The final ‘stock considerations’ of post of 2015 is finally at hand. At the beginning of the year it’s sometimes hard to imagine what the next twelve months will have in store for us as we outline our dividend income goals, future buys and more. What is certain is that no one can accurately predict
There’s a powerful trend emerging in the investing world. Investors are building portfolios based on their morals and values. Dubbed “socially responsible investing”, or SRI, these investors align their investments with their values by avoiding companies with poor environmental, social or governance practices. Like their counterparts, sustainable investors also want to earn a good financial
Here we go again. Market volatility seems to have come back in recent days as major indexes rocketed higher only to give back most of the gains the following day. We all know the mantra of increased volatility equals increased opportunities and this week seems to be no different. Of course, the challenge is to
With the stock market marching ever higher in recent weeks finding great value and yield has, once again, become more challenging. Of course, challenging is a relative term as any long term investor knows we typically invest in a market of individual stocks rather than the stock market. With that being said, amazing value and
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It’s dividend income update time. One of my favorite times of the month as I get to review my previous month of passive income received from my dividend income portfolios. Looking back, October was a relatively quiet month for me in terms of making several separate buys. Over the course of the month I
With almost all of October in the rear view mirror it’s time, once again, to look forward towards the next month of potential stock buys. October has seen the market rebound quite nicely on almost all fronts as beaten down industrial names, energy and even many consumer staples gained significant ground in just a matter
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It’s been a while since I posted a ‘recent stock purchase’ blog post. In fact, almost one month has passed since my latest acquisition. Sometimes that happens when being a dividend growth investor. No worries on my end though. I have been doing this since 2007 and have not missed a single month of buys.
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Dividend Investing In The Packaging And Container Industry As a dividend growth investor I am always on the lookout for reliable dividend paying stocks within industries that are very predictable, consistent and not subject to sudden shifts in their business models. Another way of saying this is, “boring is sexy.” My long term dividend