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

Demand the Best of Both Worlds

The following is a guest blog post: There are two types of dividend investors out there: yield grabbers and growth groupies. But the most successful dividend income investors capture both. Income-focused investors are not happy receiving a paltry 2% dividend yield. Who can blame them! Earning 2% a year doesn’t begin to cover life’s many expenses. That’s … Read more

World Fuel Services: A Dividend Stock With Higher Growth Than Apple?

The following is a sponsored post: World Fuel Services is a great dividend paying stock. They are a leading global fuel services company principally engaged in fuel distribution to airports & airlines, retail fuel stations, seaborne shipping companies, NATO, & U.S. & foreign governments. They have some others, but these are currently their core businesses. … Read more

February 2019 Stock Considerations

As February knocks on our door, it is time, once again, for me to highlight my potential stock buy(s) for the month. As we all know, there are no shortages of great names to consider as many are still selling at very attractive valuations and yields. First up, I’m thinking about buying more AT&T Inc. … Read more

Should You Get Monthly Dividends?

The following is a guest blog post: Passive income is what everyone is looking for when they invest in stocks. While most get quarterly or annual dividends, there are those companies that will give you monthly returns that supplement your income. Depending on what you have, it could be a modest return or something more. … Read more

January 2019 Stock Considerations

With a new year and a new month upon us, it is time, once again, for me to outline my potential stock picks for my dividend growth portfolio. I’ll continue to preface this post with my usual rant about how important it is to ignore all the financial panic that’s being spewed by the mainstream … Read more