Monthly Archives: April 2018


April 2018 Dividend Growth Undervalued Watch List

Every month I apply certain screening metrics, defined below, to sift through those companies that have increased their dividend for at least 20 years.  The screening metrics will change every 6 months, since I am not convinced that I have a fool proof way to determine when a company’s stock price is undervalued. Thoughts before the screen:  With volatility creeping back in vogue, I am not entirely sure what to expect in terms of an outcome.  My hope is that some of that volatility has spilled into some of these long term dividend paying companies.  Maybe, an unloved sector provides me with [...]

By |2018-06-11T20:59:32-04:00April 17th, 2018|Dividend Investment Portfolio|4 Comments

My Investment Club – 5 Years Later

I am honestly shocked that I am writing a 5 year update for my investment club experiment.   If you were to tell me back then that we would have half a decade under our belt I wouldn't have believed you.  We had our ups and downs with regard to the viability of the investment club, but overall being involved in my investment club has been a fantastic experience.  If you have a group of people you trust, and if have any interest at all in active investing, I would absolutely recommend starting an investment. How We Started our 5 Year Old Investment [...]

By |2018-04-11T11:02:40-04:00April 11th, 2018|Investments|0 Comments

Travel Insurance Coverage

When making your travel plans, it can be overwhelming to think about the money being spent on the experience. Often times people opt out of travel insurance for this reason. Travel insurance is insurance that is intended to cover medical expenses, trip cancellation, lost luggage, flight accident and other losses incurred while traveling, Basically, it covers you for certain mishaps that could occur while traveling. Different plans offer different coverage and should be researched to make sure you are getting what makes sense to you and your family. Below we explore the different types of coverage that can be included in a [...]

By |2018-06-20T16:20:48-04:00April 7th, 2018|Insurance|1 Comment

March Dividend Growth Portfolio Update

At the current time this is probably my least favorite post to prepare of the three that I do monthly.  While I definitely like preparing this post it is far behind screening for my next purchase, and way further behind preparing my net worth post every month.  I think the reason is that this particular account, while it is my favorite account, is tiny in comparison to my net worth.  I am hoping in the next few years that the account will be so large and the income so significant that this moves up in priority. My Undervalued Dividend Growth Stock Purchase [...]

By |2018-06-20T23:15:51-04:00April 5th, 2018|Dividend Investment Portfolio|4 Comments