Category: Investing

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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...

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March 2020 Updates & 401K Contribution

Wow, what a market! The best thing to do is to stick to your plan. Hopefully whatever asset allocation you are in is something that you can stomach for the next few years, as it might take that long for prices to “correct.” Now is not the time to sell...

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Safely earn 6% on BTC and 8.6% on Stablecoins: BlockFi, Celsius, and Nexo

If you haven’t yet read my introduction post on this topic, Earning Interest on Cryptocurrency Investments & Stablecoins, please read that first. Let’s give the scenario that you are a longterm believer in cryptocurrency. As such you’ve been slowly accumulating bitcoin over the past several years, dollar-cost averaging in over...

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Earning Interest on Cryptocurrency Investments & Stablecoins

Back when Bitcoin and the other cryptocurrencies were in their heyday, many of the dividend investing community that I follow chose to invest in them. For those of us that held on, it has been a wild ride. I’m still a longterm believer in the viability of cryptocurrency and believe...

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2019 Year-End Summary

2019 was another great year for investments and life in general. It was the first full calendar year of marriage, the first full year of being a partner at my work, and the year my wife and I bought land and a house. The bull market continued through the end...