November 2019 Stock Considerations

New month… new stock considerations. I can’t believe that November is knocking on our door but here we are… the final stretch of 2019. Seeing how fast time blows by simply reminds me to stay invested no matter how crazy the market seems to be. We have witnessed some pretty harsh declines this year only … Read more

September 2019 Stock Considerations

Headlines, headlines everywhere! September has definitely not been a boring month that’s for sure. The markets continue to gyrate wildly. Oil spikes the most ever in a single day only to retreat sharply. Interest rates being cut. It’s over for Fedex. Vaping… ban!?! Altria at 52 week lows. Inverted yields. Recession coming… no wait… recession … Read more

How New Technology Is Impacting Dividend Investing

Since their inception, stocks have been a great way to build wealth and make your money work for you. Traditionally, the idea behind stocks is that the longer you hold onto them, the more money you’ll earn. However, another form of stock investing is becoming particularly popular with younger generations: dividend investing. Sure, the appeal … Read more

3 High Yield Securities For Income Investors To Consider Now

The following is a guest blog post from SureDividend: With interest rates back on the decline, income investors are in a challenging position. Investors can turn to high-yield dividend stocks to gain higher levels of income. Three high yield securities that look particularly appealing for income investors today are Energy Transfer (ET), Tanger Factory Outlets … Read more

August 2019 Stock Considerations

After a pretty strong July it looks like panic is setting in as we start August. No worries… as dividend growth investors we can’t focus on the near term as daily, weekly and monthly price fluctuations and sentiment is nearly impossible to gauge. All we can do is look for solid companies with good fundamentals … Read more

May 2019 Stock Considerations

New month… new stock considerations? Well, I guess if you call picking the same stocks for the last four or five months as new then, yes… these are my “new” stock considerations. Ever since going the DGI route I don’t recall considering the same four or five stocks for several months in a row but … Read more

Aflac: Japan’s Largest Cancer Insurer

The following is a guest blog post: Until recently, cancer was a taboo word in Japan. In 1987 Emperor Hirohito underwent surgery for internal hemorrhaging due to a cancerous small intestine. Japanese officials stoutly denied there were any signs of cancer, though to the Japanese public the writing was on the wall. It was common … Read more