Happy New Year’s Dividend Investing Community! Wow, what a year it was. November’s dividend income from the bloggers totaled 50 bloggers with over $17,000 divvies coming in. The results were very impressive and the community has shown no signs of slowing down. However, with one month left and big dividend payers coming in the last month of the year – can we set new records? Did Santa bring gifts this year for the community? Time to grab the hot cup of coffee, get comfortable and read about the December dividend income results from YOU the bloggers!
Stockles – $30.72 – Amazing news all around from Stockles, who saw dividend income increase 233.44% compared to last year. Plus, the growth is going to continue to be insane in 2018 thanks to $13,000 in capital Stockles injected in 2017!
Dividends Are Coming – 133.73 Euros – DAC finished the year with a bang! And now, 2018 is looking like it is going to be an INSANE year after a few adjustments to Belgium’s tax laws.
Passive Income Dude – $3,324.70 – WOW! First time over $3k (congrats) and first time an entity paid over $1k (congrats). Just awesome, blazing those trails PID! Keep it up, 2018 is going to be insane for you.
Balanced Dividends – $5,705 – Goodness.. first PID comes in over $3K and now you are almost at $6k?! Between the two of you, literally at $9k, talk about records this month. Keep crushing it and keep fueling the taxable account AS MUCH AS YOU CAN!!!! Your 2018 is going to be on fire.
Young Dividends – $958.83 – WHOA! So close, so close to the 4 digit mark. What’s nice is the majority comes from your taxable account and can be ready to use any time. Very strong list of payers, might I add. Ready to see what your “young div” portfolio can do in 2018! Congrats.
Captain Dividend – $441.06 – Captain said it bet in his article. Great job crushing the month and earning well over $400. Those 14 companies/funds delivered very well for you in December!
Dividend Lord – $238.34 – Congratulations on setting a new record Dividend Lord and posting a 21.9% year over year growth rate! We’re bummed that you were $15.30 away from reaching your dividends receive goal during the year; however, you have made some amazing progress regardless of the end result!
Seeking the Dividends – $234.71 – It looks like we have another blogger that has recorded a personal record here in December! Amazing results Seeking. Great stuff indeed.
Dividend Portfolio – $76.51 – DP has taken a consistent approach to identifying and adding dividend stocks and the results are really starting to pay off. This was a record setting month by DP, thanks in part to a new position in W.W.Grainger (which Lanny also purchased twice during the year).
My Dividend Dynasty – $934.43 – Big month, with over $100 on average from each company paying you, with your 8 member troop. Pretty awesome. Ready to see what you do in 2018, starts now, LET’S GO!
Money Hungry – $596.68 – Wahoa! Talk about solid December dividend income. I see you also have VINIX, employer 401k, may I guess? Keep it up, you had a great year and are setting up 2018 very nicely.
Passive Income Pursuit – $948.83 – Almost the $1k as well. Gosh, so many people setting records and doing so well – proof is in the pudding, right? Congratulations, you have great names in your portfolio, such as Norfolk (NSC), T Rowe (TROW), Starbucks (SBUX) and the list goes on. Set another record this March, come on!
Dividend Reaper – $217.11 – Dividend Reaper is the only person on this list to post their dividend income summary on their Youtube channel. Love the format Reaper and oy yeah, congrats on the great month!
Investing Pursuits – $268.01 – Man, IP was just $25 from crossing $4,000 in dividends received during the year. The great news is that you are going to BLOW past this in 2018. Regardless, it was a great year for you IP and you are building quite the foundation over there.
Dividend Income Stocks – $348.19 – Excellent DIS, just excellent! Congrats on a 73% increase compared to December 2016. Enjoy that three digit special dividend you received this month!
Tawcan – $1,277.93 – Bob just crushed it here in December to bring the year to a close. What’s crazy is that Bob’s dividend income increased over 18% compared to last year….and we aren’t talking about small dollar amounts folks. Bob received almost $15k in dividend income in 2017!
Passive Canadian Income – $548.87 – Speaking of large dividend increases compared to last year, PCI’s dividend income increased 481% compared to last year. We also love the stat that you added almost $14 in forward dividend income as a result of DRIPing in 2017.
Dividend Vet – $441.58 – The good times continue to roll for Dividend Vet! 21 companies paid Vet this month and his income increased 36% compared to last year. Great stuff Vet.
Dividend Daze – $128.00 – Daze ended 2017 in style and set a new record for dividend income. Just a solid 67% dividend increase compared to last year! Congrats Daze.
Dividend Dozer -$169.22 – The title of Dozer’s article says it all, “The biggest month, by far.” Dozer set this record by receiving strong mutual fund dividends during December. And on top of that, dividend increases in the fourth quarter have added an addition $12.97 to Dozer’s forward income.
