Portfolio Update – Introducing Our Family Portfolio

For the last few years, I have reported religiously the happenings of my portfolio and every cent in dividend income I have received.  Looking back, it is insane to see how fast my portfolio has grown in such a short period time and I love seeing similar growth rates in so many other people in the dividend investing community.  Man is it a lot of fun!  But there has been one key piece of the equation I have kept under wraps from all of you…the happening of my wife’s portfolio and the impact it is having on our “Family Dividend Income” and not just mine.  So for the first time on this blog, I would like to discuss my wife’s investment portfolio and briefly discuss how I will begin reporting things differently here on our blog!

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Bert’s 3rd Quarter Goals Review

We are rounding third and heading home here.  Considering the Cleveland Indians clinched the AL Central Division title this week, I figured a baseball reference to start the article off was pretty appropriate.  Let’s see if they can capture some of the same postseason magic the Cavs had during their run in May/June.   At the end of each quarter, Lanny and I review our annual goals to monitor our progress towards hitting these marks.  If we are on pace…great.  If we are off track, well there is still time to make some adjustments despite the fact there are only three months remaining.  Time to dig and perform my third quarter goals review.

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Recent Buy – Cardinal Health, Inc. (CAH)

This week, I officially jumped back into the marketplace.  It feels like it has been a while and finding great stocks at a value has been difficult (which is part of the reason why Lanny’s portfolio has sky-rocketed over the last few months).   If you have been following the blog over the last few weeks or if you read the title to the article before clicking, the stock I purchased this week shouldn’t be a surprise.   Time to see where I allocated my capital this week.

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August Dividend Income From YOU the Bloggers!

Turning the calendar from August to September usually means two things.  Football season is here and that fall has arrived.  Time to get out your pumpkin game on!  As usual, at the end of the month, we do our best to summarize as many dividend income articles from around the dividend growth investor community.  Unfortunately, we can’t get every bloggers article in here because of time, so please don’t take it personally if you weren’t included this month.  That being said…HERE WE GO.  It is time for our August Dividend Income summary from all of YOU in the blogging community.

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May Dividend Income from YOU the Bloggers!

As I’m sure you all know, each month we aggregate a list to show how other bloggers in the Dividend Investing community are CRUSHING IT!  This month, one of us got excited (**cough cough Lanny**) and set a record for a number of bloggers included in this list.  It blew April’s bloggers summary out of the water!  Time to brew up a cup of coffee (maybe Starbucks) and get ready to check out some results!  See our May Dividend Income summary from the blogging community.

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