Bert’s September Dividend Income Summary

Fall is in the air, postseason baseball is about to start for the Indians, the Browns won their first game since 2016, dividends continue to increase by large percentages, and we have officially entered the fourth quarter.   Since it is a new month, you know what that means?  It is time to summarize my dividend income from the previous month.  Lanny kicked off the festivities by releasing his dividend income article and disclosing the fact he received over $1,700 in dividend income during the month.  Incredible Lanny,  just incredible.  Congratulations!  Now that I am nice and motivated, let’s check out the results.  Here is my September dividend income summary,

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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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Bert’s August Dividend Income Summary

Labor Day is behind us and we are closing in on the final quarter of the year!  Fall is my favorite season.  The outdoors, changing leaves, football, playoff baseball, great food, bonfires….man I’m happy this season is here.    As with each month, we take a look at how we performed compare to last year to measure our growth, progress, and pursuit of good old financial freedom!  Here is my August dividend income summary folks.

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Bert’s Recent Stock Buys – Illinois Tool Works (ITW)…Two More Times

The market continues a crazy August.  After a few weeks there was a solid selection of opportunities afoot, the market suddenly turned and now the opportunities are far and few between.  Luckily for me, I had the opportunity to continue building a position I initiated earlier in the month.

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July Dividend Income From YOU the Bloggers!

July is done and this amazing summer continues!  It has been a busy third quarter for us here, and so many bloggers out there, as the market continues to present buying opportunities.  Lanny has initiated positions in companies like BBBY, ITW, and WRK and added to his position in KHC while Bert followed suit and initiated positions in ITW and WRK.  Our inspiration to push ourselves to invest every dollar we can comes from ALL OF YOU in the blogging community.  Each month, we read your income summaries and see how hard you are working to grow your income and relentlessly pursuing financial freedom.   For those of you that are new followers, each month, we gather as many dividend income summaries from the community to share the results with all of you.  Here is the July installment of the Dividend Income from YOU the Bloggers series!

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Ibotta Review – Pros & Cons

We’re always talking about side hustles on our website.  We love those little activities that help us put a few extra dollars in our pockets each month.   One of our favorites each month is Ibotta. We’ve both managed to earn hundreds of dollars using this easy-to-use shopping app.  We thought it would be a good idea to perform a detailed review of the app and share some pros and cons we have identified after several years of usage.  Here is our Ibotta Review!

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Bert’s June Dividend Income Summary

Half of 2018 is officially in the books!  I am also another year older and have one year left to enjoy my 20s.  2018 has been an investing year unlike any other in the past.  There have been a ton of great buying opportunities and companies are providing shareholders with some crazy dividend increases and share buyback programs.  Lanny and I are having a blast following the twists and turns of Mr. Market.  Now that another month has come to a close, it is time to take a step back and review the dividends received during the month.   Here is my June dividend income summary!dividend income Continue reading

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