Recent Stock Purchase II – April 2015

With the month of April winding down I wanted to make a few more buys in my accounts before May officially rolled in. As you will see from my buys below I made several smaller purchases than usual as all trades were covered by promotional offers and thus were commission free.   As mentioned in … Read more

DivHut Turns One

Where does the time go? I know we all ask this same question when some milestone event takes place. It may be a birthday, the start of a new year or in this case, exactly one year since I started my blog. As I sit here typing this post I can hardly believe that a … Read more

Recent Stock Purchase – April 2015

For those that have been following my blog for a while now, know that I like to make buys every single month no matter what market conditions may exist. It was this attitude I had towards investing that enabled me to continue to make monthly buys even during the depths of the financial crisis and … Read more

Brewing Up Dividend Yield

Investing In The Beer Sector   A few days ago I wrote a post over viewing various dividend paying stocks in the wine and spirits sector and figured a post highlighting some beer companies might make sense at this time too. Beer, along with wine and spirits, provides a very stable and recession resistant business … Read more

Ways to Prepare for Next Years’ Taxes, For the Self-Employed

Taxes are hard to prepare. You know this now more than ever. Having completed your 2014 tax filing, you know what worked and what didn’t, what was easy and what was difficult. There are always certain sections, if you are preparing your taxes yourself, that leave you scratching your head. This is especially true if … Read more

Dividends To Lift Your Spirits

Investing In The Wine And Spirits Sector   Of all the consumable beverages it seems that alcoholic drinks are particularly recession resistant. In fact, one full year into the last recession in 2008, alcohol sales actually grew by 9%. It seems that people might be quick to cut spending on luxury items, however, imbibing seems … Read more

Dividend Income Update – March 2015

It’s dividend income update time. One of my favorite times of the month as I get to review my previous month of passive income received from my two dividend income portfolios. March was a pretty eventful month as I welcomed the birth of my first child along with my consistent investment in the Canadian banking … Read more

April Stock Considerations

I can hardly believe that one quarter of 2015 is already in the books. Whoever coined the phrase “time flies” certainly knew what they were talking about. Looking back, the first quarter finished at pretty decent levels considering the insane volatility we have seen in stock and commodity prices. Going forward I can only guess … Read more

Recent Stock Purchase – March 2015

First, I’d like to thank everyone who commented on my post announcing the birth of my first child. I can honestly say I felt the love and well wishes from each comment written and feel truly blessed with our new addition. The comments left simply reaffirmed my admiration for our little online community and how … Read more