Investing is broad, but necessary, category in a person’s personal finance world. Leaving your savings in just cash never made much sense nevertheless at today’s rates. Investing is often thought about in terms of buying stocks, but it is more than that, you could invest in an insurance based product, real estate, a business, yourself, etc.
With October underway it is time to search the dividend champion list to see if I can buy something this month! 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. In the past, I used the Dividend Aristocrat list, but one of the criteria for the Dividend Aristocrat is that it is [...]