Industries Built for the Coronavirus and Dividend Investors

The market’s volatility has been insane as of late, due to the health & economic impact from the Coronavirus.  If you see the chart below – your stomach definitely has to be feeling the highs and lows that each day brings.  One day you can be down 9.51% (like on the 12th) and the very next day, up 9.29%, followed by being down 11.98%.

S&P 500, Coronavirus

This is what we are in for, over the next few months, I believe.  The question is – what do you invest in?  What are the dividend stocks in the stock market that can weather through the Coronavirus storm?  We took time to think about the industries that are doing well during the global pandemic we are going through. Continue reading

Lanny’s Stock Purchases – August 13th through September 9th

I have been on quite the buying spree lately and have made 7 investment purchases within a 4 week window that I’m excited to share with everyone.  The stock purchases may be within a company that was already in my dividend portfolio or this could be an entire new position.  The one common trait that they all share is fairly simple – the stock purchases all produce growing dividends and pay on a quarterly basis!

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Bert’s Recent Purchases – AT&T (T) and Dominion Energy (D)

This was a busy week.  After a month or so, my wife’s Roth IRA finally transferred from Capital One Investing to Ally Investing.  With this transfer came a sign-up bonus and free trades for 3 months.   So if you haven’t noticed, Lanny and I have been busy putting these free trades to work.  We’ve had plenty of small purchases!  When my wife’s account transferred over, there was some cash available from previous transfers and liquidated partial shares.  So I decided to put the money to work and add to two positions that she currently owned!

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Is This A Dividend Investors Stock Market?

I hope that your stomach has felt the ups and downs this year.  The S&P 500 is pretty much flat year-to-date.  However, that doesn’t mean that there haven’t been amazing opportunities out there.  Opportunities that we haven’t seen in so fricken long, as dividend investors.  However, with all of the events occurring this year – tax reform, tariffs, earnings being released for quarter 1, interest rates rising and inflation starting to creep (gas, groceries, etc.), is this the right time to jump in on dividend stock opportunities?  I plan on talking about dividend stocks, where they are at today and comparing them to 5 year dividend yield averages.  When doing this, it may showcase opportunities out there.

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Lanny’s March Dividend Stock Watch List

Time to warm up the month of March with my dividend stock watch list!  As everyone is drinking their Green Beer today, for good old Saint Patrick’s Day, I am in my upstairs room, researching and cranking out this article.  Why?  Well, busy season is winding down and I have never been more motivated to invest into dividend stocks, in order to keep stepping forward on the journal of financial freedom.  Please, go grab that hot cup of coffee and sit back to read my dividend stock watch list for the month of March!

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