Retirement Portfolio Series – Let’s Start With the Basics: Budget and Cash [Podcast]

Subscribe: Spotify, Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts There are zillions of books, articles, and services about building your nest egg. However, there are not close to as many resources on creating a paycheck from your portfolio. This is often a cause of doubt and anxiety for the inv

If You Invest in Stocks, You Must Do This Quarterly

One thing I’ve noticed throughout the years is that it is much easier for investors to invest new capital and build a portfolio than to manage it. Our portfolio models at Dividend Stocks Rock are somewhat capped with the number of positions and we don’t invest new capital. This mea

Dividend EV Stocks and How to Ride that Trend in a Safe Way [Podcast]

Investing in trends such as electric vehicles may lead to bumpy rides! To avoid such stress, you may consider companies that will benefit from the movement while still showing a strong and diversified business model and good dividend growth. How can a dividend growth investor ride

Retirement and the Withdrawal Mechanics

I remember my days as a financial planner. When I worked with my clients on their retirement plans, the easiest part was withdrawals. Why? Because we were taking care of their money. In private banking, we offered an “all-inclusive” service where we would manage how, when, and wher

Brookfield Stocks: Which Shares to Hold? [Podcast]

Which shares to hold from the Brookfield family? That is an often asked question now answered in detail! Which one between Brookfield Infrastructure, Renewable, Properties and Asset Management best suits your portfolio? Let’s shed some light on these well-known Canadian stock

How to Compare Two Dividend Stocks [Podcast]

As a dividend growth investor, it’s hard to make sure the decision you’re about to take is the best one: you do your research, you find an exciting industry, you identify 3-4 companies that are doing well in that industry, and then what? How to make sure the final stock pick is the

How to Turn Your Portfolio Into a Safe Money Making Machine

Retiring is like learning how to skate. We all know how to stand and how to walk. Yet, once we put skates on, there is a whole new world of movements (and muscles!) that must work together to make sure you keep standing and, hopefully, moving forward. You’ve spent your entire life

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[Podcast] DGB 11: Get the Best of Each Sector Series – REITs and Industrials

For the last episode of this series, Mike and his co-host review the REIT and the Industrial sectors. While these two sectors can seem uninteresting, they both include some well-known and solid companies that can be great adding to a dividend growth investor’s portfolio. Get the be

Why You Should Follow Your Stocks Quarterly – March Dividend Income Report

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