Here we go, here we go. All, you know what this is about. At the end of each month, we round-up as many dividend income summaries as we can and compile the results in an article. We love reviewing everyones’ progress. It is truly inspiring and it helps motivate us to continue pushing ourselves. Time to check out how well everyone performed in April. Let’s dive into our April dividend income summary from all of you in the Dividend Investing community!
Dividend Income from YOU the BLOGgers
Note: We included a link to each bloggers monthly summary article. If you would like to read about their month further, which we highly recommend, click the link in their name!
Dividend Hustler – $1,782.82 – One of our favorite monthly dividend income reports to read each month. Hustler kept on hustling once again in April posting an impressive income total! Hustler always throws in some great inspiration and gets us pumped up by the end of the article. Great few lines from his article right here: “The Dividend Income Report has got to be every investor’s favorite moment. Tallying up all the dividends received at the end of the month, that feeling you get from all the hard work of saving and investing is like no other.”
DivHut – $413.39 – DivHut received dividends from a lot of great companies this month. It seems that DivHut’s streak of double-digit dividend increases compared to last year continued in April by posting a 16% increase from the prior year. It just goes to show you the power of dividend re-investing and focusing on investing/earning as much NOW to get that dividend snowball rolling!
Race 2 Retirement – $766.08 – R2R’s second time crossing the $750. The second of many times going forward R2R! Congrats on another great month. Similar to us, R2R received a boost from GSK and the special dividend that was paid out during the month.
Dividend Niche – $13,45 – Niche benefited from a nice 7.5% dividend increase from one of his Canadian Banks this month. That’s a much better increase than one of the Dividend Aristocrats in our notable dividend increases article that was published last week.
Investment Hunting – $516.30 – Very cool fact here from IH’s article. Though 4 months of the year, IH already passed 50% of the 2015 dividends received mark. Now that is progress!
Earn Money In Pajamas – $8.90 – EMIP had a month that is right up our alley. EMIP cashed out a $25 gift card from Swagbucks (warning: Referral link) and used the funds to investing Starbucks, one of two low dividend yield stocks on Bert’s most recent watch list. EMIP, amazing stuff. Way to take matters into your own hands, turn online rewards into cash, and turn the capital into an income producing asset.
Vivianne @ Well Rounded Investor – $141.29 – A fellow DEO shareholder here, Vivianne posted a solid dividend increase for the month. Sadly, Vivianne is forced into a situation that the two of us have been debating for quite some time, which laptop is the best for activities such as blogging, writing a book, and life. Feel free to stop by Vivianne’s site and offer your laptop advice. Keep us in the loop though, because we are STILL searching for new laptops.
Dividend Life – $337 – While DL showed a 1% decrease compared to last year, that isn’t reflective of his core dividend income. In April 2015, DL received a special dividend from one of the newest stocks in our portfolio, T.Rowe Price. The progress looks much, much better once you factor this into the equation. Great progress DL!
Retire by 40 – $828 – Love the all around status report on all income sources and expenses. RB40 has a strategy that resonates with us, aggressive savings to fuel investing and accomplishing the different life goals that we want to knock out. As always, inspiring stuff RB40!
Dividend Academy – $231.71 – Marco started dividend investing just over 2 years ago and is now reaping the rewards. Those are some impressive dividend figures for two short years of investing. Wow. Keep up the great work Marco!
Tawcan – $1,033.73 – 21 companies produced 4 digit dividend income. Impressive stuff Tawcan. Don’t worry, similar to you, we and many others in the community were forced to take a step back with several unexpected dividend cuts over the last year. Unfortunately, dividend investing has its risks.
Dividend Diatribes – $85.08 – JT posted an impressive dividend growth rate from the previous quarter. He is so close to crossing the $2,000 forward dividend income milestone! Hopefully you get a few dividend increases along the way to get you over the mark.
Dividend Cash Flow – $44.05 – Love the blog name. Straight and to the point! Dividend Cash Flow’s dividend income was focused in just a few industries….soda, cigarettes, and a major retailer.
Dividends Down Under – $42.20 – Our favorite blogger from Australia. Tristan will have a photo finish to achieving his goal during the tax year. Sounds like you constructed a perfect goal. Realistic, but challenging. Excited to track your progress as the last two months of the year unfold. Gotta ask Tristan. We are two huge Cavs fans here. Are you a big Dellavedova fan?? Gotta love his grit.
Another strong month for everyone in the community! We are 33% done with 2016 all, so we still have plenty of time to knock our goals out of the park. Now, let’s hope for some good opportunities in the market to present themselves so we can deploy our capital and grow our dividend income streams! Seeing results like these fuel the fire and make us want to put in our next trade RIGHT NOW!
-Lanny and Bert, the Dividend Diplomats