DRIP Investing Benefits

One of the best ways to build an ever growing income stream from your stock investment is with a DRIP. Simply stated a DRIP is a Dividend Reinvestment Plan whereby dividend distributions from your stock holdings are reinvested to purchase additional shares. By taking advantage of this type of investment vehicle you gain numerous advantages … Read more

Recent Stock Purchase II – October 2014

With the incredible market swings of the past few weeks some investors might feel more comfortable waiting on the sidelines for calmer waters before jumping in. My investment philosophy has always been to be consistent with my investments no matter what the market is doing. As long as I contribute to my portfolio at least, … Read more

Open Fire On These Dividend Stocks

Investing In Firearms And Ammo Companies   There’s no question we live in a very dangerous world. Terrorist acts, murders and personal attacks seem to bombard the headlines on a daily basis without an end in sight. Because of this sad fact, when it comes to personal safety, most Americans often turn to some form … Read more

Build A Portfolio From Your Spare Change

Taking A look At Micro-Investment App Acorns   Increasingly, dividend income investors are being offered new and exciting ways to invest in the stock market that previously did not exist. Companies that have been around for a while such as Ameritrade, Scottrade and Schwab have all brought stock trading to the masses via the Internet … Read more

Expanding Waistlines Growing Dividends

Investing In Weight Management Dividend Stocks   There’s no question that the American waistline is expanding. In fact, more than one third of the U.S. population is now officially obese while the number of people classified as morbidly obese jumped more than 350% in the past three decades alone. With a growing number of the … Read more

Recent Stock Purchase – October 2014

Finding relative bargains in the stock market used to be a real challenge in months past as nearly every stock and asset class was deemed overvalued by historical measures. Sure, certain sectors presented better values than others as financial stocks, including many bank and insurance stocks, presented relative bargains. Even some energy names popped up … Read more

Filtering Great Dividends

Investing In Pollution Control Systems Companies   Pollution control systems companies are serious businesses that engage in the design, development and implementation of consumer and industrial pollution control products such as air and water filtration systems, dust collectors and various scrubbers. While the business at first glance might scream boredom they do provide very essential … Read more

Dividends Delivered In Thirty Minutes Or Less

Investing In Pizza Industry Dividend Stocks   The U.S. pizza industry is large by most measures accounting for over $36 billion in annual sales. Surprisingly, it is the independent pizza restaurants that collectively account for the largest slice of the sales pie controlling about 40% of the market. The big three pizza chains Pizza Hut, … Read more

Dividend Income Update – September 2014

The start of every month is exciting for all dividend income investors as we look back at the previous month and see how much passive dividend income our portfolios generated. This update brings me to a happy milestone as I broke through $2,000 in dividends between my brokerage and ROTH account. The last couple of … Read more