TD Bank: Doubling My Dividend Yield On Cost

As a dividend growth investor, the most important figure I track on an annual basis is whether my overall level of passive income has risen. While capital gains can prove fickle, particularly over short spans of time, dividend growth is driven as a direct result of business prospects...
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February 2018 Portfolio Update

As a dividend growth investor (DGI), I am driven to keep track of both my inflows and outflows. Increases in investment income represent one measure to assess whether I am winning or losing the game of money. While I have been diligent to track my progress on a...
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January 2018 Portfolio Update

As a dividend growth investor (DGI), I am driven to keep track of both my inflows and outflows. Increases in investment income represent one measure to assess whether I am winning or losing the game of money. While I have been diligent to track my progress on a...
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Q4 2017 Dividend Report

The past quarter has continued to demonstrate the strength of the Dividend Growth Investing (DGI) strategy. As I have let the dividends roll into my account since taking myself off of the DRiP at my discount broker, I have had ever increasing amounts of cash flow to invest...
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Five Year Plan, Update #2

It has been two and a half years since I put my passive income goals down on paper. Setting a five year plan involves three key components: 1) A clear understanding of where you are currently. 2) A clear understanding of what you would like to achieve. 3)...
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Q3 2017 Dividend Report

Since the end of 2016, I have been mostly on the sidelines accumulating cash. The market has been on an unrestricted run upward and it has been difficult to really find great deals on high quality dividend payers. I did add one share of Amazon (AMZN) in a...
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Q1 and Q2 Passive Income Totals

The first half of the year has come and gone. This represents an opportunity to take measure of how the passive income train has been rolling down the tracks. Due to the strength of the overall market, I have not been adding significantly to my stock portfolio. I...
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Early 2017 Dividend Growth

I spent some time this morning updating my dividend spreadsheet where I tally my passive income. I track each company individually along with the annual collective totals. While adding up all of the dividends received is nice, one of my other little joys from this activity is actually...
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What Did TD Bank Do Wrong?

Over the course of the past week, a spotlight has been firmly fixed on the sales practices of Toronto-Dominion Bank (TD). A number of current and former employees have come forward to expose TD for putting excessive amounts of pressure on employees to either meet sales targets or...
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Recent Buy #1

With dividend growth investing there are three basic ways to increase the amount of dividends passively rolling into your account: Buy additional stock which pays dividends. Reinvest your dividends (either actively or through a DRiP). The company you already own increases the dividend payment. While I haven’t typically...
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