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

June 2017 Stock Considerations

Where is 2017 going? I can’t believe we’re already knocking on the door of summer. I guess the older we get the faster time seems to fly by. That point just illustrates to me the importance of staying invested in the market no matter what crazy headlines are being written nor what events transpire around … Read more

Dividend Portfolio Sector Allocation May 2017

About once a quarter I like to take a look at my portfolio holdings and examine my overall sector allocations to see if they meet my comfort level as to how my capital is distributed. As we all know, market forces affect certain sectors at different times throughout business cycles which can often throw many … Read more

May 2017 Stock Considerations

Can you believe it? May is is knocking on our door and it’s time, once again, to outline my potential stock picks for the new month. Looking forward I feel compelled to mention some of my recent ‘old favorites’ as well as mentioning some new picks that might deserve a spot in my portfolio too. … Read more

Stock Spin Offs With No Yield

Almost three years ago I wrote a post titled, “Why I Love Stock Spin Offs.” I essentially discussed the typical “unlocked” values stock spin offs can provide for both the parent and offspring stock once the separation occurred. In general, many stock spin offs do offer great value and benefits to shareholders as the newly … Read more

Insuring Your Portfolio With Insurance Stocks

A while back I wrote about investing in the ‘boring’ HVAC industry. Investing in boring industries rarely gives your portfolio a “shot in the arm” in terms of dramatic capital appreciation but what it can do is provide stability and predictability in terms of tempered growth and a potential reliable source of growing dividends for … Read more