Payout Ratios: CAPEX-Heavy Industries and REITs

Look at appropriate payout ratios for CAPEX-heavy industries and real estate income trusts (REITs). If you don’t, you could be surprised by dividend cuts or miss out on great companies! The classic payout ratio is calculated like this: For some industries, this metric is completely

Worry-Free Retirement with Kyle Prevost [Podcast]

It’s been a few months that we didn’t have a guest on the show, and today is the day! We welcome Kyle Prevost, a personal finance teacher and an online entrepreneur. He is well-known for his blog Million Dollar Journey and the Financial Canadian Summit. Today, he shares his life as

Use Payout Ratios Wisely

The payout ratio is a good indicator of dividend sustainability; let me explain how to use payout ratios wisely when assessing companies as investments possibilities or investments to sell. Payout ratios in a nutshell There are different ways to calculate a payout ratio. The simple

Tell the Story You Want to Tell

In August, the WordPress community gathered at National Harbor, Maryland for WordCamp 2023. Every year, the conference hosts special speakers to talk about all kinds of things—from the technical to the inspirational. One of our favorite talks this year was from sci-fi and fantasy auth

What I Expect from My Top 10 Largest Holdings [Podcast]

Mike keeps repeating to investors that now is not the time to take guesses and that they should review their portfolios to ensure their holdings can stay the course. Let’s see if Mike did his homework and check out his top 10 holdings: their weight, their role, and what downsides s

Market Review – August Dividend Income Report

In September of 2017, I received slightly over $100K from my former employer, representing the commuted value of my pension plan. I decided to invest 100% of this money in dividend growth stocks. Each month, I publish my results on those investments. I don’t do this to brag. I do t

Beware of These 10 Next Dividend Cutters [Podcast]

About 18 months ago, after some interest rate increases, we raised our red flag on some companies that seemed in trouble. Today, we’ll go back to them to see if we were right or wrong and why. Then, we’ll share more businesses that may cut their dividend in the next 12 months. Make

Retirement Withdrawal Strategy: Avoid Panic, Enjoy Life

Here is my simple yet effective retirement withdrawal strategy; it ensures I always have enough money to enjoy my retirement. It might fit well with your own situation, or not; regardless, it gives you a good starting point to elaborate your own strategy. Here’s what I intend to do

Things I Wish I Knew When I Started Investing [Podcast]

It’s been 20 years since Mike started investing! However, dividend growth stocks were not his first choice. Today, we look back and discuss what he wishes he knew when he started 20 years ago. Do you share some lessons in common? Let us know what you’ve learned as an investor