July 2018 Portfolio Update

Heading into the second half of 2018, I decided it was time to pull the trigger on some stocks, each representing solid dividend yields which will pump up my returns going forward. As for my income received this month, I’ve hit another monthly record. CAD Dividends Dividend Summary...
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Q2 2018 Dividend Report

The dividends have continued pouring in for another quarter. I’ve again stayed on track with a steady investing cadence, making five stock purchases over the past three months. CAD Dividends USD Dividends Dividend Summary The second quarter has shown grand totals of $828.49 CAD and $83.89 USD. Coming...
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June 2018 Portfolio Update

June is a great month. It’s the one where the weather truly warms up and it’s possible to take advantage of some great days on patios with friends. On the portfolio front, I did find some mild opportunity for getting some investing in. Every dollar counts, so it’s...
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Weekend Reading #2

One of the great joys of the Internet is being able to connect with and learn from other people from around the world. Much of my dividend growth investing strategy has been influenced by reading other bloggers and authors and then taking what I’ve learned to create my...
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May 2018 Portfolio Update

Although a relatively quiet month on the dividend front, May brought with it the departure of Jean Coutu from my portfolio. Given that I picked up my first shares of the company back in late 2014, I find myself a reluctant recipient of the proceeds of the sale....
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April 2018 Portfolio Update

Another month behind us and another month of awaiting investment opportunities. All the same, this was a strong period for dividend income earned, so there’s some solace to be found in that. Besides, my portfolio isn’t designed for constant activity; not needing to be constantly making moves is...
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March 2018 Portfolio Update

With the market remaining strong, this seemed a good month to sit back and take measure. I was fortunate in this period to get some positive news on the note of dividend increases. These always come as positive developments and are the secret sauce to the dividend growth...
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Portfolio Review: Dividend Yields on Cost

The key to successful investing is ensuring the money you have set aside is working hard for you. Whether you’re trying to buy low to sell high or whether you have adopted a cash flow driven strategy, the goal is to wind up with more money than you...
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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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