November 2018 Dividend Income Update

November 2018 Dividend Income Update “I am an advocate of investing in individual, high-quality stocks, provided you can take care to avoid certain pitfalls.  Historically, stocks have proven to offer as good as return as any other investment vehicle –…

  A very Happy New Year everyone! Before we jump too far into 2012, it’s time to take a look back at my last dividend income update for 2011. Although more dividend income in 2011 (over 2010) was not an explicit…

Dividends should not only be viewed as a source of passive income but one of the most important signals a company can provide to its shareholders about the company’s financial health.  Just like personal health, financial health is a good thing but some investors don’t care about…

The simple fact is: success breeds success. This is why I firmly believe owning a basket of dividend-paying stocks as part of my overall investment plan is important.   Month after month and quarter after quarter, success is bred by reinvesting…

Last month, I wrote the following:  the ebbs and flows of the market don’t faze me much.  While economic uncertainty will always be on the horizon, I had to chuckle when I read a recent article on the iShares website.   Overall, a very good…

Over the last few months, seems like every time I provide my dividend income update, I’m also talking about markets acting like a yo-yo.  200 points up.  400 points down.  100 points up. To be honest, the ebbs and flows of the…

Hard to believe it’s already been a month since my last dividend income update – summer is really flying by! Last month I asked if readers were panicked about the stock market. Some readers, like Jon Evan said “sell in May and go…