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Posted by Martin December 26, 2016

DIVIDEND CAPTURE – TRIPLE PLAY (ETE)

I am placing a new trade order for the next few weeks using a strategy called dividend capture – triple play with Energy Transfer Equity, L.P. (ETE) underlying. Normally, this strategy is a buy-write strategy where you buy 100 shares of the underlying stock a few days before the stock goes ex-dividend and sell a Continue reading →

Why dividend investors are selling and why they will regret it

  A few last months I noticed that dividend growth investors are selling their stocks and they say it is because of valuation. This post was inspired by them and the latest post by my friend Ferdis publishing at his blog DivGro and his latest post. The argument goes that the stock market is too Continue reading →

Posted by Martin February 24, 2016

New dividend stock purchase – Valero (VLO)

I was trailing this stock down since I put it on my radar to purchase. In this post you can review the entire process of using this trailing strategy. And on February 22nd I purchased 17 shares of Valero (VLO) stock. I like the stock and its data.     Two days ago, my price Continue reading →

Posted by Martin January 26, 2016

Dividend Investor: How to track a dividend growth portfolio

  Finally, I was able to finish my DGI (dividend growth investment) portfolio tracker in Google spreadsheet. There are many other fellow investors out there who use Excel or Google Spreadsheet to track their portfolios and when I browsed the internet to find inspiration and knowledge on how to automate my portfolio tracker so I Continue reading →

Posted by Martin January 24, 2016

Dividend Investor: DRIP or selective dividend reinvestment?

If you are new to dividend investing you are probably asking yourself a question: “Should I use DRIP (Dividend Reinvestment Program) to reinvest dividends or should I reinvest selectively into different stocks?” This question is actually quite easy to answer, but first lets take a quick look at what each strategy means:    · DRIP Continue reading →

Posted by Martin October 21, 2015

Great dividend yield misconception

Since I started investing into dividend growth stocks in my IRA account some time ago I thought people know how dividend stocks work. To my surprise many people are unbelievably lost in understanding how dividends work. Recently, I read a post at Yahoo! The 401(k) crisis is getting worse about a man who started working Continue reading →

Posted by Martin May 17, 2015

Dividend yield or rate?

As my dividend account is small my goal is to maximize income to get as much money out of my invested dollar as possible. Then the question comes, how to achieve it? I know I need to invest in companies providing higher yield to get more money in and reinvest them. I also understand that Continue reading →

New buy in my ROTH IRA – RWX addition for free

Today, I could once again add one share of RWX to my holdings for free. Yes, saving money for my next dividend purchase could be commission free with a non-transaction fee ETF. I can buy even only one share and it will cost me a zero. Dividends received This week, I received a few more Continue reading →

New buy in my ROTH IRA – RWX a commission free saving

When I started dividends investing in 2012 I had no goal or strategy and I was purchasing stocks with every penny I had. It was long before I realized how futile way of investing this was. Whenever I received a few dollars in dividends or contributed $50 to my ROTH IRA account, I immediately invested Continue reading →