Lanny’s Dividend Stock Purchase Activity – October 2019

On your journey to financial freedom or financial independence, you have to stay hungry out there.  October was busy with my brokerage reducing fees down to $0, joining the zero fee movement, as well as a downturn here and there in the Stock Market.  Time to check out my October activity!

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The Impact of Dividend Increases through September of 2019

When talking about dividend increases, this is us talking about dividend investing, at it’s finest!  Given the third quarter-end had recently passed, I wanted to reflect on what occurred over the last 9 months.  This is not any old reflection, but specifically about dividend increases and their impact on my portfolio this year.  Now that tax reform was 2018 news, how are the dividend increases stacking up this year?

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Lanny’s Dividend Stock Purchase Activity – August 2019

On your journey to financial freedom or financial independence, you have to stay hungry out there.  August brought many stock opportunities and I was going to feed that hunger by making dividend stock investments, in order to take steps closer to being financial independent.  In August, I was able and lucky enough to make 4 dividend stock purchases and my investments only covered two different companies!  The investment purchases were for one company already in my portfolio and one new addition to the dividend family!  Time to check out my August activity!

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Fundrise Internet Public Offering (iPO), Say What?!

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As you may have read from earlier articles, Fundrise is one of the, if not biggest, real-estate crowdfunding platform for investors.  Fundrise has been around since 2012, investing over $2.5 billion into real estate.  They are the premier, real estate crowdfunding investment platform.  Recently, Fundrise has opened it’s doors for current investors on the platform on their next round of their internet public offering or iPO in their case.

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Bert’s Recent Stock Purchases – MMM and XOM

After complaining in my last two monthly dividend income summaries about not making a stock purchase that month, my purchase moment finally arrived.   Man did it feel good coming off the sidelines.  The market is presenting us with some opportunities, so I’m sure there were plenty of other stocks to consider as well.  But for now, I was perfectly content adding to two Dividend Aristocrats that I already own.  Here is why I purchased 3M Company (MMM) and Exxon Mobil (XOM) recently.

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