February Stock Considerations

As another new month approaches I am reminded to, once again, look at my portfolio holdings and decide where to deploy my fresh capital for the month. Looking back at the month of January, I have seen additional declines in the large Canadian bank stocks. No doubt, this was in direct correlation to the continued … 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

DRIP Investing Benefits

One of the best ways to build an ever growing income stream from your stock investment is with a DRIP. Simply stated a DRIP is a Dividend Reinvestment Plan whereby dividend distributions from your stock holdings are reinvested to purchase additional shares. By taking advantage of this type of investment vehicle you gain numerous advantages … Read more

Dividends Delivered In Thirty Minutes Or Less

Investing In Pizza Industry Dividend Stocks   The U.S. pizza industry is large by most measures accounting for over $36 billion in annual sales. Surprisingly, it is the independent pizza restaurants that collectively account for the largest slice of the sales pie controlling about 40% of the market. The big three pizza chains Pizza Hut, … 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