Robinhood Review – Pros & Cons

An investor has multiple arenas that they can play on or multiple brokerage and service providers they can use.  With so many out there, it can make one’s decision on which one to choose extremely difficult.  This is similar to buying a laptop for blogging or even purchasing a car – there are so many, pros and cons for each one and then it comes to personal taste/goals.  With the continuous technology advancement – investing has become easier, cheaper and more intuitive than ever before with research tools that try to customize a stock or portfolio to your characteristics and long/short term goals.  We wanted to analyze an application/service providers for the readers, and that my friends is – Robinhood.

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Recent Buy (KMI) & Crossing an Investing Milestone

It turns out that Lanny was not the only one with an itch to buy.   I have been watching the market closely over the last few weeks calculating an entry point for one of the stocks on my watch list, WalMart, when another great dividend stock appeared out of nowhere.  Just like Lanny, I couldn’t resist purchasing one of the darlings of the dividend growth investing community.   This week, I also invested in Kinder Morgan (KMI).

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Lanny’s Recent Purchase – KMI

Back at it again!  Finally, after I just stated I haven’t made a purchase in weeks and nothing looked appetizing, I made a purchase on October 22nd – when the market was…. ALL GREEN almost.  Well, in every green day there has to be one stock that looks undervalued.  I ended up buying a stock I already own after another dividend increase.  Let’s see who I purchased. Continue reading

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Lanny’s October Watch List

It’s been a while since I’ve come out with a post.  Just for the readers – I’m a public accounting firm in a top 10 firm that audits SEC registrants and the last week I’ve been in the middle of our own regulators inspection process on the audit work that we perform – therefore, my days have been approximately 12-15 hours long, depending on the day, been a whirlwind, but thank God for Bert, the other Diplomat for continuing to write away.  Thank you Bert.  I’ll also do a spin off with him and write about my October Watch List.  Let’s see what stocks are high on my list and which one’s I would actually consider to invest into.  “There’s only one October!”

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Bert’s October Watch List

Typically Lanny and I post a combined watch list; however, in October, we are changing the format slightly for a variety of reasons.   In this article, I am going to discuss the two stocks that I am watching closely, especially considering the fact that I have a little extra capital to deploy.  The waters have seemed to calm down after the turbulent September and it is difficult to find as many great discounts since the stock market had a mini recovery from the crazy downturn.  Let’s take a look at my October Watch List!

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Sunday Evening Reading – October Edition

Fall is in the air and there are so many great things about this season.  You have the foliage, football, pumpkin flavored foods, family, just to name a few (trust me, there are a lot more).  Over the last week or so, we have stumbled on many great articles and we would like to share a few of them with you.  It is time to take a look at the October Edition of our Sunday Evening Reading list! Continue reading

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Interview with Dividend Hustler

Over the last year and a half, we have had the pleasure of getting to know a ton of great people through our interaction in the dividend investing community.  There are some truly special people out there doing some amazing things.  We aren’t committing to a series, but periodically we wanted to take the opportunity to interview and share with others in the community some of our favorite dividend investors/bloggers in the community.  It is our pleasure to publish our first ever Dividend Investor Interivew.  In this installment, we had a Q&A session with Dividend Hustler.

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