Author Archives: Evan

April 2015 Value Dividend Growth Portfolio Watch List

Once a month I manually screen for undervalued stocks that have paid an increasing dividend for at least 20 years.  The “increasing dividend” requirement actually eliminates about 95% of all US stocks leaving me with only approximately 150 companies to start applying valuation metrics.  But, before looking at future investments, I want to highlight my… Continue Reading

April 2015 Net Worth Update

With the holidays I am about a week off with this post – the horror! At the beginning of each month I calculate the increase or decrease in my net worth month over month and year to date.  I am not comfortable putting the actual number out on the internet for all to see, so… Continue Reading

Calculating How Much Interest I Pay Monthly

I originally calculated how much interest I was paying to finance companies and banks in 2009.  Re-reading the post I actually remember feeling very annoyed how much money was being spent just servicing my debt.  While I updated the numbers some 19 months later, I haven’t looked into these calculations in over 4 years. Below… Continue Reading