Dividend Income from YOU the Bloggers – June 2020

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June was an interesting month in the market. Dividend cuts continued to slow, despite a few surprise dividend cuts.  Economies continue to reopen and the weather continued to get better. Still, the economic and political environments remained as tense as ever.  The Federal Reserve announced major restrictions on bank dividends and share buybacks for the first time since the Great Recession.  I know we have all felt impacts to our dividend income!

Despite all the madness and intensity, there is one constant that will never change: dividend income.  The dividend checks continued to roll in.  The third month of the quarter is always exciting since the majority of companies, and mutual fund families (such as Vanguard), pay their dividend.  Many dividend bloggers produce their best passive income results during the quarter-end month!

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5 Reasons Dividend Income is the Easiest Passive Income Source

 

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Everyone is interested in creating a form of passive income.  However, I am here to talk to you about the easiest passive income source that you can start, today or now, if YOU wanted.  Further, it does not have to be time nor capital intensive as others make it out to be.  As our Dividend Diplomats name suggests, dividend income is the easiest passive income source and here are 5 reasons why! Continue reading

Dividend Income Summary: Lanny’s June 2020 Summary

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The stock market continues to rise and dividend income keeps coming in.  The uncertainty is still significantly high and the direction the stock market is going does not make sense.  However, dividend income continues to fuel the mission to financial freedom.

In June, we set another record for dividend earnings and it shows proof that dividend income is one of the best passive income streams.  Time to dive into my June 2020 dividend income results!

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Fundrise Review – A New Investment, Pros & Cons

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My wife and I had a long discussion in early February, I believe February 3rd was the date.  This was after the stock market surged through the first month of January.  We could not find an undervalued dividend stock that fit perfectly in our portfolios.  Furthermore, we had quite the position in the equity market.  On the other hand, this is not specifically a bad position, but it was truly weighing on my mind for quite some time. Then, we found and researched the real estate investing platform of Fundrise.

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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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March Dividend Income from YOU the Bloggers!

There were records left and right in the dividend blogging community for March.  So many people out there are seeing the benefits of their hard work, frugal living, and dividend growth investing strategy.  Exciting stuff!  For those of you that are not familiar, each month, we compile a listing of as many dividend income summary articles as we can from the blogging community in one place so we can share as many different stories as possibles.  We wish we had the time to include every article out there, but unfortunately, we cannot.  So please do not take it personally if your article is not included!  Now, it is time to dive into the cold, hard numbers.  Check out our March Dividend Income Summary from YOU the bloggers!

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Lanny’s Recent Stock Purchase – Pfizer (PFE)

Third purchase in 31 days?  Now that’s what I’m talking about.  I’m starting to feel like the Lanny of old again, if only the grey hair can revert back to black, I’d appreciate it.  January finished off with some tail winds, as big final year earning releases are coming out, Trumps making his speeches and movements, as well as your everyday volatility that January typically brings.  As dividend investors, we need to sit tight and buy when we find the right value at hopefully the right times if you can.  This purchase signifies that, based on my analysis.  Let’s find out why I purchase Pfizer (PFE)!

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