A Tale of Shiny Objects – October 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

What a Down Market Means to Investors – June 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 in dividend growth stocks. Each month, I publish my results on those investments. I don’t do this to brag. I

Are We in A Bear Market? – May 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 in dividend growth stocks. Each month, I publish my results on those investments. I don’t do this to brag. I

Mr. Market is Moody – April 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 in dividend growth stocks. Each month, I publish my results on those investments. I don’t do this to brag. I

Rapid-Fire Questions & Answers – July 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 in dividend growth stocks. Each month, I publish my results on those investments. I don’t do this to brag. I

A Look at Yield on Cost – April 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

A Few Lessons From the Past 12 Months – February 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

October Dividend Income Report

Am I really doing this? After explaining why I dislike dividend income reports, I’m jumping on the train… But I decided to do it for one specific reason: I want to track my performance from scratch. In September, I started investing 100K in the stock market. This is the result of the

My 2016 Dividend Growth Report – Or How a Low Yield Portfolio is a Good Thing

As is the case each year, I make a few transactions in my portfolio. As you may already know, I do very little tracking of my investing performance throughout the year. I’ve already discussed why I see little interest in reporting my dividend income and I prefer to measure my performa

There are 3 Words in Dividend Growth

I decided I didn’t have enough from the article I wrote last week about dividend reports. Last week, I knew I was opening a can of worm when I wrote that I don’t understand the importance of tracking my dividend income on a monthly basis. While the discussion was very interesting on t