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Will Dividend Investing Protect you more?

I will preface this article by stating I do a good bit of “Dividend Investing.” At the same time, it is not all I do. One common argument by dividend investors is that by focusing on Dividends, you are more protected during a market correction, recession or bear market. How has that technique faired in…

Growth Stock Updates-Fortinet, Genpact, and Mimecast
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Growth Stock Updates-Fortinet, Genpact, and Mimecast

I recently began supercharging my portfolio with more growth and tech stocks. Fortinet had an earnings report today. How did it do? Fortinet beat earnings and revenue. A 21% increase in revenue year over year here. Earnings of .76 vs. .59 from this quarter a year ago. So, that is looking pretty awesome here. Gross…

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JANUARY DIVIDEND REPORT

Okay, it’s that time again. My January Dividend Report along with some notes on Dividends: Brokerage Account AEO $22.96 PMM (Putnam Municipal CEF) $7.36 SNDR $3.30 Macy’s $4.53 Eastman Chemicals $33 Quest Diagnostics $4.08 Leggett and Platt $14 Total = $89.23. If we look at three months back ago (same companies last report) we see…

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2019 in Review, Where to go from here?

First and foremost, I want to say that 2019 was a great year in investing for me. It marked my first year of really being an active investor. Previously, most of my investing choices were index funds. POSITIVES?-Increased my Cash Flow/Dividends tremendously -ROTH IRA which was three index funds was up 30%, Traditional IRA was…

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NOVEMBER DIVIDEND REPORT

It is that time again, time for another DIVIDEND STOCK REPORT. Putnam $7.36 General Mills $10.29 Darden Restaurants $7.04 Ennis $28.13 Kaiser Aluminum $3.00 Eaton Vance $18.75 Cash Interest $0.75 TOTAL $75.32 Now, let’s compare where this particular quarter’s income was previously. Three quarters ago, I was sitting at a total DIVIDEND INCOME of $56.06…