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After earning an estimated $80 million, NFL great Terrell Owens lost it all — here are his 5 best pieces of advice about money today

• <b>Since retiring from the NFL, Terrell Owens has spoken openly about the financial mistakes he has made.</b>• <b><br>Finding the right adviser can help, but Owens says you still need to know how to manage your own money so you don't get burned.</b>• <b><br>In the end, it's all about living within your means. Some splurges are</b> …

Money

Sale COP

As much as I hate selling any portion of my dividend income portfolio assets, this one needed to be severed from the rest of the group. I chose to go …

Stocks

Oil giant Shell bets on electric cars

One of the world's largest fossil fuel companies is betting on electric cars.<p>Royal Dutch Shell (RDSA) revealed a deal on Thursday to acquire NewMotion, one of Europe's largest electric vehicle charging providers. NewMotion specializes in converting parking spots into electric charging stations. The …

Oil

September 2017 Dividend Income

It is my enthusiastic pleasure to report the <b>biggest</b> dividend income payout for the month of September I have ever received. My previous dividend …

Stocks

Infographic: The Top 20 Tech Companies by Revenue Per Employee

Whether the goal is to organize the world’s information or to build an algorithm that makes millions of lives easier, pretty much every tech company …

S&P 500

Portfolio

Company<p>Symbol<p>Shares<p>Industry<p>Market Value<p>Yield<p>YOC<p>Weight<p>Apple, Inc.<p>AAPL<p>39.61<p>Electronic Equipment<p>$5,710<p>1.7%<p>3.3%<p>5.4%<p>Aflac, …

Acquisition LMAR

This one has been on my radar for quite some time. Whenever I drive somewhere I would constantly see their billboards and wonder what a beautifully …

Stocks

Warren Buffett Increased His Wealth 7,268% Using This 1 Method

Albert Einstein called compound interest the 8th wonder of the world. But it doesn't just apply to finance.<p>With an estimated net worth of $76 billion (and growing steadily), Warren Buffett is unquestionably one of the most successful investors in history.<p>Over his 52-year stint as CEO of Berkshire …

Acquisition KMB

It has been a while since I pulled a trigger and bought something into the portfolio, so you know I’ve been itching, but keeping myself composed …

August 2017 Dividend Income

Another month is in the books and August 2017 brings another awesome stream of dividend income. I enjoy publishing these monthly dividend income …

America's Largest Private Companies 2017

In 2017, a total of 225 firms make it onto our 33rd annual ranking of America’s largest private companies. Taken as a group, these companies have combined revenues of $1.57 trillion, down 3% from last year, and employ 4.7 million people, up from 4.5 million in 2016.<p>The top of the 2017 is full of …

Koch Industries

July 2017 Dividend Income

Another month is in the books and July 2017 brings another awesome stream of dividend income. I enjoy publishing these monthly dividend income …

June 2017 Dividend Income

Running a bit late with this post than usual, but better late than never. Either way, I have a nice streak of dividend income reports going on and …

Investing Brokerage Reorganization Fee Refund

If you are like me who is doing the Dividend Growth Investing strategy, you may have noticed that this type of approach is as passive as it comes and …

Acquisition O

With all of the chaos, madness and fear mongering in our media regarding retail closings. I can still find good deals out there to invest and …

May 2017 Dividend Income

Another month is in the books and it is time to report another solid dividend dollar for the month of May 2017. But before that, I would like to take …

Stocks

Acquisition MO

This acquisition came a lot later in my investment journey as it probably should have, but nevertheless a small peace of this beautiful business of</b> …

April 2017 Dividend Income

For the month of April I would like to report a another great and positive growth in dividend income when comparing year over year growth. More …

The 6 Best Dividend Paying Insurance Stocks for 2017

<i>Published January 15th, 2017 by Bob Ciura</i><p>Insurers enjoy a high level of profitability, because they make money in two ways.<p>First, insurance companies …

Acquisition VYM

This recent acquisition I went ahead and diversified the portfolio even further with <b>Vanguard High Dividend Yield Index Fund (VYM)</b>. As known in the …

Apple's App Store Sales Could Double in 5 Years

Services are more important to <b>Apple</b> (NASDAQ: AAPL) than ever before. Last quarter, 9.2% of Apple's revenue came from services, the highest percentage Apple's ever reported for its first fiscal quarter.<p>One of the biggest contributors to Apple's services is its App Store. Apple said it paid out over …

Stocks

Dividend Kings

Company<p>Symbol<p>Years<p>Sector<p>American States Water<p>AWR<p>62<p>Water Utilities<p>Dover Corp.<p>DOV<p>61<p>Diversified Machinery<p>Northwest Natural Gas Co.<p>NWN<p>61<p>Gas …

March 2017 Dividend Income

With the end of March it is that time again to reap dividends that have been planted and been blooming beautifully for the last four years now. Come …

Viacom's shares could jump 40 percent: Barron's

(Reuters) - Shares of Viacom Inc (VIAB.O) could rise 40 percent in the next year as the New York-based media company’s new CEO Bob Bakish focuses on its Paramount Pictures studio and a handful of its networks to turn the business around, according to Barron‘s.<p>Viacom, which is controlled by 93 …

Comedy Central

February 2017 Dividend Income

Another month is in the books and it is time to report that passive dividend income for February 2017. Now, you guys already know why I truly love …

Acquisition VZ

Another opportunity presented itself this month and I’ve decided to snatch up some additional shares of <b>Verizon Communications, Inc. (VZ)</b> into my …

The Long-Term Investing Guide to Compounding Wealth

What is long-term investing?<p><i>Long-term investing is the process of buying and holding investment securities you believe will compound investor wealth</i> …

Acquisition MAT

I’ve been pretty quiet these last few months on the acquisition side of things primarily due to market unknowingness. Though with new President …