Investing

Tracking your portfolio is one of the most exciting parts of investing. Everybody wants to know how much money they have, how their portfolio is doing against the market, and more. I have found it best to build your own spreadsheet to track all of this data. However, I found it incredibly hard to find [...]

June Dividend Report

Just like that half of the year is done! June was a terrific month for me with both my savings and dividends. Let’s jump right into my June savings rate, stock purchases, and dividends received. After a very expensive month in May, purchased a new suit as well as paid for a vacation, I was [...]

Four Dividend Stock Parameters

Identifying an undervalued dividend stock to add to your portfolio is an exciting task for dividend investors. As an accountant, I naturally try to set parameters to mitigate risk. When looking for a new addittion to my portfolio I consider two factors; is the stock over/undervalued and is the dividend safe. However, there is no [...]

May Dividend Update

For those that traditionally listen to the saying, “Sell in May and go away”, it may have backfired this year. Aside from a slight pull back in mid-May, the market continues to hit new highs almost every day. It seems with every new high there is a new bear. Almost every day I see people [...]

March and April Blog Update

It is crazy to think that I have not posted on my blog for a little over two months! Honestly, it felt like a couple of weeks. I just wrapped up my first busy season as a tax accountant and it was everything people have said. Thankfully I now have time to breath and plan [...]

College is often one’s last chance to live a care free life before adulting hits. I was your typical college student during the first three years of college. I spent money on alcohol, ate out all the time despite having a meal plan, and eagerly awaited the next source of income that likely did not [...]

Becoming a millionaire is a dream many people have when they are young. Just imagine what this life would be like. I do this on a daily basis. What car would I buy, what country will I visit next? Luckily, I am blessed to know a millionaire. In fact, he is a good blogging friend [...]

I Have A Shopping Problem

This post may contain affiliate links. See the disclosure policy. Clothes? Shoes? Gadgets? If any of those were the items you believe I have a shopping problem with I am sorry to disappoint you. I think we can all agree that shopping during a sale is the best time to buy an item. The cost savings [...]

August 2016 Dividend Income Report

They often say the best way to learn the stock market is to have some skin in the game. Ever since I started my dividend growth investing journey four months ago I have learnt a lot about stocks and how the market reacts, or in some cases over reacts, to news. August was a relatively [...]

July 2016 Dividend Income Report

I am now three months into my Dividend Growth Investing journey and I am having a blast! July has been a very busy month as I completed my MBA on August 3rd and will start a new chapter in my life. However, I do not start working until late November so cash will be tight [...]

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