It’s time for my November Income Fund update for 2016. It was a good month for the stock market as a whole, despite the unexpected US election results.
The UK Dividend Champions December 2016 edition is now available at DividendChampions.UK.
December was another month with a net loss of three companies reducing the current list membership to 256. Three 25-year champions increased their dividends for another year however.
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On the way home from the hospital last week, we stopped to have a celebratory brunch at the International House of Pancakes. This time we went a bit overboard! Here’s the story of my $1,227 pancake breakfast.
As a daily Quicken 2016 Premier user, I upgraded to Quicken 2017 this week. The changes aren’t very significant but I chose to upgrade anyway and take a look. So here’s my Quicken 2017 review with my thoughts about the latest version. I’ve also updated my Income Portfolio Morningstar X-Ray and Credit Score too.
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The Henderson Global Dividend Index Edition 12 is now available for Q3 2016. This report looks at trends in global dividends and compares dividend growth by regions and industry. Which region had the fastest dividend growth? Where were dividends cut? Which company paid the biggest dividend amount in Q3 2016? Read on to find out!
One of my goals is to live off dividend income, without needing to sell any investments for income. But if I don’t sell any capital, then is Total Return that important? And does valuation matter if I only care about continued income?
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The UK Dividend Champions November 2016 edition is now available at DividendChampions.UK.
Hot of the heels of October’s catch-up list, November’s update includes a new 25-Year dividend champion. There was a net loss of two companies from the list.
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I’ve been slowly simplifying my investment strategy for a while now. Not just the asset allocation, but also in automating payments and streamlining my account structure. Mostly because I wanted to save “Time” but there’s another reason behind my simple thoughts on simple investing.
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The UK Dividend Champions October 2016 edition is now available at DividendChampions.UK.
Eight companies were removed from the list this month with two new companies added. Among the 8 lost was an investment trust Champion with 25+ years of dividend growth.
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