Drive Your Way Towards Dividends

Dividend Investing In The Retail Automobile Parts & Accessories Sector   In keeping with my themed dividend posts, in June I have focused on planes, and in August I ran posts on trains and today I’ll focus on automobiles.   These days the average age of a car on the road is at record highs. … Read more

All Aboard The Dividend Train Part 2

Investing In Railroad Dividend Stocks   A couple days ago I wrote an article highlighting the railcar industry and several dividend stocks worth considering in that sector. Many of the railcar stocks are experiencing back orders for their railcars as railroad lines look to upgrade and expand their aging fleet. The railcar dividend stocks such … Read more

All Aboard The Dividend Train Part 1

Investing In Railcar Dividend Stocks   The railroad and railcar industry has a long rich history in North America. Though often thought of as a legacy industry, they are still very important to the modern economy. In fact, the rail network and the trains that operate on that network are more efficient and cost effective … Read more

Foolish Dividend Investing

A while back I wrote a couple articles highlighting my very first dividend stock that I owned along with some scanned images of the very first stock trade I placed back in 1988 along with my first dividend check received for $5.00 also in 1988. You’ll see a trade for 100 shares of Homestake Mining … Read more

August Dividend Increases

Invest in high quality dividend paying companies that can manage their cash flow and payout ratio and be rewarded with constant dividend increases. A dividend increase is something every dividend growth investor can get excited about. Who wouldn’t love earning a little more from an investment without having to add additional capital? Well, August, so … Read more

Planting Dividend Seeds With Timber REITs

As dividend investors we are always on the lookout for future dividend growth opportunities as well as current income via relative high yield. Timber REITs are investment vehicles that can offer a current relative high yield while also being defensive in nature against rising inflation as it is a commodity based investment. A timber REIT … Read more

Recent Stock Purchase – August 2014

With the recent market gyrations from all time highs last month many new buying opportunities have presented themselves to dividend growth investors. Favorites of the dividend blogging community pointed to renewed interest in McDonald’s Corp. (MCD), AFLAC Inc. (AFL), Deere & Company (DE) and several energy plays as well as these stocks and oil have … Read more

High Yield, Single Digit PE Dividend Stocks

As a dividend income investor I am always on the lookout for new dividend opportunities to consider adding to my current stock portfolio. Of course, this is easier said than done as the market has been on a magnificent bull run which has inflated the PEs of many stable dividend stocks. However, with the recent … Read more

August Stock Considerations

It’s the start of another month which means August stock picks must be made. With the market in a seeming tailspin the last couple weeks or so many “old” stocks are presenting new and attractive buying opportunities. Some of my favorites such as McDonald’s Corp. (MCD) has dropped considerably from about $103 to around $93, … Read more