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 Dividend Portfolio Sector Allocation September 2015

Recent Stock Purchase III September 2015

Things are definitely starting to get interesting with the market these days. Increasingly, more and more companies are trading at much better values and yields as prices have tumbled. Of course, the question of dividend reliability comes into play when dramatic price swoons occur. This is why we diversify among dozens of high quality companies … Read more Recent Stock Purchase III September 2015

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 How To Invest In Declining Stocks

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 Investing In Yourself Living Abroad

More Dividend Aristocrats You Never Heard Of

A while back I wrote a blog post titled, “Dividend Aristocrats You Never Heard Of.” The point of the article was to introduce new and seasoned dividend investors to potential new picks for their dividend growth portfolios that get little to no attention among the financial blogging community. Sure, we already know everything there is … Read more More Dividend Aristocrats You Never Heard Of

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 Financial Advice From the Old Testament