Dividend Portfolio Update for August 2017

And just like that, another month has come and gone. Nothing really exciting happened in my dividend portfolio in August. It continues to return dividends into my account and I continue to add to it every month to keep my returns going up. Nothing is more satisfying than seeing money flow into your account passively.

It seems like September will be the month of hurricanes as we have one hitting Florida and another two brewing in the ocean. I hope everybody stays safe out there!

Let’s go ahead and get this update going.

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Dividend Portfolio Update for July 2017

Summary

  • $93.18 in dividends
  • Added $1,450 to dividend portfolio

I can’t believe how fast July has come and gone. It just felt like yesterday that spring was just starting and the weather was nice and now summer is already in full effect with its blistering heat. Right now I can’t even go outside without starting to sweat. Oh well, the seasons they be a-changing.
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Dividend Portfolio Update for June 2017

Summary

  • $328.00 in dividends
  • Added $1,400 to dividend portfolio

It’s been a great month for my dividend portfolio as I have added $1,400 to the investment account and received $328.00 in dividend payments for the month of June. This is a staggering amount and it’s the first time I can realize the power of dividend income and it’s ability to truly help someone live the passive income lifestyle. Continue reading “Dividend Portfolio Update for June 2017”

How to Calculate Dividend Increase Percentage

How to Calculate Dividend Increase Percentage

One of the core criteria when choosing which stocks to incorporate into your dividend portfolio is the ability of the dividend to grow over time. Strong and profitable companies often will increase their dividend every year in order to reward its shareholders with an even better return. These companies will do a public announcement, also known as the Declaration Date, and will then post details about the dividend including the cash amount, Ex/Eff Date, Record Date and the Payment Date. Continue reading “How to Calculate Dividend Increase Percentage”