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Home Country Bias – Diversification Part 1

Home Country Bias Do you have home country bias? What is home country bias, you ask? It is favoring companies in your own country over companies in other countries. It is not unusual. Investors are much more likely to favor companies they are familiar with. Consider a simple example of...

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October and November 2019 Income

Here are the final dividend numbers from October and November 2019: October: $669.42 (versus $381.21 in 2018)November: $917.97 (versus $548.32 in 2018) Symbol Dividend Amount BAX $7.27 CSCO $43.71 DEO $141.75 HUM $6.06 INGXF $9.14 KO $39.91 O $42.36 PGX $10.83 SOUHY $7.84 VTR $73.19 ABBV $165.85 BMY $42.94 CAT...

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August and September 2019 Dividend Income

Here are the final dividend numbers from August and September 2019: August: $1233.26 (versus $671.52 in 2018)September: $1664.53 (versus $1638.04 in 2018) Total cumulative dividend income for 2019: $8,705.91 Forward 12-Month Dividends: $12,542.33Hourly wage based on 40 hour work week (2087 hrs): $6.01/hourHourly wage based on non-stop work (8760 hrs):...

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May, June, and July 2019 Dividend Income

I haven’t completely forgotten about the site! Here are the final dividend numbers from May, June, and July 2019: May: $747.24 (versus $941.96 in 2018)June: $1813.02 (versus $1389.52 in 2018)July: $704.93 (versus $314.30 in 2018) Total cumulative dividend income for 2019: $6,473.64 Forward 12-Month Dividends: $15,818.34Hourly wage based on 40...

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April 2019 Income

This April I received $333.00, compared with $474.25 in April 2018. The decrease comes from selling GE and not receiving its dividend (GE drastically cut its dividend after I sold). BAC also paid in March this year rather than April, like last year. Options: No new trades. See my options...

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March/April Stock Purchases & Other Investments

In early April I was fortunate enough to get some distributions from my business. I used it to payoff the car, payoff my wife’s student loans, set aside some for taxes this year (ouch! the new tax laws did not help us at all), as well as payoff some of...

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March 2019 Income

March 2019 brought in $1497.15. This was down very slightly from last March, which brought in $1560.64. When you take out the contribution of $116.66 from NAVI (which I sold) that was part of last March, I didn’t do too bad. I’m doing this post from my iPad so I’ll...

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I’m back!

Hey guys! It has been quite awhile since my last post. I got busy with a wedding and beginning a new life as a married man. I would not have asked for it to be any different and it has been going great! While I may have taken a break...

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Cryptocurrency Investing Part 1 – My Mining Experience

Today I’m started Part 1 of a new multipart crytocurrency blog series. How many parts there will be is to be decided, but it will be at least two parts since I’m already almost done with Part 2. I remember back in 2009 hearing about this new crytocurrency called Bitcoin....

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May 2018 Income

May 2018 was another great month and provided a substantial increase from last year. Last May brought in $632.02. This May brought in $941.62…almost another month reaching $1000. I’ll definitely hit that mark next year. Options: See my Options trading page for open trades. I have no premium income to...