Recent Stock Purchase II – October 2014

With the incredible market swings of the past few weeks some investors might feel more comfortable waiting on the sidelines for calmer waters before jumping in. My investment philosophy has always been to be consistent with my investments no matter what the market is doing. As long as I contribute to my portfolio at least, … Read more

Recent Stock Purchase – October 2014

Finding relative bargains in the stock market used to be a real challenge in months past as nearly every stock and asset class was deemed overvalued by historical measures. Sure, certain sectors presented better values than others as financial stocks, including many bank and insurance stocks, presented relative bargains. Even some energy names popped up … Read more

Recent Stock Purchase II – September 2014

With some extra cash sitting in a money market fund earning close to nothing and one free trade in my ROTH account setting to expire in a few days I re-visited my recent blog post, “September Stock Considerations” and decided to act as several stocks from that blog post were trading much lower than in … Read more

Recent Stock Purchase – August 2014

With the recent market gyrations from all time highs last month many new buying opportunities have presented themselves to dividend growth investors. Favorites of the dividend blogging community pointed to renewed interest in McDonald’s Corp. (MCD), AFLAC Inc. (AFL), Deere & Company (DE) and several energy plays as well as these stocks and oil have … Read more

Recent Stock Purchase – June 2014

Being a dividend growth investor I try to always focus on stocks that have a history of rising dividends and make my stock purchases accordingly while at the same time make consistent investments on a monthly basis. Of course, this is easier said than done in today’s market environment where PE’s and other traditional metrics … Read more

Recent Stock Purchase – May 2014

Being a dividend growth investor I try to always focus on stocks that have a history of rising dividends and make my stock purchases accordingly while at the same time make consistent investments on a monthly basis. Of course, this is easier said than done in today’s market environment where PE’s and other traditional metrics … Read more