Dividend Income Summary: Bert’s April 2020 Summary

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Another month is in the books.  From a percent increase standpoint, the stock market crushed it. However, there was much more to the story, as the company is well below its pre-pandemic highs still.  There is a significant amount of unease and uncertainty in the marketplace. Will the economic relief packages work? When will the economy re-open safely? How many more companies will cut their dividend? All of these questions remain unanswered and and are fueling this uncertainty. But still, despite this, there is plenty of positive news for dividend investors.  During these turbulent times, the dividends continue to roll in and provide us with an additional, passive income source.  In this article, I’ll perform my April dividend income summary and highlight the previous month!

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Standard AVB Financial Corp (STND) – Very Strong Yield But Lacking Dividend Growth

We are always on the prowl for an undervalued, dividend growth stock in the community banking sector. The two of us love banks and enjoy diving into their financial statements to uncover these gems. In today’s dividend stock analysis, we will review a $1b bank headquartered in Monroeville, PA: Standard AVB Financial Corp, STND.

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Bert’s February Dividend Stock Purchases

I thought the end of February was insane for the market.  During that time, I took advantage of some great deals in the  stock market.  But if March has proven anything to me, it is the importance of why you cannot try to time the market.  Each day presents a new set of twists and turns, as more information and details come to light about the coronavirus and those impacted.  The most important thing is we all do our best to stay healthy.  Like Lanny this week, who wrote about how his family added $230 in dividend income from purchases in February, I also wanted to take some time and summarize my stock purchases from February.

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Lanny’s Dividend Stock Purchase Activity – February 2020

On your journey to financial freedom or financial independence, you have to stay hungry out there.  The stock market volatility from the extreme news & outbreak of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) displayed opportunity and one has to be ready to strike on a dividend stock when the price is right.  Time to check out my February activity!

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