As investors, there are always opportunities out there. The stock market continues the trajectory upwards, making the journey to financial freedom by using dividend income as a passive income source, a little more difficult. I still will say – there is nothing better than dividend income, no matter what time of the year! That’s what the dividend stock watch list is all about! Let’s buckle up and read Lanny’s Dividend Stock Watch List – August Edition. Continue reading
June was an interesting month in the market. Dividend cuts continued to slow, despite a few surprise dividend cuts. Economies continue to reopen and the weather continued to get better. Still, the economic and political environments remained as tense as ever. The Federal Reserve announced major restrictions on bank dividends and share buybacks for the first time since the Great Recession. I know we have all felt impacts to our dividend income!
Despite all the madness and intensity, there is one constant that will never change: dividend income. The dividend checks continued to roll in. The third month of the quarter is always exciting since the majority of companies, and mutual fund families (such as Vanguard), pay their dividend. Many dividend bloggers produce their best passive income results during the quarter-end month!
Everyone is interested in creating a form of passive income. However, I am here to talk to you about the easiest passive income source that you can start, today or now, if YOU wanted. Further, it does not have to be time nor capital intensive as others make it out to be. As our Dividend Diplomats name suggests, dividend income is the easiest passive income source and here are 5 reasons why! Continue reading
The stock market continues to put on quite the show in 2020. Luckily, our dividend income is putting on a show as well. The power of dividend investing is real and hopefully our results will motivate you to continue investing in dividend growth stocks. This article contains our June dividend income summary, including the total dividend income and the dividend increases we received this month.
There’s no sleep for the investor on the road to financial freedom! Dividend stock purchase activity was much better in June than May, as the stock market provided better opportunities. We were able to add triple digit dividend income, increasing our passive income source this past month!
Nothing makes me happier than a fundamentally strong dividend growth stock (except for my daughter). Reviewing a company’s dividend payout ratio is critical to determining the strength of a company’s dividend. Over the years, we have figured out the percent range that we consider perfect for the metric. In this article, we will explain the dividend payout ratio, why it is such an important metric, discuss the perfect payout ratio, and create a list of companies that have a perfect payout ratio.