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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 …

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>$4,632<p>1.9%<p>3.0%<p>5.2%<p>Aflac, …

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> …

Stocks

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 …

Investing

The 3 Currencies of Life - Time, Money, Mobility

January 2017 Dividend Income

Time flies! We are now officially in the <b>5th</b> year since I’ve started tracking and building my Dividend Growth Investing portfolio, which I call “<b>The</b> …

Top Holdings Of Dividend Growth Bloggers, 2017 Edition

This article analyzes the top holdings of established dividend growth bloggers with public portfolios and ranks the 46 top dividend growth stocks in …

BlackRock declares $2.50 dividend

BlackRock (NYSE:BLK) declares $2.50/share quarterly dividend, 9.2% increase from prior dividend of $2.29.<p>Forward yield 2.64%<p>Payable March 23; for …

December 2016 Dividend Income

Happy New Years Everyone! The 2016 is officially behind us as it is time to look back at December’s dividend income received report. I am sure I’ve …

November 2016 Dividend Income

November is officially done and gone and it is that time once again to tally up all of them dollars that were sent by the <b>greatest</b> companies around …

Investing

The 2017 Dividend Aristocrats List: 25+ Years of Rising Dividends

<i>Updated January 1st, 2017</i><p>A stock must meet the following criteria to be a Dividend Aristocrat:<p>Be in the S&P 500<br>• Have 25+ consecutive years of dividend …

Acquisition RDS.B

This recent acquisition I decided to add to my current ownership in <b>Royal Dutch Shell (RDS.B)</b>. I truly believe this is one of the best oil companies …

Oil

October 2016 Dividend Income

It is a new month once again and to continue my awesome <b>streak</b> of monthly dividend income reporting, it is that time once again to tally up all those …

4 Consistently High Paying Dividend Stocks With Growth Potential

The ‘holy grail’ of dividend growth investing is to find businesses that offer:<p>Growth potential<br>• High dividend yields<br>• Consistent and safe operations<p>This …

Investing

Acquisition STAG

Another worth mention comes to its time as I gladly snapped up some shares of <b>STAG Industrial, Inc. (STAG)</b> into my portfolio. This REIT is a fairly …

British American Tobacco Offers to Buy Reynolds American

LONDON — British American Tobacco said on Friday that it had made a $47 billion takeover offer to buy the stake in Reynolds American that it does not already own, a deal that would create a tobacco giant with a significant presence around the world.<p>The deal would create the world’s largest publicly …

Markets

September 2016 Dividend Income

It is that time again to report my dividend income for the month of September 2016. These quarter months are my <b>biggest</b> since I receive the largest …

2 Stocks that Turned $1,000 Into Millions

$1,000 might not seem like enough money to invest in the stock market. But in a previous article, I noted that well-timed investments of $1,000 in <b>Apple</b> or <b>Amazon</b> (NASDAQ: AMZN) would each be worth about half a million dollars now. Today, I'll go a step further and discuss two stocks that turned …

Investing

Acquisition DIS

Continuing my buying trend this month with yet another purchase of a great company that makes magic happen, literally. I have decided to purchase …

Walt Disney Company

Growing a Dividend Forest

<i>Published May 7th, 2015</i><p>Investing in dividend stocks is similar to planting a tree.<p>You start with something small – an actual seed, or a bit of …

Costco Wholesale Corporation's Best Business Segment in 2016 So Far

Costco has continued to hold onto and grow its membership base. Image source: Author.<p>For <b>Costco</b> (NASDAQ: COST), it's not really about how much the chain sells.<p>The merchandise in its warehouses, whether it be food, clothes, or any of the other categories it stocks, really serves only to entice people …

Investing

Acquisition VIAB

It has been a looooong time since my last acquisition, almost 4 months going way back in May! I am sure glad to get back into buying mode and I …

Cable TV

August 2016 Dividend Income

August is officially in the books and it is that time again to see the progress of the portfolio, which has brought another set of <b>cash flow</b>. Again, I …

Investing

Lockheed wins $10 billion U.S. defense contract: Pentagon

Lockheed Martin Corp has been awarded a $10 billion contract to support the C-130J aircraft production program, the Pentagon said on Friday.<p>(Reporting by Eric Beech; Editing by Eric Walsh)

Aerospace

Passive Income Myth: Passive Income Dividend Investing

<b>Passive income dividend investing</b> <b>involves much less time and risk than other passive income strategies. Learn how to create a passive income dividend</b> …

Stocks

These 5 Healthcare Stocks Have Huge Dividend Yields -- Are Any Worth Buying?

A big dividend yield doesn't make a stock an automatic buy.<p>Most investors love to buy stocks that pay dividends, and it's not hard to figure out why. …

Investing