Why Dividend History Matters When Investing In Dividend Stocks

This is a guest contribution from Nick McCullum of Sure Dividend Dividends are an important part of shareholder total returns. The following chart compares the long-term price returns (excluding dividends) to the long-term total returns (including dividends) of the S&P 500 (approximated using the ETF SPY).   Source: YCharts   The 10-year rolling total returns … Read more Why Dividend History Matters When Investing In Dividend Stocks

Using Fundamental Trends to Find Potential Dividend Investment Ideas

There’s a good reason dividend investing has become so popular with the personal finance community. In short: because it works! After all, the right portfolio of diversified dividend stock picks can help you collect income right now, and for years to come. Plus, any reinvested dividends will go on to pay their own dividends as … Read more Using Fundamental Trends to Find Potential Dividend Investment Ideas

Recent Stock Purchase June 2017

It’s been almost a full month since my last recent stock purchase was made which just highlights my frustration in June for finding places to deploy my fresh capital. While the stock market continues to melt up seemingly every week taking many of my holdings up with it, finding good to decent value is becoming … Read more Recent Stock Purchase June 2017

The Four Mental Hurdles Every New Investor Needs to Overcome

The following is a sponsored blog post: Let’s face it: if investing was as simple as it seemed on the surface, just about everyone would be raking in big bucks, right? However, we all know that finding success via the stock market is much easier said than done. Although becoming an overnight success story certainly … Read more The Four Mental Hurdles Every New Investor Needs to Overcome

Why Trade Precious Metals?

The following is a sponsored blog post: Precious metals such as Gold and Silver have been highly prized since ancient times, as they were used as the raw materials for coins and jewelery. Today, they have wider ranges of use, from industry to dentistry, but their principal value is as tradable commodities. There are 3 … Read more Why Trade Precious Metals?

Why I Started Trading CFD And Gave Up Conventional Stock Trading

The following is a sponsored blog post: My primary aim has always been to make a supplemental and steady income that would last. That was one of the reasons why I even got myself to any kind of trading. I am not one of those people who loves taking great risks. Give me few extra … Read more Why I Started Trading CFD And Gave Up Conventional Stock Trading