Monthly Archives: April 2019


May 2019 Net Worth Update

Unlike most months where I am excited to calculate my net worth this month I am feeling a bit apprehensive.  While I know spending and consumer debt levels have had to increase, there is a possibility that my marketable securities along with long term regular debt repayments may cover up spending. Thoughts before calculating: I think this is going to be one of those rare down months.  While March included a Disney and two ski trips, April included a new leased car down payment and a few way above normal dinners.   Notwithstanding, I own a lot of Disney throughout many accounts [...]

By |2019-04-30T20:39:58-04:00April 30th, 2019|Personal Situation|0 Comments

James Dondero and Highland Capital Management Make a Difference in Texas

After a long, illustrious career, James Dondero co-founded his own firm and is now the president of that firm. The firm is Highland Capital Management, and it specializes in high-yield and distressed investing. He is also at the forefront of the firm's collateralized loan obligation or CLO market. Highland Capital Management is in the business of offering its clients CLOs, ETFs, REITs, mutual funds, private equity funds and hedge funds. After James Dondero opened Highland Capital Management in 1993, he became a big deal in the alternative credit industry. Today, the firm is assisting private investors with their distressed accounts, equity accounts, [...]

By |2019-04-18T08:59:52-04:00April 18th, 2019|Business|0 Comments

5 Need-to-Know Ways to Help You Buy Your Dream Home

Deep down inside your heart, there’s one dream you’ve forever clung onto, never letting it go no matter what. It is your dream of owning a nice, modern and beautifully furnished house in some place, far away from the noisy, chaotic life in the city. Maybe it’s a beautiful, modern apartment, a huge villa or just a house of your preferences. Or it’s just a simple, true Indian home in a leafy suburb. And because you would rather buy it than build from scratch, you haven’t really thought of hunting for it yet. You possibly can’t acquire it right now perhaps because [...]

By |2019-09-11T21:16:39-04:00April 16th, 2019|real estate|0 Comments

JD.Com Spruces Up Its Efforts In Fashion Design Business is the largest e-commerce and business in China. It is known for bringing a transformation in online business not only in China but in the whole world. Since it opened doors in 2004, this business has consistently created new channels that allow customers to enjoy better services. As the largest e-commerce platform in China, it has made major investments in fields that have shown signs of tremendous growth in recent years. The fashion industry is a lucrative sector that is attracting billions of dollars every year, and it has positioned itself as a prime player in the fashion industry by setting [...]

By |2019-04-15T20:14:09-04:00April 16th, 2019|Business|0 Comments

April 2019 Undervalued Dividend Growth Screen and Purchase

Every month I try to make a purchase of a dividend growth stock (defined by me as any company who has consistently raised their dividend for 20+ years).  My purchases are usually between $500 and $1,000/month.  With another month underway, it is time for me to screen for possibly undervalued dividend growth stocks for my monthly purchase. Screening for Undervalued Dividend Growth Companies Dividend Growth History The very first hurdle that a company has to pass is whether it has increased its dividend for 20 or more years.  I am looking to build a sustainable income stream, and it is my hope [...]

By |2019-04-11T10:58:07-04:00April 11th, 2019|Dividend Investment Portfolio|0 Comments