Sporting World Dividend Investing

Whether competitive or simply for fun, the sports industry is huge. In fact, the global market is expected to reach $303 billion by 2015. Of course, television has helped increase the overall sports industry market by providing coverage and garnering greater attention for mainstream and more obscure sports alike. 2014 is also a banner year … Read more

Dividend Investing For Our Furry Friends

Pet Industry Dividend Investing   One thing that is almost a certainty during good times and bad is that pet owners will continue to pamper and spend on their furry friends. In fact since 2010 the annual expenditure of pet related products and services has topped $50 billion in the United States alone. It is … Read more

Recent Stock Purchase – June 2014

Being a dividend growth investor I try to always focus on stocks that have a history of rising dividends and make my stock purchases accordingly while at the same time make consistent investments on a monthly basis. Of course, this is easier said than done in today’s market environment where PE’s and other traditional metrics … Read more

Dividend Stocks To Quench Your Thirst

There is no question that, along with population increases around the world, global demand for fresh water will rise exponentially. It is often said that many border disputes and future wars will be fought, not for oil, rather for a clean and reliable water supply. Factor in population increases, aging infrastructure, increased demand from agricultural … Read more

Century Club Dividend Stocks

Stocks That Have Paid Dividends For Over 100 Years   As dividend investors we are always on the lookout for reliable sources of future income. Of course, the future is never guaranteed (as I recently wrote about dividend stocks in the death care industry) but we can use the past as a guide for potential … Read more

Dividends From The Grave

Death Care Industry Dividend Stocks   We all know the saying, “the only two things certain in life are death and taxes,” and while I don’t want to be too macabre with this blog post it is a fact of life that we all will die one day and that a whole industry around death, … Read more

Dividend Investing For The Sweet Tooth

Do you have a sweet tooth? Are you constantly craving the sweet taste of cookies, candies, biscuits or chocolate? Have you ever thought about some of the companies that produce your favorite sweet treats? Well today I want to share with you five dividend paying companies that deliver sugary quarterly payments that’s sure to satisfy … Read more

Hate Laundry Love Dividends

Admit it. Most of us hate doing the laundry. How much fun can you have throwing a bunch of dirty clothes into a washer and dryer and then sit and fold each item? Well, as a dividend investor laundry time might be a little more exciting knowing that you are getting paid to do your … Read more

Recent Dividend Increases

There have been some great dividend increase announcements recently from some high profile and not so high profile dividend companies. Of course, as dividend growth investors we not only seek current yield but also seek dividend increases year after year.   Let’s start out with the very popular dividend stock Target Corp. (TGT). TGT recently … Read more