October 2023 Dividend Income Update

October 2023 Dividend Income Update Hey Everyone! Welcome to a new update: our October 2023 Dividend Income Update. For those of you new here, including new subscribers, we’ve been on a multi-year journey to increase our dividend income to fund…
Why would anyone own bonds now?

Why would anyone own bonds now? “Many investors have been saying for years that rates can only go up from here, rates can only go one direction, rates will eventually go up. Will they?” – My Own Advisor, September 2021.…
2023 Financial Goals – September Update

2023 Financial Goals – September Update “Enjoy your journey as much as the destination.” – adapted from Marshall Sylver. Welcome to our September update for our 2023 Financial Goals. Enjoying the journey Related to the quote above, I/we try and…
What drives stock returns?

What drives stock returns? With so much negativity towards dividends and dividend investors, in some circles, I thought it would be important to summarize some academic research as it relates to the drivers behind stock returns.  Then, and only then,…
5 stocks I want to buy in 2022

5 stocks I want to buy in 2022 As I approach 15 years as a DIY investor, a hybrid investor no less, we inch closer to some major financial independence dreams. I’ll link to that update later on, below.  Our…