Dividend Portfolio Sector Allocation Update

Several months ago I posted an update highlighting my dividend portfolio sector allocation. It’s always important to be aware of your portfolio allocation as at times, especially when building out a new portfolio or a particular sector experiences unusual strength or weakness, balances can fall out of alignment and you are faced holding a portfolio … Read more

Dividend Income Update – November 2014

These are the posts that are the central reason we are part of the dividend growth community: Dividend income. November was another great month of passive income “earned” as I continue to build upon my snowball via annual dividends received. A couple months ago I reported how I exceeded $2,000 in dividend income for the … Read more

December Stock Considerations

As we head into the home stretch of 2014 a great opportunity is seemingly handed to us for the month of December. That opportunity comes in the form of continued weakness in the oil and materials sector as depressed commodity prices have given rise to a sea of great dividend income opportunities for those willing … Read more

Rent A Cop Dividend Stocks

Investing In Security Services Dividend Stocks   A few weeks ago I wrote an article titled, “Open Fire On These Dividend Stocks,” and discussed the notion of investing in dividend paying companies in the firearms and ammo sector. Expanding on this concept of personal safety and security I want to highlight several other dividend paying … Read more

Is It Wise To Buy Stock After A Catastrophic Event?

Catching a Falling Knife – Buying Stock When Everyone Else Is Selling   Traditionally, the thinking is that dividend growth investing is a relatively safe endeavor as we proudly invest, most of the time, in mature companies that have a long track record of rising revenues and rising dividends. But even the safest investments can … Read more