January 2016 Stock Considerations

With January 2016 right around the corner it’s time, once again, to lay out potential stock investments for my dividend income portfolios. I really enjoy writing these posts as it gives me a pretty clear road map for stock selection. I have to say, that I follow these “stock considerations” posts pretty closely so there … Read more

Dividend Portfolio Sector Allocation December 2015

Every few months I like to take a look at my portfolio holdings and examine my overall sector allocations to see if they meet my comfort level as to how my capital is distributed. Now that we are officially approaching the end of 2015 I think it’s as good a time as any to see … Read more

Farm To Table Dividends

The ‘farm products’ industry has caught my eye in recent weeks as I have been slowly adding to my Archer-Daniels-Midland Company (ADM) holding as better prices, value and yield for this dividend stalwart began to emerge. While I’m not a huge fan of commodity based businesses, (I see ADM more as a consumer staple play … Read more

Why Archer-Daniels-Midland Is a Buy

(or Archer-Daniels-Midland Dividend Stock Analysis, if the above title is too strong)   This is a guest post written by Ben Reynolds at Sure Dividend. Sure Dividend helps individual investors built portfolios of high quality dividend growth stocks trading at fair or better prices.   DivHut purchased Archer-Daniels-Midland (ADM) stock this month for his taxable … Read more

Recent Stock Purchase December 2015

Volatility has once again reared its head as wild market gyrations are presenting us with some interesting dividend investing opportunities. As oil continues its seemingly endless slide, dividend victims are being claimed one by one. Of course, the most recent dividend casualty to hit the dividend investing ranks was none other than MLP favorite, Kinder … Read more

Dividend Income Update November 2015

The beginning 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. November was exciting as ever as my year over year numbers continue to highlight the trifecta magic of dividend investing which includes, adding fresh capital, … Read more

December 2015 Stock Considerations

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 … Read more

Socially Responsible Investing: 3 Funds that are Beating the Market

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 … Read more