Dividend Portfolio Sector Allocation February 2015

Every few months like I like post updates regarding my taxable and ROTH account holdings and outline my sector diversification. I find these updates every few months to be vital in assessing my comfort level in owning stocks in specific sectors that I feel have the best chance for growth and dividend stability ten, twenty … Read more

Recent Stock Purchase – February 2015

It’s been a long time since I wrote a post about a recent stock purchase. In fact, my last post discussing this topic dates back to January 8. No matter. As long as I can make a purchase at least once a month I’ll be following my personal goal of building up my portfolio. For … Read more

Dumpster Diving For Dividends

Investing In The Waste Disposal Business   Sometimes the least exciting businesses are the ones that can offer the most steady and reliable cash flows and profits which often translates into dependable dividend payments. We all know the saying “One man’s trash is another man’s treasure” and that may be the case when examining the … Read more

Regret Is My Motivator

It is very easy for me to sum up the reason I choose to do anything in one word, “regret.” A short simple word that needs no defining yet powerful enough to get me to do practically anything. A little background might be in order now.   The year was 1998, I was about 24 … Read more

Roll The Dice On These Dividend Stocks

Looking At Casino And Gambling Related Dividend Stocks   Investing in sin stocks is nothing new and many have found great opportunities and profits pouring money into alcohol, tobacco and gambling stocks. In fact, casino and gambling related ventures are rapidly expanding beyond the Vegas strip and tribal lands into China’s growing gambling mecca, Macau. … Read more

Recently Announced Dividend Raises

As dividend income investors we are constantly seeking reliable sources of passive income from profitable companies that share their revenues with shareholders. But most of us take it a step further than simply investing in dividend stocks. After all, what good is a dividend distribution if it is not sustainable and gets cut or worse … Read more

Dividend Income Update – January 2015

Can you believe it? One month of 2015 is already in the books. And while it’s sometimes sad to see how fast time flies the new month always brings cheer as we calculate the previous month of passive dividend income earned. January was no exception and I am very pleased with the start of 2015. … Read more

Rolling Down The Dividend Highway

Investing In Dividend Paying Trucking And Transportation Stocks   Everyday the news headlines are seemingly dominated by the continued decline in oil prices and how lower oil prices will affect the energy industry in general. I wanted to take this drop in oil price a step further and examine a group of stocks that is … Read more