Spring time is in the air and Easter has now been celebrated. Busy season is over, the snow is melted and the NBA playoffs have started. Baseball season is underway and the Cleveland Browns still have no idea what’s going on. I set my goals earlier on and it’s time to check back in after a rough few months to see how I am doing. Time to check in after 90 days of the pursuit of 2017’s goals, which is hopefully propelling and pushing 2018 soon-to-be goals to new levels. Continue reading
Quarter 1 of 2017 is now officially int he books! Here we go, the music starts, the sun is brighter and I am feeling better/more rested each day. What else does this mean for, more specifically, US dividend income investors? The biggest month worth of paydays has finished and I can only hope the community feels the same. Did we set records? Did we reach expectations or did we learn something that we can create growth from? Time will tell when we are able to review all of the articles being released, but I am very pleased with how March ended from a dividend income stand point. Let’s dive into the results!
It is that time of the month everyone! For the last few weeks, everyone in the dividend community has taken the time to post their stories and discuss their progress towards financial freedom. If you have followed our blog, you would know that we do our best to compile, share, and discuss as many of those stories and dividend income summaries as possible. While we wish we could include everyone, unfortunately, because of time (especially during our busy season) we cannot include the dividend income summaries for every single blogger out there. There just isn’t enough time. This month, we were able to compile 19 dividend income summaries, slightly less due to busy season (ARGH!!!)! So everyone, check it out. Here is our February Dividend Income Summary from YOU in the blogging community. ENJOY! Continue reading
Busy season is two months down and thank God it’s a short month, as these are the dog days of them all. However, what makes this month fun is that we close out a month of dividend income earlier and start to step into the iconic March dividend income. Cleveland has been a bit of a whirlwind as of late – it was 75 degrees and now it’s back into the 20’s. Talk about getting sick with the climate change! On a stock note – the market, this month, has been up almost 3% in the last 30 days, ending February 24th. This has definitely sidelined me from making dividend stock purchases, killing me! Let’s see what February has brought me in regards to dividend income.
Lanny and I have talked extensively about our disdain for owning a car, forking over a monthly payment for a depreciating asset, and dealing with all the random costs and annoyances that come with owning a car. Well, a half a year ago, I caused some self inflicted damage to my car and have a massive dent to show for it. This time, I drew a line in the sand and determined I am not spending my hard earned money for the repair!
Wow, here we are everyone! We are 1/12th in the books and the engine is starting to make progress for 2017. It has been one wild month, being in busy season – these are the days that last forever, but fly by at the same time. When you are working 60-80 hours per week, it feels like there is so much to do and going on that you can’t seem to keep up, but yet, your days are longer, still yearning for more hours in the day. Now that January is in the books, however, that means that one month of dividends is also recorded officially! Let’s check out the January December Dividend Income round up!
It is insane that I am already writing my January dividend income summary. Time flies by. It seems like just yesterday I was preparing my goals for the year and trying to map out my year. Now, we are already 1/12 of the way through executing my strategy and aiming for the fences. With one month in the books, I figured it is appropriate to review my January dividend income figures and compare the results to last year. So much can happen in 12 months and now, it is time to see the fruits of my labor. Let’s dive into the the results!