Here’s the tale of two stock trades that I made recently. In March I sold 43 shares of Limited Brands (LB), and in April I sold 84 shares of AT&T (T). Click on to find out what happened…
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There’s a new Dividend Champions list in town and it’s great! Check out eurodivdendchampions.com that’s been put together by Juanjo.
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I mentioned in my August Income Fund update that I was planning to make some changes to my Income Fund. Since the changes are quite significant, I’m going to describe them in two posts. Here’s the first change regarding my account allocation.
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After retiring from a respected soccer career, former Yale Bulldogs goalkeeper, Scott Sterling, turned his hand to DGI investing. But was he as successful at investing as he was in his soccer career?
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With the stock market at all time record highs, it’s only a matter of time before the next stock market crash happens. Look out for this one stock indicator that has accurately predicted twenty-seven of the last nine Black Swan corrections – that’s how good it is!
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I like Zen thought. When I was a software developer, I used to say “the fastest way to write software, is not to write it.” That caused some puzzled looks until people realized that re-using something you’d already written is more efficient than writing something new. But this is a finance blog. How do you sell an investment without selling it? And, why the heck would you want to do that anyway?
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This claim came from Kevin O’Leary when promoting his new dividend-centered ETF. Mr O’Leary stars in a TV show where they put him in a tank full of sharks or something like that. While the statistic might be inspirational in starting a dividend investing strategy, I couldn’t resist taking a closer look and doing some fact checking.
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In order to get somewhere or achieve something, it’s good to have a plan. And if you have a plan, it’s even better to write it down so that you can follow it or even consider how you might change it. It’s no different for investing. Here are some thoughts on planning for investing success.
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When I first started investing, my first investment in buying some shares was a major decision. Here’s the most important thing about that first investment.
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