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

Dividend Income Report; The Good… and the Bad

I’m pretty sure you don’t solely read this blog if you are interested in dividend investing. Among your weekly reads, you probably include other great dividend blogs such as the ones I mention on my stock website resource page.   Have you noticed something very common? Most blogg

New Themes: Resonar and Scrawl

Longform writers, rejoice! Resonar and Scrawl were made just for you.

Live Off Your Monthly Dividend Portfolio

During his/her accumulating phase of investing; the dividend growth investor focuses on building a strong money making machine. Each month, dividend payouts are deposited into his investment account and combine this money with his current savings to enable him to buy more shares. At t

2K Investment in my Portfolio

On Monday, I wrote about my lump sum dilemma. I had a big bonus this year, but I decided not to invest in the stock market and pay off my consumer debts instead. Eventually, this will leave me more cash flow to invest on a regular basis, so I guess it is a good decision ;-).   Wh