Stock markets have been soaring to new heights this year and while capital gains are great, let’s not forget why dividends matter. No doubt, many people will be pleased when they open their monthly retirement account statements and see the dollar value of their investments. But … [Read more...] about Why Dividends Matter
In this post, I look at the benefits of the dividend investing strategy. If you follow my monthly dividend income reports, then you'll know that I'm a big fan of this approach. The first thing I like about dividend investing as a strategy, is that it forces us to think … [Read more...] about Benefits of the Dividend Investing Strategy
July was a phenomenal month for dividend income so I thought I'd write a post on why I reinvest my dividends. Reinvesting dividends is, along with capital contributions and dividend raises, one of the 3 major components that make dividend growth investing such a … [Read more...] about Why I Reinvest My Dividends
People often laugh when I say that starting a dividend re-investment plan (DRiP) is like planting a seed to grow your very own money tree. But in my experience DRiPping over the past few years, I've watched my dividend income grow from a few cents, to a few dollars, to well over … [Read more...] about Invest in a DRiP and Plant Your Very Own Money Tree!
It's great being a dividend investor. Ever wake up one day and wish you could take the day off and still get paid? That's the feeling most dividend investors have when they get their dividends. The great John D. Rockefeller once famously said "the only thing that gives me … [Read more...] about The Joy of Being a Dividend Investor
Dividend Investing takes a bit of time to see good results so I'm happy to report that, after 3 years of "Dripping," I’ve finally reached the $1,000/year mark in my DRiP (dividend re-investment) accounts! Those of you who read my blog regularly know that I’m a big fan of … [Read more...] about Dividend Investing Milestone Reached
In this post I look at the Ex-Dividend and Other Important Dividend Dates for Investors. So you’ve purchased a nice collection of dividend paying stocks and you’re anxiously awaiting the stream of dividend income that those shares will provide. Then the dividend payment date … [Read more...] about Ex-Dividend and Other Important Dividend Dates For Investors