Expected Dividend Increases – December 2017

I cannot believe that I am writing this post for the final month in 2017.  So many great things have happened in 2017 and I cannot wait to see what 2018 has in store for all of us.  As investors, we have received some great (and some poor) dividend increases during the year.   For the last time in 2017, I have compiled a list of dividend paying companies that are expected to announced dividend increases in December.  Lanny and I spend so much time monitoring dividend announcements for a ton of companies, so we like to share some our research with all of you.  This list isn’t all-inclusive, that would be impossible; but it includes the majority of the companies that we will be monitoring closely over the next 31 days.   Now the fun begins. Let’s dive in and see which companies are expected to increase their dividend in December.

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Lanny’s November Dividend Income Summary

Hope that everyone had a great Thanksgiving holiday and were able to take a moment to enjoy everything that we have in our lives.  Loves ones, friends, family, dividend stock portfolios, you name it – we need to be thankful.  Now that November is finished and my body is heavy from eating, it’s time to digest the November Dividend Income results!  Let’s check it out!

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Bert’s November 2017 Dividend Income Report

Thanksgiving….done.  Black Friday and Cyber Monday have officially passed and the damage was not too significant.  I sit here today in disbelief thinking that November is already over and 2018 is rapidly approaching.  Time flies and it seems to only go by faster and faster with age.   Now that the calendar has turned and we have entered THE BEST dividend income month of the year.  But before we start counting down the days until we received our mutual fund distributions, I thought it would be a good idea to take a look and see how I performed in November.  Here is my November Dividend Income Report.

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Lanny’s December Dividend Stock Watch List

It’s beginning to look a lot like “investmas”, as the dividend stocks are on this DD’s radar!  I am attempting to sleigh ride my capital, making my list and checking it twice, as I’m trying to find out if the dividends are naughty or nice.  Yes, I had to throw that in there for the Christmas spirit, but there are a lot of interesting opportunities out there for my portfolio!  The cold weather has not only been hustling it’s way in, but also has chilled down the stock market in certain areas.  Come on in and read more on who is on my Dividend Stock Watch List this Holiday Season!

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How 20 Minutes of Price Shopping Saved Me $360 on Our New Couch

My wife and I moved into our house at the beginning of September.  Finally, nearly three months later, we were able to solve the most controversial purchase and topic of discussion….our new couch.  I cannot explain why, but we visited an insane number of furniture stores, sat on hundreds of couches, and could never find one that we both loved.  Finally, though, after these three very long months, we found “the one.”  I wanted to share the story about how a few simple tricks saved me almost $375 on our new could. The best part, it took less than a half hour to save some serious cash.

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October Dividend Income from YOU the Bloggers!

We are back at it again it again folks.  Another month is in the books and you know what that means, right?  Time for our favorite article of the month!  Each month, we compile as many dividend income summary articles and stories as we can into one monthly summary so we can all share in this wonderful communities successes and motivate each other to keep on pushing it to the limit.   Last month, the community crushed it and our summary showed that 44 bloggers received over $25,000 in dividend income.  Insanity, right?  So here is the million dollar question…could we do better in October?  Let’s find out!  Time to check out our October dividend income summary from YOU, the bloggers.

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How Peanutbutter, Bananas and Oats are a Recipe for Financial Success

In this day and age, where peer pressure, marketing and temptation are around us to spend money, there has always been my one “go to” to keep myself in financial check.  Food typically is a higher expense on a monthly budget and I have found a recipe for success that works for me, to keep that expense category down through the majority of a month.  How do I keep this significant line item in check?  One of my recipes for financial success boils down to nothing other than peanutbutter, bananas and oats!  What am I talking about?  Let’s dive into the fun details to see where I am coming from with this trifecta of awesomeness.

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