cannot include every article that has been written to date.  We wish we could, trust us.  So please, please don’t take it personally if  were not included in this article.  Now, let’s get to the good stuff.  Time to dive in and check out some impressive September dividend income figures from YOU the bloggers!

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Lanny’s Q3 2016 Goals Update

9 Months are officially in the books and we are nearing the October month end.  2016 is flying – some highs and some lows, but all are experiences to learn from, that’s for damn sure.  There has been a lot of progress, set backs and steps taken forward in order to achieve goals, have a balanced life and new experiences.  I set lofty goals back in December of 2015 for my 2016 year and the first 9 months should provide a solid indication if I am on track to achieve the goals established.  Now, let’s see the big update!

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