Recent Buy – Canadian Imperial (CM)

Well I don’t think that this article should come as a surprise to too many of you.  If you couldn’t tell by my recent watch list, I was itching to buy a stock!  Time to move some cash from the sidelines and into an income producing an asset.  This week I ultimately purchased one of the four stocks on my watch list.  Here is why I decided to add to my stake in Canadian Imperial (CM).

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August Dividend Income from YOU the Bloggers!

Dividends.  Insane Growth Rates.  Personal Records.  Community.  These aren’t just words and phrases, they are some of the common words and phrases we use to describe the dividend income summaries for so many of you in the community each month!  It is now time for one of our FAVORITE posts to write each month.  For those of you that are new followers.  Each month we summarize as many stories and dividend income summaries as we can because we love seeing the progress that everyone is making.  It is infectious and it drives us to keep pushing forward and  GO FOR IT.  Now, it is time to check out our August dividend income summary from YOU the bloggers!

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A Call to Action: It is Time to Pay Off My Debt!

Lanny and I are constantly writing about our pursuit of financial freedom.  We invest every dollar and spend every extra minute we can side-hustling to allow us to break the shackles of the 9-5 (or in our case 7 – 6) jobs to pursue our dreams and focus on what makes us happiest in life.  The dividend and side hustle income will allow us to cover our regular living expenses, take the pressures of working to cover these expenses, and unlock those shackles that are holding us back.  That’s how you take back the control of your life.   Today, I’m going to take a deep dive into one of the largest areas of my personal balance sheet.  No, I’m not focusing on the assets for once.  Rather, I am going to pull back the layers of our debt and discuss my plan for reducing my outstanding obligations taking back control of my personal balance sheet.

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Bert’s August Dividend Income Summary

Where does time continue to go? Seriously, this month was one giant blur.  Finally, my wife and I moved into our new house on the final day in August.  In fact, this is the very first article that I wrote in my new residence!   Life comes at you fast, that is for sure.  With the movers gone, the furniture nearly set, I wanted to take some time to review my August dividend income and see how much our family’s dividend income has grown in the last 12 months.  Let’s check out our August dividend income summary!dividend income

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Bert’s August Dividend Stock Watch List

It has been a few months since I have purchased my last stock and man oh man am I starting to get an itch.   Times have been interesting for me recently. I am arms deep in working through project after project in our new house and have been hoarding my cash lately in the event we stumble on an unexpected “surprise.”  But I am extremely motivated to purchase some stock after seeing my cash balance increase, Lanny make some moves by purchasing Cisco, and reading through so many great dividend income summaries in our monthly dividend income summary from the blogging community.  It is getting harder and harder to resist.  So now, I thought I would put together a watch list to prepare for when the right moment strikes.

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Expected Dividend Increases in August 2017

What dividend investor doesn’t love receiving a dividend increase from one of their holdings?  No hands are raised….exactly what I expected.   Lanny and I are constantly monitoring our portfolios to make sure we measure the impact of a dividend increase the day the company makes their announcement.  We love instant results!  So each month, we take summarize a listing of Dividend Aristocrats (and a handful of non-Aristocrats) that are set to increase their dividend in the coming month to share our excitement with the community.   Now it is time to dive in and see which companies are expected to increase their dividend in August!

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Bert’s March Dividend Income Summary

The first quarter has come and gone, just like that.  It seems like yesterday we were lining up our 2017 goals articles with wide-eyed optimism about what 2017 is going to bring for each one of us.    As with the end of each month, we each take our time summarizing our dividend income income from the month to check our progress and see the fruits of our labor/hard work.  Time to check out how my results from March.  Here is my March Dividend Income summary!

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