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December 2017 Undervalued Dividend Growth Watch List

I don't have a lot of faith that I'll find something new this month.  The stock market seems to hit new weekly highs, so when I put it through my metrics it feels like I'll end up with the same companies.  We'll see! My Screening Metrics In an attempt to find undervalued, unloved companies I use certain metrics which are defined below.  First and foremost, the company must have increased their dividends for at least 20 years.  To gather this information I use the Dividend Champion list (as well as part of the Dividend Contenders list).  Both lists are updated monthly by David Fish.  [...]

By | 2017-12-14T16:29:20+00:00 December 15th, 2017|Dividend Investment Portfolio|0 Comments

November 2017 Dividend Growth Portfolio Update

While this account is tiny compared to my assets in general, it is absolutely my favorite part of my financial empire hut, and that is the reason I share my active moves within it.  I truly believe that one day, this account will be able to provide my family with a viable stream of income that can keep up with inflation as I get older. My November Dividend Champion/Contender Purchase The following information was written in real time when I made the purchase. After creating my November dividend watch list I ended up with the following Companies: Name Symbol Market Cap (mil) [...]

By | 2017-12-12T16:48:42+00:00 December 13th, 2017|Dividend Investment Portfolio|0 Comments

5 Tips to Starting A Business On A Shoestring Budget

Perhaps one of the most popular goals a lot of us have is eventually starting our own company. However, one of the biggest things holding us back is the one thing a business is supposed to bring in: money. While a lot of us look at owning a business as an expensive goal, it doesn’t always have to be. In fact, learning how to do it with less or no money will teach you the most in the long-run, setting you up for many years of success. That’s why I’m giving you a few helpful tips as to how to get started. [...]

By | 2017-12-12T13:29:06+00:00 December 12th, 2017|Business|0 Comments

Buying a TINY Permanent Whole Life Insurance Policy

I have discussed why I like whole life insurance policies in the past, and why I have bought policies on myself, my son, my daughter and The Wife.  I am well aware this isn't a particularly popular position to take on interwebs as buy term and invest the difference is the common mantra.  However, with a national average of 5% odds say that those that are claiming that is their plan aren't following through. Nonetheless, this past week I converted a tiny piece of The Wife's policy which led to some interesting items I thought I would share. Why Did I Convert a tiny portion [...]

By | 2017-12-07T00:25:25+00:00 December 7th, 2017|Life Insurance|0 Comments

Trading and Gambling: How Can You Make Extra Money?

Is it possible to make money through trading and gambling? The simple answer is, yes! Making money via these methods is possible. In this article, we will focus on the techniques to make money in binary trading and betting. If you look at the technicalities in binary options trading and gambling, everyone from bookies and programmers to analysts make money in these industries. This is probably not the answer an average sports fan, gambler or binary options trader looking to supplement their income would want. The response to the question of making money through earning with trading and gambling is that it [...]

By | 2017-12-04T10:43:59+00:00 December 4th, 2017|Investments|0 Comments