Is Schlumberger’s Dividend Safe?

Our strategy is to invest in dividend growth stocks.  So much of our emphasis on this website is finding companies that have demonstrated their ability to grow their dividend over time.  If you don’t believe us, check out the three pillars of our infamous Dividend Stock Screener!   But as I continue to monitor and review our portfolio, there is one stock that jumps off the page at me.  That company is Schlumberger (SLB).  No, it isn’t because the company hasn’t increased their dividend in several years.  It is because I am asking myself a much more tragic question after reviewing the numbers closely.  Is Schlumberger’s dividend safe?

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Bert’s 2016 Goals

I can’t write this without smiling.  2016 is going to be an amazing, life-changing year for me and I cannot wait until the ball drops on New Year’s Eve to make it official.  I’ll be marrying the love of my life at the end of May, so I don’t think there is a bad thing that can happen to me.   Well, now I left myself with an impossible task.  How on earth to I segue from that to discussing my 2015 investing goals?  Nothing I do this year will mean more to mean than that.  So I guess I will technically knock out one goal at the end of May?  Anyway…. now I’ll get down to business.  This article will discuss my 2016 goals!goals

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