Expected Dividend Increases in May 2017

Dividend Increases, dividend increases, dividend increases.  Man, this is the exciting announcement that all of us dividend growth investors eagerly await.  A dividend increase is one of the best benefits of a dividend growth investor and can come in all shapes and sizes.  Since we are constantly tracking the companies in our portfolio, each month, we prepare a listing of dividend increases that we are expected to receive from companies in our portfolio and several Dividend Aristocrats that we do not hold.   Now, it is time to dive in and see which companies we expect to increase their quarterly dividend in May 2017.

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“Stay Hungry, Stay Foolish” – Emotional Memoir

Hidden deep within my 6 year old Aluminum uni-body Macbook is a message.  A Speech.  The Speech.  I am not sure if anyone has viewed and/or read, but I have re-read the speech, today.  It has been one of the most powerful speeches given, with high emotions, deep thoughts that happen and clearer yet foggy reflection.  Steve Jobs delivered something ever so powerful to us and I, I am moved.   Continue reading