Author: scott

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Earn Crypto with Web3 Cloud Storage

Cryptocurrencies have been up and down over the last few years. Since I know many of you have invested a little bit of your more speculative portfolio into cryptocurrencies, I thought I’d share information about this new project that I just learned about. It showcases one of the best use...

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Major updates

I’m still alive and investing. I can’t believe it has been over a year since I last posted. We are currently in the process of building our house so all of my taxable brokerage is currently in cash and ready to pay for the house. I haven’t been able to...

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Potential Tax Implications of Biden Administration

I was researching this topic prior to the November 2020 election. At that time, the consensus was that there would be a “blue wave” with Democrats picking up more seats in the House and winning a clear majority in the Senate, in addition to winning the Presidency. (While I will...

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What have I been up to?

Since I’ve been fairly quiet on the blog front, I wanted to give an update on finances and how things are going in 2020. 2020 has been interesting from a financial perspective. It started out fairly innocuous. My business had another good end of the year for 2019 and we...

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Why Long-Term Investors Should Consider Dividend Stocks – Guest Post

Scott @ Two Investing: Today’s post is a guest post from our friends at Sure Dividend about the benefits of dividends stocks to a long-term investor. Without spoiling the ending, I love their example dividend paying stock. It’s in the biotech space and not only pays a great dividend but...

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I sold all my stocks!

Circumstances relating to COVID-19 and the need for cash to pay for a new house led to me sell all the stocks in my brokerage account.

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April 2020 Income

This April I received $284.05, compared with $333.00 in April 2019. The decrease comes from a lower number of companies paying me this month. Symbol Dividend Amount CSCO $45.62 DEO $59.98 KO $40.90 O $22.11 VTR $115.44 April 2020 Dividends Total dividends for April 2020: $284.05Total cumulative dividend income for...

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Timing the Market is Hard. But…Here’s How I Do It!

The recent market volatility relating to Covid-19 has been difficult. In the longterm, I am optimistic that the economy will recover and stock prices will rebound. Another decade from now, I bet this period will be looked back on as a good buying opportunity that developed amidst a horrible global...

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March 2020 Income

March 2020 brought in $1465.75 in dividend income. This was down very slightly from last March, which brought in $1497.15. When you consider the fact that I diversified into a lot of alternative investments, this result is great! It is helped greatly by the dividends that the new 401k brings...

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March Roth IRA Purchases

I recently made three purchases in the Roth IRA. I have absolutely no clue if the worst from the Covid-19 crisis is behind us or priced into the stocks. In fact, things might continue to get worse before they get better. What I do know is that the majority of...