Build A Portfolio From Your Spare Change

Taking A look At Micro-Investment App Acorns   Increasingly, dividend income investors are being offered new and exciting ways to invest in the stock market that previously did not exist. Companies that have been around for a while such as Ameritrade, Scottrade and Schwab have all brought stock trading to the masses via the Internet … Read more

October Stock Considerations

As the month of October begins, dividend growth investors all over the world check up on their portfolio health and scout new investment opportunities. With recent market declines and an overall shakiness to the major averages it would seem that several stocks are going on relative sale these days offering better pricing from all time … Read more

Can REITs Predict Interest Rate Moves

With all the recent chatter about the Federal Reserve tapering its bond buying program, coupled with the talk about interest-rate increases, I found that several of the large REIT ETFs have been under performing the market in recent times. Of course, REITs in general are all sensitive interest rate moves as higher rates translate to … Read more

Foolish Dividend Investing

A while back I wrote a couple articles highlighting my very first dividend stock that I owned along with some scanned images of the very first stock trade I placed back in 1988 along with my first dividend check received for $5.00 also in 1988. You’ll see a trade for 100 shares of Homestake Mining … Read more

August Stock Considerations

It’s the start of another month which means August stock picks must be made. With the market in a seeming tailspin the last couple weeks or so many “old” stocks are presenting new and attractive buying opportunities. Some of my favorites such as McDonald’s Corp. (MCD) has dropped considerably from about $103 to around $93, … Read more

Canadian Century Club Dividend Stocks

Canadian Stocks That Have Paid Dividends For Over 100 Years   About a month ago I wrote an article titled, “Century Club Dividend Stocks,” highlighting a very impressive list of companies that have continuously paid out dividends for at least one hundred years. Just think about what that means. These companies have been able to … Read more