Tagged: dividends

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October 2014 Income

This October was another solid month, despite the fact that I only have 5 stocks paying dividends this month. I guess you could say it is one of my “off” months, yet I still received $100.72. That amount is approximately 30% higher than October of 2013. Other than BAX, which...

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Crazy Visa Statistics

When you think of a dividend paying stock, Visa does not immediately come to mind. You might change your mind as you drool over these stats: Payout ratio: 18.33% Dividend Coverage Ratio: 545.69% 3 Year Growth Rate: 38.2% 5 Year Growth Rate: 33.1% 10 Year Growth Rate: N/A According to...

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September 2014 Income

September has always been one of my biggest months. It didn’t disappoint in 2014. Total dividend income for September 2014 was $312.11. In September 2013, I made $186.88; in September 2012, $87.42; and in 2011 it was only $21.59. I like this trend! This amount brings the year total up...

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August 2014 Income

While I only have three stocks that pay their dividends in August, all three pay well and make up a large portion of my portfolio. Last August I made $117.04. This August I received a total of $233.74, a increase of 99%. This amount brings the year total up to...

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July 2014 Dividends/ Option Income

Last July I only made $17.51, as CSCO was the only stock that I paid. This year I received a total $99.93, an approximately 470% increase. (CSCO alone accounted for $20.16 of that amount.) This amount brings the year total up to $1111.06. Last year I made $1132.01 in total...

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My First $100K

I started keeping track of my portfolio upon finishing school. My chart begins in Q3 2011 with a brokerage account (including cash) worth $14,929. Through a combination of saving, investing in dividend paying stocks, reinvesting those dividends, and, in large part, to a roaring bull market, my account hit a...

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June 2014 Dividends/ Option Income

June has been a huge dividend month for me. Last June I made $143.66; this year I brought in $295.02, a 105.4% increase. This amount brings the year total up to $1011.13. Last year I made $1132.01 in total and I am already almost at that 6-months in. I also...

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Early retirees should still use a Roth IRA

Dividend Mantra (DM) is an investing blog that I read regularly. It’s a terrific resource and should definitely be added to your blog reader. Back in August 2013, DM wrote an post entitled, “Why I Hold 100% Of My Equity Investments In A Taxable Account,” that discusses the idea of...

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Additional Purchases for Roth IRA: TGT and KMI

Today I maxed out the annual contribution limit for my Roth IRA. I typically like to max out the Roth IRA as soon as possible (usually by February), but I decided to wait until later this year so that I would have more cash available for options trading. I divided...