Dividend Portfolio Sector Allocation December 2015

Every few months 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. Now that we are officially approaching the end of 2015 I think it’s as good a time as any to see … Read more

Facebook Trading Rapidly Gains Ground

The following is a sponsored blog post:   The strategic shift in Facebook’s operations is now apparent. The social media giant has facilitated ease of trading among its 1.49 billion users to make it much simpler to trade everything from high-end items like vehicles to toasters, stationery and beyond. Buying and selling of items is … Read more

Dividend Portfolio Sector Allocation September 2015

Every few months 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 portfolio … 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

Investing In Yourself Living Abroad

Travelling as investment Some consider travel an investment in themselves, their education, or cultural exploration.  Saving money in order to see the world -learn, examine, and enjoy- these are forms of investment, a different sort albeit.  For some traveling isn’t enough.  They reach a destination, then comes the epiphany. They fall in love with the … 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