April 2017 Stock Considerations

With a new month quickly approaching it is time, once again, to lay out my potential stock picks and decide where I’d like to deploy my fresh capital for the month of April. As was the case last month, I am finding it increasingly difficult to pick a clear cut direction of where I want … 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

March 2017 Stock Considerations

With a new month close at hand it is time, once again, for me to lay out some of my stock considerations for the next several weeks of March. The point of these posts is to help take some of the guesswork out of where I plan to allocate my fresh capital going forward. By … Read more

February 2017 Stock Considerations

Without trying to sound too cliché about how fast time goes by, I cannot believe that a whole month of 2017 is already in the books. Of course, with a new month upon us it is time, once again, for me to lay out some of my stock considerations for the next several weeks. The … Read more

January 2017 Stock Considerations

The start of the new year is finally at hand. With a very wild financial 2016 in the rear view mirror it is time once again to look forward to my potential stock picks for new month. If you recall, the market got off on a very bad foot at the start of 2016. In … Read more

December 2016 Stock Considerations

The final ‘stock considerations’ of post of 2016 is finally at hand. At the beginning of the year it’s sometimes hard to imagine what the next twelve months will have in store for us as we outline our dividend income goals, future buys and more. What is certain is that no one can accurately predict … Read more

November 2016 Stock Considerations

As we near the home stretch of 2016 it seems like Mr. Market wants to give us some better buying opportunities compared to the recent months that have passed. Looking back at the summer doldrums, the market, so far in fall, has been ‘exciting.’ The increased volatility we have been witnessing in the health sector, … Read more

Keeping Cool With HVAC Dividend Stocks

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 dividends for decades on end. One such “boring” industry that rarely gets discussed is the … Read more