One month to go for 2016! In the midst of being snowed in, shoveling 2-3x per day, we have compiled the list of dividend income from the bloggers in the community. We’re sure you all know the drill, each month, we first publish our dividend income summaries (Bert’s here and Lanny’s here) and then aggregate as many as we can from ALL OF YOU in the dividend growth investing community. SO if we didn’t include you this month, please understand it is not personal and is more of a result of timing! Now, time to dive in and check out our November Dividend Income summary from all of you dividend bloggers in the community!
Well, I just finished plowing my driveway, and I definitely had to, in order to even be able to pull into my driveway. We didn’t have really any snow until last night, let’s just say winter has come by with a roaring hello! As the coffee is brewing and I am setting up my organized area to focus on writing, the stock watch list has come to mind. I have been monitoring high quality dividend stocks since the election and I am currently making my list and checking it twice, trying to find out which stocks on my watch list are naughty or nice. Come on in and check them out!
It is that time of the year. To me, December means finishing out the year strong, racing towards the finish line, and setting the table for a successful year going forward. For the last few weeks, I have been thinking long and hard about my life, investing, and our blog goals. What should I focus on? Where should I be at this point next year? Questions like these have racing through my mind and I am trying to process and make sense of them all. I’ve been thinking a lot about the goals I have set from the prior year and trying to leverage them as much as possible, including both the successes and the shortcomings. I thought it would be helpful for me, and hopefully some of you, to write down my thoughts and lessons learned over the last few years about setting goals. Time to dive in.
Now that we are entering December, it has been four full months at least since I have begun my maximization for tax-efficient investment vehicles. I have now been able to experience what it feels like to see my earned-cash be invested in the stock market on a bi-monthly basis, knowing where my end goal is. This article dawned on me when I updated my portfolio’s cost basis, share ownership and forward dividend income as I push through the last month. So what does it feel like and what have I learned from maximizing these investment accounts? Let’s find out!
The holiday season is rapidly approach here! And you know what that means, a lot of gifts and a lot of swiping of your credit cards. But just because the holiday season is here does not mean that you have to break the bank to enjoy it. Heck, there are many ways to enjoy the holidays frugally and keep the expenses down as low as possible. In this article, I wanted to share the five easy ways my wife and family keep our costs down and avoid unnecessary spending without sacrificing the spirit of the season. Time to check them out!
The crazy, turbulent month of November 2016 has finally come to a close. But you know what November coming to a close means, right? The best darn dividend month of the year is set to begin and I am as intrigued as every what December will have in store for us. Before I begin looking too far forward, it is time to summarize the past month and the dividend income I earned. How did I perform compared to November 2015 and was I able to achieve a higher year over year dividend growth rate compared to Lanny? Time to find out!