Dividends and Hobbies – $462.20 – 2017 was a HUGE year for Dividends and Hobbies. D&H finally joined the six figure club in December as the portoflio’s market value soared passed $100k. The best is yet to come our friend!
Single Dad Money – $6.09 – SDM took advantage of a cold and snowy day to rip out a few articles and show that Ford paid SDM an awesome dividend here in December!
Two Investing – $1,278.18 – Scott’s dividend income chart over the last few years is incredible. The slope on your chart is pretty darn steep 🙂
Dividends Down Under – $29.26 – This might be our favorite year over year growth rate cited in this article. DDU’s dividend income increased by an infinite percent compared to December 2016 ($0). DDU is making some moves here!
Dividend Solutions – $268.17 – A 35% year over year increase is great DS and we love some of the names on your listing of companies that paid you a dividend here in December. COngrats on crossing over $4,000 in dividends received in 2017 as well!
Dividend Swan – $280.52 – Swan ended 2017 by crossing $3,000 in total dividend income received and defeating Swan’s initial goal of $2,800 in dividends received. Nothing like defeating a lofty goal!
American Dividend Dream – $303.59 – ADD’s list of accomplishments in 2017 is remarkable: paying off a mortgage, adopting a child, and dominating his dividend income!
A Christian Investor – $2,732.87 – HOLY COW! These results are incredible ACI. Loved seeing the listing of stocks and dividend income received from the companies increase in your article.
Wallet Squirrel – $7.83 – That’s a nice little divvy income for the month, which I love that you use all monthly side hustle income to contribute for further investments, which produces even MORE income. That’s what it’s all about baby! Congrats and pumped for your 2018!
Dividend Cash-Flow – $197.04 – Whoa, killing it. Nice job and with the names of Coke (KO), Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), Pfizer (PFE), ConEd (ED) – there is no wonder you are doing so well! Keep it up and pump up those aristocrats!
Fiscal Voyage – $1,669.68 – Setting records, left and right, eh? Wow, just a massive amount of passive portfolio income right there. Congratulations Voyage, truly impressive and am excited for what’s to come, especially with your rental property. I didn’t add that to the above total, as the focus is on your divvy income. You’re on an investment tear, don’t slow down!
DivHut – $915.21 – Nice job with the impressive 33% dividend growth and almost clipping $1k! I can only imagine where you’ll be that same time next year/in 2018. The best thing is that your taxable account is the majority, at well over $700!! I think I got dizzy by just scrolling through the number of people that paid you. Amazing work, keep it up DH!
A Frugal Family’s Journey – $253.16 – Target (TGT), IBM, Exxon (XOM), your list goes on. Keep doing you, the figures are outstanding. Cheers to 2018 AFFJ!
Dividend Guy Blog – $93.45 – Congrats on investing the lump sum from the pension and making moves in your dividend portfolio. For the US side of the coin – you have the top notch blue chip companies we all adore. I believe it will, in deed, provide plentiful dividends for years to come!
Race 2 Retirement – $1,621.65 – Talk about massive checks coming to your door! BP (BP), Main Street (MAIN) and Vector Group (VGR) – they provide substantial amounts to you, pretty cool to see. Also – jealous of your monthly dividend from Realty Income! Congrats!
All About Interest – $1,255.74 – AAI just crushed it to end 2017 in style. With such a great month AAI was able top the $8,000 dividends received mark. Congrats!
Dividend Gremlin – $394.96 – The Gremlin definitely struck again in December. A solid 33% increase that is only going to get larger as Gremlin purchased another stock in December and received 5 dividend increases this month.
Dividend Hawk – $1,064.25 – Anotther blogger here that just CRUSHED it in December. The best thing is that this isn’t even Hawk’s best dividend paying month like so many other bloggers. Hawk’s best month will come in April.
Dividend Quest – $868.73 – There is nothing better than finishing a month by exceeding our dividend expectations! Quest way to finish 2017 strong!
Total: 39 Bloggers earned $30,725.03 in dividend income in December (depending on the exchange rate used at the time of the calculation).
Everyone….ARE YOU KIDDING?? Over $30,000 in dividend income. Holy cow that is a lot of dividend income. Congratulations to everyone on their hard work and to all of the bloggers that set a record in December. Results like these just go to show that results are real and that it is all worth it. We are all working our tail off to earn every extra dollar we can, “side hustle” our way to a few extra dollars and cents, and save our way to financial freedom and early retirement. 2017 has come to a close and we could not be happier for all of you. Great things are happening and it is time to look ahead and make 2018 even better than 2017. We’ve built great foundations and now it is time to push harder and harder! LETS DO THIS EVERYONE!!
-Lanny and Bert, the Dividend Diplomats