June 2016 Stock Considerations

As May draws to a close it’s time, once again, to lay out my potential stock picks for the new month. As everyone is already well aware, finding those great values and good yield plays are becoming more scarce and I can honestly say that if the market remains at current levels I am out … Read more

Recent Stock Purchase May 2016

With the month of May quickly coming to an end, I decided it was time to pull the trigger and make my minimal once a month buy. My buying has really slowed since the beginning of the year as the market rebounded quite nicely from the early 2016 lows making desirable dividend stalwarts we all … Read more

Smart Financial Investments For 2016 And Beyond

This post may contain affiliate links: In 2016, it’s not going to be enough to just save your money. You need to think about the type of investments that you should be making. We’ve been speaking to financial experts and examining all of the facts on that front. With that in mind we think we’ve … Read more

Growing Portfolio Holdings Via Spin Offs

Here’s a topic that is rarely discussed on our dividend blogs. We always discuss and track dividend increases, dividend growth, yield and yield on cost, long term capital appreciation, but rarely stock spin offs. I love stock spin offs. I think they are really neat. Stock spin offs have a unique way of creating shareholder … Read more

Dividend Investing In A ‘Mad Men’ World

Face it, advertising is all around us. Whether we’re zoned in on a screen, large or small, hit the road or even inside a public bathroom advertising messages are constantly bombarding us. With so many companies and organizations trying desperately to get their message across it’s no wonder that the advertising space is huge. But … Read more

Building a Dividend Centered Portfolio for Your Retirement

You may be familiar with the concept of portfolio diversification, and you may also be familiar with the concept of dividend investing, but do you know how dividend investing can help you create a more diversified portfolio? When you invest in dividend stocks, you benefit twice from both the dividend payment as well as appreciation … Read more

Dividend Income Update April 2016

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 dividend income portfolios.   As we have witnessed thus far in 2016, the market will do whatever the market will want to do. No amount of statistics, economic … Read more

May 2016 Stock Considerations

With a new month upon us, it is time once again, for me to lay out my potential stock buys. Typically, I have a fairly long list of stocks to pick from as values and yields for many names appeared attractive. Those names in the past have also allowed me to average down on my … Read more