November 2015 Stock Considerations

With almost all of October in the rear view mirror it’s time, once again, to look forward towards the next month of potential stock buys. October has seen the market rebound quite nicely on almost all fronts as beaten down industrial names, energy and even many consumer staples gained significant ground in just a matter … Read more

Packing Up Dividend Growth

Dividend Investing In The Packaging And Container Industry   As a dividend growth investor I am always on the lookout for reliable dividend paying stocks within industries that are very predictable, consistent and not subject to sudden shifts in their business models. Another way of saying this is, “boring is sexy.” My long term dividend … Read more

How To Invest In Declining Stocks

The following is a sponsored blog post:   While the market has seen an impressive performance over the past several years, times are changing. The bottom line is that for the past few months, we’ve seen more declines than gains; which is really starting to become concerning to investors. As a financial professional, my friends … Read more

More Dividend Aristocrats You Never Heard Of

A while back I wrote a blog post titled, “Dividend Aristocrats You Never Heard Of.” The point of the article was to introduce new and seasoned dividend investors to potential new picks for their dividend growth portfolios that get little to no attention among the financial blogging community. Sure, we already know everything there is … Read more

Financial Advice From the Old Testament

Among the many personal finance and dividend blogs that exist, the common theme of ‘financial discipline’ seems to dominate our writings. We often talk about having financial discipline when it comes to our savings rate. We speak of living below our means and not chasing after material objects. We speak of financial discipline with our … Read more